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Defense + Commercial Sensing offers you various ways to connect you with your audience. The 2022 was highly engaging for the companies that attended.

Don't miss this event next year! We're excited to return to Orlando, 2-4 May 2023. Sign up for your space now to get the best location.

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2022 event dates and times


Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center, Orlando  
Tuesday 2 May 10:00 AM–5:00 PM
Wednesday 3 May 10:00 AM–5:00 PM
Thursday 4 May 10:00 AM–2:00 PM

Connect with this important audience


SPIE Defense + Commercial Sensing 2022 Exhibition is the most important sensing, imaging, and photonics show for defense and security communities. Attendees are interested in the latest optical components, photonic sensors, infrared technologies, laser systems, imaging, robotics, fiber optics, cameras, and more. 

The expo is the leading exchange for professionals coming together to find new products and make important business connections. For exhibitors, a week of technical presentations, courses, and special events offer opportunities for connecting with potential customers. Participating companies will be able to share their offerings, provide product demonstrations, and create important interactions.

Submitting your contract: important deposit and refund dates


A minimum deposit of 25% of exhibition space and sponsorships must accompany a contract.

Payment dates
Contracted charges paid in full 3 December 2022
5% late fee added to unpaid invoices 4 December 2022
Cancellation due to default payment 2 January 2023
Full refund of cancellation/space reduction 1 November 2022
Forfeit deposit; refund excess for cancellation or space reduction 2 November 2022–1 January 2023
No refund for cancellation/space reduction 2 January 2023

 

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Attendee demographics


More than half of total attendance is made up of R&D and product development job functions and decision makers.*

Attendee job function  
R&D 41%
Engineering & Design 19%
Sr. Executive / Business Development / Exec 9%
Student 11%
Educator 7%
Sales / Marketing 6%
*Based on historical data

Exhibitor contract 2023

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Maximize your visibility‚ÄĒsecure a sponsorship


Highly visible sponsorship opportunities include:

  • Website banner logos
  • Coffee breaks, lunches
  • Lanyards, pens
  • Wifi
  • Industry sessions

SPIE Sales
Email: spiesales@spie.org

Conference attendees connect over topics in emerging sensor technology

SPIE contact information


SPIE Sales
Melissa Valum
Email: melissav@spie.org
Tel: +1 360 685 5596

Logistics: exhibitions@spie.org

Sponsorships: spiesales@spie.org

Defense + Commercial Sensing Exhibition:

Roberta Hart, CEM, roberta@spie.org
Kelli Clausen, kellic@spie.org