What began as a comparatively small option to recognition ladies for his or her contributions to the drone trade is ready to land within the heart of the highlight. That’s due to a key partnership with arguably the largest tech convention on the planet, the Consumer Electronics Show. The Women to Watch in UAS 2021 awards will probably be offered stay at CES 2022 in January 2022 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
The annual Women to Watch awards, hosted by on-line drone group Women and Drones, honors up-and-coming females within the drone trade. Nominations are made on-line, culminating in a giant occasion in-person to have fun the honorees.
The stay presentation of the Women to Watch in UAS 2021 awards — which initially started accepting nominations back in March 2021 — was meant to be carried out on the 2021 Interdrone convention which was to be held in Dallas, Texas in mid-August 2021. But earlier this summer season, Emerald Expositions, which is the staff that places on the convention, introduced that it was cancelled 2021 Interdrone event. Interdrone 2020, initially set for August in Texas was additionally known as off for apparent, COVID reasons.
Anne Nderitu of Kenya was a 2020 Humanitarian Team Award Honoree.
While the lack of the Interdrone convention was painful for a lot of within the drone trade, it didn’t appear to imply that Women and Drones misplaced their stage. Instead, Women and Drones simply bought an even bigger stage.
For now, that stage will probably be within the Neon Capital of the World, as — assuming the pandemic doesn’t worsen — CES is ready to return to Vegas in January for CES 2022. The huge convention encompasses all issues tech, starting from drones to self-driving automobiles to 5G and extra. It’s sometimes the location of massive product reveals, movie star sightings and extra. Sony used CES 2021 to disclose its Sony Airpeak drone. Then-U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. Chao delivered the 2019 CES keynote, which gave added credibility to drone and different aviation contributions to expertise. DJI debuted its DJI Mavic 2 Pro drone throughout CES 2019.
“When a door closes, a window opens,” mentioned Sharon Rossmark, Women and Drones CEO, in a ready assertion. “We are completely ecstatic that CES, the world’s most influential tech occasion, is internet hosting our fifth Anniversary Women to Watch program.”
The information additionally aligns with a reasonably vital milestone in that that is additionally the fifth anniversary of the Women To Watch awards. For this yr’s presentation, awards will probably be given within the following classes (with classes each for particular person ladies and for complete firms or organizations):
- Public Safety/Service
- Team innovation
- Team highlight
Though in the event you’re hoping to appoint somebody for recognition on the 2022 CES stage, it’s too late. The nomination interval for the 2021 Women To Watch Global Awards closed on May 14, 2021.
The Women to Watch in UAS 2021 awards will now be offered stay on Thursday, January sixth, 2022 on the Las Vegas Convention Center as a part of CES 2022.