Career and Entrepreneur Fairs

If you are a company looking for trained Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) pilots for your business, a UAS pilot looking for employment or projects, or simply curious about the opportunities in this exciting industry, join us for the Midwest Drone Fest Career and Entrepreneur Fair.

Days 1 and 2 of Midwest Drone Fest are Career Fair days. This is the perfect place for pilots looking for projects or employment.

Day 3 is the Entrepreneur Fair. Independent pilots and drone companies will be here to display their services.

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Career Fair – September 19th & 20th


Are you a UAS disruptive technology trailblazer looking to hire trained, or trainable, UAS pilots to advance your business and your market share? Finding qualified UAS pilots in this emerging market can be a challenge. Sign up for a booth at the Midwest Drone Fest Career Fair, September 19th and 20th, and let the candidates come to you.

Job Seekers

Are you seeking a career as a staff UAS pilot? Want to find out more? Bring your resume and learn who’s hiring!

Top 10 Industries Using Drones in Illinois Are: Real Estate, Construction, Infrastructure, Agriculture, Filmmaking, Event, Utilities, Emergency Management, Advertising and Search and Rescue. Source: The Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) Unmanned Systems and Robotics Database:

Entrepreneur Fair – September 21st

Drones are helping to create a whole new means of realizing the American dream.

Michael Huerta

Administrator, Federal Aviation Administration

Join us at the Midwest Drone Fest Entrepreneur Fair on September 21st to meet the men and women who are making it happen. Learn how their drone-based services are transforming the face of business with emerging UAS technologies. Think drones are a fad? Think again.

AUVSI’s The Economic Impact of Unmanned Aircraft Systems Integration in the United States report shows the economic benefit of UAS integration. AUVSI’s findings show that in the first three years of integration more than 70,000 jobs will be created in the United States with an economic impact of more than $13.6 billion. This benefit will grow through 2025 when we foresee more than 100,000 jobs created and economic impact of $82 billion. Source: The Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) Unmanned Systems and Robotics Database:

Many of these positions will be assumed by entrepreneurs. Come meet your local drone-based service providers and discover how these services can benefit you.