Celebrating Excellence

We’re excited to announce our second annual DroneDeploy Awards.

DDC 2023 Winners

Community and Workforce Development

DroneDeploy Champion

Guardian of Safety

Innovation of the Year

Operational Excellence

Steward of Sustainability

DroneDeploy Awards


3 finalists per category will be selected and notified by September 30. Winners in all 6 categories will be announced at DroneDeploy Conference held on October 11-12 in Denver, CO.
Submissions open

July 15 - September 8th

Submission evaluation and finalist selection

September 11th

Finalists announced

September 18th

Winners announced at DDC23

October 11 - 12

Winners will receive

One conference pass to DroneDeploy Conference 2023
A DroneDeploy award trophy
A customer story package highlighted on DroneDeploy’s website and channels, including but not limited to a case study, article, press release, and social media feature. The customer story package may also include photography, film and/or other media.

DroneDeploy Champion

this award is for the true trailblazers of the reality capture industry – the innovators who are pushing boundaries and introducing cutting-edge workflows into their organization’s aerial or ground robot mapping and operations programs.

Operational Excellence

This award highlights teams that have established and evolved their reality capture program with an effective growth strategy.

Guardian of Safety

this award honors companies that are using reality capture processes and insights to reimagine traditional ways of working, making a direct and measurable impact on worker safety by improving operations, reducing the need to perform manual tasks, and removing unnecessary hazards.

Innovation of the Year

this award honors companies that are pushing the boundaries of reality capture technology and setting the tone for where the industry is heading.

Steward of Sustainability

this award honors companies that are using reality capture data to further their sustainability efforts.

Community and Workforce Development

this award honors companies that are using reality capture data to broaden their labor force and improve their community. 


Does it cost anything to submit for the DroneDeploy Awards?

No, submissions are free, but you must be a current DroneDeploy customer and you must use DroneDeploy on the submitted project.

Do I have to attend the DDC23 to receive an Award?

Yes, you or a company representative must be present to receive your award at the awards reception.

When is DDC23?

DDC23 will be held on October 11-12, 2023.

How do I enter the 2023 DroneDeploy Awards?
What is the deadline to submit?

We are accepting submissions until September 8, 2023 at 11:59pm PT

Can I enter more than one submission?

Yes, you may enter up to five submissions per company. However we ask that you enter a different program, initiative or project if you are entering in more than one category.

How many finalists and winners are there?

Each category may have up to three finalists. One winner will be chosen per category.

When are finalists announced?

Finalists will be notified in September via email and will be announced on our website prior to the conference.

Who are the judges for the competition?

A selection committee made up of DroneDeploy stakeholders from various departments and teams will select finalists. Judges will use the judging criteria to make finalist and winner selections in each category without any bias given to entrants regardless of relationships.

Still have questions?

If you have questions about the submission or review process, contact us at [email protected].