The most exciting international drone conference and startup meetup event in Fukuoka City.

DATE: Tue, May 23rd 2017, 10AM - 4:30PM JST
LOCATION: Fukuoka growth next, Former Daimyo elementary school gymnasium


We’re inviting drone startups from all over the world to the "World Drone Startup Meet Festival Fukuoka” in Fukuoka, Japan. Fukuoka City, designated a National Strategic Special Zone for Global Startups and Job Creation, has conducted various demonstration experiments with drones. Now, led by Intel - leaders of the “Industrial Revolution of the Sky”- drone-related companies and startups, both domestic and foreign, will meet at the first ever Drone Fes at Daimyo Elementary School.

Business matching

Drone companies, start-ups, users, etc. from around the world will get together to exchange ideas, discuss business, and acquire skills for new projects.


In addition to speeches on development from key international guests, there will also be large drone companies and startups from all over the world in attendance, exhibitions by drone users, exhibitions at booths, and exhibition flights by each company's latest drones will be held.


Chairman of Fukuoka Directive Council


Mayor of Fukuoka City

François Baffou

Directeur Bordeaux Technowest


CEO at Autonomous Control Systems Laboratory Ltd.

Kei J. Bunya

Associate Professor at Fukuoka Jo Gakuin University - Humanities Department of Language and Art.

Atsushi Yamamoto

Geopraphy Marketing Director at Intel Corporation

Kazufumi Kawanoue

xyZing.innovation (翼彩創新) General Manager/Japan Drone Race Association (JDRA) Overseas Business Officer