The 2023 Airspace Awareness and Protection Conference, presented by Xelevate and C-UAS Hub, will occur June 7-8, 2023. The conference is conveniently located within one hour of Washington, D.C.

The conference will include panels featuring various speakers and topics covering essential topics to the airspace awareness and protection industry, often called Counter-UAS.

The conference will also feature dedicated time for Counter-UAS product and service suppliers to demonstrate and discuss their products to attendees while live drone flights are conducted at the facility.

For more details, including registration and sponsorship opportunities, please visit 2023 Airspace Awareness and Protection Conference.


Xelevate is the only formalized UAS commercial testing facility within an hour of Washington, D.C. The 66-acre facility is located in Leesburg, Virginia, and includes the following:

  • Drone net enclosure able to be removed and divided for multiple simultaneous uses.
  • Outdoor pavilion for a covered, controlled environment to introduce certain weather elements into training demonstrations.
  • 500-foot flight pad with 30 acres of flyover space in unrestricted airspace
  • Night flying.
  • Personalized labs equipped for convenient on-site testing, design, development, and demonstration abilities.