Drone Club Wins Tech+ 2015 Most Innovative Solution Award

Lagos, Nigeria; July 30, 2015: The Drone Club has won the MTN/Mahindra Comviva Most Innovative Exhibitor Award at the just concluded Tech+ Conference and Exhibitions held at the prestigious Eko Hotels and Suites, Lagos. The award was received by DJ Tee and James Amuta, whose companies are pioneer members of the Club.

The Drone Club, which represents an aggregation of several interests in drone flying which is also known in professional parlance either as the Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS) or Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs), beat several other exhibitors to the award for the most outstanding innovative product on display at the two-day Expo.

Exhibitions covered products and services in various areas such as healthcare and wellbeing, automobile, entertainment, education, computing, Smart Homes, Wearables, Security, gaming, 3D Printing, and displays, among others.

Speaking on the award, a drone pilot and sole operator of the The Drone Guy company, James Amuta, said it came as a surprise given that the exhibitions was the first outing for the club. He attributed it to the efforts of the co-pilots who came together to form a strong team.

“We feel absolutely amazed. We are surprised that we actually won. The expo was awesome, but our own technology won. It is a collaborative effort, and it shows that the more people can collaborate, the better we can get. It shows that we are building a very strong team because this is our first outing as a Club and we came here and bagged this award. It is an emotional moment for most of us,” he said.

Tech+ is designed for technology consumers and businesses, manufacturers of products,service providers across diverse segments of the information and communication technology (ICT) industry and ancillary fields of human endeavor, hardware designers, manufacturers, innovators and policy makers, among others.

The 2015 edition was put together by Connect Marketing Services, Nigeria’s leading Marketing Services and Consumer Engagement Company, alongside a rich partnership ecosystem in the technology sector.

These partners include lead sponsor, MTN Nigeria, Huawei, Jumia, Coscharis Motors, Samsung, Google, Uber, Terragon Group,Enplug Africa, Atlantic Exhibition and Lagos State Signage and Advertising Agency (LASAA).

TECH+ 2015 was a gathering of all things technology, and positioned to enable the thousands of participants and visitors appreciate and experience the transformative power of technology.



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