SPAR International Exhibit Floor 85% Sold with Record Number of New Exhibitors Signed On

Early registrations among industry leaders and a nearly sold out exhibit floor bode well for SPAR International 2015

12 February, 2015 (Portland, Maine, USA) –  SPAR Point Group today announced that the SPAR International exhibit floor is over 85% sold, with a record number of new exhibitors signed on for 2015. To date, over 55 leading 3D hardware manufacturers, software suppliers and service providers have signed on to exhibit at the 12th annual event, 16 of which are new to SPAR International. “SPAR International’s reputation as the must attend event in the 3D imaging marketplace has driven exhibit reservations to new heights” said Gregg Shapiro, SPAR International Sales Manager. “Even companies in launch mode have learned to be at SPAR is to be moving forward, and to miss it, could result in a lost year. Given the dynamic changes in the technology, that’s not a sacrifice most are willing to make.”

SPAR International is the only platform-neutral conference & exhibition focused on end-to-end business and technology considerations for 3D measurement and imaging for industrial facilities; engineering, architecture and construction; forensic and security. The 12th edition of the annual event will take place March 30-April 2, 2015 in Houston, Texas.

The SPAR International exhibition will showcase solutions from leading 3D hardware manufacturers, software suppliers and service providers. Market leaders Autodesk, AVEVA LFM, Bentley, FARO, Leica Geosystems, Optech, RIEGL USA, Surphaser, Topcon, Trimble, Z+F are among the 55 exhibiting companies. Click here for the current exhibitor list.

The 2015 event will feature a UAV/UAS pavilion, with top manufacturers including RIEGL, Topcon,  Trimble, AIBOTIX, senseFLY, Drone Deploy, Phoenix Aerial Systems and Altavian, showcasing platforms and related systems on the exhibit floor. “3D professionals need education and updates about how best to integrate UAS into current workflows” said Lisa Murray, SPAR International Director. “As such, we have added a UAV pavilion and programming to arm delegates with insight into the emerging UAV/UAS market and the inherent opportunities for end-to-end 3D.”

Among top companies sending delegates to SPAR International are:

Burns & McDonnell
Doosan Babcock
General Motors
Hensel Phelps
Lockheed Martin Space Systems Co
Newport News Shipbuilding
Pacific Gas and Electric Company
Parsons Brinckerhoff
Pepper Construction Company
SBM Offshore
The Beck Group

See the current list of pre-registered organizations here.

The SPAR International conference program will feature presentations from experts in data capture, point cloud processing and delivery, who will share best practices for using 3D technologies to improve processes, produce spot-on deliverables, and save time and money.

For more information visit Registration is available online here.

About SPAR International
SPAR International is a technology-neutral exhibition and conference on 3D technologies for surveyors, engineers, facilities managers, asset owners and other stakeholders.  Conference programming covers end-to-end 3D from data capture to deliverables including considerations for information dissemination across the organization.  SPAR content will examine how 3D technologies are applied in a range of applications including engineering, construction, operations & facility management, infrastructure, manufacturing and security. It will take place March 30-April 2 at the George R. Brown Convention Center and the Hilton Americas in Houston, Texas. For more information, visit

About SPAR Point Group
SPAR Point Group organizes conferences and provides news and information for professionals involved in 3D imaging technologies, including LiDAR. Content– delivered in-person and online– gives practitioners tools and information to make better business decisions. SPAR Point Group organizes International LiDAR Mapping Forum, SPAR Europe, European LiDAR Mapping Forum, SPAR International, SPAR Japan, and Commercial UAV Expo and publishes and SPARView. SPAR Point Group is wholly-owned by Diversified Communications. For more information, visit and