International sports marketing duo make move into drone racing

Strategic advisors and consultants, Jean-Francois Denis and Paul Sullivan, have joined the IUDRO director’s board for the upcoming 2020 season. Denis set up the first ever sport media advisory firm to be listed on the LSE AIM’s market while Sullivan developed global companies from start-ups, both professionals worked closely with many sports governing bodies, media companies and major brands, across Asia, Africa, Europe, and North America. Denis has also held senior management positions in leading sports marketing agencies and consulting firms that has implemented commercial and broadcasting agreements for the world's biggest sports events and properties, including the FIFA Football
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VIDEO: West Midlands Police documents how it dealt with Extinction Rebellion protest by drone

West Midlands Police has released drone footage showing how it policed an Extinction Rebellion protest in Birmingham. It details how a team of officers worked with the protesters in a bid to balance their right to protest while minimising disruption. The video goes on to detail that although traffic delays were caused for motorists going in and out of the city, traffic was halted at junctions intermittently to help keep traffic moving. The policing team deemed the mission as a successful one and detailed how it was pleased it was able to keep everyone safe. See the footage here:
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DroneUp gets first multi-state contract to provide UAS services to the public sector

DroneUp has been awarded a contract by the Commonwealth of Virginia to provide UAS services to all state agencies, institutions of higher education, and other public bodies and entities in Virginia. The award is the first of its kind for the drone industry and a highly anticipated announcement after a competitive request-for-proposal process with multiple national drone organizations. The award includes but is not limited to service categories for emergency services, law enforcement support, aerial inspection or mapping data services, agricultural and gaming, and agency media relations and marketing. The Commonwealth says it is expecting that the primary users will
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