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Defence Industry Shows Strong Growth

CADSI, in partnership with ISED and Statistics Canada, recently released the latest edition of the State of Canada's Defence Industry Report, based on 2022 year-end data.

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ISED Launches SME Consultations

ISED has launched a series of consultations to determine “how federal purchasing power can be better leveraged to support small businesses and innovators.”

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New Military Exports Report

Global Affairs Canada (GAC) recently tabled its annual military exports report for 2023, as required by law.

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Events

Empowering industry and enabling partnerships

CADSI's events are not to be missed! Our unique events establish the platform for our members to learn, engage and grow their business. CADSI's events give members access to key decision makers in Canada and around the Globe, and provide our members with the opportunity to promote their products and services professionally, through our renowned Trade Shows, Educational Webinars, Digital-Briefings, and B2Bs. CADSI's events are tailor-made to help your business achieve success!

Flagship CADSI Event
Flagship CADSI events

CADSI is a Canadian leader in organising and hosting domestic defence industry events for every type of target audience including SMEs, OEMs and innovative cyber firms. Our flagship events help you connect to, learn from, and engage with the Canadian defence community, while growing your business. 

CADSI Events
CADSI events

CADSI ensures its members are consistently in-the-know about all things industry! The Professional Development Sessions are made available to CADSI members on a regular basis to keep you up-to-date and tuned-in.

 

CADSI International Program
CADSI International Program

Get on the global stage with us and showcase your company under the symbol of the maple leaf in the Canada Pavilion. Take advantage of our turnkey exhibitor and walker packages and our value-added business services such as access to delegations, receptions, seminars and meeting rooms at leading international trade shows.

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Industry events

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