You're in good company

From key prime contractors to supply chain representatives,
CANSEC draws experts from all parts of the industry. Where else
can you network and engage with a captive audience of senior
military and government representatives, international delegations
and industry decision-makers?



of attendees have purchasing power


of government participants are Executives


of attendees are top-level executives


VIPS, generals, top military & government officials


of attendees are government officials


International delegations

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CANSEC welcomes more
than 12,000+ registrants from
all over the world, including
military leaders and
government officials.

Access Exclusive
Keynote Speakers

Attend CANSEC meal events
to hear about the latest
industry updates and gather
key market intelligence
directly from government and
military officials.


As part of your CANSEC
registration, you get access to
the Supply Chain Connect
B2B/B2G program. Schedule
meetings with other
attendees to benefit your
Get in Front of
Industry Buyers

Did you know that 74%
of CANSEC visitors are
involved in purchasing
decisions? Embrace the
chance to meet with the
people in power to buy
your products and

keynote speakers

Get up close and personal with top defence and security experts at our Breakfast and Lunch events.

From top-level ministers and CAF leadership to innovation and thought leaders, CANSEC keynote speakers share important ideas and forward-thinking insights. Reserve your meal ticket and be the first to hear the latest industry news.


Want to connect with industry leaders, buyers, procurement
agents and more? Be sure to purchase your ticket to the evening
reception for prime networking opportunities. 

Supply Chain Connect

Maximize your team's networking efforts with the Supply Chain Connect B2B/G Meeting Program. As an exclusive value-add for all registrants, this program allows you to make the most of your trade show experience.


Just because your business isn’t traditionally involved in the defence sector doesn’t mean you can’t showcase your work! CANSEC Labs provide a stage for leading-edge technologies, products and cyber work. Get your piece of the action, meet your future buyers, register now.

  • Connect to decision-makers with purchasing power
  • Gain visibility in the innovative defence and security industry
  • Get your chance to be part of the largest single investment in cybersecurity ever made by Canadian government
  • Engage with national and international industry, military and government stakeholders
  • Access over 50 international delegations



Floor Plan

With only two days to cover more than 150,000 sq ft. and 300 exhibitors map out your trip to make the best use of your time at CANSEC.


Looking to make the most of your time at CANSEC? Check out the list of exhibitors now and start planning the best way to spend your two days!

Health & Safety INFORMATION

Keeping all of us safe is not something new to our industry. That's why we have enhanced our Health & Safety measures for CANSEC throughout the event.

Hotel & Travel

Plan your trip to Ottawa early to secure a discounted rate on with one of our CANSEC hotel and travel partners.