Why You Should Attend

The 2017 Aerospace, Defence & Security Expo (ADSE) will feature industry exhibits, high-profile keynote speakers, and speeches, panels and workshops featuring government officials and industry Leaders providing presentations on current, timely and valuable topics and industry related events. ADSE combines commercial and military aerospace in addition to defence and security, and participation will prove beneficial to those involved in the Canadian and international Aerospace, Defence and Security Industry sectors.

In 2017, ADSE will be bigger and better than ever, as it will be co-located at TRADEX in Abbotsford, B.C., alongside the Canadian Business Aviation Association’s annual convention. Between the two events, over 1,000 delegates are expected to converge on Abbotsford for this combined Aviation and Aerospace & Defence exposition.

To learn more about each sector or to see the previous years’ list of participants, click on the bars below

The BC aerospace sector is a successful, high value, high technology engineering, manufacturing and service industry where Canadian and international aerospace industry partners  can capitalize on assets and capabilities. Business, industry and government working together to create opportunities.  Access to the key technologies required for the aerospace products in the future is critical if we are to grow, create new jobs and generate increased wealth in our economy.
Supporting high value industry and identifying future opportunities in the long-term is critical to economic growth in the Canadian defence sector. ADSE will provide your company with an opportunity to meet with the international defence community Find out more about new defence procurement opportunities and Canada’s Key Industrial Capabilities. Gain valuable industry exposure for your business and network with industry, government and complementary service providers.
The Security sector in Canada embraces a wide range of activities relating to the local, provincial and federal government’s delivery of crime prevention and investigation, protection of people, property and assets, and law enforcement in general. This sector plays a very relevant role for businesses wishing to further their opportunities in Canada. ADSE is a fundamental trade show for the Aerospace, Defence and Security industries and takes place in one of the most beautiful cities in our nation, Abbotsford BC.
Advanced Integration Technology (AIT)*
Asco Aerospace
Avcorp Industries Inc.
BCIT School of Transportation*
Canadian Defence Review*
Cascade Aerospace Inc.*
City of Abbotsford*
KF Aerospace*
Lockheed Martin*
Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group*
MDA Corporation
Ministry of Jobs, Tourism and Skills Training – Province of British Columbia*
MTU Maintenance Canada*
Pacific Northwest Aerospace Alliance (PNAA)
Rockwell Collins Canada
SKIES Magazine*
Viking Air Limited*
Western Economic Diversification Canada*
19 Wing Comox / RCAF
Abbotsford International Airport
Abbotsford International Airshow
Affinity Manufacturing Ltd.
Aerospace Industries Association of Canada (AIAC)
AIAC Pacific*
AIRBASE Services Inc.
Airbus Americas
Airbus Defence and Space Canada
Alenia Aermacchi
Arc-Tronics, Inc.*
ARKTOS Developments Ltd.*
BAE SYstems
B/E Aerospace Ltd.
Babcock Canada Inc.
BC Aviation Council
Bluedrop Training & Simulation
Boeing Commercial Airplanes
Bombardier Aerospace
Bureau du Québec à Toronto
Camosun College
Canadian Armed Forces
Canadian Commercial Corporation (CCC)
Canadian Helicopters operating as HNZ Topflight
Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters
Canadian Light Source Inc.
CFN Consultants
CHC Helicopters
Composites Research Network
Comox Valley Economic Development and Tourism*
Conair Aerial Firefighting
Corporate Traveller*
Creaform Ametek
Critical Systems Labs / DND-DTAES
CSP Associates, Inc.
Cyber Security Consultant
Department of National Defence, Government of Canada
D&D Enterprises
DGI Supply – a DoALL Company
Discovery Air Defence
Dyrand Systems*
Ebco Industries Ltd.*
Enigma Interconnec*
Export Development Canada (EDC)
FedEx Express
Future Metals
GE Aviation Canada
HISS, Inc.
HNZ Topflight*
HQ VancouverIMP Group – Pacific Avionics Division
IMP Aerospace & Defence
Industry Canada*
Industry Training Authority (ITA) British Columbia
JPOM Canada
Kellstrom Defense Aerospace, Inc.L-3 Communications MAS Canada Inc.
Lockheed Martin Aeronautics
Lockheed Martin Aeronautics MST
Lockheed Martin Aeronautics InternationalLord-Black Law Group
Lucas Aero Strategies Inc.
Manitoba Aeronautics Company
Manitoba Aerospace Association, Inc.
Manitoulin Transport
Marinvent Corporation
Metal Action Machining Ltd.
Ministry of International Trade – Province of British Columbia
Mitacs Inc.*
Nanaimo Foundry & Engineering Works Ltd.
National Research Council Canada*
Ontario Centres of Excellence
Orion Industries
Pioneer Human Services
Precision Aviation Group
Public Works and Government Services Canada*
R.J. McGregor & Associates
Red Arrow Logistics
Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF)
Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP)
Royal Canadian Navy (RCN)
Saxon Aerospace*
Sierra Nevada Corporation
Southern Virginia Regional Alliance
Stelia North America Composite Manufacturing
TBG Consulting
TDM Technical Services
Technical Aero, LLC
Terrestrial Energy
Textron Aviation
Trace Acres Communications Services
Trade Commissioners Service / Government of Canada
Transport Canada / Government of Canada
Trulife Engineered Solution*
U.S. Commercial Service – U.S. Dept. of Commerce
Univeristy of British Columbia
University of the Fraser Valley*
University of Victoria CfAR
University of Washington
US Aluminum Castings
Vector Aerospace
Versaform Canada
ViaSat, Inc.
VIH Aerospace
Virginia Economic Development Partnership
Vital Communications
VM Aerospace Ltd.*
Wainbee Limited
WA State Dept of Commerce
WaVv Enhanced Business Development Solutions
Wesco Aircraft
Westwood Precision, Inc.
*ADSE 2015 Exhibitors

Abbotsford International Airport Government of British Columbia
Abbotsford International Airshow Government of Canada
ABW Technologies GRAND NCE
Advanced Integration Technology (AIT) HISS, Inc.
AerialX Drone Solutions Inc. ID Integration
Aero Precision,
A Greenwich Aerogroup Company
IMP Aerospace and Defence
Aerospace BizDev International Water-Guard Industries Inc.
Affinity Manufacturing Ltd. J-Squared Technologies Inc.
Agusta-Westland Jeff Vinnick Images
AIAC Pacific (exhibitor) Kele International CO.,LTD
Airbus Kellstrom Defense Aerospace Inc.
Alenia Aermacchi Kelowna Flightcraft
American Autoclave Company KPMG
ARKTOS Developments Ltd. Kuehne + Nagel
Arrow Dynamics Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company
Asco Aerospace Canada M&S International Forwarding Ltd
Atkins Marshall Aerospace
Aurora Scientific Corp. MDA
Avcorp Industries Inc. Mitacs Strategic Enterprises
Aviall Canada Ltd Moovee Innovations Inc.
Babcock Canada Inc. MTU Maintenance Canada
BC Aviation Council National Research Council (NRC)
BCIT School of Transportation NGrain
Bell Helicopter Textron NORDAM
Bluedrop Performance Learning Nova Scotia Business Inc.
Boeing Old Style Welding Ltd.
Bombardier OSI Maritime Systems
C.A.R.I.C. Pacific Northwest Aerospace Alliance (PNAA)
Cablecraft Motion Controls Patlon Aircraft& Industries Ltd.
CAE Military Performance Aircraft Services, Inc.
Camosun College Pro CNC Inc.
Canadian Commercial Corporation (CCC) PWGSC/Office of Small and Medium Enterprises
Canadian Defence Review Pyroteck
Canwest Aerospace R.J. McGregor & Associates
Cascade Aerospace Redline Pro Manufacturing
Centre-Arch Inc. Rockwell Collins
CFN Consultants Royal Canadian Air Force Association
Chinook Helicopters (1982) Saskatchewan Indian Institute of Technologies
CIMtech Mfg. Inc. Saxon Aerospace
City of Abbotsford Shenzhen Aviation Transportation Association
City of Surrey Shenzhen Zhongdahua’an Investment Co. Ltd
Comox Economic Development Skies Magazine c/o MHM Publishing Inc.
Composite Research Network Skye Tek Inc
Composites Atlantic Limited State of Georgia – Canada
Composites Innovation Centre Stirling Dynamics Inc
Composites Research Network, UBC Tektronix
Conair Testforce
Convergent Manufacturing Technologies Textron Aviation/Beechcraft
Corporate Traveller (The Flight Shops, Inc.) UBC
Department National Defence,
Royal Canadian Air Force
UFV (University of the Fraser Valley)
DFATD Universal Aerospace
DGI Supply – a DoALL Company UrtheCast Inc.
Discovery Air US Aluminum Castings
District of Maple Ridge UVic
Ebco Industries Ltd. Vancouver Airport Authority
EMTEQ Vector Aerospace
Enigma Interconnect Versaform Canada Corporation
Epic Data (exhibitor) Viking Air Ltd.*
Eurofighter Jagdflugzeug GmbH VT San Antonio Aerospace
European Trade and Investment Office for BC Wavefront
Export Development Canada (EDC) WaVv Enhanced Business Development Sol’n
Farnova Yachts Ltd WeatherHaven
Fibrotek Advanced Materials Wesco Aircraft
Flightglobal Williams & White Manufacturing
FLYHT Aerospace Solutions Ltd Wings Magazine
free d graphics “the PLM company” Zhuhai TongFei General Aviation Co, Ltd
GE Canada