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.
Avcorp Industries Inc.*
Asco Aerospace Canada Ltd
Team Spartan C-27J
Canadian Business Aviation Association
Cascade Aerospace*
City of Abbotsford*
Eurofighter Typhoon
Government of Canada – Western Economic Diversification Canada*
KF Aerospace*
L3 Mission Integration
Lockheed Martin*
Marshall Aerospace Canada*
MTU Maintenance Canada*
Pacific Northwest Aerospace Alliance
Province of British Columbia*
Pyrotek Aerospace
Rockwell Collins
Viking Air Limited*
Abbotsford International Airport
Abbotsford International Airshow Society
Access Precision Machining Ltd
AE Petsche
Aerospace Industries Association of Canada (AIAC)
Affinity Manufacturing
AIAC Pacific*
Airbase Services Inc.
Airbus Americas
Airbus Defence & Space Canada
Airbus DS
Alger & Riddle
Amtech Aeronautical Limited
Anotek Anodizing
ARKTOS Developments Ltd*
AVIC Internationald
B/E Aerospace
Babcock Canada
Bavarian Nordic A/S
BC Government, Sector Labour Market Partnerships
BC Ministry of International Trade
BC Ministry of Jobs, Tourism, and Skills Training and Responsible for Labour
BC Ministry of Technology, Innovation & CItizens’ Services
BCIT Student Association, Career Centre
Blackline Safety*
Boeing Canada – AeroInfo
British Defence Liaison
CAE Inc.
Camosun College
Canada Wing
Canadian Commercial Corporation
Canadian Defence Review (Media Partner)
Canadian Helicopters Limited – an HNZ Company
Canadian Intellectual Property Office*
Canadian Propeller & Aircraft Components
Carpenter Technology
Centre-Arch Inc.
CFN Consultants
Chinook Helicopters
Cimetrix Solutions*
Comox Valley Economic Development and Tourism*
Composites Research Network*
Conair Group Inc
Consulate General of Canada Seattle
Consulate General of Italy in Vancouver
Creaform Ametek
D&D Enterprises
Defex Technologies
Department of National Defence
Department of National Defence / 19 Wing Comox
DGI Supply – a DoALL Company
Discovery Air Defence
DRS Technologies Canada Limited (DRS TCL)
Dumur Industries
E.B. Peerless – A Krayden Company*
Element Materials Technology
Eleos Aerospace
ENAC Consulting ltd
Endura Aviation Coatings
Executive Flight Centre Developments
Export Development Canada*
GE Canada
Georgia USA – Canada Office
Glenalmond Group
Global Affairs Canada
Government of Canada
Hawk Capital
HNZ Topflight – an HNZ Company
Hudson Supplies Inc*
Hybrid Enterprises
ID Integration*
IMP Aerospace and Defence
Industrial Marine Training and Applied Research Centre
Industry Training Authority of BC*
Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada*
IOG Trading Ltd
Iris Dynamics Ltd.
JPOM Canada
Kellstrom Defense
Kitagawa NorthTech
KLX Aerospace Solutions
Kwantlen University
L-3 Communications – Mission Integration
L-3 Communications MAS Canada Inc.
Latitude Technologies
Legislative Assembly of BC
Leonardo Aircraft
Leonardo Velivoli
Lockheed Martin Aeronautics
Lockheed Martin Canada
Magellan Aerospace
Manitoba Aerospace Inc
Mankiewicz Coatings LLC
Marinvent Corporation
Military Minds
NATIONAL Public Relations
National Research Council
National Research Council – IRAP Prairies
Northrop Grumman
Orion Industries
PAL Aerospace
Parliament of Canada – House of Commons
Performance Aircraft Services, Inc.*
Pratt & Whitney Canada
Public Servics and Procurement Canada*
R.J. McGregor & Associates
RaceRocks 3D Inc.
Revolution 3D Printers*
Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF)
Royal Canadian Air Force Association
Saxon Aerospace Inc.*
Seaspan Shipyards
SHEA Business Solutions
Sicom Industries Ltd.
Sierra Nevada Corp
Simon Fraser University
Skies (Media Partner)
Skyline BC
SkyOne Aerospace
Sprung Structures
STELIA North America
SysEne Consulting Inc.
Team Spartan – Leonardo Aircraft
Technical Aero, LLC
Tempo Aerospace Inc.
TIGER Drylac
Trace Acres Communications Services
Trulife Engineered Solutions*
U.S. Department of Commerce – U.S. Commercial Service
Universal Aerospace
University of Alberta
University of British Columbia
University of the Fraser Valley*
University of Victoria
Versaform Canada
Vertex Precision Manufacturing
VIH Aerospace
Virtek Vision International
Waterfall Group
Westwood Precision, Inc.
Wings (Media Partner)
Zum Hingst Technologies Inc.
*ADSE 2016 Exhibitors

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