19-25 June 2023      Le Bourget, Paris

After being cancelled in 2021, the world's largest bi-annual aviation and space industry event is going to be a blockbuster in 2023. Dates are set for 19-25 June 2023. The Paris Air Show is where aerospace leaders "get down to business."

25-27 July 2023      St John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador

Organized by the Atlantic Canada Aerospace & Defence Association (ACADA), panelists and speakers of this international conference will focus on the challenges associated with northern and maritime environments. The aim of this international conference is to promote collaboration, innovation and efforts that are contributing to northern development.

10-11 August 2023      Tradex, Abbotsford, British Columbia

The largest aerospace tradeshow in Western Canada, the Aerospace, Defence and Security Expo (ADSE) is a "must attend" hybrid event for participants with local and international business ties to Canada’s aerospace, defence and security industries. Organized by AIAC Pacific.

11-13 August 2023      Abbotsford Int'l Airport, BC

With vintage, current and future aircraft on display and in the air, the Abbotsford International Airshow attracts more than 100,000 attendees every year. Aerial performance teams from all over the world come to wow the crowds. The Friday Twilight Show features afternoon, evening and after-dark performances, dazzling pyrotechnics, a hot air balloon glow – a spectacular event! 

5-7 September 2023      Edgewood, Maryland

Welcoming decision makers from the American CBRNe, C-IED, EOD community, this event provides a networking and knowledge exchange platform for local & federal first responders, as well as industry leaders in this sector. Over the duration of three days, NCT USA will feature a Conference, Exhibition, Pro‑Trainings, and multiple networking opportunities.

3-5 Oct 2023      Halifax Convention Centre, NS

The second largest of its kind in Canada, DEFSEC Atlantic showcases Atlantic Canadian opportunities. The show's worldwide reach is a major networking opportunity for Aerospace, Defence and Security industries, and creates partnership potential. As both a trade show and a defence procurement conference, it provides access to "the right people" in an engaging and professional setting. Attendees have access to communications tools to interact with all levels of defence, industry and government participants.

7-8 November 2023      Ottawa, Ontario (Shaw Centre)

This exclusive event builds on AIAC’s long history of showcasing the best that Canadian aerospace has to offer. Unparalleled networking opportunities, and collaboration with international thought leaders and industry executives from around the globe brings together Canadian and international companies of all sizes, government, and academia. World-class speakers, powerful networking opportunities and the largest aerospace trade show in Canada.

7-10 Nov 2023      Westin Calgary Airport Hotel

Organized by the Aerial Evolution Association of Canada (formerly Unmanned Systems Canada), this conference and exhibition covers Land, Sea and Air applications of unmanned vehicle systems. Join Canadian and International aerospace professionals, researchers, and policy and decision makers to discuss the latest developments in the Canadian RPAS sector.

15-16 November 2023      London, ON

Keynote speakers to be confirmed. CAF Mini Outlooks will also be hosted. The Best Defence conference provides opportunities to forge strategic partnerships, develop supply chains, and learn of Canadian procurement programs. Networking opportunities include prime contractors, military and procurement specialists in the Canadian Defence sector.

Nov 27-Dec 1, 2023      Orlando, Florida, USA

Emphasizing themes related to defense and security, the Interservice/ Industry Training, Simulation and Education Conference (I/ITSEC) has become the world's largest modeling, simulation, and training conference. This annual event promotes international and interdisciplinary cooperation within the fields of modeling and simulation (M&S), training, education, analysis, and related disciplines.

TBD November 2024      Location TBD

The Canadian Space Summit has been paused during COVID and will return in 2024. One of Canada’s leading conferences devoted to space science, policy, research and technology, the Space Summit brings together space professionals from industry, academia, government, military and enthusiasts from all walks of life.


9-11 May 2024      ExCeL, London

As the largest global event dedicated to the undersea defence industry, UDT is a multi-faceted exhibition and conference reflecting the community’s desire for continuous learning and development. This event attracts researchers, military end-users and professionals spanning the entire supply chain to evaluate developing solutions in one of the harshest environments known to man.

TBD April 2024      TBD

The annual Mari-Tech conference is designed to promote social interaction as well as professional development. Organized by the Canadian Institute of Marine Engineering (CIMarE), and hosted in turn by each of the CIMarE’s seven branches, it is the premier event for the marine engineering community in Canada. The conference has earned a respected position as a neutral, non-political event devoted to engaging the private sector, government and academia.

TBD May 2023      TBD

This event will welcome the highest levels of decision makers from the European CBRNe, C-IED, EOD Community, again providing a networking and knowledge exchange platform for local & federal first responders, as well as industry leaders in the fields of CBRNe, C-IED and EOD. Over the duration of three days, NCT Europe will feature a Conference, an Exhibition, the NCT PRO eXperience, and multiple networking opportunities.

29-30 May 2024      EY Centre, Ottawa, ON

Except for the COVID years, CANSEC has been held annually in Ottawa since 1998 by the Canadian Association of Defence and Security Industries (CADSI). CANSEC 2024 will once again showcase leading-edge technology, products and services for land-based, naval, aerospace and joint forces military units. This two-day Spring event is the largest and most important defence industry event in Canada.

Juin 2024      Paris, France

This bi-annual event is "the place to be" for land and air-land in the Defence and Security sectors. This international event is a forum for ideas, supporting exchanges of views related to Defence and Security in all domains. Evolving continually since the first event in 1967, Eurosatory brings together increasing numbers of visitors, journalists and a global selection of exhibitors showcasing technological innovation with equipment and systems displays, including life-size equipment.

TBD October      Prague

Future Forces Exhibition is a highly recognized international event in defence & security field organized biennially in Prague and officially supported by the Czech Government and its Armed Forces, NATO, the European Defence Agency (EDA) and many other international institutions. Participants share and learn the latest approaches, develop and deepen international relationships, and gain new business opportunities.

4-7 November 2024      Parc des Expositions de Paris Nord Villepinte

In 2024, EURONAVAL will give up its Le Bourget exhibition centre location for the Paris 2024 Paralympic Games, and will instead be held at Parc des Expositions de Paris Nord Villepinte. This bi-annual naval defence event is a privileged global meeting point for contractors, industrialists, experts and decision-makers of military navies from all five continents. Previous events brought together 400 exhibitors, registered 23,250 visitors, hosted 129 official delegations from 64 countries, and attracted 350 journalists from all over the world.