Symposium on the Canadian Defence and Security Market

Event date

October 22, 2018

Event location

Hôtel Mortagne

1228, rue Nobel, Boucherville, Québec J4B 5H1 Canada


Charbel Khoury

T 514 987-9356

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Aéro Montréal events

The fourth edition of the Symposium, an initiative of Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions organized in partnership with STIQ and Aéro Montréal, will take place on Monday, October 22, 2018, at Hotel Mortagne, in Boucherville.

This event on exports aims to:

  • Promote the various trade agreements by sharing success stories and tangible benefits of export
  • Notify SMEs of the abilities and certifications required to export
  • Present the various international and security exhibitions
  • Raise SME awareness of the benefits of targeting foreign markets, to find countries with different needs than Canada’s
  • Inform SMEs of key export players and notable programs
  • Contact the network of Trade Commissioners and Economic Attachés


Canadian and foreign prime contractors will also be on location to discuss their projects. As of today, here are those who confirmed their presence:

  • Airbus Defence and Space
  • MDA Corporation
  • Bell Helicopter Textron Canada
  • Revision Military
  • CAE
  • Rheinmetall Canada
  • CMC Electronics
  • SAAB
  • CNIM Canada
  • Schneider Electric Canada
  • Dew Engineering and Development ULC
  • Seaspan ULC
  • Lockheed Martin
  • Thales Canada
  • Logistic Unicorp
  • Ultra Electronics
  • L3 Mas
  • Oshkosh


A networking cocktail party will close the event to generate discussion between Quebec SMEs interested in the defence and security sector, prime contractors and government officials.


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Speakers biographies


  • Buyer / Supplier Day

B2B meetings will take place the following day at STIQ’s Buyer / Supplier Day, on Oct 23rd at the same location.

More information: ou 1888-875-8789