Become a Member

If you’re looking for the key to success in the defence and security industries - look no further! CADSI membership opens doors to a world of business opportunities.

A CADSI membership gives you access to services and business-building opportunities that help you stay visible and connected within the Canadian defence and security community and informed with the most up-to-date information on the activities and issues involving our industries. It also provides your company with the support of a concerted national voice that is sharing the needs and concerns of our members with key government decision makers, the industrial customer base and potential industrial partners both in Canada and globally.

 

Features and Benefits

A member-only benefit. CANSEC is Canada’s premier global defence and security trade show that provide our members with a space to showcase and engage with more than 11,000+ delegates, 700 exhibitors, and 61+ international delegations and it is not to be missed!

Opportunities to represent the interests of Canada’s defence and security industries to decision-makers on Parliament Hill, to senior public officials in key federal departments, and to national media.

Face-to-face interactions between our committee members and government officials to advance key procurement issues.

A member-only benefit. A series of information sessions to network directly with members of our Armed Forces and to help you forge partnerships and grow your business.

Participate in business-to-business and business-to-government CADSI member-only events to network with key influencers from around industry and build business-growing relationships.

Showcase your company internationally under the symbol of the maple leaf and access value-added services such as delegations, receptions, seminars and meeting rooms at international trade shows.

A number of CADSI affiliates offer discounts to our members.

Access a member-only benefit of curated news that impacts our industry directly in your inbox.

 

Membership Types and Fees

CORPORATE MEMBERSHIP: Open to Canadian registered, legal, private-sector companies that have active business operations in Canada and whose business interests include defence and/or security. Corporate membership fees are based on the total number of employees in your organization worldwide inclusive of all subsidiaries and lines of business.

Category A 1-15 Employees $450
Category B 16-49 Employees $650
Category C 50-99 Employees $1,420
Category D 100-499 Employees $2,500
Category E 500+ Employees $5,000

ACADEMIC ASSOCIATE: Open to Canadian post-secondary educational institutions whose purpose is consistent with CADSI’s mandate. Membership is only valid for the institution’s fulltime staff.

CANADIAN ASSOCIATE: Open to Canadian non-commercial organizations (such as not-for-profit associations, provincial aerospace and defence associations, Crown Corporations, etc.) whose purpose is consistent with CADSI’s mandate and open to registered, legal, private-sector companies that do not qualify for Corporate membership and whose business interests include defence and/or security.

INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATE: Open to non-Canadian organizations whose purpose is consistent with CADSI’s mandate and also for registered, legal, private-sector companies who operate outside of Canada.

Academic
Associate
    $750
Canadian
Associate
1-500+ Employees $1,750
International
Associate
1-500+ Employees $2,500

Please note:

  • Membership fees are in Canadian dollars and exclude HST.
  • The membership year is from January 1st to December 31st.
  • Membership fees are non-refundable and are not pro-rated.
  • Academic, Corporate and Associate Members are welcome to attend CANSEC; however, only Corporate Members can book exhibit space.