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DSEI 2017


DSEI is the world’s leading defence and security exhibition, drawing the largest international community from the defence and security sectors. In 2015 over 34,000 visitors, 329 programmed delegations from 120 countries and over 2,800 global VIPs met with 1,683 exhibitors from 54 countries.

DSEI is the place to do business in the global defence and security market. 93% of 2015 exhibitors said the event is very important for the industry and 82% rated DSEI excellent or good.


DSEI 2015 at a glance

  • 1,683 international exhibitors – an unrivalled range of suppliers from 121 countries
  • Specialised air, naval, land, security, medical and unmanned zones
  • 6 dedicated seminar theatres offering free educational sessions and showcases
  • Over 42 international pavilions – including Germany, India, Australia, UK, USA, Turkey
  • Expanded live waterborne and unmanned systems demonstrations
  • Static vehicle displays for land, air and naval sectors
  • International visiting naval ships available to tour
  • Networking opportunities - featuring the defence and security supply chain


DSEI attracts top level international military staff, major procurement officials, and the entire industry supply chain, from large prime contractors to supplying companies. DSEI brings together the entire supply chain together on an unrivalled scale.

Canada Pavilion - Added Value Program Business Development Activities

  • Access to domestic and foreign delegations visiting the Canadian Pavilion
  • Access to Canada meeting Suites
  • Access to Canada Lounge Spaces
  • Invitation to the Canada Pavilion reception
  • Invitation to the Canada Pavilion seminar
  • Access to the Whole of Government Group within the Canada Pavilion
  • Foreign Pavilion Tours (UK, US, Brazil etc...) Canada Pavilion Amenities and Services

  • Prime exhibit location
  • Access to the Canadian Pavilion meeting rooms
  • Canada Pavilion reception desk
  • Government of Canada Booth
  • Whole of Government Working Group and Canada Stage B2B-B2G Program

  • Create your own B2B/B2G meeting agenda through the DSEI platform Branding

  • Canadian Pavilion show guide
  • Canadian Pavilion branding/Banners
  • DSEI Entrance Sponsorship
  • Daily Ads in the Show Daily

Book your exhibit space now:

Exhibit space in the Canadian Pavilion is still available, now is the time to make your market at DSEI 2017. To purchase exhibit space in the Canada Pavilion, please contact Doug Schlam from Clarion Events at:  Office: +1 718-474-3817 – Mobile: +1-203-550-5288 (

Walker program

It is also possible for company representatives to walk the show floor and take part in the CADSI value added program. For a reasonable fee of $950 (Cdn) + HST, walkers will also take advantage of the Canada Pavilion value added program, providing them access to the meeting rooms, participation in the reception, seminars, delegation visits and the Canada lounge area. To register as a walker at DSEI 2017, please contact Amanda Molloy at CADSI: 1-613-235-5337 X 38

CanExport – Direct Financial Support Program

On January 5th 2016, the Government of Canada announced a new program to increase the competitiveness of the Canadian companies internationally. CANEXPORT is destined to provide direct financial support to small and medium size companies in Canada seeking to develop new export markets. For more information on the CANEXPORT program and to apply, please follow the link below: