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CADSI Offers Transitioning Canadian Armed Forces Members Complimentary Entry to CANSEC 2016

Ottawa, 7 April 2016 – As part of the Canadian Association of Defence and Security Industries’ (CADSI) ongoing support of transitioning Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) members, the Association is pleased to announce that it is offering complimentary entry at CANSEC 2016 to transitioning CAF members. CANSEC is Canada’s largest global defence and security tradeshow and is hosted by CADSI 25 and 26 May at the EY Center in Ottawa, Ontario.

“This invitation is a part of CADSI’s commitment to facilitate the future career development of members of the Canadian military who have left active service and to help veterans transition into the workplace,” said CADSI President Christyn Cianfarani. “At CANSEC, transitioning CAF members will get to build their network as they position themselves for a new career as well as view the latest technologies and trends in the defence industry.”

As part of the offer, transitioning CAF members can also purchase tickets to attend the Evening Reception held on 25 May from 17:00 – 19:00. CADSI is also providing complimentary exhibit space to Veteran Affairs Canada, Canadian Forces Morale and Welfare Services, The Royal Canadian Legion and Canada Company.

For instructions on how to register for CANSEC 2016 as a Transitioning CAF member, please visit the Transitioning Canadian Armed Forces Members section on the CANSEC website.


The Canadian Association of Defence and Security Industries (CADSI) is the national industry voice of nearly 1,000 Canadian defence and security companies that produce world-class goods, services and technologies made across Canada and sought the world over. The industries employ more than 109,000 Canadians and generate $12.6 billion in annual revenues, roughly 50 per cent of which come from exports. To learn more, visit and follow us on Twitter at @CadsiCanada.



Posted 2016-04-07
Last Modified 2017-03-28 14:08