International Business Development Mission: Mid-Atlantic US and Sea-Air-Space Expo 2016

Where: National Harbor, MD and Washington, D.C. 
When: May 16-19, 2016 
Contact: Gillian Chatman, (709) 729-3922 

The Government of Newfoundland and Labrador’s Department of Business, Tourism, Culture and Rural Development (BTCRD), in partnership with the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA), and the Aerospace and Defence Industry Association of Newfoundland and Labrador (ADIANL), is seeking expressions of interest in a business development mission to the Washington, D.C. area the week of May 16, 2016.

The program will include exhibition at and access to the Canadian Pavilion at the Navy League’s Sea-Air-Space Exposition (SAS), as well as additional meetings with companies and agencies in the defense and security market. The Sea-Air-Space Exposition brings the U.S. defense industrial base, private-sector U.S. companies, and key military decision makers together for an annual innovative, educational, professional and maritime based event.

Additional activities will be organized in conjunction with the Canadian Association of Defense and Security Industries, the Canadian Embassy and local industry associations. The program will also include matchmaker services, market intelligence reports, industry briefings and access to the Canadian Pavilion and meeting facilities at the expo. 

Companies/individuals attending the SAS Exposition and related activities are eligible to apply for the BTCRD travel stipend. For more information, contact Gillian Chatman.