AIAC Pacific

August 09, 2017 16:24 ET

MEDIA ADVISORY: ADSE 2017 and CBAA 2017 -- August 10 & 11, Abbotsford, BC

Leaders in Canada's Aviation, Aerospace, Defence and Security industries headline programs for side-by-side conferences

ABBOTSFORD, BC--(Marketwired - August 09, 2017) - The Aerospace Industries Association of Canada (AIAC Pacific) and the Canadian Business Aviation Association (CBAA) invite media to attend the 2017 Aerospace, Defence and Security Expo (ADSE), and the 2017 CBAA Convention & Exhibition, August 10 & 11, co-located at TRADEX in Abbotsford. Each conference will present a separate program, with joint opening and closing ceremonies and access to the trade show and exhibitions open to all delegates. ADSE and CBAA's business programs feature high profile industry and government representatives, including:


  • Hon. Harjit Sajjan, Minister of National Defence (Canada)
  • Hon. Bruce Ralston, Minister of Jobs, Trades & Technology (BC)
  • Lieutenant-General Michael Hood, CD, Commander of the Royal Canadian Air Force
  • Joe Marcheschi, Strategic Procurement, Airbus Americas


  • Dr. Mike Tretheway, Chief Economist and Chief Strategy Officer, InterVISTAS Consulting
  • Dr. Antonio Cortés, Associate Dean, Aviation Graduate Studies, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
  • Craig Richmond, President & CEO, Vancouver Airport Authority
  • Jens Hennig, Vice President, Operations, General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA)

Media registration for the ADSE 2017 and CBAA 2017 day programs is open to editors, reporters and photographers working for print, broadcast or web publications with valid media credentials. Anyone registering on-site for media accreditation will be required to present a current business card and photo ID.

For more information about ADSE 2017, and to view the full program, visit For more information about CBAA 2017, check out the Online Show Guide.

Contact Information

  • For information:

    Kristen VanderHoek
    Senior Director, Communications and Marketing
    Aerospace Industries Association of Canada
    Email contact

    Debra Ward
    Marketing and Industry Relations
    Canadian Business Aviation Association
    Email contact