Atlantic Canada Aerospace & Defence Association (ACADA), in partnership with the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA), Global Affairs Canada, and the Atlantic Provinces, is seeking expressions of interest for a planning mission to Brussels and Luxembourg with 8-12 companies from the region the week of March 23,2020 as an opportunity for Atlantic firms to engage with key NATO and in-market stakeholders to explore supply chain opportunities within the NATO procurement environment.

The program details have yet to be finalized/approved however we anticipate the program elements to include:

  • Site visits and briefings with both NATO procurement divisions including NATO Support & Procurement Agency (NSPA) and NATO Communications & Information Agency (NCIA)
  • Briefings with the in-market Trade Commissioner, local Chambers of Commerce and others
  • Mission participant pitches/briefings to NATO and partners
  • Consultant support for market intelligence, lead generation, and development of sales pitch/value proposition
  • B2B/G meetings and networking events

ACADA will be providing travel assistance for mission participants through CanExport Associations (space limited).