New COVID-19 Page and WestDef 2020 Canceled
April 23, 2020
We have created a COVID-19 page for industry requests, resources and commercial and innovation opportunities.
After much deliberation, we have decided to cancel WestDef 2020 due to the global pandemic.
We will be working on different formats to engage our membership in a way that protects everyone.
February Workshop Location Confirmed and New Dates
January 28, 2020
We have confirmed the location for the February Getting in the Game Workshop which will be held at the Platform Calgary building near UofC. Address is listed on the event page here. February Coffee Club date has been announced and the registration is now open here.
Website and Social Media
December 20, 2020
We have updated several parts of our website with new graphics, information and dates. We have also begun posting member spotlights and event announcements on our new Linkedin page.
Dates for 2020 WCDIA Events Posted
December 19, 2019
We have posted several of our new events for the 2020 year. Check out our Event Calendar for all new information and registration information.
New Coffee Club Event
September 9, 2019 by WCDIA
Sullivan Machine Works has graciously offered up their space for the October Coffee Club event. Sign up on the events page and join us for some food, refreshments and networking.
We want to hear from you!
WCDIA COVID-19 Survey
WCDIA is exploring the options to best serve our community during the COVID-19 outbreak and we want to hear from you!
Please complete the short survey to help us determine where we should be focusing over the next few months, what your challenges have been, what programs work or don't work for you and how you have been doing during the pandemic.
Has your business helped with the COVID-19 effort? We want to know about it!
WCDIA wants to highlight western businesses that have stepped up and contributed to the COVID-19 effort. We want to put a spotlight on all the exceptional Western Canadian businesses who have gone above and beyond during the global pandemic.
If you are, or know of a business who deserves to be recognized, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org and tell us your story. We will post it on our website and social media.
This is open to all Western Canadian companies.
More information coming soon
Welcome to WCDIA, Western Canada's Defence Industries Association. We are proud to represent and promote activities for our members and the industry in western Canada.
Western Canadian companies have a depth of expertise and a passion, and drive for doing business. Whether it’s a CNC machining company, an information technology company, or a developer of micro and nano-technologies, the applications in the aerospace, defence, marine and security sectors are many.
WCDIA FUNCTION & PURPOSE