ACADA Gala Dinner 2022

The Atlantic Canada Aerospace & Defence Association (ACADA) is excited to continue our dinner tradition following the pandemic postponement and we are looking forward to welcoming back attendees and new registrants.

The ACADA Dinner and Networking Reception, scheduled for Wednesday, October 5, 2022, is an annual event that creates a platform for the Atlantic Aerospace and Defence Sector to be showcased. This is a successful annual event often attracting more than 400 attendees including key industry members, military and government representatives and delegates.

The evening will feature a Networking Reception, Keynote Speaker, three course meal and the announcement of the 2022 ACADA Industry Excellence Awards winners.

As a DEFSEC Atlantic attendee, you are cordially invited to join us! Please see the details below. We welcome your engagement as an important member of our A & D industry.

We would like to thank our principal dinner sponsor:

The Location Halifax Harbourfront Marriott Hotel
(1919 Upper Water Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia) - Click here for directions
Date Wednesday, October 5, 2022
Time Reception at 6:00 pm ADT / Dinner at 7:00 pm ADT
Dress Business Attire
Dinner Menu Starter: Smoked Squash Soup
Entree: 6 oz. Beef Tenderloin, Rosemary Oxtail Demi, Whipped Yukons & Seasonable Market Vegetables
Dessert: New York Cheescake with Yuzu Mango Coulis & Balsamic Berry syrup
Vegetarian Option

Ticketholders are requested to contact Catherine MacDonald by e-mail at or via mobile at (902) 483-5664 to advise of any food sensitivities. (NOTE: The venue requires the list for all special requests/allergies 96 hours in advance of the Dinner. Thank-you for your attention to this matter.)
Keynote Speaker To Be Confirmed
Tickets Corporate Table of 10 - $2000 + 15% HST
Individual - $200 + 15% HST
Ordering Online If you are registering for DEFSEC Atlantic, you can purchase an individual ticket as one of your options as part of the registration process.


If you do NOT plan to attend DEFSEC Atlantic, you can still purchase your individual ticket by clicking here and
then going to the bottom of the dropdown for SELECT A ROLE and
choosing "ACADA Dinner Attendee Only - Not Attending DEFSEC Atlantic",
then simply follow the registration process and select 1 ticket when it comes to the ACADA Dinner screen.
You will be able to pay for your ticket as the last step in the process.

Those interested in ordering a corporate table of 10 people should contact Catherine MacDonald directly by e-mail at or by phone at (902) 425-0070.

We look forward to welcoming you on October 5th, 2022!