• Ontario’s defence industry is comprised of companies across several sectors developing products and services for military and security customers, including: aerospace/space, naval, combat vehicles, munitions/weapons, soldier systems and C4ISR (Command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance). It is the largest in Canada with approximately $3.8B in sales with close to 60% from export sales and a GDP impact of $2.35B. 11 of the top 25 defence companies in the world have operations right here in Ontario.

    IDEX is the only international defence exhibition and conference in the MENA region that showcases the latest technology across land, sea and air. It is a unique platform to establish and strengthen relationships with government departments, businesses and armed forces throughout the region. The event attracts over 105,000 visitors from 142 countries and more than 1300 exhibiting companies.

    Ontario companies interested in finding new partners and clients in the UAE will be showcasing their innovations at the Ontario pavilion.

    If you are interested in learning more about the Ontario mission and/or meeting with Ontario mission companies, please contact Eyad Qudsi.

  • Ontario is a place where bold ideas come to life, tackling some of the biggest challenges the world has ever seen. It is a premier destination for life sciences with a unique and collaborative innovation ecosystem where highly skilled workers perform cutting edge research and development. With the lowest business costs in the G7, Ontario has what it takes for life sciences companies to grow and prosper. The same pioneering spirit that led to the discovery of insulin in Ontario decades ago is now leading to game-changing technologies such as 3D bioprinters and techniques to boost stem cell renewal. A research powerhouse with 4 of the 10 top Canadian research universities, 10 of the world’s top pharmaceutical companies and more than $9.7B of exported life sciences good and services, Ontario is your life science destination.

    Arab Health is the Middle East’s largest life sciences trade show. The exhibition attracts over 100,000 attendees and 4,000 exhibiting companies. For 45 years, Arab Health has brought you the latest innovations in healthcare. From state-of-the-art imaging equipment to the most cost-effective disposables, developments in surgery to advances in prosthetics, Arab Health continues to be at the heart of healthcare in the Middle East.

    Ontario companies interested in finding new partners and clients in the UAE will be showcasing their innovations at the Ontario pavilion.

    If you are interested in learning more about the Ontario mission and/or meeting with Ontario mission companies, please contact Eyad Qudsi.

  • Ontario is a place where you will find a highly educated and talented workforce, lower labour costs, and a broad ecosystem for innovation and R&D. World leaders in big data and cloud computing, data centres, microelectronics, digital media, security encryption, mobile gaming, mobile payments, wireless, telecom and networks and seven of the 10 largest tech companies in the world conduct R&D in Ontario. If Ontario’s ICT sector were its own country, its economy would be bigger than roughly half of the countries around the globe. With over 23,000 firms, nearly 315,000 workers, $41B of Ontario’s GDP, and $7.4B in exports, Ontario is the place to be.

    GITEX is the 3rd largest technology event in the world, and the most important week in the annual tech calendar in the MENA region. In 2019, the event attracted over 4,500 exhibitors and 100,000 professionals from 140 countries. For 40 years, GITEX has been the world’s gateway to the innovation-driven markets of Middle East and North Africa. By connecting businesses to a comprehensive buyer market, GITEX has helped seed government transformations and the collaborations of tomorrow, for years to come.

    Ontario companies interested in finding new partners and clients in the UAE will be showcasing their innovations at the Ontario pavilion.

    If you are interested in learning more about the Ontario mission and/or meeting with Ontario mission companies, please contact Eyad Qudsi.

  • Ontario is a place where you will find a highly educated and talented workforce, lower labour costs, and a broad ecosystem for innovation and R&D. World leaders in big data and cloud computing, data centres, microelectronics, digital media, security encryption, mobile gaming, mobile payments, wireless, telecom and networks and seven of the 10 largest tech companies in the world conduct R&D in Ontario. If Ontario’s ICT sector were its own country, its economy would be bigger than roughly half of the countries around the globe. With over 23,000 firms, nearly 315,000 workers, $41B of Ontario’s GDP, and $7.4B in exports, Ontario is the place to be.

    AfricaCom is the largest and most influential Africa-focused technology and ICT event in the world and serves as a meeting place for those driving Africa’s digital transformation. It is made up of 500 brands who showcase their solutions across 3 days and attracts 13,000 visitors, and 500 exhibitors from over 140 countries.

    Ontario companies interested in finding new partners and clients in South Africa will be showcasing their innovations at the Ontario pavilion.

    If you are interested in learning more about the Ontario mission and/or meeting with Ontario mission companies, please contact Eyad Qudsi.

  • Ontario is at the forefront of sustainable development. Cleantech companies are creating solutions that solve environmental challenges throughout the world. From mitigating the impacts of climate change and urbanization to delivering clean drinking water, Ontario has the means to create a brighter future for generations to come.

    Ontario is proud to be bringing talented and innovative companies to WETEX, each showcasing why Ontario is known as a powerhouse for cleantech growth. Learn more about our companies, listed below.

  • Ontario cybersecurity companies will be exhibiting their latest innovations and solutions at Israel’s Cybertech – the most significant conference and exhibition of cyber technologies outside of the United States and Canada. Visit the Ontario Pavilion to learn more about made-in-Ontario technologies, many of which can be found at the core of the world’s most secure digital cryptography and e-security systems. For cybertech companies that want to strengthen alliances, form new connections and be in the know, Cybertech Israel 2020 is a must-attend event.

    To learn more, contact Philipp.

  • Ontario life sciences companies will be exhibiting their products and services at Arab Health 2020 in Dubai. Join us in the Ontario Pavilion to learn all about Ontario's transformative solutions for healthcare and explore partnership opportunities with leading Ontario life sciences companies.

  • The Dubai Airshow is one of the largest and most important aerospace events in the world, connecting aerospace professionals across all areas of the industry to facilitate successful global trade, with over 1,200 exhibitors from 63 countries, and over 79,380 trade visitors. The Dubai Airshow creates a world class exhibition showcasing the latest and greatest in military, general and commercial aviation.

    Ontario, Canada will there be demonstrating why its aerospace and aviation sector is sought-after for its innovative technologies that help reduce costs and improve performance.

    To learn more, contact Eyad.

  • Nothing says decadence like premium ice wines from Ontario, Canada. At Gulfood, the best of Ontario food and drinks will be on display. Don't miss this opportunity to source high-quality products from Ontario at this must-attend event.

    To learn more or to set up a meeting,

  • Defence companies in Ontario are strong and diverse. With capabilities ranging from aerospace parts to surveillance equipment, Ontario hosts manufacturing facilities for 12 of the world's top 25 defence firms. Discover what makes Ontario strong by visiting us at the Ontario pavilion at International Defence Exhibition & Conference (IDEX) 2019. Meet with our companies in focused business to business (B2B) meetings and at a networking reception organized in cooperation with the Canadian Embassy in Abu Dhabi.

    To learn more about what Ontario defence companies can do you for you, and to schedule a meeting,