Security Canada Atlantic FAQs

DoubleTree Halifax-Dartmouth | Halifax, Nova Scotia - September 13, 2017

General Information

What is the official date of the Security Canada Atlantic event?
Wednesday, September 13, 2017.

Where is Security Canada Atlantic taking place?
Security Canada Atlantic is being held at:

DoubleTree Halifax-Dartmouth (formerly Holiday Inn Harbourview)
101 Wyse Road
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia
B3A 1L9
Tel: (902) 463-1100

When does the tradeshow officially open?
The exhibit hall officially opens to attendees at 12:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 13, 2017.

Who should attend Security Canada Atlantic?
As this is a trade only show anyone involved in any aspect of the security industry is welcome to attend Security Canada Atlantic.

Where can I get a copy of the entire program?
Exhibitors will all be receiving an exhibitor kit approximately 2 months prior to the show, which will include a full program of this event.

Attendees will be receiving an attendee information package upon arrival to Security Canada Atlantic.

There will also be a program posted on the website

Can I see the full schedule before I arrive on-site?
Yes, please visit where there will be a full schedule of the event posted.

What is the dress code?
Attire for Security Canada Atlantic is business casual. Remember comfort is key, as you will be on your feet most of the day!

Will childcare be provided?
Childcare services will NOT be provided at Security Canada Atlantic. Please make other arrangements if you require childcare, as children under 18 are not permitted on the show floor.

I have a question about Halifax.
Please visit Tourism Halifax at

I have a question regarding sponsorships.
There are different levels of sponsorship opportunities available at Security Canada Atlantic.

For more information regarding sponsorship opportunities please contact us at

I have a question about membership.
Becoming a member of CANASA will save you money when registering for Security Canada Atlantic. If you are interested in becoming a member, please see our website or contact our Membership Services Coordinator at 1 (800) 538-9919 Ext. 223.


I’d like to speak or suggest a speaker/topic for your next conference.
If you have a suggestion for next year’s conference or would like to speak at Security Canada Atlantic, please contact us at

Show Registration

What is included in my registration fee?
The fee includes entrance into the Exposition, the buffet lunch and the cocktail reception. There is no fee if you register online before the cut-off date.

What is the deadline for registration?
You are able to register online until September 6, 2017. After this date, registration is only available on-site. On-site registration opens at 9:00 a.m.

How can I register for Security Canada Atlantic?
Online: Internet registration is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Please go to to register.

How do I know if I’m registered?
Security Canada does not automatically pre-register attendees from previous shows. You must register yourself every year to attend Security Canada Atlantic. Once you register, we will issue a confirmation via email immediately. If you do not receive a confirmation email please contact us at

How will I receive my badge?
If you have pre-registered, then your badge will be waiting for you at the pre-registration counter at the entrance of Security Canada Atlantic. We urge you to pre-register to save both time and money. If you are registering on-site, you will receive your badge when you register.

What if I need to cancel my registration?
No problem, please contact us at

Housing & Travel

What hotel is the official Security Canada Atlantic hotel?
DoubleTree Halifax-Dartmouth (formerly Holiday Inn Harbourview) is our official hotel for this event.

DoubleTree Halifax-Dartmouth (formerly Holiday Inn Harbourview)
101 Wyse Road
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia
B3A 1L9
Tel: (902) 463-1100
$139 CDN (plus taxes) per room per night

Remember to book early, but please do not book more than you require as the association is penalized for rooms blocked but not used. The deadline for reservations is August 22, 2017. In order to receive the preferred rate you must indicate that you are with “Security Canada”.

How far is the hotel from the convention centre?
The hotel and the exposition take place within the same building.

Can I get a discount on my airfare to Security Canada Atlantic?
Air Canada has been appointed the official airline. Visit or call 1 (800) 361-7585 or your travel agent to take advantage of a special convention rate. When booking your ticket please use the promotion code VZBCP3F1.