PSD Global to Lead Business Matchmaking for Trade Mission of Leading Canadian Companies

Mission Is Partnership Development Between Canadian Firms and the US Homeland Security Sector

ALEXANDRIA, VA--(Marketwire - February 27, 2008) - PSD Global, a leading international market-entry consulting firm, today announced that they are supporting the Canadian Embassy to Washington, DC's 'Partners in Security' trade mission with a program of one-on-one partner development meetings. The business matchmaking will be between a delegation of Canadian and US Defense and Homeland Security contractors, system integrators, distributors, resellers and solutions providers.

The 'Partners in Security' trade mission is a business development initiative comprised of approximately 25 Canadian firms representing the provinces of Ontario, Quebec, Nova Scotia, British Columbia, Newfoundland & Labrador visiting Washington, DC on February 26th and 27th. The program is designed to help Canadian Defense and Homeland Security companies enhance their knowledge of opportunities that exist in the US Defense and Homeland Security market, and meet with potential US partners and clients in the Homeland Security and Defense sectors. The matchmaking portion of the visit is designed to match the capabilities and interests of the Canadian companies with the needs and requirements of interested partners.

"In our constant dealings with international companies and economic agencies, we have found that there is an increase in opportunities for companies across borders to develop partnerships that leverage technology, skill sets and knowledge bases," said PSD Global President and CEO Patrick Dine. "Having a targeted, specialized mission to this effect in the security sector can help these companies scale and deepen their product/services offerings. This effort builds upon PSD Global's success in helping Economic Development Agencies from around the world with their trade promotion and investment attraction activities."

About PSD Global:

PSD Global ( is an international business and economic development consulting firm. Their specialty is assisting small and medium size technology firms with their international sales and business development efforts including market-entry, market-specific business strategies, partnership development, marketing and lead generation. PSD Global serves clients around the world in a wide array of industries including, IT, security, and aerospace. The company also assists regional and federal government agencies with their international export/import promotion initiatives.

Contact Information: For more information contact: Suzanne Miller Magellan Communications 314.795.4225