17 Mar 2023

Top security event returns to NEC


The world 's leading security brands, market leaders and industry experts are set to come together as The Security Event returns to the NEC Birmingham.

Bringing together a world-class education programme and spearheaded by nine of the industry 's major players, the show will run from 25 to 27 April.

Buoyed by the success of last year, The Security Event will be bigger than before and offer free access to industry professionals to five major leading co-located industry events - The Fire Safety Event, The Health and Safety Event, the National Cyber Security Show, Professional Security Officer Live and The Workplace Event.

There are a number of new features for this year's event including the Physical Security Zone, which will place a spotlight on the latest products and solutions in physical security, and the addition of the Live Security Testing zone in partnership with element, a dedicated area of the show that will host twice daily demonstrations and investigates the practical reality of new and existing regulatory requirements.

Those attending the event will also have free access to six other co-located industry events, such as The Fire Safety Event, The Cyber Security Show and Professional Security Live.

Tristan Norman, group event director of the Nineteen Group, said: “The Security Event brings together the best and brightest from across the industry, and 2023 is no exception as we return bigger and better than ever before. We have all the right experts and knowledge at hand to make sure businesses are protected for the future.

“With a total of six shows on offer, there is plenty for visitors to see. Owners and decision makers will have access to everything they need to run a safe and secure businesses under one roof. ”

Farrah McNutt, founder of Catch a Thief UK and keynote speaker said: “Times are tough, for everyone. As an industry, we need to ensure we 're better protected and better prepared to deal with crime, so that we can continue to support the communities we live and work in. ”

Visitors will have the chance to see hundreds of exhibitors, networking with other businesses and solutions providers, see specialist zones and features, as well as sit in on a number of seminars.

Guest speakers include activist and campaigner Figen Murray, Satia Rai, director of equality, diversity and inclusion at the International Professional Security Association (IPSA), Daniel Garnham, president of the Security Industry Federation and Barrie Millet, director of intelligence operations at Mitie.

The Security Event is open to all security professionals working in the commercial and residential market and students of undergraduate level and above on relevant courses of study are welcome to attend the show. Students will be asked to show an NUS Identity card or equivalent student identity.

For further information about The Security Event, any of the other co-located shows or to register for a ticket, click here.