Global security industry to gather at Intersec

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Security professionals from around the world are expected in Dubai in January to discuss the strategies and advanced technologies that will ensure global safety in the future. The 24th edition of Intersec, the world’s leading trade fair for safety, security, and fire protection, will bring together over 1,000 exhibitors from 120+ countries. The show will be held at the Dubai World Trade Centre from January 17 to 19, 2023, with exhibitors offering access to over 10,000 products spanning the entire security value chain.

The exhibition’s five key segments will be dominated by advanced technological innovation, with Commercial & Perimeter Security being the second largest sector represented. Dubai Police and the Security Industry Regulatory Agency (SIRA) are committed to providing products and solutions for Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Airport, and Aviation Security.

Fire & Rescue will feature the most recent firefighting technologies, as well as the best international standards and practices, and is sponsored by Dubai Civil Defence. Finally, Cyber Security will host cyber solutions, experts, from national leaders to public and private sector professionals, from cyber connoisseurs to advisors, hackers to responders, and cyber economists to corporate buyers.

“We anticipate up to 30,000 security, emergency response, safety and cybersecurity professionals attending Intersec 2023, where technological breakthroughs will take centre stage and attract an influential participant profile,” said Alex Nicholl, Show Director, Messe Frankfurt Middle East. “Industry experts, influencers, decision and policymakers, and distributors are uniting to explore the strategies and technologies that will govern the safety and wellbeing of future generations.”

The event takes place against the backdrop of expected industry growth. According to 6W Research, the Middle East’s commercial security market will grow 16% per year until 2025, reaching US$8.4 billion, while the region’s fire and safety sector will grow 7.5% per year, reaching US$16.76 billion by 2026.

“This huge potential has attracted a line-up of leading industry heavyweights, including Honeywell, Bosh, Hochiki, Drager and AXIS Communications,” added Nicholl.

The conference think tank:

The Intersec 2023 Conference will function as a think tank for future industry strategies, with four distinct segments. The conference streams will include the Intersec Security Leaders’ Summit, as well as dedicated seminar streams on safety and health, fire and rescue, and dealing with increasingly sophisticated cyber security threats.

The 2023 Intersec Security Leaders’ Summit is a high-level strategic summit for security

industry leaders and stakeholders to collaborate, innovate, and actively seek new technologies to meet the industry’s rapidly changing needs.

Tackling cybercrime:

The Middle East and Africa’s cybersecurity market size was valued at USD 5.92 Billion in 2021 and is projected to reach USD 19.79 Billion by 2030, growing at a CAGR of 14.35% from 2022 to 2030. The Intersec Cybersecurity Seminars will feature the latest trends, drivers, challenges and successful case studies across industries that are playing a substantial role in shaping the cybersecurity industry growth.

“The Cybersecurity Seminars will provide a platform of expertise, best practices, and solutions that cater to those working in and managing cyber defence. With key themes including resilience, risk and future-tech among others, the presents a rare opportunity for industry players to network with global CTOs, CISOs, heads of cybersecurity, and system integrators with real purchasing power,” said Nicholl.

Intersec 2023 has the support of Dubai Police, the Directorate General of Dubai Civil Defence, The Security Industry Regulatory Agency and Dubai Municipality.


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