IFSEC Bangladesh expo marks its debut in Dhaka today

Dhaka, 18th April 2019: UBM India, India’s leading exhibitions organiser launched the preview edition of International Fire Security Exhibition and Conference (IFSEC Bangladesh) along with Occupational Safety & Health Bangladesh ( OSH ) in Dhaka today. Held at ICCB between 18th – 20th April , the co-located expos brought together internationally renowned exhibitors, consultants, industry experts and key government officials on a single platform to exchange global best practices and seek solutions for challenges pertaining to occupational health and safety, security, civil and fire protection industries.


The inauguration saw the presence of Special Guests: S M Khorshed, President, Bangladesh Association of Construction Industry (BACI); Md. Motaher Hoshan Khan, President, Electronics Safety and Security Association of Bangladesh- ESSAB; Fazlee Shamim Ehsan, Vice President, BKMEA; A R Chowdhury Repon, Executive Director, OSHE Foundation; George Faller, Chief Technical Advisor, RMG project, International Labour Organization (ILO); Yogesh Mudras, Managing Director, UBM India and Pankaj Jain, Group Director, UBM India.


Speaking on the occasion of the maiden launch of IFSEC Bangladesh in Dhaka, Mr. Yogesh Mudras, Managing Director, UBM India said, “Safety is an indispensable factor towards protecting and saving human lives. Governments across the globe are aware of the importance of a safe and a healthy environment for its people. South Asia, including Bangladesh, is an especially vulnerable as well as a progressive zone when it comes to security and surveillance due to the teeming population, and issues of crime and terrorism, and developing digital technology with the need for data protection. All these factors provide immense opportunities for suppliers and service providers from across the world to innovate and showcase their products and solution offerings. Backed by successful shows in India and globally, we are delighted to extend our wings to the SAARC region for the first time with these shows.”


We are certain that IFSEC Bangladesh will offer the right platform to leverage these opportunities and will immensely benefit the burgeoning population and economy of Bangladesh.” he further added.



Increasing demand for fire safety and security solutions in Bangladesh

As a fast growing developing country, Bangladesh is gradually flourishing in its commerce and industry; and, at the same time, the number of workers is also increasing in industries and factories. Along with the Development of Bangladesh's economy and acceleration of Industrial Safety security, construction, the demand for fire products from it's Building / industrial protection and the fire department continuously increases every year.

The safety and Security industry in Bangladesh is at a nascent stage and is poised for a strong growth, in the years ahead. The incidents of Rana Plaza disaster, Tazreen Fashions fire and Holy Artisan attack, have brought global attention to occupational safety and physical security in Bangladesh, which has resulted in a gradual change in the safety and security market.

Bangladeshi safety and security equipment and services market is primarily driven by the rapid urbanization and the ongoing globalization wherein, the need for robust and updated security technologies is increasing significantly.

The Government of Bangladesh has declared 'Vision 2021' with a target to make Bangladesh as a middle income country. The flourishing economy and rapid growth of other sectors such as pharmaceuticals, hotels, hospitals, power, agriculture, leather, large infrastructure, ICT & telecom, ship breaking etc is also contributing to a gradual development of the market.

Who all were at IFSEC Bangladesh?

Channel Partners

Channel partners

Channel partners make up 75% of the visiting audience, including:

  • Integrators
  • Distributors
  • Installers
  • Security Consultants

Senior End-Users

End users

The other 25% are made up of senior end-user clients. These are high level security professionals, with significant purchasing power, from a wide range of industry verticals including;

  • Manufacturing
  • Architecture
  • Jewellery
  • Construction
  • Finance
  • Real Estate
  • Retail
  • Industrial and manufacturing
  • Law Enforcement and government

Leading Industry Suppliers


IFSEC Bangladesh brings together all the leading names in the security, safety, and fire industries, from across Asia who use the show as a platform to showcase their latest products and new technology.

IFSEC Bangladesh brings together the most senior buyers from across Asia... Don’t miss the opportunity to be a step ahead from your competition.

One Day Conference

In its launch edition, IFSEC Bangladesh has decided to proactively decipher relevant insights gained in the global security market by conducting a one day conference with the theme ‘Professional Security for an Insecure World’ alongside the exhibition on April 18.

Some of the key topics lined up at the show are ‘How Artificial Intelligence is Used to Bolster Security Systems’; ‘Tech that Help Bolster the Security of a New-Age City’; ‘Corporate Risk Management: Evolving role of CSOs in an era of rapid innovations and disruptions’; ‘The Integration of Cyber Security With Physical Security’; ‘The Role of Data Analytics in Ensuring Safe Cities’; ‘IoT: Challenges Faced During Implementation for Security Applications’ and ‘The Threat of Cyber Security Attacks on Security Systems’.


IFSEC Bangladesh Partners


Speakers @ IFSEC Bangladesh