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Meetings Service

Meetings Service

Speak directly with your preferred suppliers and solution providers by pre-booking meetings with them before you arrive at the Excel. Our free meeting service ensures you make the most of your time onsite and have more time to explore the rest of the show. Last year featured key figures such as the Chief of the Royal Malaysian Police and former Head of Security of the Houses of Parliament.

Keynote Arena

Keynote Arena

In partnership with City Forum and London First, IFSEC has assembled a congregation of leading strategists from government, academia, law enforcement, technology and industry to drive and reflect on the issues facing society now and in the future. This unparalleled programme sets a new and critical standard for all thought-leadership assemblies across the UK security industry. Watch global leaders tackle the most pressing security questions in The Keynote Arena.

Drone Zone

The Drone Zone

The “Drone Zone”, strategically located in the brand new Borders & Infrastructure Expo, is back for its 3rd year larger than ever before. Exhibitors with drone and anti-drone technology will be once again brought into a dedicated area of IFSEC to showcase their high-quality UAV products. Visitors will have the unique chance to see the live application of UAVs and better understand how they can help you protect your business and play a critical part of contemporary security management.

Show Me How

Show Me How

Wherever you see a designated technician or enabler wearing a Show Me How badge, you can expect a detailed explanation – not a sales pitch – of a product. They’ll show you how to install the latest kit, show you what it does and show you what it takes to maintain it. Make real-world sense of products through hands-on demonstrations.

borders expo

Borders & Infrastructure

Borders & Infrastructure Expo is home to the Attack Testing Zone brought to you by LPCB/BRE, the Drone Zone and the Government Pavilion. Collectively, Borders & Infrastructure Expo focuses on products, solutions and learnings for large scale security issues faced by border control, critical national infrastructure, transport, healthcare and key strategic assets.

Converged Security Area

Converged Security Centre Brought to you by Vidsys

See a range of simulations and case studies showing where converged security and information management (CSIM) adds strategic value and major ROI efficiencies in the management of major assets. The Converged Security Area Partnered with Visdys will include demonstrations and discussions around of a range of security situations covering crowded spaces, national infrastructure and transport.

BRE Global LPCB Attack Testing

LPCB Attack Testing Zone

Watch expert technicians from LPCB/BRE put perimeter solutions to the test in a series of real-life attacks, live on the IFSEC show floor. Witness LPCB accredited fencing, shutters, doors and covers tested against non-certified alternatives and see how they fair. Returning even larger for 2018.

Government Pavilion

Government Pavilion

The Government Pavilion adds further momentum to the show’s mission to host the global security conversation. In connecting the wider security industry to governmental bodies, IFSEC acts as the vessel of communication, driving and reflecting on critical industry movements whilst providing leading bodies with the platform they need to share their expertise and answer the questions security professionals have about the changing security landscape.

Engineers of Tomorrow 2018

Engineers of Tomorrow

Showcase your business's best talent -  prove that you have the engineer of tomorrow. Apprentices from Telcam, SES Alarms and Banham triumphed in the heats - who will win the £1000 prize this year? Watch pre-qualified candidates compete their way to innovation in action-packed rounds featuring audio commentary and up-close video coverage.

Cityforum and London First Summits

Cityforum and London First Summits

In partnership with City Forum and London First, IFSEC has assembled a congregation of leading strategists from government, academia, law enforcement, technology and industry to drive and reflect on the issues facing society now and in the future. This unparalleled programme sets a new and critical standard for all thought-leadership assemblies across the UK security industry.

Future of Security Theatre

Future of Security Theatre

The Future of Security Training Theatre, powered by Tavcom and sponsored by Panasonic UK will give security installers, integrators and technicians a behind-the-scenes look at security's changing technology trends. Sessions will show you how to tackle the latest technologies and answer the security questions keeping you awake at night.

Frank Gardner

Frank Gardner to chair Keynote Arena

Frank will be chairing debates and panels within IFSEC's Keynote Arena across days 1 and 2. As well as delivering a fascinating analysis of the global political and security outlook, Frank recounts his personal story of surviving against the odds and a recovery that took months and over a dozen operations.

Anglia Tools

Anglia Tools Centre

Anglia Tools Centre will return to IFSEC International this year providing insight into their range of products and services. They will also be matching any online dealer (excl. Amazon and eBay) on any orders placed on the show floor. Find them on Stand B420.

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Networking Areas

Meet old and new connections in the SSAIB ICEBAR, chat about the issues you face as a business, and network with your peers. If you’re an ASIS or a Security Commonwealth member, you can take advantage of the exclusive ASIS Lounge, designed to ignite collaboration. There is no bigger conversation than security. IFSEC gives everyone who has a say the space to collaborate.

Christian Horner

Christian Horner to speak at IFSEC International

IFSEC is proud to announce that Team Principal of Aston Martin Red Bull Racing, Christian Horner speak at the show this year. He will talk alongside Zoe Chilton, Head of Technical Partnerships about the team's Innovation Partnership with FLIR in light of its technical success.

Oprema Trade Counter

Oprema Trade Counter

The Oprema Trade Counter returns to IFSEC International this year, offering in-show discounts across Oprema's range of CCTV, access control, intrusion products plus much more including competitions and giveaways throughout the event.