The Security Event

The Security Event

The Security Event is back and bigger than ever!

The Security Event (TSE), the UK’s number one commercial, enterprise and residential security event returns back to its natural home - the NEC Birmingham, on 5-7 April 2022. This year’s event is set to bring even more product exclusive and launches of the latest security products and solutions, 50+ hours of CPD content, live demonstrations and workshops, and a host of networking opportunities across the three days.

Show exclusives and launches

Spearheaded and supported by its Founding Partners, Anixter, Assa Abloy, Comelit, Honeywell, TDSI, Texecom, Tyco and Videcon – they will be exhibiting some of their latest launches, products and projects that is revolutionising the sector right now. Event exclusives will include TDSI showcasing their latest update to its GARDiS integrated access management software solution, ASSA ABLOY’s next generation of digital access control and cloud technology and Comelit-Pac exhibiting for the first time since it acquisition presenting their all-encompassing door entry, access control, CCTV and compliant fire safety systems, and much more. In addition to the 200+ exhibitors that will be joining its roster this year.

The show has grown threefold since its launch in 2019 and covering a massive 11,000+ sqm at the NEC, delegates will also see 100+ brands such as ADI Global, Aritech, Calipsa, CheckMySystems, CIE Group, CDVI, Deister Electronic, Fermax, Gallagher Security, GJD, Hytera, ICS Security, Oprema, Optex, QED, Reconeyez, Risco, Secure Logiq, Winsted, ZKTeco plus many more, as well as Aiphone, Golmar, Hanwha Techwin, Ksenia Security, Lenel, Veracity, WEC CCTV and many others who will be debuting for the first time in the UK and are not be exhibiting at any other tradeshow.

Industry updates and guidance

Revamped and tailored to upskilling and provided the latest insight on the security sector, The Security in Practice theatre sponsored by Cloudview, returns with a fresh new concept of topical themes and sessions. The highly focused programme will investigate in the evolving challenging and opportunities involved in the delivery of security projects throughout the supply chain including topical themes such as:

Case Study – Commonwealth games - Shining the spotlight on the biggest sporting event in the country, hear from industry experts and the personnel behind the event on what it takes to organise a large scale event, looking at the key considerations and measures to keep venues, employees and the public safe.

The new ‘Protect Duty’  - With the introduction of the new Protect Duty, experts will delve into what this means for security professionals and the responsibilities that lie ahead to deliver, manufacture, or install. Hear from speakers involved in the campaign and implementation of ‘Protect Duty’.

Regulations  - 2022-2023 will see major regulatory changes for security professional and businesses. Topics will include the rules of ’Protection of Freedoms Act’ and the implications of CCTV and biometrics devices, the regulatory rules on around cyber and countering the cyber threat, and much more.

Specially curated for the needs of fire and security installers and integrators, we will also see the return of the Fire & Security Installer Theatre sponsored by Resideo and in partnership with NSI, will provide important updates and guidance for practitioners and business owners. With a focus on standards, regulations and industry best practice, these sessions will be vital to ensure businesses remain compliant and are best equipped to meet the needs of their clients.

Key sessions include:

  • CROSS - Collaborative Reporting for Safer Structures
  • BS 8418:2021 for Detector-Activated Surveillance Systems - The Game Changer For Police Response
  • Cyber Security - are security systems affected?
  • Fire system installation quality, takeovers, and verification
  • Automatic Opening Smoke Vents - Are You Compliant?

Industry support

In partnership with Police Crime Prevention Initiatives, run in association with Secured by Design and Police Crime Police Academy (PCPA), the hugely popular ‘Designing Out Crime’ zone will showcase the latest police techniques to reduce crime and keep local communities safe. Visitors will be able to discover the pioneering work that has been undertaken to raise the security standards and the practices of designing out crime within planning procedures as well as, be able to attend a series of content sessions. Sessions include:

  • Alarms -Project ECHO & The New SBD Alarm Standard
  • PANEL SESSION: 'How can the Government approach future threats that are on the horizon?'.
  • PCPA Snapshots - How can you access police qualifications through the Police Crime Prevention Academy
  • Internet of Things and you!
  • CSAS - Community Safety Accreditation Through Police and Private Security Collaboration

The Security Institute will hosting a new networking lounge where the team will be on hand to provide you with the tools and opportunities to further your career. Facilitating a number of specialist interest workshops throughout the three days, they will be inviting fellow members and guests to share their experiences and to grow their professional network.

Dedicated to driving industry standards & guidelines, specialised training, and certifications to advance security in the UK and beyond, ASIS will also be onsite with their dedicated lounge providing the perfect forum to connect and build a network of support.

New! Hosted Meetings Programme

New for 2022, visitors will be able to benefit from a new hosted meetings programme – CONNECT+  Live. Matching the visitors buying requirements and needs with carefully selected exhibitors, their team of match making experts will help delegates fast-track access to suppliers, providing a more exclusive and concierge service. A dedicated meeting lounge will be onsite, providing even more added benefit to the visitors.


Back by popular demand, The Security Event will be hosting two networking reception drinks from 16:30 on day one and day two. With a host of networking initiatives in and around the show throughout the three days, the reception drinks is the perfect opportunity to unwind and meet with your peers, colleagues and friends in an informal setting.

Co-located events

As part of the Safety & Security Event Series, The Security Event will once again be uniquely co-located with The Fire Safety Event, The Health & Safety Event and the newly relaunch of The Workplace Event, formally known as The Facilities Event. Covering the entire buying chain of the safety and security of property, people and assets, visitors will be able to attend all four events and access over 1,000 exhibitors and CPD content for FREE.

Don’t forget, there is FREE PARKING for all visitors!

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