The Security Event is back and bigger than ever!

The Security Event is back and bigger than ever!

The Security Event (TSE), the UK’s no.1 award-winning commercial, enterprise and domestic security event returns to the NEC Birmingham on 25-27 April 2023. This year’s event is set to bring even more exclusive products and launches of the latest security products and solutions from some of the biggest and best names in the security industry.

Also on offer is 50+ hours of accredited CPD content providing a comprehensive overview of the changing security landscape, new measures and regulations, and the practical knowhow for security installations and protection of people, places and assets. Attendees will experience live product demonstrations to get hands-on with the most cutting edge technologies, and can enjoy a host of unrivalled networking opportunities across three spectacular days of innovation, collaboration and education.

The UK’s Largest Showcase of Exhibitors and Supporters

Spearheaded and supported by an alliance of key global security brands, our founding partners — Anixer, Assa Abloy, Comelit, Honeywell, TDSI, Texecom, Tyco, Videcon — will be exhibiting some of their latest launches, products and projects which are set to revolutionise the sector and working practices.

Event exclusives feature product showcases from leading security solution providers including: 3xLOGIC, AMAG Technology, Amalock, CAME, CIE, CQR, Dahuah, Deister Electronic, Dynamic CCTV, Fastlane, Fortus, Gallagher, Hanwha, Hikvision, Hytera, ICS Security Solutions, Pacom, Paxton, Quality Essential Distribution, Suprema, WEYTEC, ZK Teco, and many more.

The show has grown exponentially since its launch, now covering an incredible 16,000+ sqm, with over 250 exhibitors offering 10,000+ products and solutions, and joined by over 10,000 security installers, integrators, consultants, and end users. Representing a 61% increase of exhibitors from its last edition in 2022, over 100 exhibitors will be newcomers. With many exclusive brands on board, attendees will be able to find all the latest and innovative solutions under one roof.

Designed by the industry, for the industry

The Security Event was developed with keen input from major industry players to deliver a world-class exhibition dedicated to support UK security professionals. Our broad range of recognised event sponsors continues this collaborative approach to constructing an inclusive platform that provides outstanding value to exhibitors and visitors alike. Providing an unmissable opportunity to speak directly to the industry experts, the knowledge sharing and insight on offer will be invaluable to thousands of organisations to ensure competency within their workforce and compliance within their business.

NEW! Professional Security Officer Live and Conference

Brand-new for April 2023, Professional Security Officer Live will be launching at The Security Event. With security guarding proven to be one of the most effective measures to ensure the safety of people, property and assets, the show will recognise the vital role of front-line security professionals. Covering all security guarding needs for industrial and construction sites, corporate offices, major live events, shopping centres, airports, and many more; discover the latest technology, equipment and innovations to equip security guards and officers.

Running alongside Professional Security Officer Live, visitors are invited to attend our new Professional Security Officer Conference geared towards the latest policies, evolving demands, high-risk environments and challenges facing security guarding today. Featuring pivotal keynote speakers, case studies and presentations, attendees will boost their working knowledge and keep up-to-date with crucial security guarding issues, regulations and guidance at this must-see conference.

New! Physical Security Zone and Live Security Testing

This exciting new zone will highlight the latest physical and perimeter security products and solutions and feature interactive demonstrations and workshops. Industry leaders will be on hand to give their expert advice and guidance on how to mitigate risk by deterring, delaying and detecting threats, intrusions or attacks. Keynote speakers and panellists will share their keen insights and experience on the latest trends and challenges in physical security.

In association with Element and supported by Secured by Design, Live Security Testing will also be taking place across the three days at 11am and 2pm. Attendees will experience first-hand how different physical security solutions perform in real-world scenarios to highlight their effectiveness at mitigating serious threat. From surveillance systems and access control systems, to intrusion detection and asset management and protection, industry-leading products from major vendors will be put to the test live, helping visitors make informed decisions in selecting the best products for their own security needs.

Designing Out Crime Zone, in association with Secured by Design

This specialised zone is dedicated to showcasing the latest innovative policing techniques and solutions for reducing criminal activity and enhancing security in public spaces to keep local communities safe. Constructed in collaboration with Secured by Design and Police Crime Prevention Initiatives, this highly-specialised feature within The Security Event is a unique opportunity to explore best practice, deep dive into new methods and procedures for tackling crime in the community, and highlight the increasing risk of cyber threats on the public.

Attendees will gain insight into the latest research into successful crime prevention through carefully considered public space design that discourages criminal activity and promotes safety, and get hands-on with a range of products and technologies which can be integrated into the design of community areas to both prevent and detect acts against public security.

Security in Practice Conference, sponsored by Motorola

The Security in Practice conference is dedicated to providing security professionals with skills and knowledge for the protection of people and assets in today’s complex security environment. With a focus on providing practical, actionable information that security professionals can utilise in the day-to-day work, the conference will cover a broad programme of topics: risk management, incident response, physical security, cyber security and more.

A key emphasis for the conference is real-world case studies, with best practice shared by security professionals who have successfully implemented security measures in a range of settings, including government, corporate, private sector, and non-profit organisations. Attendees can learn from the achievements and challenges of their peers, and gain valuable insight into how to effectively apply security measures in their own organisations.

Tailored education programme and seminar sessions

The Security Event 2023’s focussed seminar programme covers a range of topics crucial for security professionals to stay up-to-date on, including cyber security, physical security, risk management and emergency preparedness. Led by industry experts and key players sharing vital knowledge and real-world experience, attendees will learn essential skills and foresight to stay current in their field, and ready and able to effectively protect their organisations from threat.

With ever-evolving security regulation, guidance and law essential within the industry, The Security Event’s seminar programme will guarantee attendees abide to the highest industry standards, and apply new legislation and security requirements in their work.

CPD accredited content

Our education programme features the latest case studies, workshops and seminar sessions to keep you up-to-date with the latest issues and developments in security. Free-to-attend, our programme has been formally recognised as professional development where you can claim accredited CPD points with The Security Institute. Members of Chartered Security Professionals (CSyPs) and Fellows (FSyl) or guests looking to top up their CPD points should take advantage of our outstanding accredited CPD offerings. For 2023, we have partnered with CPDMe who will be available onsite to facilitate collection of certificates of attendance and assist guests in building their CPD points portfolio.

Newly announced! Figen Murray to share the Martyn’s Law -  Protect Duty

On day one of the Security in Practice Conference, we will be joined by Figen Murray the mother of Martyn Hett, who at 29 years was killed in the terrorist attack at the Manchester Arena in May 2017. Figen is the force behind Martyn's Law, a proposed legislation that requires publicly accessible locations to bring in security measures against the threat of terrorism. Martyn's Law will hopefully form part of the Protect Duty. Figen has also been presented with the Outstanding Contribution Award at the 2020 Counter Terror Awards for her efforts in stopping terrorism.

Hosted meeting programme and unrivalled networking opportunities

To meet the business needs of security professionals, The Security Event is bringing back CONNECT+ Live for another fantastic year of specialised networking. Matching the visitor’s buying requirements and needs with carefully curated exhibitors, the CONNECT+ Live team of matchmaking experts will fast-track access to key suppliers and integrators. Visitors can save valuable time and effort by making invaluable contacts through this outstanding and ever-popular hosted meeting programme.

Unrivalled networking opportunities

The Security Event will feature countless opportunities to connect with new and existing contacts, industry peers, business leaders and professional experts. Back by popular demand for 2023, The Security Event will host two networking reception drinks from 4:30pm on days 1 and 2 of the show. Unwind and meet industry peers and professionals, enjoy a drink with friends and colleagues, and make those vital new connections in an informal and affable setting.

One pass, six shows, one unmissable event

As a key part of The Safety & Security Series, The Security Event, alongside Professional Security Officer Live, will again be uniquely co-located with 4 other industry-leading events: The Fire Safety Event, The Health & Safety Event, The Workplace Event and National Cyber Security Show. With just one registration, attendees can cover the entire buying chain of the safety and security of people, property and assets. This series of shows is guaranteed the biggest of their kind in the UK, with over 33,000 SQM of total floor space, 800+ exhibitors, and one unmissable opportunity.

We also offer FREE PARKING for all visitors, saving you time and money, and giving you the flexibility to travel safely to and from the event across the full three days of the show.

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