ISC West Opens with Over 1,000 Exhibitors and Brands

April 10, 2013

Over 180 New Exhibitors – New Door and Hardware Institute Pavilion – Public Security & Safety Expo Grown 40 percent – Global Expo Hall

LAS VEGAS – April 10, 2013 – Already recognized as the security industry’s largest gathering, ISC West grew again this year with 180 new exhibitors bringing the total number of companies and brands to over 1,000. Soon after the grand opening, sponsored by Ingersoll Rand Security Technologies, the show floor was humming with excitement as hundreds of new products were unveiled for the first time and the aisles swarmed with attendees crowding the booths and talking business with new and past associates.

"Almost from the very beginning, we were busy, talking with prospects in a buying mode for bollards, barriers and barricades," reported first time exhibitor Delta Scientifics’ Vice President Greg Hamm. "Our results have been beyond our expectations."

Today was the second day of the SIA Education @ ISC which featured a panel discussing "The State of the Industry: What Will it Take to be a 2020 Security Leader?" It was a call to action for more persuasive solution innovations and business case studies. Included in the many sessions were several on the cloud and school security and safety.

Among companies honored in this year's 34th SIA New Product Showcase (NPS) Awards, which had a record-setting number of entries, was the winner of the Best New Product, the Lynx from Innovative Security Design. Lynx is described as the world's first edge computing platform for video surveillance to run Microsoft Embedded Windows.

The SD&I Fast50, honoring the industry’s most dynamic growth companies, designated Securityhunter, Tech Systems, Kratos Public Safety & Security Solutions, American Integrated Security Group and Vision Security as the past year’s top five achievers. Last night, The SAMMY Awards, Security Sales & Integration magazine's annual salute for the best sales, marketing and installation endeavors named Advanced Technology (Scarborough, Maine) as Installer of the Year amongst small to midsize companies, and for large companies, TycolS (Boca Raton, Florida) took the title.

Tomorrow, April 11, the day begins with the annual Security 5K Run/2K Walk where close to 400 participants, running and walking to raise funds for Mission 500, a non-profit organization dedicated to serving the needs of children and communities in crisis. It will also be the final day of the lauded SIA Education @ ISC series, featuring topics covering almost every aspect of security and safety. At 4:30 pm in Room 2003, Security Industry Group LinkedIn members will want to attend the LinkedIn’s Security Industry Group networking event, sponsored by ISC West.

Also, motorcycle riders want to remember to sign up for the 10th Annual SIA Ride for Education which raises money for the SIA First Responders Scholarship, which provides awards of $1,000 to law enforcement officers and fire-fighters for job-related education and training. The ride starts Saturday at 9:00 am from the Las Vegas Harley Davidson store. Riders that need vehicles should schedule rentals early.

Attendees accessing ISC West info on their iPad, iPhone, Droid, Blackberry or e-Reader found the Show especially easy to navigate. Show management continues to encourage those who have not tried this to do so. The apps can be downloaded from the app store for iPhones and by going to for BlackBerries and Droids.

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ISC West:

ISC West is the security industry's premier launching pad for new products, solutions and technologies in the U.S. Each year, ISC West hosts over 1,000 international and domestic security product manufacturer companies and over 23,000 security professionals in Las Vegas. Currently, ISC West is completely sold out with sales projections pacing towards a ten percent growth in show floor space making ISC West the largest exhibition hall in the US for security. This year's SIA Education @ ISC West will provide the latest insights and applications for security professionals involved in every segment of the industry. It is the security industry's broadest offering of education, developed by the industry, designed to take today's security professional to the next level. ISC West Exhibition will take place April 10-12, 2013 at the Sands Expo & Convention Center, Las Vegas, with the SIA Education @ ISC West beginning April 9.

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