ISC West 2019 Produces Strong Results, Bringing Together Over 30,000 Converged Security & Public Safety Professionals

April 19, 2019

Another record year for ISC West, offering event attendees exclusive education opportunities and special events, marking an unparalleled success

NEW YORK – April 19, 2019 – ISC West, the largest converged security and public safety trade show in the Americas, concluded its 2019 event in Las Vegas this past Friday. ISC West, in collaboration with premier sponsor Security Industry Association (SIA), experienced overwhelming success with over 950 exhibitors and brands, including 200 new for 2019, plus over 30,000 industry professionals, 85+ SIA Education@ISC sessions, 20+ special events and networking opportunities and more.

Reflecting the market trend and urgency for increased collaboration between cross-functional teams and partners, a notable element of ISC West 2019 was the strong mix of end-user security and public safety decision makers, in addition to highly-influential security Integrators-Dealers-and-Installers. As cyber/IT, operational technology and physical security technologies and processes continue to converge, the audience profile at ISC West is mirroring and simulating these industry trends.  

"The lines between physical security and cyber security are continuing to blend, and so are team dynamics. Organizational readiness and structures were key trends this year, and we were pleased to feature even more education sessions and training to specifically address converged security operations, balanced with core public safety topics," said Will Wise, Group Vice President, Security Portfolio, Reed Exhibitions.

Amid its featured exhibits, including Unmanned Security Expo, Connected Security Expo, Public Security & Safety Expo, Connected Home Pavilion and the Emerging Technology Zone, the event saw impressive new solutions growth, particularly with the Emerging Technology Zone (startups) and Connected Security Expo, where exhibit space grew by 47% and 15% this year, respectively.

Comments from the Expo Floor highlighted this year's event as "…more than just a 'great show,' many say our best experience to date!" said Tim Shockley, Associate Director of Marketing at Digital Watchdog, while Ben Levinson of Securexperts who has "…attended over 40 conferences, [has] this one has ranked as one of the best." 

Among its wide variety of education sessions, some of the most highly-attended sessions included Next Generation Security: The Truths, The Myths, The Future of Fusion Centers and Security Operations; The Convergence of Cyber and Physical Security – a Shared Responsibility, Perimeter Security Best Practices for Protecting Critical Infrastructure Resources and in addition to the Active Shooter Workshop and ISC West Keynote Series Sessions featuring William N. Bryan, Acting Under Secretary for DHS Science and Technology Directorate; Russ Butler, Vice President of Security, San Francisco 49ers and Levi's Stadium and Honorary Speaker Juliette Kayyem, Former Assistant Secretary for International Affairs to President Barack Obama at the first-ever SIA Women in Security Forum Breakfast at ISC West.

"At ISC West, we are thrilled to offer attendees an unparalleled event experience," said Don Erickson, CEO, SIA. "From engaging keynote presentations and hands-on workshops and learning sessions found through the SIA Education@ISC conference program, to the innovation celebrated through the preeminent SIA New Product Showcase program, and exceptional networking opportunities, ISC West clearly delivered on the key elements that will have a positive impact on the marketplace and contribute to future success for thousands of attendees."

Up next for the ISC Security Events portfolio is the Expo Seguridad event in Mexico City on May 7-9, 2019; ISC Brasil in São Paulo on June 25-27, 2019; Cyber:Secured Forum in Dallas on July 29-31, 2019; and ISC East in New York City on November 20-21, 2019 (co-located with Infosecurity ISACA North America).

Next year, ISC West will be taking place in the second half of March. Plan your calendars ahead of time and make sure to pre-register to be the first to know when registration opens for 2020 (SIA Education@ISC: March 17-19 | Exhibit Hall: March 18-20). www.iscwest.com/preregister­­­­­­­­­­­


About ISC West

ISC West (in partnership with premier sponsor Security Industry Association (SIA)) is the largest, converged security event of the year, constantly evolving to educate security professionals on the tools and skills needed to protect against today's emerging cyber-physical security threats and the anticipated ones of tomorrow.

The 50+-year-old ISC brand is trusted to provide the assets and knowledge needed to fight emerging threats. Over 1,000 international and domestic manufacturers across physical, IT and IoT security debut their new products at the tradeshow to over 30,000 security industry professionals. Through its partnership with the Security Industry Association (SIA), ISC West offers accredited educational sessions on all types of industry topics through SIA Education@ISC.

For more information visit: www.iscwest.com  

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About Reed Exhibitions

Reed Exhibitions is the world's leading events organizer, with over 500 events in over 30 countries. In 2016 Reed brought together over seven million active event participants from around the world generating billions of dollars in business. Today Reed events are held throughout the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Asia Pacific and Africa and organized by 41 fully staffed offices. Reed Exhibitions serves 43 industry sectors with trade and consumer events and is part of RELX Group, a world leading provider of professional information solutions.

For more information visit: www.reedexpo.com

About SIA

SIA (securityindustry.org) is the leading trade association for global security solution providers, with nearly 1,000 innovative member companies representing thousands of security leaders and experts who shape the future of the security industry. SIA protects and advances its members' interests by advocating pro-industry policies and legislation at the federal and state levels, creating open industry standards that enable integration, advancing industry professionalism through education and training, opening global market opportunities and collaborating with other like-minded organizations. As the premier sponsor of ISC Events expos and conferences, SIA ensures its members have access to top-level buyers and influencers, as well as unparalleled learning and network opportunities. SIA also ensures the position of its members in the security marketplace through SIA GovSummit, which brings together private industry with government decision makers, and Securing New Ground, the security industry's top executive conference for peer-to-peer networking.

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