EXCLUSIVE: TSE – by the industry, for the industry

Birmingham, UK - where security professionals will be for TSE

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Security industry professionals will head to Birmingham, UK for The Security Event (TSE), taking place 25 – 27 April.

TSE will return to the NEC Birmingham, UK on 25 – 27 April and this year’s installment will showcase even more of the latest security products and solutions from some of the biggest and best names in the industry.

Also on offer is more than 50 hours of accredited continuous professional development (CPD) content providing a comprehensive overview of the changing security landscape, new measures and regulations and the practical knowhow for security installations and the 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.

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

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

The show has grown exponentially since its launch, now covering more than 16,000 sqm, with over 250 exhibitors offering over 10,000 products and solutions, joined by 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

TSE was developed with keen input from major industry players to deliver a world class exhibition dedicated to support UK security professionals. Its broad range of recognized 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 industry experts, the knowledge sharing and insight on offer will be invaluable to thousands of organizations to ensure competency within workforces and compliance within businesses.

NEW: Professional Security Officer Live and Conference

Brand new for April 2023, Professional Security Officer Live will be launching at TSE. With security guarding proven to be one of the most effective measures to ensure the safety of people, property and assets, the show will recognize the vital role of frontline security professionals.

Covering all security guarding needs for industrial and construction sites, corporate offices, major live events, shopping centers, airports and more, visitors will discover the latest technology, equipment and innovations to equip security guards and officers.

Running alongside Professional Security Officer Live, visitors are invited to attend the 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 conference.

NEW: Physical Security Zone and Live Security Testing

This exciting new zone will highlight the latest physical and perimeter security 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 in mitigating serious threats.

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 specialized 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 specialized feature within TSE 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 to 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, while getting hands-on with a range of products and technologies that 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 utilize in day-to-day work, the conference will cover a broad program of topics: risk management; incident response; physical security; cybersecurity 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 organizations. 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 organizations.

Tailored education program and seminar sessions

TSE 2023’s focused seminar program covers a range of topics crucial for security professionals to stay up-to-date on cybersecurity, physical security, risk management, emergency preparedness and more. 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 organizations from threat.

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

CPD accredited content

TSE’s education program features the latest case studies, workshops and seminar sessions. Free to attend, the program has been formally recognized 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 the outstanding accredited CPD offerings. For 2023, the event has partnered with CPDMe who will be available onsite to facilitate collection of certificates of attendance and assist guests in building their CPD points portfolio.

Figen Murray to discuss Martyn’s Law/Protect Duty

On day one of the Security in Practice Conference, Figen Murray, the mother of Martyn Hett, who was killed in the terrorist attack at the Manchester Arena in May 2017, will be in attendance. Murray is the driving force behind Martyn’s Law, 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.

Hosted meeting program and unrivalled networking opportunities

To meet the business needs of security professionals, TSE is bringing back CONNECT+ Live for another fantastic year of specialized 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 program.

TSE will also feature countless opportunities to connect with new and existing contacts, industry peers, business leaders and professional experts. Back by popular demand for 2023, TSE will host two networking reception drinks from 4:30pm on days one and two 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, TSE, alongside Professional Security Officer Live, will again be uniquely co-located with four 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. Free parking is available for all visitors, saving time and money and providing the flexibility to travel safely to and from the event across the full three days of the show.

For more information and to register for your free pass, visit: www.thesecurityevent.co.uk

This article was originally published in the April edition of Security Journal Americas. To read your FREE digital edition, click here.

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