Western Business Exhibitions (WBE) has announced the launch of The Security Event, an exhibition for the UK’s security industry. The event will take place 9-11 April 2019 at the NEC, Birmingham.
The Security Event is backed by seven manufacturers and distributors as founding partners: Anixter, Comelit, Dahua, TDSi, Texecom, Tyco and Videcon.
The launch event will be co-located with the The Health & Safety Event, The Fire Safety Event, & The Facilities Event and will be the first time a major security event has been held at the NEC Birmingham for more than five years.
Commenting on the launch, Tim Else, director at Western Business Exhibitions said: “We have long been told by the industry that they want to see a major UK exhibition back in this location and we are extremely pleased to have the founding partners who are throwing their full support behind the event.”
TDSi managing director John Davies explained why his organisation has partnered with the show. He said: “Since security left its traditional Birmingham NEC venue we have noticed that some security professionals and consultants from the Midlands, Northern England and Scotland seem to be absent at other events. TDSi is very pleased to support The Security Event as an answer to these needs. We look forward to meeting our partners and customers in the heart of the Midlands again in 2019.”
Andy Croston, owner, Videcon added: “There is a gap in the market for an exhibition that really focuses on installation businesses in the UK and we believe that such an event needs to be in a more centralised location. Coming back to the NEC was a no-brainer for us and meant we just had to be part of this project.”