ISC West Officials Announce Event 95 Percent Sold
ISC West officials recently announced that the event is currently 95 percent sold out. Additionally, with more 900 international and domestic companies committed to taking space, sales projections are pacing towards a 10 percent growth in show floor space making ISC West the largest exhibition hall in the U.S. for security. ISC West takes place, April 6-8 at the Sands Expo and Convention Center in Las Vegas.
Major security manufacturers such as ADI, ADT, AMAG Technologies, Assa Abloy, Axis Communications, Bosch Security Systems, Cooper Notification, Dedicated Micros, Gallagher Security, GVI Security, HID Global, Hirsch Electronics, Honeywell Security, Ingersoll-Rand, L-3 Communications, Linear, NAPCO, Panasonic, Pelco by Schneider Electric, Samsung Techwin Americas, Scan Source, Sony Electronics, Tyco, Tri-Ed/Northern Video, UTC Fire & Security are among the market leaders participating.
"With the buoyancy of the economy, many manufacturers are looking to gain market share by investing in market-leading events such as ISC West," said Ed Nichols, VP of strategic accounts, ISC. "ISC West offers the international security marketplace with the first look at the latest products, technologies, and solutions available in the distribution channel, plus a robust conference program enabling security professionals to gain additional credits towards certification."
"This growth is a result of the resilience and innovation of members of the security industry in weathering a couple of tough economic years, and the hard work of everybody involved in putting on ISC West," said Richard Chace, CEO of the Security Industry Association, the sole sponsor of ISC West. "Business is on the upswing again, and we are looking forward to having a fantastic show in April."
This year's ISC West Premier Education Series will provide the latest insights and applications for security professionals involved in every segment of the industry. Designed by the ISC Education Advisory Board in collaboration with the Security Industry Association (SIA), ISC Premier Education Series is the security industry's broadest offering of education, developed by the industry, designed to take today's security professional to the next level.
The topics have been created to support the education needs of security professionals from all segments of the industry: visionary manufacturers, end users (including law enforcement and campus security) and integrators. Topics include cloud computing and IT security, as well as offering a wealth of sessions for every security professional. The full conference program will be available online at the end of January.
Nearly 95 percent of ISC West attendees attend the event to preview new products, technologies and solutions, according to ISC West post-show research from the 2009 event. Twenty-three percent of attendees have more than a $1 million budget for security for their company, institution or governmental organization.