Monday, December 13, 2010


His Highness Sheikh Mansoor bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum will be the patron of Intersec Trade Fair and Conference 2011, the region’s premier trade event for Commercial and Information Security, Aviation, Homeland Security and Policing, Fire and Rescue and Safety and Health industries, which runs from January 16 to 18, 2011 at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre.

The exhibition and conference, which reflect the latest trends and developments within the security industry have been drawing strong interest from manufacturers, suppliers, security agencies and government institutions from across the world.

The show will be larger both in scope and reach as compared to last year, a fact that reflects the increasing interest in safety and security worldwide and in the region in particular. With a 25% increase in net space sold, and eight halls fully occupied, this is the largest edition yet. 
“Increasing concerns over safety and security in the region has led to a surge in interest about the latest trends and developments in these fields,” said Ahmed Pauwels, Chief Executive Officer of organiser Epoc Messe Frankfurt GmbH. “Being the largest and most representative event of its kind, Intersec 2011 will attract all those who have a stake in the industry as it presents the best platform for industry networking and for gauging the latest trends and developments.  It will be a key factor in the drive for industry best practice in the region,” he added.

Expected to attract over 750 exhibitors and more than 22,000 trade visitors, Intersec 2011 will feature all the popular attractions of previous shows, including the 2nd International Firefit Championships and the high-interest Outdoor Demo Area.

Featuring for the first time at Intersec, the new Commercial Security in a Changing Economy Conference, running from January 16 - 17 is designed to bring together professionals working in the security industry to exchange and explore ideas related to commercial security.  This years Protecting Life and Major Developments from Fire and Other Emergencies Conference taking place on January 18 will bring together international and regional experts to discuss the challenges involved in fighting high rise fires. This year will also feature a workshop dedicated to Emergency Planning for the Oil, Gas and Petrochemical Sectors featuring international experts who plan, prepare, respond to and manage emergencies and crisis within this sector everyday.

Show Profile:
Intersec trade fair and conference has played a major role in the last 12 years in reflecting the security industry worldwide. The exhibition and conference combines a strong international profile, with a huge regional impact.
Intersec 2011 will showcase the latest technologies and apparatus in Commercial Security & Information Security, Homeland Security & Policing, Aviation, Fire & Rescue and Safety & Health. 
The next edition of Intersec will take place from 16 – 18 January 2011, at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre.
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Company profile:
EPOC Messe Frankfurt GmbH is a subsidiary of Messe Frankfurt, Germany’s leading trade fair organizer. With 424 million Euros in sales in 2009 and more than 1,660 employees worldwide, Messe Frankfurt brings 800 years of experience to Dubai, the strategic hub for the region.
The successful portfolio of events of EPOC Messe Frankfurt GmbH in Dubai include: Intersec trade fair and conference, Materials Handling Middle East, Hardware & Tools Middle East, Garden & Landscaping Middle East, Light Middle East, Beautyworld Middle East, Automechanika Middle East, and now also Paperworld Middle East, Festivalworld Middle East and Playworld Middle East.
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