Securika Moscow results: a record number of visitors
This year the Exhibition set a record of attendance for its quarter-century history. 20 709 industry professionals from 80 Russian regions and 58 foreign countries visited the exhibition of the leading domestic and foreign manufacturers and suppliers of security systems. The total number of visitors was 13% more than that of the previous year.
The share of target visitors grew and amounted to 84% — 17 303 visitors. The number of visiting buyers who attended the exhibition in search of products/ services for their business increased by 11%.
Securika Moscow re-established its status of the largest security industry-specific event in Russia and the CIS countries. This year Securika Moscow hosted 396 companies from 21 counties worldwide, 73% of them were Russian manufacturers and distributors.
Being the largest industry-specific exhibition in Russia and the CIS countries, Securika plays the role of a Gateway Hub to the Russian market for foreign manufacturers and suppliers of security systems thus prompting the companies to grow and significantly increase their supplies. China seized all the opportunities provided by the exhibition and presented 72 objects on display. Among the foreign countries were Great Britain, Turkey, Italy, Germany, and Austria. In total, the exhibition covered 25,000 m2.
The biggest Russian and foreign companies were among the exhibitors, such as Bolid, Argus Spectrum, ARMO, PERCO, RUBEZH, SIGUR, ITV, Luis+, Satro-Paladin, Beward, Macroscop, Hikvision, Dahua, CAME, Honeywell, TINKO Trading House, SKYROS, Panasonic, Assa Abloy, Siemens, HID and others. They presented thousands of newly developed solutions in the sphere of security and fire protection. This year the pavilion intended for the fire protection systems surpassed the show of the previous year in terms of the display area and was best remembered by attendees for its debuts and fresh innovations among exhibitors’ equipment. Thus, “Efer” company presented the automated fire-extinguishing system based on mini fire robots with the remote access system, “Potok-Pipe Company” — fire extinguishing pipes Fireproff, “Technos-M+” — portable water and water emulsion fire extinguishers with high-pressure water mist “ОКА”. The companies were awarded in the “Best Innovative Product” Competition in the nomination category “Fire-Fighting Systems and Equipment”.
Exhibitors highly appreciated the results of their participation at Securika Moscow. The feedbacks of the exhibition newcomers are of special value. So, Igor Lyand, Managing Director of Safe Logic IT Company, noted in his feedback that “the scope of the exhibition and the number of exhibitors make an impression”, thus explaining his choice of exhibition area. “The Best Debut” of Securika Moscow 2019 was awarded to InSentry.
Securika Moscow celebrated its 25th anniversary. It should be noted that Securika Moscow became a platform for development for those many companies which nowadays can be justly named as “flagships” of the Russian security industry. Among the first exhibitors are companies being successful over 25 years — Argus Spectrum, Bolid, EVS, ААМ Systems, Modus-N. Mikhail Levchuk, CEO of Argus Spectrum, highlighted the relevance and significance of the exhibition, “We consider Securika Moscow to be the single event in Russia worth visiting and participating, and we are grateful to the organizers for their contribution, both professional and emotional, into the exhibition atmosphere”.
This year the Business Programme was significantly extended and included 7 events for the industry professionals:
· Forum “Future of Security”
· Conference “Optimization of Costs on Maintaining the Performance of the Fire-Protection Automation Systems”
· Conference “Personal Identification and Access Control”
· Conference “Fire Safety Security and Protection of Cultural Values: Modern Challenges and Solutions”
· SecurikaLab lecture center. Day of Design Engineers
· Conference “PSIM-platforms and complex security systems”
· Award “BIM&Security”
Business Programme Events were attended by the record number of delegates — 2000 persons in total.
The key exhibition event — the Forum “Future of Security” — evoked much interest among professionals. The Forum Business Programme was opened by speakers from the global leaders of the security industry — Hikvision, Dahua, IDIS Benelux. The representatives of these companies took part in the panel session “Artificial Intelligence: Challenges and Business Expectations”, and discussed what are the global challenges facing the industry, how artificial intelligence affects business, what requirements are specified by clients, how we should adapt to new conditions to ensure business growth. The Forum was followed by the summit of the Russian security market leaders. The representatives of Safe Logic, DSSL, Synesis Group of Companies, ITV AxxonSoft, and CRT Group explained how to integrate the business model “security as service”. The Forum was attended by over 450 professionals in the security market.
Participants and visitors of the Business Programme Events emphasized the particular importance of experts’ opinions and evaluations of the legal, regulatory and technical basis for operation and maintenance of the equipment displayed at the exhibition.
Alexander Kurilin, CEO of SIGUR, which was the General Sponsor of the Forum “Future of Security”, noted in his feedback, “We appreciate that your exhibition develops its own business programme. This corresponds to our business concept that it’s necessary to spread and share knowledge, because all benefit from mass literacy: participants, clients, manufacturers”.
The results of “the Best Innovative Product” competition were announced during the exhibition. This contest has been held annually since 1996 and became the Securika Moscow traditional event. After review of applications and reports, 12 prizes were awarded to the most innovative and essential new products in the field of security.
General Partner — Hikvision
Official Sponsors — Dahua and Safe Logic
Technological Partner — InSentry
Sponsor of Badge Lanyards and General Sponsor of the “Future of Security” Forum — SIGUR — Access Control
Official Partner of the Fire Protection Section — ISP Group of Companies
In the year 2020, Securika Moscow will be held at the International Exhibition Centre “Crocus Expo” for the first time. The Exhibition will get a convenient linear format of deployment with the opportunity to integrate the business programme events directly into the exhibition pavilions.
The timeframe for the 26th International exhibition of security and fire protection equipment and products “Securika Moscow” is April 13-16, 2020.