Safety and Security Asia 2009 concludes in Singapore
Published on 18 November 2009
The event marked the 20th anniversary of Safety and Security Asia and was jointly held with "Homeland Security Asia 2009" and "Fire & Rescue Asia 2009".
Conference and Exhibition Management Services (CEMS) in collaboration with Safety and Security Asia officially opened "Safety and Security Asia 2009" at Suntec Singapore International Convention and Exhibition Centre on September 30.
Over the three- day event, international experts in the field of security shared their expertise, experience and new solutions relating to the security of hotels, retail, banking, petrochemical and other prominent commercial enterprises with both the participants of the concurrently-ran seminars and the exhibitions. These solutions helped security and safety professionals keep abreast of the latest developments available.
Several renowned speakers in the field of safety and security presented their papers at the 16th APSA International Conference, the Global Technology Seminar and the Commercial Premises Security Conference 2009.
During the ceremony, winners of the Merlion Awards 2009, the most prestigious award in the industry recognizing outstanding innovations, designs and brands, were announced and winners were presented their trophies by Professor Ho. The Singapore Retailers Association Safe Shopping Awards also gave special recognition to outstanding security personnel from retailers who are part of the SRA Retail Security Charter. It recognized their contribution to the security efforts implemented by their employers.
The memorandum of understanding was signed to commemorate the formation of the SSA. Present at the signing were:
"The formation of SSA marks a milestone in the history of the security industry. CEMS is very proud to be the central fulcrum that launched this significant alliance," said Edward Liu. He added, "We are excited to see this new alliance bring the local security industry closer and to a higher level of understanding, all for the betterment of Singapore.
SSA 2009 is strategically organized to address the development needs and opportunities presented by Asia's rapidly growing security and safety industry.
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