Ms Regina Tsai
The very best in product sourcing, networking, and meaningful business exchanges will be on offer in Ho Chi Minh City later this year, when the regional security industry converges at the Saigon Exhibition and Convention Centre for the 12th edition of Secutech Vietnam. The fair has been on an impressive growth trajectory since 2014, owing to high demand for security products in vertical markets such as hospitality, transportation, residential property, and newly completed commercial construction projects. In fact, between 2014 and 2018, numbers of visitors to the fair increased by over 225%, while exhibitor numbers experienced a rise of 210%, to reach 13,898 and 310, respectively. Video Surveillance Market To Grow At 12.4% The combination of these factors has bolstered the video surveillance market in Vietnam, which is forecast to grow at a CAGR of 12.4% by 2020Construction has been one of the key driving forces behind market growth, with newly completed hotels, residential complexes and shopping malls requiring comprehensive security and fire safety provisions. Meanwhile, a welcoming FDI environment and low import taxes, due to agreements such as the ASEAN Trade in Goods Agreement (ATIGA), have encouraged foreign players to enter the market. The combination of these factors has significantly bolstered the video surveillance market in Vietnam, which is forecast to grow at a CAGR of 12.4% by 2020. Learn About Industry Developments Ms Regina Tsai, Deputy General Manager of Messe Frankfurt New Era Business Media Ltd, spoke about Secutech Vietnam’s role as a springboard for new business: “The fair is an excellent avenue for distributors, contractors, consultants and system integrators to learn about new industry developments and source the right products for their projects. At the coming edition, we are expecting over 360 high quality exhibitors to occupy 11,000 sqm of exhibition space. “The ongoing support that the fair receives from government authorities such as the Ministry of Public Security demonstrates the fairs’ relevance across Vietnam’s important vertical markets. This year, we are delighted to be adding new supporters the Vietnam Railway Authority, the Directorate of Roads of Vietnam, the Vietnam Federation of Civil Engineering Association, and Houselink.” Security Products And Solutions On Display Buyers will find the latest surveillance camera systems, access control systems, time attendance systems, smart locks, biometrics solutionsIn keeping with its position as a one-stop business platform for the entire security industry, the fair will cater to a full spectrum of sourcing needs. Across the show floor, buyers will find the latest surveillance camera systems, access control systems, time attendance systems, smart locks, biometrics solutions, video content analytics, intrusion/perimeter detection systems, data storage solutions, management platforms, and security services. In addition to this, even more sourcing opportunities will be on offer at two concurrent events – Fire Safety and Rescue Vietnam, and SMABuilding Vietnam. The smart home and buildings market has been gaining traction in Vietnam and across Asia, with many research institutes predicting significant growth. IHS Markit, for example, has forecast the Asian smart home market to grow to US$26 billion by 2022. Smart Home And Fire Safety Solutions SMABuilding Vietnam will help visitors gain an upper hand in this market, by providing a platform for channel players to build connections with suppliers of the latest IoT based smart home and building technologies. A selection of products to be featured at the event include building and energy management systems, parking management solutions for residential and commercial settings, intercom systems, office management systems; and smart home solutions such as security surveillance cameras, sensors, and smart control panels. Fire Safety and Rescue Vietnam will return to connect trade visitors with the relevant suppliers of fire extinguishers, alarms, escape equipmentMeanwhile, against a backdrop of rising social awareness and strict safety regulations, Fire Safety and Rescue Vietnam will return to connect trade visitors with the relevant suppliers of fire extinguishers, alarms, escape equipment, smoke exhaust devices, public address systems, personal protection equipment, fire vehicles, fire resistant materials and more. Return Of The Singapore Pavilion Besides the two concurrent events, the Singapore Pavilion is set to return as the place to find a selection of Singapore’s leading solution providers. The pavilion will be expanded to include even more exhibitors in the security and fire safety sectors, including Force 21, Kedacom International, Multron Systems, Nitti (Asia), Servo Dynamics, Teleradio Engineering, Ubergard, and Worldtags. To ensure that the right connections are made during the fair, a number of VIP tours and business matching programs will be held, while visitors will also have the opportunity to catch up on industry developments through a range of educational seminars. Further details will be announced closer to the show. Secutech Vietnam will be held from 14 – 16 August 2019.
Secutech India’s reputation for fire & safety products attracted big name brands from across India and abroad The 7th edition of Secutech India closed following a successful three days of trading, networking and sourcing between key players in India’s security and fire & safety sectors. The event was held at the Bombay Exhibition Centre in Mumbai from 5 – 7 April 2018, and was jointly organised by Asian Business Exhibition and Conferences Ltd (ABEC) and Messe Frankfurt Trade Fairs India Pvt. Ltd. This year’s show saw a comprehensive range of products on display from some of the world’s leading brands. Over 250 local and international players showcased their very latest products and solutions to the market in over 9,000 sqm of exhibition space. The presence of these leading brands attracted over 18,000 visitors from across India and abroad, highlighting the strong demand for security and fire & safety products across the region and internationally. Solving complex security challenges Commenting on the outcome of the show, Ms Regina Tsai, Deputy General Manager of Messe Frankfurt New Era Business Media Ltd said: “The favourable impression we have received from show participants tells us that we are fulfilling a substantial need in the market. The potential for growth here continues to look extremely promising.” “As urban population across India expands, demand for products and solutions in the field of smart and safe city, to safeguard public and private security, continues to rise.” “The level of technological advancements required to solve these complex security challenges have been extremely high, which has been reflected in the innovations showcased at Secutech India.” “Messe Frankfurt is delighted to have co-organised the show with ABEC here in Mumbai, bringing buyers closer to these key brands and products that can solve their various security and fire & safety related challenges.” All brands could reach out and do business with customers across a range of vertical markets under one roof Safe city to building management In addition to smart and safe city, banking, finance, oil and gas, transportation, and building management are among the areas that experience high demand for innovative security solutions. This demand combined with Secutech India’s reputation as India’s leading exhibition for security and fire & safety products, attracted big name brands from across India and abroad to this year’s show. These included Axis Video Systems, Boon Edam Entrance Technology, CP Plus, Dahua Technology, Genius Vision Digital, Honeywell, Prama Hikvision, Seagate Technology HDD, Tyco Fire & Security, Uniview, Videonetics and many more. Each of these brands benefited from being able to reach out and do business with customers across a range of vertical markets under one roof. Diverse customer groups Mr Aditya Khmeka, Managing Director of CP Plus, an exhibitor of advanced security and surveillance solutions, explained: “Secutech India is one of the largest exhibitions in India and one of the best platforms to showcase our solutions and products to the corporate world. Moreover, Mumbai being the hub of business, it just adds to the significance and relevance of the show.” “It has been a great platform to reach out to diverse groups of customers from different verticals like real estate, gems and jewellery, transportation, hospitality, education, and government.” Secutech India is maturing day by day, and we can see good foot fall and quality customers, both B2B and B2C Quality customers Prama Hikvision Pvt Ltd, a long-term supporter of Secutech India and one of the market leaders in security and video surveillance technology was again present at this year’s show. Mr Ashish Dhakan, MD and CEO of the company, was highly impressed with the outcome of the show and its track record of achievements in previous years: “Secutech India is amazing. We have been associated with the show since the beginning, for more than seven years now.” “I think Secutech India is maturing day by day, we can see good foot fall and quality customers, both B2B and B2C. I am happy that the relevant stake holders are also coming and increasing in numbers, the show is going in the right direction.” Security market awareness Comprehensive networking and sourcing hub receives positive feedback from visitors In addition to exhibitors, buyers representing a diverse range of vertical markets were also left with favourable impressions of the show. With the convenience of a one-stop business and sourcing platform that allows buyers to come face to face with a complete product range from industry leading brands, buyers representing diverse market segments left positive feedback of their experience. Mr Govind Jha, Safety and Security Manager of Conserve Infratech commented: “Secutech India is well known in the security industry and is more popular every year. I come to every edition, as it is a platform to find new products and gain awareness of what is in the market.” It’s also a good platform for networking between various people and companies Networking opportunities The platform provided an excellent opportunity for buyers to get up-to-date information on the latest industry products and solutions that can be utilised to solve their security challenges. Mr Sanjoy Varghese, Senior Manager of Security Technology Solutions for Reliance Group Support Services Ltd, commented: “My purpose of visiting is to get information on new products, and check the feasibility of using them for our requirements. It’s also a good platform for networking between various people and companies.” Fringe programme for discussions Two concurrent fringe programme events – the Safety and Security Conclave and the Fire and Safety Conclave brought both buyers and exhibitors together to encourage networking and facilitate discussion of the key issues facing India’s security and fire & safety industries. Both events were well-attended and allowed for panellists and the audience to exchange ideas and converse on a range of relevant industry topics. Subjects discussed during these events included: ‘Smart cities and infrastructure, moving beyond the smart city paradigm’, ‘Critical infrastructure – risk mitigation strategies and integrated operations center’, ‘Banking and information security: preparing for the unexpected’, ‘New age technologies in the banking sector, convergence of cyber security and physical security’ and ‘Intelligent IoT – the role of artificial intelligence’. Technological availability Commenting on Secutech India’s ability to facilitate connections between industry brands and their related buyers, Mr Rahul Walia, Managing Director of Genius Vision Digital PVT Ltd said, “Secutech India has become a medium for voicing out technological availability and innovation to the customers. We always look forward to an event like this for more awareness and to understand the voice of the customer.” Secutech India is organised by Messe Frankfurt Trade Fairs India Pvt Ltd and Asian Business Exhibitions and Conferences (ABEC) Ltd.
Three-day fringe programme addresses topics in fire and safety, hotel, factory and public security Secutech Thailand is set to open to the trade from 16 – 18 November in Bangkok. To align with the local market demand and trends, the 2017 edition will reveal a complete blueprint of a smart and safe city to an estimated 15,000 trade visitors. More than 150 global brands and companies will feature various updated applications in smart factory, high-rise buildings, hotels, home and retail. These applications will be fully integrated with the latest technologies such as intelligent video, efficient storage solution, access control, IoT Cloud, high-speed and wireless transmission. Occupying 7,000 sqm of the Bangkok International Trade & Exhibition Centre (BITEC), the show has increased by 133% in size compared to the last edition. Ms Regina Tsai, Deputy General Manager of Messe Frankfurt New Era Business Media shared her view of the expansion: “Thanks to the joint efforts with our partner Worldex G.E.C. Co. Ltd, local authorities and industry counterparts, we have injected many new elements in the show with a focus on smart and safe city, a growing and lucrative sector in the ASEAN market. Judging from the positive industry response, we know we are moving forward on the right track and we are delighted to see the tremendous growth of Secutech Thailand this year.” Advanced solution displays Over 150 key industry brands including Bluguard, Brinno, Chawla Fire Protection, CP PLUS, Dahua Technology, Global Fire Solution, Great Empire, Hangzhou Hikvision Digital Technology, Hanwha Techwin, HIP Global, Indigo Distribution, Maxwell Security System, NetPosa, Technologies, Radwin, Seagate Technology, Somfy Thailand, Tyco Security and WizMart. They will display their advanced solutions in six well identified zones, including Smart City, Smart Home, Smart Retail, Z-Wave Pavilion, UL Pavilion and Intelligent Video Gallery. The showcase will feature solutions for smart home security, ambient living, energy saving and automation for homes Continuing the success of SMAhome in Secutech Taipei, it will also take part in the Thailand show for the first time. The showcase will feature solutions for smart home security, ambient living, energy saving and automation for homes. To connect the exhibitors with the fast developing ASEAN market, the organiser has formed seven buyer delegations from Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Singapore and Vietnam. Key buyers from this region will visit the show to look for suitable products to cope with their nation’s urban development. Intensive fringe programme Three-day fringe programme addresses topics in fire and safety, hotel, factory and public security An intensive fringe programme with 12 conferences and seminars will be held alongside the fair to deliver new ideas and updates in all corners of a smart and safe city. These include: Thailand Smart City Master Plan Conference Supported by: Thailand’s Digital Economy Promotion Agency (DEPA) The conference will introduce the roadmap of developing smart cities in Thailand with key technology applications and successful case studies. New Reality of Fire & Safety in Expanding Metropolitans Supported by: Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) Experts from the BMA will lecture prevention tips of fire incidents, the requirement of intelligent fire & safety technologies and case studies from fire incidents. Vision for the Development of Smart Industrial Estate in the EEC Supported by: Industrial Estate Authority of Thailand (IEAT) The seminar will focus on the development; energy saving and management and deploying Industry 4.0 into smart parks in The Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC). The Challenge of Security & Safety in Public Building Supported by: Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) Representatives from BMA will explain the policies on public safety, and the requirement of intelligent security technologies in high-rise buildings and case studies. Industry 4.0: Making Factories Smarter and Safer Supported by: Industrial Estate Authority of Thailand (IEAT) Hot topics related to the evaluation of industry 4.0; intelligent security technologies to facilitate industry 4.0; solutions for industrial IoT development, and smart & safe factories will be discussed. Hotel Security Association of Thailand Annual Conference Supported by: Hotel Security Association Thailand A conference dedicated to smart hotel management, and intelligent security & smart home solutions to facilitate smart hotels. Leading platform for smart city market Secutech Thailand 2017 will be held concurrently with the industry related events Thailand Lighting Fair and Thailand Building Fair, with the aim to draw a larger pool of relevant trade buyers from various sectors. More than 15,000 buyers are expected to attend the events. The show is also strongly supported by various government authorities including Department Disaster Prevention and Mitigation (DDPM), Thailand Green Building Institute (TGBI), Asian Professional Security Association (APSA), Thailand Security Association (TSA), Thai Retailer Association, Housing Business Association (HBA), Thai Condominium Association, Thai Real Estate Association, National Science and Technology Development Agency (NSTDA) and Thailand Electrical & Mechanical Contractors Association (TEMCA). Their support builds a solid foundation for the fair to be a leading platform for smart city market.