SECON 2017 takes place in Korea next March

SECON 2017 takes place in Korea next March
​Korea's B2B security exhibition, SECON, International Security Exhibition & Conference, will be held on 15-17 March 2017, at KINTEX in Seoul.
  • IT security and physical security systems covering every industry segment, all under one roof
  • Strengthened global network through cooperation with UBM, the organizer of IFSEC
With the emphasis on global ‘protectionism,’ countries around the world have been actively enacting new laws and seeking to implement enhanced security and safety countermeasures. It is said that the world is now entering the fourth industrial revolution era, with the emergence of Artificial Intelligence (AI), the Internet of the Things (IoT), Big Data, and so forth. As security threats become more serious due to the impact of the fourth industrial revolution, ‘Security’ is becoming the basic infrastructure of all industries.

The security industry in Korea is growing at an annual growth rate of 5%~10%, and Korea is seen by the world’s leading security enterprises as a market that is playing an important role as a ‘testbed’ for new technologies based on Korea’s strong IT infrastructure.
Hikvision, the world’s number one video security enterprise, and Dahua Technology, China’s top two enterprises, have announced they will participate in SECON 2017. In addition, global security enterprises including Gunnebo, FLIR Systems, Optex, Honeywell, HID Global and the leading security enterprises from Korea including Samsung S-1 Corporation, Hanwha Techwin, Kumho Petrochemical will join the show. All exhibitors in SECON 2017 will be introducing the latest security trends as well as showcasing their new technologies and products.

With a six-year track record, SECON provides domestic and international security solutions for buyers from a wide range of industries and sectors including government & public offices, local government, national defense, finance, education, security manufacturing, computer/internet/telecommunication, SI, security departments, electronics/construction, enterprise, services and others. Of the 44,358 visitors who attended SECON 2016, 60.8% were C-level executives or decision makers, and 25.4% of total visitors were hands-on managers who are actively involved in security work.

Since its debut in 2012, the number of exhibitors at SECON has grown by an average rate of 13% each year. This year, 64% of total exhibitors showed their eagerness to come back to the show by rebooking their stands for SECON 2017. It is highly anticipated that the global network will be strengthened through close cooperation with the UBM Group, the international organizer of many leading exhibitions and conferences. The UBM Group is well known as the organizer of ‘IFSEC International,’ one of the world’s top three security exhibitions, and ‘Black Hat,’ the world’s most prominent security hacking conference.

SECON offers business platform for the security industry by providing a one-to-one business matchmaking service and a hosted buyer programme to meet the needs of exhibitors. These services are the powerful, effective and intuitive tools allowing exhibitors to search for and arrange meetings with qualified buyers.
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