2014 Securex West Africa leading trade exhibition show bringing together the security supply chain by delivering strategic technologies, training and intelligence solutions to the market
Leading commercial, homeland and cyber security, fire protection and safety suppliers will be discussing their latest security initiatives, trends, challenges and emerging technologies at the 2014 Securex West Africa trade show. Evaluating existing counter terrorism policies, understanding new domain threats posed by regionally active militant organisations, cyber security, training security forces, strategic approaches to emerging threats and accessing gaps in existing commercial and homeland security infrastructure, implementing effective resilience measures to mitigate potential crisis and more will be covered at the trade show taking place 18 – 19 March 2014 in Lagos at the Eko Convention Centre, Lagos.
The Securex West Africa trade show, organised by Montgomery West Africa and sponsored by HIK Vision, Halogen Security, Kontz Engineering and Rapid Vigil; supported by the United Kingdom Trade and Investment, Association of Industrial Security and Safety Operators of Nigeria, Nigerian Institute for Industrial Security, Institute of Safety Professional Of Nigeria, International Institute of Professional Security, Lagos State Safety Commission,World Trade Center of Nigeria, International Institute of Risk and Safety Management and Occupational Safety and Health Academy Nigeria is a must attend event changing the face of West Africa’s security industry.
In addition to the definitive trade show the event also will feature six in-depth seminars focusing on oil and gas, maritime and naval security, corporate security, transport infrastructure security, counter terrorism and cyber security. Attendees will have the opportunity to examine future trends, identify immediate long and short term needs and uncover up and coming technologies for use in critical areas of commercial and homeland security.
The Securex West Africa trade show is the region’s premiere event for ascertaining information about the latest trends in homeland security and the most advanced technologies for integrating capability across multiple agencies and directorates. Ensure your part in this strategic and pivotal event and gain access to a formidable gathering of key government security stakeholders and regional military commanders responsible for developing national security frameworks and enhancing homeland security capabilities.
Key Facts & Opportunities
- Nigerian security market alone is worth $3.5bn and by 2014 is forecasted to grow 14%
- 12th largest producer of petroleum products worldwide
- Current consumer spending coupled with climbing oil prices may see Nigeria’s economy overtake South Africa’s by 2025
- Most populated country in Africa, Nigeria’s population is expected to reach over 200m by 2025
- Crime rates continue to increase by 1% per annum which is a growing concern
- Security is high on the political agenda for Nigeria and nearby oil rich countries
- Established industries such as transport and telecommunications are in great need of protection due to high crime rates
- Nigeria is attracting foreign investors to support its growing manufacturing industry and is attracting attention due to its underexploited gas, coal and iron ore industries
- Strong focus on Homeland Security as the government is committing budget to border control & cites protecting critical infrastructure such as oil, gas and other natural resources are of high importance
- Opportunity to meet end users to source live projects, identify new distributors develop partnerships
The Shifting Security Landscape
Securex West Africa 2014 is the only show in the region that brings together the entire security supply chain by incorporating Cyber Security, Commercial & Homeland Security, Fire & Safety Security all under one roof. The shifting security landscape and newly emerging threats requires West African countries to formulate national security strategies and frameworks that share common approaches and address security concerns. Cybercrime has risen as one of the top threats facing the West African region. Cyber Security has been introduced to Securex West Africa 2014 due to the transition to a cashless economy and the growing incidence of cyber-crime. Governments and national security agencies thus need to create control mechanisms for this situation. Securex West Africa 2014 provides a platform for all in security supply chain to engage, educate and showcase the latest trends and solutions.