ISC West expects to return in July with 50-60% of 2019 attendance
Buoyed by “positive momentum and an optimistic outlook,” ISC West has revealed the line-up for its forthcoming trade show and conference event, scheduled for July 19-21 in Las Vegas.
The annual security industry event, which pivoted to a virtual platform last year in light of the pandemic, is predicting it will return to a physical event in a few months with approximately 50-60 per cent of its 2019 attendance levels. “Not counting exhibit staff and speakers, this would estimate to around 10,000 core security & public safety professionals, while still providing a diverse and comprehensive range of solutions and exhibitors on the expo floor,” stated the organization in a press release. Event registration is open and offers both in-person and virtual attendance packages.
According to ISC West, those scheduled to attend include representatives from American Integrated Security Group, ASAP Security, BlackRock, City of Los Angeles, Department of Homeland Security, IBM, Lockheed Martin, MGM Resorts International, Molson Coors Beverage Company, National Football League (NFL), Nextgen Integrated Solutions, Siemens, Travelers Insurance, and Utah Transit Authority.
An estimated 400+ exhibiting brands will appear on the show floor, about 35 per cent of which will exhibiting for the first time. Confirmed companies include: 3xLogic, ADT Commercial, Alarm.com, Allegion, Alula, Alvarado (a dormakaba Group company), Axis Communications, Axon, Alcatraz AI, Anno.Ai, Digital Monitoring Products, Genetec, Napco Security Technologies, Paxton Access, Skydio, and Seagate Technology.
“The entire ISC West team is excited to welcome back the industry in-person to Las Vegas this year. It’s been a very long 15 months, but as one of the first major security events to take place since 2019, we’re ready to safely get back to business,” said Mary Beth Shaughnessy, ISC Event Director, in a statement.
“Our customers’ health and safety is of utmost importance to us, and we’ll be taking proactive steps and implementing new guidelines and policies to help support a safe experience for our customers to network face-to-face with industry peers. We look forward to working with Mission 500, the SIA Women in Security Forum, SIA RISE, and other industry partners to converge the industry together. As this year’s event motto states ‘Safety. Security. Health. It re-starts here with ISC West.’ — we truly believe in this statement and cannot wait to accelerate market recovery together in Las Vegas!”
The conference’s education track has also confirmed 65+ sessions, including a COVID-19 Response & Public Safety and Health track, and more than 115 speakers. “SIA is excited to reconnect in-person with so many members and partners at this year’s ISC West,” said Don Erickson, CEO, Security Industry Association, ISC West’s premier sponsor.