Secon 2018 to connect with Korean Security Market
Secon, to be held on 14-16 March 2018 at Kintex Seoul, is the largest B2B security exhibition in Korea.
As a family of Ifsec series, Secon has been renowned as the NO.1 Korean security exhibition with its 22,000+sqm of exhibition area. This Korean security exhibition has been growing from year to year at around 13% since 2012 and both international exhibitors & visitors have expressed high satisfaction with the show.
Furthermore, the show expects to have more than 400 exhibitors from 20 countries and 45,000 visitors and decision makers including Korean central & local government agencies, Military officers, Police, Public institutions, SI, and etc.
Mr. Neo Lee, Brand Manager of Dahua Technology, said that “Since Secon is the largest security industry exhibition in Korea, we are investing more on marketing activities in Secon. Participating in Secon is a great opportunity for us to communicate with our customers and collect more requirements in person”.
In contrast with other exhibitions in Korea, Secon 2018 is offering ‘Hosted buyer programme’. The secretariat is planning to invite delegation of buyers from China, India, Taiwan and ASEAN region to create a solid business in the show. Through these aggressive visitor promotion programmes, Secon 2018 will be a great opportunity for both exhibitors and visitors to boost their business.
In addition, Secon 2018 provides domestic and international security solutions for buyers from a wide range of industries and sectors including government & public offices, local government, national defence, finance, education, security manufacturing, computer/internet/telecommunication, SI, security departments, electronics/construction, enterprise, services and others. According to the result of Secon 2017, 60.8% of 44,358 visitors were C-level executives or decision makers, and 25.4% of total visitors were hands-on managers who are actively involved in security work.
In order to become a worldwide integrated security exhibition, Secon 2018 is in the running to host major security companies and national pavilions. As of December 2017, over 80% of exhibition area was already sold with great supports.
In this regard, the largest Chinese video surveillance brand HIikvision, Dahua Technology already decided to participate in Secon 2018. In addition, global security enterprises including Kumahira, Optex, LG Hitachi and leading security enterprises from Korea including Samsung S-1 Corporation, Suprema, Cudo Communication, Amano Korea, Techsphere etc will join the show. Furthermore, Chinese, Taiwanese and Asean pavilions have already decided to take part in the exhibition, and numerous promising Chinese and Taiwanese security companies will attend Secon 2018 as members of national pavilions.
In Secon 2018, a large number of personal security equipments and anti-terror solution products such as X-ray scanner, security gate, explosive detector and bollard will be showcased. Biometrics solution equipments will also be mainly exhibited in the exhibition. Home CCTVs, IoT devices, and other security self-defense equipment will be displayed for the person who fears the crime as the number of single-household in Korea is increasing. Furthermore, Drone Zone will be newly launched in this Best Korean security exhibition this year to correspond with the fastest growing global drone industry involving cost-effective manufacturing system and product specialisation etc.
Ms. Soyoung Choi, CEO of UBM BN, said that “We are creating superior experience for visitors as the exhibition is growing continuously. Secon 2018 helps buyers order all the security products they want under one roof. We already have a list of distinguished exhibitors – globally famous overseas & local security companies – bringing their cutting-edge products and innovative technologies, and more are expected”.
by the Editorial Staff