Hyderabad, 27th June 2019: UBM India, India's leading exhibition organizer, commenced the 5th edition of the of Security and Fire Expo (SAFE) South India (27 – 29 June, 2019) and 6th edition of Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) South India (27 – 28 June, 2019) in Hyderabad. Held at the Hitex Exhibition Center, the expos brought together internationally renowned exhibitors, consultants, industry experts and key government officials on a single platform from the Indian and the international industries. The OSH South India was inaugurated by Sri U.V.V.S. Bhima Rao, Deputy Chief Inspector of Boilers, Govt. of Telangana; Sri M. Srinivasa Reddy, District Fire Officer-Hyderabad, Telangana State Disaster Response & Fire Services and Mr. Pankaj Jain, Group Director, UBM India Pvt. Ltd. whereas SAFE South India was inaugurated by Sri Krishna Yedula, Secretary, Society for Cyberabad Security Council along in the presence of Mr. Yogesh Mudras, Managing Director, UBM India Pvt. Ltd., and other key dignitaries from the Government and industry experts.
Growing urbanisation, coupled with retail boom and increased concerns regarding security of men, money and material has led to the growth of security market in India which is expected to reach INR 80,000 crores by the year 2020, growing at a CAGR of 20%. This growth is fuelled by creation of additional infrastructure like industrial complexes, public infrastructure, residential complexes and the humungous opportunity presented by government initiatives like ‘Smart Cities’ and ‘Make in India’.
As safety is now becoming a part of the work culture, organisations are becoming more and more conscious about the occupational safety and health of the workers. The Government is also playing a critical role not only in supporting the industries by initiating various compliances but also making sure that the organisations implement the policies introduced on timely basis.
Speaking on the commencement of the SAFE South India and OSH South India, Mr. Yogesh Mudras, Managing Director, UBM India Pvt. Ltd. said, “Security spending on hardware, software and services in India is about to touch USD 1.69 billion mark by 2019 and Security services, such as consulting, implementation, support and managed security services, revenue accounted for 61% of this total revenue in 2015 and this proportion will increase to 66% by 2020. From an employment perspective, the private security industry in India provides employment to more than 70 lakh people and is expected to rise manifold as the size of the industry increases”
“This year marks the centennary anniversary of the International Labour Organisation (ILO) which has as its campaign the eradication of workplace harassment and violence. Accordingly, OSH South India has taken the initiative to spread awareness on these lines, especially pertaining to the occupational safety and health for working women, while also focusing on workplace ergonomics and employee health & efficiency. It will provide leadership insights and help you empower safety and productivity at work”.
With a distinguished line up of key exhibitors and thought leaders on board, SAFE South India and OSH South India help industry establish relationships with key decision makers and also act as a launch pad for the leading security to introduce products in an emerging market like South India. The conferences planned at both expos presents powerful insights into the world of security and provides the most comprehensive information needed to meet regulations and overcome industry challenges.” He further added.
Security and Fire Expo (SAFE) South India -
SAFE South India aims to bring together renowned Indian and international brands from video surveillance, access control entrance and home automation, and perimeter protection industry, among others. to interact, network, view the latest innovations, source business solutions and gather invaluable expert support, all under one roof. With a distinguished line up of key exhibitors and thought leaders on board, SAFE South India aims to help the industry establish relationships with key decision makers and will also act as a launch pad for the leading security players to introduce products in an emerging market like South India. The congregation saw professionals from across the industry including security and safety managers from Hospitality, IT/BPO & Service Industry, Real estate, Port Authorities, Power plants, Logistics, Construction, Architecture, Automobile, Manufacturing, Industrial, Retail, Jewellery, Health, Education, IT, Networking, Telecoms, Automation, BFSI, etc.
The 5th edition of SAFE South India features 50 Plus exhibitors showcasing over 70 brands, solutions and latest technological advancements. These include stellar companies such as Aditya Infotech, CP Plus, eSSL, Hikvision as Premier Plus partners besides notable companies like Concox, Mark Electronics, Seagate, Timewatch, Unique and Zkteco and others.
The event organized a unique two-day conference themed ‘Power Insights into the World of Security’ The conference will comprised in-depth speaker sessions and panel discussions on trending topics such as ‘Carrying Out Threat Assessment in the Rapidly Evolving Technology Era’; ‘The Changing Role of a CSO in Crisis Management and Ensuring Business Continuity’; ‘Using Artificial Intelligence to Get Strategic Insights from Security Systems’; ‘The Enemy Within - Detecting and Mitigating Insider Threats’; ‘Understanding the Full Spectrum of Cyber Security Risks to an Organisation’; ‘Using Unmanned Aerial Vehicles to Mitigate Threats to Homeland Security’; and ‘Using AI to make Security Systems Smarter, Intelligent, Efficient & self-learning’.
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