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Exclusive: ISC West 2022 in-depth show preview


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Thousands of security professionals will gather in Las Vegas from 22-25 March for ISC West 2022.

ISC West, in collaboration with premier sponsor Security Industry Association (SIA), continues to experience steady growth for the upcoming event, and will be taking place on 22-25 March, 2022 at the Venetian Expo in Las Vegas (SIA Education@ISC: 22-24 March | Exhibit Hall: 23-25 March). After initial reports of strong attendee registration numbers since its early-January launch, ISC West continues to expand its Show Floor offerings with over 525 exhibitors & brands currently contracted, indicating strong support from the industry and a progressive return to in-person events.

Compared to last year’s event, while pacing over 70% ahead in attendee registrations, the 2022 Show Floor already marks more than double the size of last July, showcasing a variety of manufacturers and distributors including who’s new, who’s back and who’s transformed in the converged security ecosystem. In addition to 75+ new brands, additional legacy names include: 2gig, ADI, Assa Abloy, Axis Communications, Boon Edam, Bosch Security and Safety Systems, Digital Watchdog, DormaKaba, Genetec, Hanwha Techwin America, Honeywell, Johnson Controls, LenelS2, Milestone Systems, Motorola Solutions, OpenEye, Wesco and hundreds more.

Matt Winn, Senior Director, Public Relations and Corporate Communications, HID Global recently remarked: “We’re excited to make our return to ISC West. One thing we have seen over the past two years is the huge importance of staying connected to our partners and end users – [and] ISC West gives us an opportunity to re-connect in-person again. We greatly look forward to not only showcasing our latest security and identity management technologies, but to also receive feedback from users of our solutions and learn more about new technologies and industry trends.”

Innovative technology

Brian Wiser, President of Bosch Security and Safety Systems, North America, also noted: “We are excited to showcase our innovative technology at the industry’s largest gathering of security professionals this Spring. ISC West provides the opportunity to meet with many customers and demonstrate how our latest offerings in AIoT products, software and services deliver new opportunities for integrators and end users.”

Notable registered buyers include: Abbott Laboratories, ADP, Amazon, American Airlines, Amtrak, Chevron, Chicago Transit Authority, Con Edison of New York, Crate & Barrel, Door Dash, Exxon Mobile, Google, Kaiser Permanente, Mall of America, Morgan Stanley, NBC Universal, Northwestern University, Rutgers University, San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit, Target Corporation, The Boeing Company, The Walt Disney Company, Twitter, Uber, UC San Diego Police, US Postal Service, Visa and thousands more.

Lastly, long-time ISC West supporter Heidi Pascale, Senior Director, Experiential Marketing & Training, ASSA ABLOY stated: “We are thrilled to be back in person at ISC West this year. We’re really looking forward to connecting face-to-face with this important audience [and] our top priority is learning about the unique challenges professionals are currently facing in our ever-changing security world and finding the right solutions to help them stay ahead.”

In collaboration with premier sponsor SIA, ISC West has prepared an exceptional program of attractions for this year, including 60+ SIA Education@ISC sessions from over 100 industry expert speakers, two confirmed high-profile Keynote Series speakers, plus an exceptional networking event line-up offering over double the amount of special events.

Back for 2022, ISC West will continue to offer the annual SIA Market Leaders Reception, SAMMY Awards & Hall of Fame, Mission 500 Security 5k Run/2k Walk, SIA Rise Happy Hour and more, while new for this year, ISC West will also re-vamp the SIA New Products & Solutions Awards Program, expand on the SIA Women in Security Forum Breakfast and introduce a diverse set of special events on The Bridge – a new innovation stage located directly in the middle of the re-designed and re-imagined 2022 Show Floor.

“As we continue to get back to business, we are really focused on creating a WOW experience for our customers this year, including elevating the look and feel of the show to focus on what is new and innovative and organising a variety of modernised featured areas to make it even easier for professionals to navigate. We are excited to unveil The Bridge, our content hub and experiential area that will be located in the heart of the Show Floor, as well as feature many new products and solutions in our reimagined SIA NPS area.

“While we may not be back to 100% “normal,” the excitement and participation from our customers continues to grow and we cannot wait to see all of our industry partners, customers and friends in-person again soon,” states Mary Beth Shaughnessy, ISC Event Director.

While attendee registration is already open, media registration for ISC West 2022 is expected to open shortly. For the most up-to-date information or for any additional questions, please visit or contact the Customer Service team at [email protected] or 203.840.5602.

Expanded offering

Back for 2022, this year’s event theme is Comprehensive Security for a Safer, Connected World and we are proud to say that the Show Floor truly delivers on this promise. Featuring several re-designed featured areas and over 100 brand-new exhibitors, ISC West continues to expand its offerings to reflect the evolution of the entire physical, IT/IoT and converged security ecosystem and our Show Floor has been re-designed and re-imagined to make it even easier for attendees to navigate. Be sure to check out each of the following at this year’s event to discover what is new, next and innovative in security:

Connected & IoT Security: (Located in the Rear of the 29000 – 35000 Aisles) Showcases the most up-to-date products and information on cyber-hardening protections for physical assets, predictive and real-time services access and cyber-physical convergence strategies and technology and greater management and monitoring via the cloud.

Attendees will also have the opportunity to learn about improved analytics and detection leveraging tech like AI, audio and facial recognition, as well as secure communications, biometrics, storage and power solutions in the age of edge devices. With massive amounts of data being generated via cameras, always-on computing and the journey to digital transformation – there is a lot to learn and products/technologies to evaluate.

Drones & Robotics: (Located in the Front of the 31000 – 34000 Aisles) Showcases new solutions, strategies and protections utilising drones, counter-drone tech and robotics that are ready for use and emerging fast.

Policies, regulations, usage rules, procurement processes and social norms are still a work in progress when it comes to many categories of emerging technology. But new solutions, strategies and protections utilising drones, counter-drone tech and robotics are ready for use and emerging fast. Security and public safety is one of the top markets for unmanned and autonomous systems and protecting high-risk facilities and critical infrastructure via drone detection and counter-drone solutions.

Ground robots can complement and fortify secure facilities’ resource plan and fight crime – while providing valuable data and intelligence. As an attendee whether you are at the starting point – aiming to make sense of terms like UAS, UAV, UGV, BLOS, COA, Mobile ID, LAANC, Quadcopter and Part 107 – or working on an action plan for a drones and robotics project strategy and deployment – embrace the future now. The ISC West show floor showcases the latest Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs), Unmanned Ground Robotics & Vehicles (UGVs), counter-drone solutions and the various software and applications that support them.

Emerging Tech: (Located in the Rear of the 20000 – 25000 Aisles) Highlights the next generation of innovative products and solutions that can help revolutionise the security and public safety industry. Featuring 50+ of the latest and greatest start-up businesses who are five years old or less, these entrepreneurial companies are a must see while at ISC West.

ISC West attendees always rate discovering and learning about new companies and new solutions as a priority objective for their event experience. Innovation, research and development and new ideas are a hallmark of the security and public safety industry. Disruption and change are a constant and Start-Up companies are an excellent source to challenge you and your team to explore new approaches and ideas.

Public Safety & Health: (Located in the Rear of the 11000 – 17000 Aisles) Encompasses many aspects, from keeping our streets-roadways-highways-waterways/and airspace safe, to ensuring security and wellbeing at schools and campuses, hospitals, airports, sports and entertainment facilities, transportation systems and facilities, shopping centres, public spaces, government run public-facing facilities and more.

A full range of solutions are offered at ISC West, including barriers/bollards/gates/perimeter security, surveillance, access control and alarms – along with innovative technologies for gunshot and drug detection, license plate recognition, acoustics, facial recognition and AI, connected vehicles, communication systems and devices, alerts and monitoring and active shooter solutions and training.

Smart Home: (Located in the Middle of the 30000 – 35000 Aisles) Offers products, technologies and solutions that reflect the rapid growth in the smart/connected home market, providing renewed opportunities for modern alarm systems, locks & access control, video and perimeter security.

Are you an integrator, installer or dealer enthusiastic about adding additional solutions and services to your residential market portfolio? Or a condos/apartment buildings, property manager or construction firm security/facilities professional upgrading systems and services or designing and specifying for brand new properties? The ISC West products and solutions on the show floor reflects the rapid growth in the smart/connected home market, providing renewed opportunities for modern alarm systems, locks & access control, video and perimeter security. In addition, expanding to incorporate comprehensive solutions across connectivity and integration, energy and lighting, water/gas/smoke detection and secure smart communication devices.

SIA New Products + Solutions Awards: (NEW to the ISC West Show Floor – Booth #18071) Re-vamped and re-named from the SIA New Product Showcase brand to the SIA New Products + Solutions Awards, the SIA NPS returns for another successful year with over 75 products in contention for the coveted Best New Product award.

SIA Education@ISC Program: (Located on Level 1 – Sand Rooms 101 – 309): Returns with over 65 sessions providing critical information on the newest and most relevant technologies in the security industry. Learn from experts, keep up-to-date and take your security to the next level.

Networking & Special Events: Offering you and your business the chance to re-engage and re-connect with thousands of industry professionals, join us for this year’s 15+ special events through each day of ISC West.

For the most up-to-date information or for any additional questions, please visit www.iscwest.comor contact the Customer Service team at [email protected] or 203.840.5602.

Introducing The Bridge

The new heartbeat of ISC West brings the industry together at the centre of the show floor.

The Bridge, powered by Intel, is where thought leadership, education, networking and business collide to deliver the most engaging content the industry has to offer. With full-day programming open to all who attend, the stage at The Bridge is where you can hear the hottest topics in the business being tackled. Dive into…

  • Diversity in Security
  • Distinguished Speakers
  • Evolving Industry Sectors
  • Emerging Technologies
  • Industry Awards
  • Physical and Cyber Convergence

Network with security leaders from every facet of the industry at The Bridge to make the most of your ISC West experience, get started exploring The Bridge line-up of special events today.

Premier Sponsor: Security Industry Association (SIA)

The Security Industry Association (SIA) is the leading trade association for global security solution providers, with over 1,100 innovative member companies representing thousands of security leaders and experts who shape the future of the security industry. SIA protects and advances its members’ interests by advocating pro-industry policies and legislation at the federal and state levels, creating open industry standards that enable integration, advancing industry professionalism through learning and development, opening global market opportunities and collaborating with other like-minded organisations.

As the premier sponsor of ISC Events expos and conferences, SIA ensures its members have access to top-level buyers and influencers, as well as unparalleled learning and network opportunities. SIA also enhances the position of its members in the security marketplace through SIA GovSummit, which brings together private industry with government decision makers and Securing New Ground, the security industry’s top executive conference for peer-to-peer networking. For more information on SIA, please visit

This article was originally published in the March 2022 edition of International Security Journal. Pick up your FREE digital edition here.

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