Intersec announces 17% growth for 2016 show

Intersec 2016, the leading trade fair for Security, Safety and Fire protection attracted 31,939 visitors with 17% growth and 50,000 sqm gross*, as the most successful edition yet.

The show’s success builds on growing demand in the region for enhanced safety and security systems spurred by huge on-going investments in new commercial and civil infrastructure.

Leading international safety and security brands were all present in strength at the event, which saw 2,400 brands being showcased by 1,290 exhibitors from 55 countries.

“Intersec continues to showcase the latest global trends and developments to regional buyers as well as facilitating invaluable interaction through an on-going exchange of ideas and knowledge dissemination”, said Ahmed Pauwels, CEO of organiser, Messe Frankfurt Middle East.

With 83 per cent of participating exhibitors being international, Intersec 2016 has been the most internationally representative edition yet, at the same time the exhibition also witnessed the highest level of participation by UAE exhibitors, whose numbers were up by 8% over the previous year.

Read our full report in the forthcoming issue of Security Middle East magazine