MIPS has become more than just an exhibition over its 20 years of existence

Latest equipment was demonstrated in the new product presentation zone by leading market leaders

The 20th edition of MIPS - Moscow International Protection, Security and Fire Safety Exhibition took place on 14-17 April 2014 in Pavilion 75 of the All-Russian Exhibition Centre (VVC), Moscow, Russia. This annual event is organised by ITE Group, the leaders of the Russian exhibition services market that occupy 6th place in the world ranking of exhibition organisers.

500 companies from 25 countries presented their most advanced technological developments at the exhibition space of over 12,400 sq.m. The event was visited by 17,877 specialists from 43 countries and 78 Russian regions. The United Kingdom, China, Taiwan and South Korea were represented from the national stands.

The latest equipment was demonstrated in the new product presentation zone by leading market leaders such as: Axis Communications, Honeywell Security Group, SimonsVoss Technologies GmbH, Merlion, Aver, Vivotek, Macroscop, Somov Engineering, and ALPA SB and Integra-S Consortium.  

A meeting with Vlado Damjanovski the author of "CCTV - from light to pixels", a book which is known as the "CCTV bible" took place at the exhibition, and was organised by ITV, AxxonSoft and publishers Security Focus.

The "Future of video surveillance today" seminar with Martin Gren, founder of Axis Communications was also a great success.

Business Programme

MIPS has become more than just an exhibition over its 20 years of existence. A substantial business programme took place over 4 days, with more than 30 seminars and presentations, meetings and discussions. The key business programme event at the exhibition was the MIPS Forum - a range of specialised business events dedicated to the discussion of current security issues and advanced global practices and the successful use of new Russian and foreign technologies.

The following conferences took place as part of the MIPS Forum:

  • Integrated security for shopping centres and retail security
  • Cloud based technologies in the monitoring and security industry
  • The systematic modernisation of the market supplying fire and rescue products and services
  • Prevention of terrorism at the stages of planning, construction and operation of facilities in accordance with the new requirements of the legislation and regulations of the Russian Federation

The 11th international scientific and practical conference took place with the support of the Government of Moscow, the Inter-agency commission for the provision of security and anti-terrorist protection of important facilities, University of

The key business programme event at the exhibition was the MIPS Forum - a range of specialised business events

Integrated Safety Systems and Engineers Support and Inform-Alyans.


The "Pride of Russia" competition took place for the first time to celebrate the 20th anniversary of MIPS. The purpose of the competition is to discover the most advanced achievements of the domestic security industry - products that are exported and recognised abroad.  The winners of the competition were Argus-Spektr, Bolid, ITV, Stilsoft CJSC and Istochnik-Plus CJSC.

The annual "Best innovative product" competition of technical solutions is recognised as one of the key tools for the promotion of the latest security industry developments. It focuses on 6 categories: Security alarms, Access control and management systems, CCTV and video surveillance, Integrated security systems and Fire alarms and safety.

Gold medals were awarded to Somov Engineering, Satro-Paladin, SimonsVoss Technologies GmbH, MOBOTIX AG, Altonika SB LLC, Metrospetstekhnika.

The 21st edition of MIPS will take place on 13 to 16 April 2015 in Pavilion 75 of the VVC exhibition centre, Moscow, Russia.

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