Messe Frankfurt News

BCD International named in Messe Frankfurt’s ASMAG Security & IoT top 50 list of influential security companies

Messe Frankfurt’s ASMAG Security & IoT published its 2020 Security 50 list, naming BCD International as one of the 50 “most influential security companies in the world.” Of the 50 companies listed, six were from North America. BCD International ranked No. 3 among North American companies, and No. 28 overall. BCD International was among seven newcomers to make this year’s list, posting a 36 percent growth in revenue from 2018 to 2019. Jeff Burgess, CEO of BCD Internat...

Intersec 2021 cancelled, Messe Frankfurt announces that Dubai trade fair will now take place in January 2022

Intersec, the world’s renowned security, safety, and fire protection trade fair, has been rescheduled to take place in January 2022, organiser of the trade event, Messe Frankfurt Middle East confirmed on September 24, 2020. The 23rd edition of the three-day event was originally set to run from January 24-26, 2021, at the Dubai World Trade Centre, in Dubai, UAE. However, the event has now been moved to 2022, after extensive consultation with key industry stakeholders. Intersec Dubai 2022...

Intersec Saudi Arabia 2020 rescheduled to March 2021 due to COVID-19

New dates have been announced for Intersec Saudi Arabia, with the Kingdom’s trade fair for security, safety, and fire protection, now scheduled to take place from 15-17 March 2021 at the Riyadh International Convention and Exhibition Centre. The three-day event is organised by Saudi-based ACE Group under licence from Dubai-headquartered Messe Frankfurt Middle East. The new dates come after extensive feedback and consultation with the venue, exhibitors, visitors, trade partners and associa...

Messe Frankfurt reschedules Automechanika Ho Chi Minh City and Secutech Vietnam to 2021 due to COVID-19

Restrictions that came in to force in March to prevent the spread of COVID-19 continue to effect international travel to Vietnam. Logistical uncertainty has therefore hampered planning for the diverse international contingent of both events, with less than two months remaining before the trade fairs were scheduled to open.  Events moved to 2021 “As a responsible trade fair organiser, we hold a commitment to our participants that extends beyond the fairground to also include saf...

Secutech India 2020 cancelled due to COVID-19

Due to the escalating coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19), Messe Frankfurt New Era Business Media Ltd and ABEC Exhibitions and Conferences P Ltd, have decided that Secutech India will not take place in 2020. The decision is the result of travel restrictions and strict social distancing guidelines currently in place across India, and a lack of availability at the fair’s venue – the Bombay Exhibition Centre – during an appropriate time later this year. The fair will take place at th...

ACE Group and Messe Frankfurt Middle East prioritise health over exhibition and postpone Intersec Saudi Arabia 2020 in the face of coronavirus scare

In response to the escalating situation regarding the Covid-19 virus, ACE Group and Messe Frankfurt Middle East have decided to postpone Intersec Saudi Arabia 2020. The event will now take place from 1 - 3 September 2020 at the Riyadh International Convention and Exhibition Centre. The postponement comes following concerns from Intersec Saudi Arabia exhibitors, speakers, and visitors around recent developments of Covid-19 in Saudi, including visa issuing and travel restrictions that would limit...

Addressing the latest in fire safety and disaster prevention in Taiwan and APAC at Fire & Safety, Secutech 2020

Fire & Safety, concurrently held with Secutech Taiwan April 2020, will have international and local manufacturers showcasing products and solutions for best practices in fire safety for various verticals as well as effective disaster prevention and mitigation technologies. Countries from the APAC region is expected to see an increase in fire safety demands as increase in infrastructure developments requires both in pass and active fire safety equipment. Government regulation also plays a ma...

Messe Frankfurt Middle East hosts Intersec 2020, where the global security industry converges

Intersec 2020, a popular security, safety, and fire protection trade show, held under the patronage of HH Sheikh Mansoor bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, opened its doors to the latest security safety solutions and three days of agenda-setting discussion, as global industry sources tip the Middle East security sector for 10% annual growth over the next two years. With more than 1,100 exhibitors from 56 countries, Intersec was officially inaugurated by Major General Expert Rashid Thani Al Mat...

Messe Frankfurt organises Secutech 2020 that will showcase advancements in IoT, AI and 5G applications pavilion

The very best in IoT, artificial intelligence, edge computing and 5G technology will be on display at the upcoming edition of Secutech, which returns to the Taipei Nangang Exhibition Centre from 22 – 24 April 2020 for its 23rd edition. Commercial security and fire safety solutions will take centre stage at the fair, and in order to reflect the cross-sector influence of artificial intelligence and the IoT, Secutech 2020 will also feature dedicated zones for the smart building and mobility s...

Messe Frankfurt Co-locates Three Of Its Exhibitions In 2021 At Dubai To Increase Visitor Engagement

Messe Frankfurt Middle East, the regional subsidiary of Messe Frankfurt, one of the trade fair, congress and event organisers, is to co-locate three of its exhibitions in Dubai to capitalise on visitor and exhibitor synergies. Light Middle East, the region’s premier exhibition, conference and awards for lighting design and technology; Prolight + Sound Middle East, the dedicated exhibition and conference for Professional Lighting, Audio and AV Technology; and Intersec, the trade fair for s...

The second annual edition of the Intersec Awards honours industry leaders and security experts

Professionals from varied spheres in the security, safety and fire protection industry gathered for the second edition of the Intersec Awards during a gala event to celebrate their achievements in the global fire safety and security industry. The ceremony which was hosted by Messe Frankfurt Middle East, the organisers of Intersec – was held at Dubai’s Habtoor Palace Ballroom and saw more than 250 guests attend. Commercial security and fire protection The awards saw 130 entrants ac...

Messe Frankfurt announces list of exhibitors participating at SIBT and SSHT 2019

The 2019 editions of Shanghai Intelligent Building Technology (SIBT) and Shanghai Smart Home Technology (SSHT) will be held from 3 ‒ 5 September at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC). Spurred by the fast development of China’s intelligent building, Internet of Things (IoT) and Artificial Intelligence (AI) sectors, the two exhibitions are close to capacity as there has been strong demand from exhibitors to participate at the shows. Smart neighbourhoods The total exhibitio...