UKTI Defence & Security Organisation News

BSIA encourages companies to book UK Pavilion space at IFSEC Southeast Asia 2016

The BSIA works with show organisers to promote the UK Pavilion and the companies exhibiting within it The British Security Industry Association (BSIA) is encouraging UK companies to take advantage of the many benefits that exhibiting as part of the UK Pavilion at IFSEC Southeast Asia brings. As an Approved Trade Organisation for the security sector, the BSIA organises a number of UK Pavilions at the industry’s largest overseas events every year. With little over six...

Opengear new Resilience Gateway models to be on show at Mobile World Congress 2016 in Barcelona

The new Resilience Gateway models are designed specifically for connectivity through Canadian telcos Rogers and Telus Opengear, a leading provider of critical infrastructure management solutions through advanced console servers, remote management, monitoring, and cellular out-of-band products, recently announced the introduction of four new models into its award-winning Resilience Gateway product line. Designed specifically for connectivity through Canadian telcos Rogers...

BSIA members to exhibit security solutions at Intersec Dubai 2016

BSIA plays a pivotal role forging productive links between UK security companies and overseas buyers With the 18th edition of Intersec Dubai a little over a month away, BSIA members are gearing up for what promises to be one of the industry’s biggest trade shows to date. As the trade association representing the UK's private security industry, the British Security Industry Association, through its dedicated Export Council, continues to play a pivotal role forging pr...

16 UK Stakeholder delegations to visit Transport Security Expo 2015

Representatives from Government, national associations and organisations will be part of the delegations at the Transport Security Expo Transport Security Expo is unique in providing a UK Stakeholder Delegations service. Arranged through the show’s expert Advisory Board, key representatives from Government departments and agencies as well as national associations and other organisations with critical security responsibilities will attend. These representatives are to be...

TDSi sees 33% increase in export sale to Southeast Asia and China

TDSi has benefited with assistance from UKTI and BSIA in its export markets research With the UK Trade and Investment Export Week event held on 9th to 13th November, integrated security manufacturer TDSi is proud to announce a 33% increase in its sales to Southeast Asia and China. The export figures, which compare Q1/Q2 of 2014 and 2015, suggest the security market is continuing to grow despite reports of a slowing economy in the region. Strong market for TDSi in th...

Home Office UK Security Minister, Rt Hon John Hayes MP, to officially open 2015 Transport Security Expo in London

Mr Hayes has held a number of shadow ministerial and Government roles including Minister of State at the Department for Transport On 2nd December, the Rt Hon John Hayes MP, UK Security Minister at the Home Office, will be officially opening this year’s Transport Security Expo at Olympia London. An MP since 1997, Mr Hayes has held a number of shadow ministerial and Government roles, including Minister of State at the Department for Transport and senior Parliamentary advis...

BSIA reports increase in overseas demand for British security products and services in 2015

The survey has enabled to build an accurate picture of emerging trends experienced by UK security exporters Security exporters from the British Security Industry Association’s Export Council have reported a further increase in the demand for British security products and services in 2015 from overseas buyers. In an annual survey conducted by the British Security Industry Association (BSIA), members of the Association’s Export Council – a dedicated forum...

Intersec Dubai 2016: BSIA to host UK Pavilion for security, fire and policing

Exhibiting as part of a UK Pavilion can make expanding into overseas markets a much less stressful experience For the 80% of UK security companies wishing to increase their business in the Middle East this year, the Intersec Dubai exhibition represents an unmissable opportunity to showcase the latest products and services to over 25,000 buyers from more than 100 countries. With 2015’s show billed as the most successful ever – attracting a record number of visitors...

Abbey Grey Security appoints Steve Norris, former Conservative party VC, as Chairman

Steve’s appointment comes just as the company announces its first international contract, guarding Pacific port of Lazaro Cardenas in Mexico London-based security firm, Abbey Grey Security Group has appointed businessman and former Vice-Chairman of the Conservative Party Steve Norris as Chairman. Founded by CEO Derek Horne and Operations Director Frank Filmer, Abbey Grey Security Group is one of Europe’s leading surveillance, fraud investigation and specialist sec...

BSIA Chairman’s Awards: Private security industry’s individuals and teams recognised

The awards serve to recognise significant or lifelong contributions in five different categories Five individuals and teams have been presented with prestigious British Security Industry Association Chairman’s Awards to celebrate outstanding contributions they have made to the ongoing success of the UK’s private security industry. Personally selected by the BSIA’s Chairman, Pauline Norstrom, Chief Operating Officer at Dedicated Micros and AD Group, the award...

IFSEC 2015 celebrates another hugely successful year

IFSEC welcomed 23,079 visitors through the doors, increasing attendance by 2% from 2014, driven by UK attendees IFSEC International 2015, organised by UBM EMEA, is pleased to announce another hugely successful year for Europe’s largest security event. Running from 16-18 June at ExCeL London, IFSEC International welcomed 23,079 visitors through the doors, increasing attendance by 2% from 2014, driven by UK attendees. Attracted an additional visitors IFSEC Internatio...

TDSi Managing Director John Davies urges businesses to fearlessly expand into new export markets

John Davies pointed out a number of key considerations before launching into potential markets “Making the leap from a UK-only or EU-only supplier to a wider international exporter can be a daunting one. For many companies it is a significant deviation from their comfort zone and yet, there are some very hungry and buoyant markets to explore around the world that offer lucrative returns for UK businesses prepared to do their homework and provide the right products and se...