What's on at IFSEC?

The UK's largest and longest-running security event, IFSEC, welcomes thousands of security professionals to explore the latest innovative products and solutions, stay on top of legislation, industry standards and best practices. Here's what you can look forward to!

Jonny Wilkinson on stage in the Keynote Theatre at Safety & Health Expo 2019

Converged Security Centre

Exclusively demonstrating the value of unifying physical and cyber security for 21st-century threats, the Converged Security Centre returned to IFSEC 2022.

This year’s Converged Security Centre partnered with Advancis, collaborating with several vendor partners such as Kaseware to showcase the benefits of open, integrated security management platforms. Visitors could see, hear and experience the technology in real-time and meet with the experts behind the technology.

More info coming soon.

LPCB Attack Testing Zone

Technicians from the Loss Prevention Certification Board (LPCB) put a range of security doors, perimeter fencing, shutters and covers to the test by attacking them with hammers, wire cutters and other handheld tools at IFSEC this year.

The LPCB, part of BRE Global, has worked with the industry to set the standards to ensure that fire and security products and services perform effectively.

More info coming soon.

Engineers of Tomorrow

Engineers of Tomorrow

The highly regarded Engineers of Tomorrow competition is designed to recognise and showcase the next generation of security and fire systems installers from across the UK.

The 2022 live installation challenge took place
at IFSEC and FIREX. The finalists from Engineers of Tomorrow then went on to take part in the WorldSkills UK LIVE competitions – the nation’s premier skills, apprenticeships, and careers event  – and the winners were revealed in November!

Entries to the 2023 competition will open soon.

Protect & Prepare Seminar

Venue security professionals and those charged with securing Publicly Accessible Locations (PALs) had the opportunity to get on top of the incoming Protect Duty legislation and its repercussions in an exclusive seminar programme at IFSEC. 

Experts explored some of the key challenges involved for security managers, directors, and consultants for whom the incoming 'Protect Duty' legislation may affect.

More info coming soon.

Jonny Wilkinson on stage in the Keynote Theatre at Safety & Health Expo 2019

Co-located Shows

Your free ticket to IFSEC gives you unlimited access to a series of five co-located events.  You will be able to explore a vast range of innovative products and benefit from cross-sector learning and networking.

Expand your knowledge and enhance your strategy with products and solutions across security, fire safety, health & safety, smart buildings, and facilities management.

More info coming soon.

Engineers of Tomorrow

Networking Opportunities

There were many great spaces around the show to meet with exhibitors and visitors for a drink, talk business, grow your network, or catch up with old colleagues.

To celebrate the return of IFSEC & FIREX, we hosted an Official After Party at indigo at the O2 with live music and drinks at a fabulous venue for a fantastic chance to reconnect with the industry in style!

More info coming soon.

Jonny Wilkinson on stage in the Keynote Theatre at Safety & Health Expo 2019

Security Suppliers

Visitors met face-to-face with global leading security suppliers, showcasing the latest developments- some of which were on display for the first time, from access control, video surveillance, perimeter protection, cyber security and more.

IFSEC was the best opportunity to assess hundreds of new solutions from global security suppliers, including Advancis, Dahua, CSL, and more.

IFSEC & FIREX Training

Live installer dedicated training came to IFSEC & FIREX for the first time as part of the ongoing support in helping to address the skills gap in security and fire.

Installers, integrators and engineers had the opportunity to attend dedicated training sessions to ensure they remain on top of the latest practices in the sector and secure accredited CPD points.