Demand for home security systems to grow 27 per cent over three years

Intersec 2011
Intersec 2011

Security of home and property was a hot topic at Intersec Trade Fair and Conference

DUBAI: With increased and more sophisticated security threats posed by criminals getting ever more sophisticated, homeowners and residents around the world are increasingly opting for additional electronic protection of their homes and valuables.

As a result the global market for home security products and systems has registered a steady climb and is expected to maintain a 9 per cent growth year-on-year for the next three years, according to recent market research.*

“Security of our homes and possessions is of vital importance,” said Ahmed Pauwels, Chief Executive Officer of Epoc Messe Frankfurt, organiser of Intersec Trade Fair and Conference – the Middle East’s paramount trade and networking event for the Security, Policing, Fire and Rescue and Health and Safety industries.

“With criminals getting more ingenious, the need for the latest in protection and security systems within the home is imperative.  As the security needs of the Middle East change, demand for home security systems is bound to increase,” he added.

Home security has been continuously evolving over the years, with the best home security systems either networked into the system of a private security firm or designed to alert police officials in case of any breach. Over 70 per cent of the cost of guaranteeing home protection comes from monitoring the properties and not the installation of the system itself.

Intersec 2011, which took place at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre on January 16th to 18th, featured a wide range of security systems and implements. It gave industry professionals an opportunity to research the latest developments in the sector, learn about potential threats and dangers and speak to leading industry professionals.

Amongst the exhibitors presenting the latest in home security products and systems at Intersec 2011 were be: Panasonic, Technoworld, Vanguard, GE Security, IMCI Services, Pyronix, Teknim Electronik and CityTec to name a few.

The region’s premier safety, security and policing platform also featured products and services related to Homeland Security and Policing, Commercial Security, Safety and Health, Aviation Security and Fire and Rescue amongst others.

* Parks Associates –

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Intersec trade fair and conference has played a major role in the last 12 years in reflecting the security industry worldwide. The exhibition and conference combines a strong international profile, with a huge regional impact.

Intersec 2011 showcased the latest technologies and apparatus in Commercial Security & Information Security, Aviation, Homeland Security & Policing, Fire & Rescue and Safety & Health.

Company profile
EPOC Messe Frankfurt GmbH is a subsidiary of Messe Frankfurt, Germany’s leading trade fair organiser. With 450 million Euros in sales in 2010* and more than 1,770 employees worldwide, Messe Frankfurt brings 800 years of experience to Dubai, the strategic hub for the region. The Messe Frankfurt Group has a global network of 28 subsidiaries, five branch offices and 52 international Sales Partners giving it a presence for its customers in more than 150 countries.

The successful portfolio of events of Epoc Messe Frankfurt GmbH in Dubai includes: Intersec trade fair and conference, Materials Handling Middle East, Hardware+Tools Middle East, Garden+Landscaping Middle East, Light Middle East, Beautyworld Middle East, Automechanika Middle East, and now also Paperworld Middle East and Playworld Middle East.

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*Preliminary figures for 2010

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