As the country experiences a surge in economic growth and extensive investments in various infrastructure projects all over the country, the demand for safety and security products increases as well.
Security industry’s growth prospects are good especially in the wake of a new government administration which places a strong focus on law and order The Philippines needs to spend $22.8 billion (P164 billion) on cybersecurity between 2018 and 2025 to be in line with “global best-in-class countries,” according to new research commissioned by Cisco Systems, Inc., alongside Indonesia, Malaysia, and Vietnam among all ASEAN countries.
Catering to these domestic needs, Global Security Philippines will bring together suppliers for anti-counterfeiting solutions, information and communications technology, firearms and ammunition, border surveillance systems, CCTV, biometrics authentication technology, digital forensics, network security, and many more in one massive venue.
“The show was positioned as one of the biggest and most comprehensive trade shows dedicated to the security industry. Global Security Philippines Expo & Conference will give you access to the latest knowledge and technology in cyber security, transnational security, border management, infrastructure security, and many others,” said Jason Ng, Executive Director of MP International Pte Ltd. “This will be a venue for businesses to explore security solutions both from various local and international companies,” adds Jason Ng. The show run from August 16 to 18 at the SMX Convention Center Manila, Mall Of Asia Complex, Pasay City.
Held alongside the exhibit was a two-day Global Security Conference last Aug. 16 and 17.
“Our mission is to provide attendees with the knowledge, strategies and tactics they need to fight emerging threats, straight from industry experts who have experience in the field,” said Jethro Dionisio, President of the Association of Firearms and Ammunitions Dealers of the Philippines, Inc. “This year is no exception; we’re providing education covering security challenges and solutions such as data gathering, data management, data protection, preventing and countering cyber attacks, cyber security, and a whole lot more. Industry experts and representatives from various government and private sectors will be collaborating in discussing and sharing the knowledge in their respective fields.
Speakers for the Global Security Conference are: Delfin N. Lorenzana, Secretary of the Department of National Defense; Raymund Liboro, Privacy Commissioner of the National Privacy Commission; Walter van Hattum, Head of Economic and Trade Section from the Delegation of the European Union in the Philippines; Eliseo Rio, Jr., OIC & Undersecretary for Special Concerns of the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT); Gen. Oscar Albayalde, Chief of the Philippine National Police (PNP); Ice Oliva of Zeeguru; Terry Loo from Cellebrite; John Peter Abraham Ruero, President of ISSA Philippines; and many more. To pre-register for the conference, log on to http://bit.ly/GSEPhil.
“It’s going to be different from a lot of other security events because majority of these events in the country are more focused on the cyber aspect of the industry,” said Patrick Lawrence Tan, CEO of Global-Link MP Events Int’l Inc. “What we’re really embracing here and uniquely bringing together through our partnership is the mixture of the physical security, IoT, integrators, suppliers and manufacturers together with IT and cyber,” Tan added.
The exhibitors for this event are: Cellebrite, Defensive Armament Resource Corp. (DARC), Force Site Inc., Iris Corp., Japan Cell Co. Ltd, Jethro International, Inc., Jordan Leather & Gen. Mdse., Lordman Leathercraft Guns & Ammo, Lynx Firearms & Ammunition, Metro Sporting Arms Shop, Microdata Solutions, Nashe Enterprises, Onefra Systems Inc., Optical Media Board, P.B. Dionisio & Co., Inc., Santiago Fiberforce, Shooters Guns & Ammo Corp., Tactics Sog Industries, Inc., Topspot Guns & Ammo, Trust Trade, Willi Hahn Enterprises, Commsource Systems And Integrated Solutions, Philsource Ventures Group Inc., Shenzhen Success Technology Co.,Ltd., and many more.
The trade event is jointly organized by the Association of Firearms & Ammunitions Dealers of the Philippines, Global-Link MP Events International Inc., and MP International Pte Ltd of Singapore – combining years of expertise and experience in the field of event organizing.