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IFSEC Competitor The Security Event Launches, Same Week As ISC West

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IFSEC is facing competition. Led by an ex-IFSEC head, partnered with mega-exhibitor Essen and hosted in IFSEC's old city, Birmingham, "The Security Event" in UK will launch in April 2019, the same week as ISC West. In this note, based on a c...

By John Honovich - 6 months ago

ASIS GSX Show Struggling Getting Exhibitors

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The show formerly known as ASIS, now GSX, is less than 3 months away. And it is struggling to get exhibitors to go back to Las Vegas, just months after ISC West, in a show with far lower attendance. In this note, we examine the most notable ab...

By John Honovich - 6 months ago

GDPR / ICO Complaint Filed Against IFSEC Show Facial Recognition

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IPVM has filed a complaint against IFSEC’s parent company UBM based on our concern that the conference violates core GDPR principles on biometrics at its London conference. The complaint was filed with the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO...

By IPVM Team - 6 months ago

IFSEC 2018 Final Show Report

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IPVM attended the IFSEC show for the first time this year. The Chinese took over the show, centered on Hikvision, flanked by Dahua, Huawei and a legion of other Chinese manufacturers. IFSEC is much smaller than ISC West, with about 50% fewer e...

By IPVM Team - 6 months ago

Top Benefits Of Attending Trade Shows (Statistics)

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150 integrators told IPVM: What are the top benefits of going to trade shows? The clear top 2 responses in order: (1) Networking (2) New Products The most notable answer not given was education, something that trade shows routinely mark...

By IPVM Team - 7 months ago

'Best In Show' Fails

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ISC West's "Best In Show" has failed. For more than a decade, it has become increasingly irrelevant as the selections exhibit a cartoon level understanding of technology and the market. The 2018 winner is a case in point, as it is the same appr...

By John Honovich - 8 months ago

Strong ISC West 2018, Says Manufacturers, GSX / ASIS Expected Weaker

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Manufacturers say ISC West 2018 was strong, continuing the trend we have seen in 2017 results and 2016 results. However, those same 100 manufacturers expressed a much more concerned outlook on the upcoming ASIS, now GSX show. In this note, we exa...

By IPVM Team - 8 months ago

Best and Worst ISC West 2018

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ISC West 2018 had strong attendance, modest overall new products, and a surge in Artificial Intelligence marketing. First, here are 20+ manufacturer booth videos, to give you a feel for the show's displays: Inside this report, we examine the b...

By IPVM Team - 8 months ago

ISC West Bans Booth Babes

Booth babes, goodbye. Technically, ISC West banned them 2 years ago with a 'staffing attire' requirement but it looks like ISC West is going to actually start enforcing it in 2018. Last year, there was an uproar over IPVM's report: The Sleaziest...

By John Honovich - 9 months ago

Top ISC West 2018 Booth Moves

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ISC West spending frequently signals market expansion and trend shifts. In 2016, the surge of Chinese exhibitors underscored the race to the bottom. In 2017, deep learning marketing signaled its expansion, at least in terms of hype. Now, in 2018, ...

By IPVM Team - 11 months ago

CES 2018 Show Final Report

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This is IPVM's final edition of our 2018 CES show report. Below are already numerous images and commentary, with more coming tomorrow.   CES is far far bigger than even big security shows like ISC West (the CES show floor covers 2,500,000 square...

By IPVM Team - 11 months ago

ASIS Dumps 'ASIS' For Show, Now GSX

After 60+ years, ASIS is dumping its eponymous show name and replacing it with 'GSX'. This is a classic marketing mistake. For a show struggling for years, this only makes things worse. In this note, we examine the issues, compare to a histori...

By John Honovich - about 1 year ago

CPSE 2017 Highlights

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CPSE 2017, the largest security-oriented exhibition, held in China, has wrapped up. Inside we cover some top trends from the show, including: Dahua branding prominent, Hikvision minimal visibility Hikvision deep learning products on display ...

By IPVM Team - about 1 year ago

Deceptive ASIS Attendance

ASIS is being deceptive with its conference reporting, effectively inflating the event's real actual attendance. What they try, but struggle to do, is report 'registrants' but, as our examples below show, they clearly are misrepresenting it as ac...

By John Honovich - about 1 year ago

UTC / Lenel Joins FLIR Dropping ASIS

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Weeks before a show, vendors are typically gearing up for their booths. But UTC / Lenel / Interlogix is joining FLIR in a last minute dumping of their ASIS 2017 booths. Inside this note, we examine what is happening with these companies, pressur...

By IPVM Team - over 1 year ago

NCS4 Sports Security Show Report

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The National Center for Spectator Sports Safety and Security Show, or NCS4, is put on by The University of Southern Mississippi as a forum to discuss security for university sports venues. NCS4 contains both exhibits, and multiple educational sess...

By Brian Karas - over 1 year ago

NRF 2017 Exhibits Traffic Weak

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The 'retail apocalypse' is not sparing the security industry. The National Retail Federation's Protect 2017's exhibit traffic is weak, notably worse than last year, based on our attendance both in 2016 and this year. Below is a video of the entra...

By IPVM Team - over 1 year ago

ESX 2017 Final Show Report

The ESX (Electronic Security Expo) day 3 / Thursday is done and the exhibits are over. IPVM was in Nashville covering it in-depth. Below covers days 1, 2, and 3. Inside this report: "It's riskier to be in the alarm industry today" Very str...

By IPVM Team - over 1 year ago

ASIS 2017 Cuts Day 3 Exhibits to 3 Hours

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The 3rd day of major trade shows are always the worst attended. And with shows with poor traffic, like ASIS over the past few years, day 3 has been fairly silent, with sparse attendees and exhibitors checking their phones or talking to each other...

By John Honovich - over 1 year ago

The Sleaziest Booth Of ISC West

The use of 'booth babes' is way down overall, but one company, Rapid Response, continues to treat ISC West like it is an HBO brothel documentary setting up a literal lineup of 10: The sheer number used by Rapid Response compared to how few are ...

By John Honovich - over 1 year ago

Best and Worst - ISC West 2017 Show Report

IPVM went to Las Vegas, examining what vendors are showcasing and what is new. Attendance was up, according to the show, and was certainly well attended. This is our final edition of the show report covering all 3 days of exhibits and key takeaw...

By IPVM Team - over 1 year ago

Top Trade Shows For Security Integrators

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100+ North American security integrators told us what trade shows they attend and why. The most well known shows are ISC West and ASIS but there are also a host of local and regional shows.  In this post, we examine how attendance broke down amo...

By John Honovich - almost 2 years ago

Advertising Like Avigilon at the ISC West Airport

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Avigilon has grabbed a lot of attention over the last few years advertising at the Las Vegas airport when attendees fly in. But how does that work? And what does it cost? And does it make sense? We looked into this, speaking to the agency resp...

By Brian Karas - almost 2 years ago

ASIS Misrepresents Show Numbers

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With years of struggling attendance and exhibitors increasingly frustrated, ASIS is gearing up for their 2017 show. Unfortunately, their 2017 prospectus misrepresents their show numbers. In this note, we examine the issues, contrast it to ISC We...

By John Honovich - almost 2 years ago

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