Top homeland security firms for Abu Dhabi expo
Abu Dhabi, June 15, 2011
Major firms in the homeland security (HLS) and emergency preparedness business will take part in the International Security and National Resilience (ISNR) event in Abu Dhabi in March 2012.
The Middle East’s definitive security and resilience event's third edition will run from March 19 to 21, 2012 at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre.
The biennial expo will gather 250 exhibitors from 30 countries to showcase products and services to around 12,000 expected visitors and 60 official delegates from 15 countries. With its Business-to-Government focus, ISNR 2012 will see public officials comprising around half of its audience, said a statement.
Among the confirmed exhibitors is Tawazun Holding, a strategic investment firm involved in the development of Abu Dhabi’s industrial manufacturing and technology sectors and the execution of key knowledge transfers with a specific focus on the defence trade.
Tawazun is a fully-owned subsidiary of the UAE Offset Program Bureau whose objectives are guided by the economic policy agenda of Abu Dhabi. Its various subsidiaries specialise in autonomous systems, military and sporting weapons, munitions, automotive works and advanced manufacturing.
Featured participant International Golden Group (IGG) is a pioneer in the region’s defense hardware supply market. Its comprehensive supply solutions range from heavy tanks and self-propelled artillery to radar systems and anti-riot equipment, while its services include maintenance and upgrade of military vehicles, mine clearance and operational training, among others. IGG’s high-profile clients include the UAE Armed Forces, the Ministry of Interior, and the Critical National Infrastructure Authority.
Another key player joining ISNR Abu Dhabi 2012 is the Abu Dhabi-based Advanced Integrated Systems (AIS), the fastest-growing homeland security company in the world. AIS was the first company to deliver fully-integrated turnkey solutions for internal national security on a nationwide scale, said the statement.
The company tailors security solutions from its three powerful Urban Management, Strategic Internal Intelligence and Physical Security technology platforms.
International Armored Group (IAG), a global leader in the engineering, prototyping and manufacturing of armoured cars and trucks and other armoured commercial vehicles, will also display its latest products. IAG was one of the first armoured vehicle companies in the world to manufacture the fully-certified VR7 Toyota Landcruiser 200 Convoy under the stringent VPAM BRV 2009 armoured vehicle testing standard.
Intertech Vision ME, a leading designer and integrator of professional Operation Centers and Control Rooms for specialist markets, will also be attending. Intertech delivers solutions for airports, airlines, telecommunications, traffic, utilities, security, surveillance, process control, broadcast and defence. The company has undertaken over 100 installations throughout the Middle East.
“Homeland security spending in the region is expected to surpass $100 billion by 2015, making it one of the biggest security markets in the world. ISNR Abu Dhabi 2012 is an excellent platform for security and emergency response businesses to identify opportunities in this part of the world and know exactly how to take advantage of them,” ,” said Mohamad Bader-Eddin, show director, Reed Exhibitions.
“Given the major names that are beginning to confirm their participation in the 2012 edition we can look forward to one of the most comprehensive displays of HLS and preparedness solutions ever seen in the Middle East. Moreover, the strong participation from the government sector will make ISNR 2012 a rally point for directing and consolidating the region’s homeland defense agendas.” - TradeArabia News Service