According to a recent report, the organisers of a renowned security event have announced that the 7th edition of the fair will be co-located with Digital Thailand Big Bang 2019.
The two fairs will take place in October 2019 at the Bangkok International Trade & Exhibition Centre, providing trade visitors with plenty of cross-sector sourcing opportunities. The security fair is widely recognised as a must-attend trade fair for security industry professionals from across the ASEAN region
The fair will have a special focus on security solutions for intelligent security, fire & safety, smart living, and info security. Owing to its wide-ranging coverage of all things security, the show has experienced steady year-on-year growth since its first edition in 2011. At the previous edition, the fair spanned 7,000 sqm and attracted a record 250 exhibiting brands (2017:150), as well as 8,420 visitors (2017: 8,326).
Digital security innovations and solutions
With a shared interest for digital security innovations, Digital Thailand Big Bang was launched in 2017 to aid the development of Thailand’s digital infrastructure. Organised by the Digital Economy Promotion Agency (DEPA), the fair receives strong government sector backing and promulgates technologies that improve urban living standards, city management systems, digital agriculture, fintech and the digital economy.
The B2C platform aligns with the government’s push towards Thailand 4.0 by creating social awareness of new innovations and technologies that are driving Thailand’s digital transformation.
The Deputy General Manager of one of the organisers (a media company) spoke about how running the upcoming edition of the fair alongside Digital Thailand Big Bang will deliver positive outcomes for participants of both trade fairs. She added that the unique positioning of both shows will ensure that trade visitors with complex sourcing requirements are accommodated, particularly with regards to digital solutions for the smart city sector.
It was also noted that Smart city initiatives remain an important component of Thailand’s economic and social development, so with this in mind, the event organisers expect the new arrangement to act as a regional business hub for all of the most important innovations to be showcased.
Security and AI will enable sustainable city development
The 2019 edition of the security fair will be held under the theme of ‘Security + AI – Empowers Sustainable City Development’
Echoing the media company’s DGM, the President of the DEPA, noted that the common goal is to facilitate business connections and spread social awareness about the digital transformations taking place across Thailand. Digital security solutions are part of this remit. Thus, by co-locating the show with the security fair for the first time in 2019. It is expected that a larger audience of trade visitors will be drawn.
In a reflection of the growing role that AI-powered security technology is playing in Thailand’s smart city landscape, the four key vertical markets set to be highlighted under the fair’s theme include ‘Smart Police’, ‘Smart Transportation’, ‘Smart Factory’ and ‘Smart Campus’.
AI-enabled surveillance and biometrics solutions
As always, trade visitors will be able to find a wide berth of products at the fair, including AI enhanced surveillance systems, biometric identification systems, smart sensors, alarms and a range of access control systems.
Meanwhile, four concurrent events of ‘SMALiving’, ‘SMACity Solution’, ‘Fire & Safety Thailand’, and ‘Info Security Thailand’, will deliver all of the latest innovations for their related sectors.