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01 Jun 2021

Nineteen Group announce partnership with Department for International Trade (DIT)

Returning to Olympia, London from 28-29 September, the co-located events attract more than 14,000 buyers from across the security industry looking to source the latest innovative products and services from 400+ exhibitors, network and build relationships, and share best practice in response to evolving industry challenges. With a focus on Government and Infrastructure, the events have become a key fixture in the security industry’s calendar, bringing the worlds of physical and cyber security together. Registration for this year’s events is now open.

In conjunction with UK Defence & Security Exports, Nineteen Group is planning a programme of in-person participation by delegations from those countries that are on the UK Government’s ‘green list’ for travel by September 2021. The full list of these participants will be announced at a later date.

Focusing on resilience, and to ensure the maximum ROI for exhibitors, Nineteen Group is also developing a series of Virtual Buyer Rooms on the show floor. These will allow international delegates who are unable to physically attend the exhibition because of restrictions relating to the pandemic to connect with solution providers in London via video links.

Rachael Shattock, Event Director of International Security Expo and International Cyber Expo, said: “Having missed out on the physical shows in 2020 due to the pandemic, we’ve already seen significant demand for this year’s events. International Security Expo has established itself as an unmissable event for security professionals, delivering strong international opportunities thanks to its hosted delegation programmes. Following the ongoing success of the UK vaccination rollout, and key data showing a continued decline in cases, the roadmap to remove all restrictions by 21 June will enable us to finally host international delegations, and play a key role alongside UK Defence & Security Exports in support of the economic recovery.”

Mark Goldsack, Director of UK Defence & Security Exports, added: “We are delighted to be supporting International Security Expo. It is an important exhibition in the security industry’s domestic calendar which we hope will be one of the first to be held in person this year.

Exports are a crucial element of the UK’s economic path to recovery following the pandemic and we look forward to welcoming colleagues from overseas, we hope in person but virtually if necessary. UK Defence & Security Exports staff will also be on hand throughout the exhibition, and I would encourage companies to visit our stand to talk to us about the robust package of support that we offer to first time exporters, as well as to companies who are looking to widen their exporting activity. We look forward to seeing you there."

For more information and to register to attend International Security Expo or International CyberExpo, visit: or




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About Nineteen Group

Nineteen Group delivers major-scale exhibitions within the security, fire, emergency services, health and safety, facilities management and maintenance engineering sectors. Nineteen Group events have a proven track record for attracting the leading business decision makers, who attend to stay up-to-date in the ways of protecting people, assets and organisations. For more information visit:


International Security Expo is the only flagship event bringing Government, Industry, Academia and the entire end-user community in charge of regulation and procurement together under one roof to debate current challenges and to source the latest security technologies and services. For more information visit:


International Cyber Expo is the first dedicated event to bridge the gap between physical and cyber security industries on a global scale. It features a large exhibition area that focuses on technology and services that protect business' digital and physical future. For more information visit:


About Department for International Trade UK Defence & Security Exports


The Department for International Trade (DIT) is here to create a UK that trades its way to prosperity, stability and security. We achieve this by helping businesses to export; driving inward and outward investment; negotiating market access and trade deals as well as championing free trade.


Within DIT, UK Defence & Security Exports supports UK companies in the defence, physical security and cyber security sectors to export, invest and win. We use our network of over 5,000 trade staff based in 120 countries to promote innovation, opportunity and partnership around the world. Our deep knowledge of UK capability enables us to match international partners’ requirements with world-leading solutions. By maintaining strong relationships both domestically and globally, our sectors’ export success is helping to drive prosperity, stability and security for all.




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