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International Security and National Resilience (ISNR) Abu Dhabi, the Middle East’s definitive security and resilience event, is drawing in the biggest names in Homeland Security (HLS) and emergency preparedness as it nears its third edition. Running 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.
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 defense 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 specialize 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 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. 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 armored cars and trucks and other armored commercial vehicles, will also display its latest products. IAG was one of the first armored vehicle companies in the world to manufacture the fully-certified VR7 Toyota Landcruiser 200 Convoy under the stringent VPAM BRV 2009 armored 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 Defense. The company has undertaken over 100 installations throughout the Middle East.
“Homeland security spending in the region is expected to surpass USD 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.”
In association with the UAE Ministry of Interior, ISNR Abu Dhabi 2012 will be held under the patronage of H.H. General Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces and supported by H.H. Lt. General Sheikh Saif Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, UAE Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior. It will encompass Border and Transport Security; Intelligence and Threat Assessment; Critical Infrastructure Protection; Emergency Preparedness & Response; Counter Terrorism; and Resilience (Crisis Management).
Reed Exhibitions is the world’s leading organiser of trade and consumer events that has excelled in creating high profile, highly targeted business and consumer exhibitions and events. For more information please visit http://www.isnrabudhabi.com.