Co-located with Securex West Africa, the exhibition as a whole is recognised as the region’s leading security, fire and safety exhibition. Bringing together thousands of industry professionals over two exciting days to experience cutting-edge product demonstrations and state-of-the-art technology developments first-hand from the industries finest.
The Nigerian fire and safety market is vast, with rapid urbanisation requiring solutions on new commercial and residential property, industrial sites and other projects. The President of Fire Disaster Prevention and Safety Awareness of Nigeria, Badanga Ahmed Lamidi has stated that fire outbreaks in the country have become a perennial problem. He has said that over the past five years, Nigeria has lost an enormous N6 trillion to fire incidents and that plans are being made to address the issues with fresh investment in the fire and safety services.
Encompassing Fire and Safety, Homeland, Commercial and Cyber Security, Firexpo and Securex West Africa will be essential marketing tools for businesses both small and large to access influential industry professionals under one roof and start exploring the opportunities available within.
Taking place in Lagos from 16-17 April 2019, next year’s show is expected to continue its growth trend as it builds momentum from the previous year’s highly successful outing. With three quarters of the floor space rebooked onsite during the 2018 exhibition, stands are moving fast as leading organisations in the industry look to secure their place at the regions principal event. Among those confirmed to take part next year are Assa Abloy, Hik Vision, Dromex, Kontz Engineering, Dahua, Net Global Systems and Matrix Comsec to name a few.
Taking over Hall One entirely at the Landmark Centre, Lagos the 2018 exhibition saw a record 2,344 qualified industrial personal in attendance which was a 25% increase on the previous year. This included a mix of regional and international attendees from seventeen countries including: Nigeria, South Africa, Togo, Senegal and Benin among others.
The Organiser’s Regional Director, George Pearson commented; “We are delighted with the 2018 results, in particular, we feel the increase in visitor numbers directly reflects the growth opportunities within the market and how valuable the show is as a trade platform. Already we have big plans for next year’s show and we are excited to get more companies on board for 2019!”
With a whole host of interesting features to compliment the exhibition, the event is expected to draw in thousands of eager industry members keen to discover key market trends, exclusive insights and offers.
The exhibition will once again incorporate a daily conference, which will be free to attend for all visitors. With dedicated fire and safety sessions, visitors will have the opportunity to hear from industry experts as they share their knowledge and insights into market trends, threats and issues facing the fire and safety industry.
Among the keynote speakers in 2018 were, Dr Nnamdi Ilodiuba, President of the Institute of Safety Professionals of Nigeria (IPSON), Engr. Emmanuel Uwalaka, Secretary at OSH Association Nigeria and Omar Alhaj Ali, Export Sales Manager, Bristol Fire Engineering.
In 2019 Firexpo will continue to build on its platform as the sector’s prominent business networking opportunity for the region and is not to be missed!
Get 10% off space in 2019!
Booking before the 30.11.18 will entitle you to 10% off* your space booking, quote code SWA19-IFP. To take advantage of the exclusive rate, you can contact Mr George Pearson at [email protected] or via telephone on +44 (0)20 886 3008.
*Space-booking only, shell-scheme packages not included. See T&Cs.
For more information, go to www.securexwestafrica.com