SECON 2021

Event Information

SECON 2021 is the biggest professional B2B security event as well as a comprehensive security platform, which assists your business development through extensive networkis and robust meetings with distributors, SIs, installers, retailers and influencers playing at distribution and procurement market in Asia.

For the past 19 years, SECON has grown to become the leading tradeshow for international companies to introduce their products to the Asian and Korean market. With support from influential Korean security groups of the SECON organising committee, SECON is a renowned must-attend exhibition for the whole security, fire and safety sector ranging from manufacturers to end-users.

  • The most influential Asian security exhibition dedicated to all sectors of the security industry under one roof
  • With 46,000+ industry professional and over 450+ exhibitors, SECON is the largest integrated security exhibition in Korea
  • Network with 25,000+Physical, IoT and IT Security Professionals
  • Meet cutting edge security trends with state-of-the-art security products and solutions from world’s leading security enterprises
  • The ideal platform for international companies to test-market their products in the Asian security market
  • Generate business leads from powerful buyers
  • Meet face to face with new potential customers/partners and existing partners
  • Powerful networking with IFSEC Global Events and other IT/Physical Security Events organised by Informa Markets BN

Event Profile

  • Who Exhibits?

    Exhibit Profile

    Video Surveillance

    • CCTVs
    • IP Cameras
    • Integrated Control Solutions
    • DVRs / NVRs
    • Imaging Cameras
    • Others

    Access Control

    • Access Control Systems
    • Cards & Readers
    • Security Gates
    • Perimeter Security
    • Digital Door Locks
    • Identity Solutions
    • Others

    IT Security

    • Anti-DDos Solutions
    • App Security
    • Vaccine
    • Server Security
    • Information Leakage Prevention
    • Anti Spam
    • Others

    Social Security System

    • Safety Doors
    • Anti-theft Systems
    • Fire Alarms/Detectors
    • Fire & Disaster Prevention
    • Black Boxes
    • Smart City Solutions
    • Intelligent Transport Systems
    • Others

    Homeland Security / Industry Security

    • X-Ray Inspection Equipment
    • Identification Equipment
    • Face Analysis Programs
    • Drone/Anti-Drone Systems
    • Others

    IoT Security

    • Home Security Solutions
    • IoT System-Based Security Solutions
    • Smart Car Security Solutions
    • Smart Appliance Security Solutions
    • Others
  • Who Visits?

    Visitor Profile

    • IT/Cyber Security – 25.3%
    • Government/Municipalities – 20.6%
    • Security Equipments/SI – 14.8%
    • Electronic/Telecommunications – 11.4%
    • Logistics/Distributions/Service – 10.0%
    • Public Institutions/Military/Police – 5.9%
    • Law/Medical/Education – 3.2%
    • Construction/Development/Energy – 3.1%
    • Manufacturing/Automotives/Shipbuilding – 2.6%
    • Finance – 2.3%
    • Others – 0.8%

    Visitors by Job Function

    • Security & Privacy Officer – 24%
    • Computing/Networks/System Operator – 21%
    • Purchasing/Procurement – 20%
    • Marketing/PR/Sales – 11%
    • CEO – 10%
    • CISO/CPO/CIO/CTO – 9%
    • Others – 5%
  • Main Security Issues in Korea

    The development of security and safety technology concerning disaster response

    • The use and demand of video security equipment during natural disaster increases
    • CCTV – possible #1 ranking amongst all disaster response equipments
    • CCTV based automatic discharge measurementtechnology
    • Convergence between CCTV and GIS, Disaster, and Safety Broadcasting System

    The groundwork of the 4th Industrial Revolution – ICBM (IoT, Cloud, Big Data, Mobile)

    • The development of ICBM enables the video security industry to expand its B2C and B2B markets
    • Cloud’s market 1,000% increase in sales compared to 2018
    • Customized hybrid service

    Korea – An Integrated Devices Powerhouse by 2030

    • Strives to become world’s #1 in the foundry sector and reach 10% share of the fabless market
    • Korea continues to be the global #1 in the memory semiconductor field, now concentrating on nurturing the system semiconductor field (Energy, Safety, National Defence, transportation infrastructure)

    APIS – Advanced Passenger Information System

    • The cons of APIS- border security system which provides officers with pre-arrival and departure data on all passengers and crew members
    • Effective in preventing terrorists or those who are a threat to the national security

    Biometrics and its mergence with other technologies

    • Biometrics is now used in offices, homes and even in banks, where its mergence with other 4th industrial revolution technologies enables it to be used in convenience stores and ATM
    • Face and vein recognition system in ATM / IoT, AI, and Biometrics in the office, Smart Store (AI speaker, Hand Pay, Smart Scanner)

    Smartroad for autonomous vehicles

    • Since 75% of all vehicles are predicted to be replaced by autonomous vehicles in the year 2035 (Navigant Research), Smartroads C-ITS are being planned
    • C-ITS plans to meet the specified needs of each localities

Event News

New dates announced for 20th Edition SECON 2021

The SECON 2021 Secretariat has been closely monitoring the COVID-19 situation in order to hold a more successful exhibition. Taking the current COVID-19 situation into account, the Secretariat has made the decision to change the dates …

SECON & eGISEC 2020 Rescheduled to 2021

SECON & eGISEC (International Security Exhibition and Conference) 2020 has officially announced its postponement from 6-8 July to 10-12 March 2021. SECON & eGISEC 2020, organized by Informa Markets BN Co Ltd, was planned to be …

SECON 2020 Show Postponement

UBM BN Co., Ltd., the fair manager of SECON 2020 originally scheduled for 18-20 March 2020 has made the decision to reschedule the event to 6 – 8 July at KINTEX, Korea. The decision is taken …


For a safer and a more convenient departure process, Incheon International Airport plans to apply AI based imagery analysis at their departure gates. This ‘AI based X-Ray Automatic Inspection system’ will be test operated at …

SECON 2020 - Asia’s Leading Integrated Security Exhibition

The Perfect Business Hub for Security Enterprises to enter the Asian Market SECON 2020, Asia’s leading integrated security exhibition, will be held from 18th to 20th of March 2020 in Hall 1-3 at KINTEX (Korea) as …


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