SAFE West India 2024 – Securing Tomorrow’s Cities with Intelligent, Innovative Tech Solutions

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  • SAFE West India 2024 will take place from May 9th to 11th, 2024, at Bombay Exhibition Centre, Mumbai
  • The expo will host over 5000 visitors and 75+ brands showcasing their latest launches and technological solutions
  • The conference themed ‘Intelligent Security Tech for a Safer Future’ will focus on addressing modern security challenges facing cities and organizations.

Informa Markets in India, the leading B2B exhibitions organiser announced the 2nd edition of SAFE West India, the region’s largest and most influential security, and fire expo, scheduled to take place from May 9th to 11th, 2024, at Bombay Exhibition Centre, Mumbai.

SAFE West India is an annual security exhibition and conference dedicated to the Western Indian market, focusing on the states of Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, and Karnataka. The event will showcase the latest security products and solutions specifically focused on industrial infrastructure, national highways, and safe cities. Bringing together renowned exhibitors, consultants, industry experts, and key government officials on a single platform, SAFE West India serves as a hub for both Indian and international industries.

The exhibition will bring together over 75+ brands, showcasing their latest launches and technological solutions to more than 5000 visitors. It will also feature knowledge sessions with more than 40 eminent speakers and panelists. Some of the participating brands include Hikvision, Prama, CP Plus, ZKTeco, ESSL, Biomax, Matrix Comsec, Securus, Voltaic Cables, Realtime, Timewatch, TP Link, etc

Highlighting on the importance of SAFE West, Mr. Yogesh Mudras, Managing Director, Informa Markets in India, said “In today’s fast-evolving technological landscape, India’s security sector is undergoing a significant transformation. The integration of AI-driven security systems is revolutionizing India’s surveillance capabilities, making public and office spaces safer and more secure than ever before. The security market in Western India is witnessing significant growth, which is being driven by increased government focus on surveillance and safety. Additionally, End-user expenditures on security and risk management (SRM) in India are estimated to reach $2.9 billion in 2024, indicating a 12.4% growth from the previous yearAt SAFE West India, we are proud to be at the forefront of this revolution. With the government’s Make in India initiative gaining momentum, we are witnessing a surge in OEM and ODM brands setting up manufacturing plants in the country. There is a growing demand for cutting-edge technologies such as artificial intelligence, facial recognition, and advanced control room technologies. SAFE West India provides a unique platform for industry leaders, government officials, and technology experts to come together, exchange ideas, and explore the latest innovations in the security sector.”

A two-day conference themed ‘Intelligent Security Tech for a Safer Future’ will bring together key stakeholders from the security domain to address modern challenges facing cities and organizations. Key speakers scheduled to attend the event include Mr. Sandeep Sabharwal, Assistant Vice President – Corporate Administration, Aditya Birla Management Corporation Pvt. Ltd.; Prof. Amol Deshmukh, Police and Cyber Advisor, Dept. of Home, Govt. of Maharashtra; Mr. Vinay Khanduri, CPP, CFE, Head, Security & Vigilance, Adani Electricity; Mr. Sujoy Dutta, Principal Consultant, Northland Controls; Mr. Omprakash Shingare, CPP, Director Global Security & Investigations, Fidelity Investments; Mr. Puneet Garkhel, Partner – Risk Consulting & Leader-Forensic Services, PwC India; Mr. Pushkar Tripathi, Chapter Chair, ASIS Ahmedabad; Mr. Amarpreet Singh, Country Security Manager, Johnson Mathey & Chapter Chair, ASIS Mumbai; Mr. Dashrath Kumar, Head – Security, Tata Power, Trombay Thermal Power Station; Mr. Pierre Trapanese, CEO, Northland Controls; and Mr. Sumeet Sharma, CSO India and Head of GSC, Group Security, Capgemini.

Featuring power-packed knowledge sessions and panel discussions, the event will delve into topics such as the future of security, smart video security solutions, Managing Security Across Locations Globally – Risks & Challenges, AI and predictive intelligence, and the latest security trends for Indian applications. Experts will discuss the evolution of corporate security and the convergence of physical and virtual workplaces, highlighting the crucial role played by next-generation technology in industrial security.

Supporting associations for SAFE West India include All India Electronics Security Association (AIESA), American Society for Industrial Security (ASIS) Mumbai, Ahmedabad, and Delhi Chapters, Association of System Integrators and Retailers in Technology (ASIRT), Global Association for Corporate Services (GACS), International Institute of Security and Safety Management (IISSM), Jalgaon District Computer Dealers Association (JDCDA), Kathiyawad Security and Surveillance Assembly (KASSA), Overseas Security Advisory Council (OSAC) Mumbai and Chennai Chapters, The Gujarat Surveillance and IT Association (GSITA), and Trade association of information technology (TAIT), Computer and Media Dealer`s Association Pune, (CMDA), South Gujarat Information Technologists Association ( SITA), Security Association of India, Security association of Gujrat, Federation of IT association of Gujrat (FITAG ), Islampur computer dealer association.

The security sector in Western India, especially in Maharashtra, is experiencing significant growth, driven by increased government focus on surveillance and safety. State administrations are increasingly deploying video surveillance equipment to enhance security measures. The region is expected to see the installation of over one million IP cameras in the coming years. The market shift from analog to IP cameras has resulted in clearer, high-definition digital images and advancements in video analytics and neural networks. IP cameras provide enhanced video clarity, making them well-suited for tasks like facial recognition and license plate number detection.

About Informa Markets

Informa Markets creates platforms for industries and specialist markets to trade, innovate and grow. Our portfolio is comprised of more than 550 international B2B events and brands in markets including ; Hospitality, Food & Beverage, and Health & Nutrition, among others. We provide customers and partners around the globe with opportunities to engage, experience and do business through face-to-face exhibitions, specialist digital content and actionable data solutions. As the world’s leading exhibitions organizer, we bring a diverse range of specialist markets to life, unlocking opportunities and helping them to thrive 365 days a year. For more information, please visit www.informamarkets.com

 About Informa Markets and our business in India

Informa Markets is owned by Informa PLC, a leading B2B information services group and the largest B2B Events organizer in the world. Informa Markets in India (formerly UBM India) is India’s leading exhibition organizer, dedicated to help specialist markets and customer communities, domestically and around the world to trade, innovate and grow through exhibitions, digital content & services, and conferences & seminars. Every year, we host over 25 large-scale exhibitions, and 40 conferences, along with industry awards and training across the country: thereby enabling trade across multiple industry verticals. In India, Informa Markets has offices in Mumbai and New Delhi.