8th Edition of SAFE South India: Showcasing Advanced Security Solutions with 100+ Leading Brands, Fortifying Tomorrow’s Cities


Chennai (Tamil Nadu), [India], 03 July 2024: Informa Markets in India, India’s leading B2B exhibitions organiser is proud to announce the 8th edition of SAFE South India, reputed as the southern region’s largest and most influential commercial security, and fire expo, scheduled to take place from July 5th to 6th 2024, at Chennai Trade CentreChennai. The expo is strategically located in a region known for its burgeoning smart cities and significant security challenges. SAFE South India serves as a vital platform for showcasing the seamless integration of safe, smart, energy-efficient, and technologically advanced urban environments. It will bring together industry leaders, government officials, and technology experts to exchange insights and explore cutting-edge innovations in the security sector.

The exhibition will feature over 100 leading brands unveiling their latest launches across a spectrum of security solutions, including UAVs, drones, access control systems, security gates, digital video recorders, electronic locks, IoT devices, and more. Notable participants include industry leaders such as Premier Plus partners – Hikvision, Prama and ZKTeco, Premier partners – eSSL, Formigo, Realtime, Trassir and TVT, demonstrating their commitment to advancing security technologies.

Highlighting the importance of SAFE South India, Mr. Yogesh Mudras, Managing Director, Informa Markets in India, remarked, “As we enter 2024, the convergence of physical security and IT is increasingly prominent. AI is revolutionizing the security industry by enhancing perceptual capabilities, improving digital identity authentication, and access control measures. With the Indian access control market expected to grow from INR 72.5 billion in 2023 to INR 222.8 billion by 2032, exhibiting a CAGR of 12.9% from 2024 to 2032this expo is crucial for showcasing the sector’s advancements and opportunities. In urban areas projected to accommodate over 6 billion people by 2050, ensuring round-the-clock safety, convenience, and energy efficiency is paramount. SAFE South India is an essential platform for driving the future of security, ensuring our cities remain safe, efficient, and resilient.”

A two-day conference themed ‘The Changing Paradigm in Security Technologies’ will take place on the sidelines of the showfloor, bringing together key stakeholders from the security domain to address modern challenges facing cities and organizations. Key speakers scheduled to attend the event include Mr. Vaidyanathan Chandramouli , Partner – Risk & Compliance, Stratinfinity Inc; Mr. Sunil David , Ex-Regional Director(IOT)- AT&T, Chair of Intelligent Comm. Group of IET Future Tech Panel, Mr. Dinesh Elangovan , Criminologist & Vice Co-Chairperson at OSAC Chennai chapter, Mr. Padmavati Uttarwar , Brand Ambassador – Business Continuity Management Program; Col. Sushil Pradhan , ED and COO, MitKat Advisory; Col Srinivas Balusu , SM, Global Head – Physical Security, Infosys; Mr. Nand Kishore Bhatt , CSO, Sesa Goa, Vedanta Ltd; Mr. John Paul Manickam , Chair, OSAC Chennai Chapter& Associate Director& Head-Joint Security Intelligence Centre, Cognizant; Mr. Amit Jain , Managing Director, TechnoPurple; Ms. Kavitha Srinivasulu , Global Head – Cyber Risk & Data Privacy: BFSI R&C – TCS; Col. Manoj Singh , Cyber Security Expert; Mr. Ashok Subramaniam , Regional Head Security, Infosys; Mr. Thamodharan S , Regional Security Manager, India and Asia, Colt Technology Services; Mr. Krish V. , Chief Executive & Co-Founder, Zaxis Aggregators; and Mr. E. Parthasarathy , GM-Security, Express Avenue &Founder – Raksha Trust.

 Featuring power-packed knowledge sessions and panel discussions, the event will delve into topics such as “Integrated Technologies for Safe Cities in the New Normal”, “Empowering India with Indigenous Manufacturing Roadmap and Smart Security Technologies and Solutions”, “Emerging Paradigms in Security Architecture”, “Crime Prevention through Environmental Design”, “Safety, Security and Duty of Care beyond the perimeter”, “Managing Security Across Locations Globally – Risks & Challenges”, “Technologies in Guard Patrol Management”, “How Smarter, Intelligent and Self-Learning Security Systems Make Life Easier for a CSO”, “The Future of Security: Disruptive Technologies in Enterprise Security Management”. Experts will discuss the evolution of commercial security and surveillance, highlighting the crucial role played by next-generation technology in securing both physical and virtual environments.

SAFE South India has garnered substantial support from esteemed associations including ASIS (American Society for Industrial Security) Ahmedabad, New Delhi and Mumbai Chapters, ESAI (Electronic Security Association of India) and OSAC (Overseas Security Advisory Council) Chennai Chapter, GACS (Global Association for Corporate Services) and Knowledge partner, Mitkat Advisory.

 SAFE South India is a pivotal platform showcasing the latest advancements in commercial security and fire protection. Chennai, with its robust infrastructure boasting over 90,000 CCTV cameras spread across 459 square miles—the second-highest concentration in India— is an apt venue for its strategic location and commitment to smart city initiatives. This expo aligns perfectly with Chennai’s aspiration to foster a collaborative environment for industry leaders to address contemporary security challenges and propel urban safety and technological integration forward.


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