Shaping the security landscape 

April 17, 2024



The SJUK Leaders in Security Conference is tipped to be the standout event of 2024.

As the security landscape continues to evolve at an unprecedented pace, staying ahead the curve is imperative for senior security professionals.  

Taking place at the Hilton Deansgate on Tuesday 16 July and catering specifically to seasoned security experts, the SJUK Leaders in Security Conference provides a platform for growth, collaboration and innovation. 

Here are some of the key benefits to be gained by attending the prestigious event SJUK Leaders in Security Conference, held in association with Eagle Eye Networks.

Strategic insights: The SJUK Leaders in Security Conference will bring together industry thought leaders, experts and influencers who will share strategic insights into emerging threats, trends and best practices. From keynote speeches, to panel discussions and presentations, attendees will gain an even deeper understanding of the current threat landscape and how it impacts their organisations. 

Networking opportunities: Senior security professionals can leverage the SJUK Leaders in Security Conference to forge meaningful connections, exchange ideas and build relationships that can benefit them both professionally and personally. 

Access to industry trends and innovations: Keeping abreast of the latest industry trends and innovations is crucial for senior security professionals tasked with safeguarding their organisations’ people, assets and data. The SJUK Leaders in Security Conference provides a platform to explore emerging technologies, groundbreaking research and innovative approaches to key aspects of security. 

Visibility and recognition: For senior security professionals looking to elevate their professional profiles and establish themselves as leaders in the industry, participating in the SJUK Leaders in Security Conference can significantly enhance their visibility in the security community. 

 SJUK Leaders in Security Conference promises over 30 speakers, with a fast-paced agenda covering multiple topics, from the built environment to supply chain, with panel discussions ranging from analysis about strategy to market challenges and opportunities. 

Meet our Gold Partners 

Buro Happold, a world leading integrated consultancy of engineers, consultants, and advisers, has put its name to the SJUK Leaders in Security Conference as a Gold Partner. 

Bruce Braes, Head of Security Consulting explains why: “As a firm committed to delivering creative and value-led security solutions for an ever-challenging world, we recognise the significance of this event in shaping the future of security practices and the national and international security industry landscape. 

“Together, we will shape the future of security, foster partnerships and enhance operational resilience. Join us on this exciting journey as we build a safer, more secure world.” 

Joining Buro Happold as a Gold Partner is Morse Watchmans, a leading provider of key control, key security, and key and asset management solutions. 

“We are excited to be a 2024 Gold Partner of the SJUK Leaders in Security Conference,” Tim Purpura, VP of Global Sales and Marketing tells SJUK.

“This event builds on the energy and success of ISJ Leaders in Security and we look forward to being in the same room with security professionals throughout the UK and Europe to network, share ideas, and gain valuable insight into important issues and trends that currently impact the security industry.” 

Meet our Silver Partners 

Silver Partner Gallagher Security is a global leader in integrated technology solutions.

Commenting on its support of the Conference, Steve Natton, UK Sales Manager North tells SJUK: “We are proud to be a Silver Partner at this year’s SJUK Leaders In Security event in Manchester and look forward to the opportunity to engage with other industry professionals, Channel Partners, and consultants.  

“These events provide valuable opportunities for the security industry to come together and share ideas, initiatives, and knowledge. SJUK has provided a platform for businesses to network, share best practice, and foster relationships, it is an event not to be missed.” 

Alex Holmström, Global Sales Director for on-premises and cloud security solutions provider, Acre agrees: “We have participated in ISJ Leaders in Security Middle East for the past few years and look forward to an equally successful event hosted by SJUK in the UK this year. 

“This event will bring leading industry figures together from the UK and European market space to deliver a high-class business forum that focuses on business strategy, the latest industry trends, regulations, and innovations from the region.”   

Sebastian Bedu, General Manager of specialist risk consultancy, International SOS underlines these points, by saying: “This prestigious event aligns perfectly with our commitment to partnership building and knowledge sharing. We look forward to connecting with the world’s most respected security leaders and collaborating on solutions to today’s pressing security issues.” 

Hear from industry trailblazers and connect with like-minded individuals at the SJUK Leaders in Security Conference.

Attendance is strictly by invitation only, with members of the industry advised to register their interest in attending now to avoid missing out. 

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Recent signings 

Additional partners include Keri Systems, Guardhouse, Police CPI, Irisity, G4S and Everbridge. 

Software company Guardhouse provides end-to-end workforce management systems for security companies.

On its decision to partner with Security Journal UK for the Conference, General Manager for the UK, Samuel de Lange says: “It is vital that businesses have access to the latest industry trends, knowledge, insights, and technologies. SJUK and Guardhouse share a dedication to supporting UK security companies by making important information easily accessible.” 

Simon Martindill, Head of Marketing at security system supplier, G4S Secure Solutions (UK) agrees: “We’re excited by the opportunity to participate with other senior security leaders and engage in peer-to-peer knowledge sharing and provide guidance and education on some of the key challenges facing modern security.” 

Peter Greener, Sales Director UK & Ireland for AI-powered video analytics software provider says, “Irisity is pleased to support the SJUK Leaders in Security Conference taking place in Manchester this summer. With a fantastic line up of speakers and over 120 senior security professionals in attendance, we look forward to listening to key stakeholders and industry decision makers.” 

Owen Miles, Field CTO, CEM Business Solutions at Everbridge surmises, “The SJUK Leaders in Security Conference offers a comprehensive platform for Everbridge to network, share knowledge, increase visibility and learn from industry leaders. These benefits align well with Everbridge’s mission to empower organisations to anticipate, mitigate, respond to, and recover stronger from critical events.” 

With thanks to our Intellectual Partners 

The SJUK Leaders in Security Conference also has the support and input of several Intellectual Partners including ASIS UK, Security Institute, IFPO UK, Association of Security Consultants (ASC) and IPSA. 

“We highly value supporting events of this calibre to ensure our members remain up to date with developments in threats, technological solutions and industry best practice, helping to shape the security landscape of the future,” says ASC Chair, Gary Thomas 

IPSA is equally proud to support the SJUK Leaders in Security Conference as an Intellectual Partner. CEO Satia Rai says: “We are excited about collaborating with colleagues at this prestigious event that supports and engages senior security professionals.  

“IPSA highly values supporting events of this calibre to ensure our membership remains up to date with developments in threats, technological solutions and industry best practice, helping to shape the security landscape of the future.” 

This article was originally published in the April Edition of Security Journal United Kingdom. To read your FREE digital edition, click here.

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