MUMBAI, India, July 14 /PRNewswire/ --

UBM India, a subsidiary of United Business Media Ltd. (LON: UBM), has today announced IFSEC India 2008. To be held between 16 and 18 October 2008 at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi, India, the event is one of South Asia's leading trade fair of its kind, which will deliver to end users and suppliers a unique communication platform which includes an exhibition and conference. This year will see the inclusion of FIREX India 2008 into the event.

IFSEC India 2008 is part of IFSEC, held annually for the past 36 years at Birmingham, UK which attracts more than 30,000 trade visitors and is recognized as the world's leading Security and Fire exhibition.

"The security market in India is growing at a tremendous rate and there is a continuous demand for high standard security across industries and the Government. IFSEC India 2008 is an exceptional platform that gives an opportunity to security solution companies to showcase various products. The response and reach that we as an exhibitor get here, is impressive, extremely client centric and productive. We are proud to be a part of IFSEC India 2008 and are excited about showcasing our 'next level' of innovations at the exhibition, which we are certain will exceed our expectations," Says Mr. David I. Hudson MBE, Regional President, Group 4 Securicor Pvt Ltd.

This year will see the event build on IFSEC India 2007, which saw participation of over 170 companies from 20 countries and more than 8,000 business visitors worldwide. It also played host to the 14th Annual APSA International Conference entitled, "Security on Tap: Comprehensive Concepts and Technology for a safer Tomorrow", which comprised of participants from 10 countries. It also hosted The Internal Security Conference entitled "Meeting the Challenge of Terrorism", which was open only to the police & organized on behalf of the Bureau of Police Research & Development (BPR&D).

Informs Deepak Thakur, Director South Asia, Honeywell Security, "Honeywell will continue to showcase new products and solutions, equipped with state of the art technologies through events such as IFSEC India 2008. This event has been a successful platform for Honeywell to exhibit our domain expertise to our customers across various verticals, year-on-year. We are pleased with our association with such an esteemed exhibition in India."

Added Anindya Sarangi, Project Director, UBM India, "Visitors to the event will be looking at IFSEC India 2008 as a single point where they will be able to access the latest products and trends in the security industry. The event will build upon its predecessor and will be positioned as an international forum for enabling existing relations with customers as well as develop new business contacts."

FIREX India 2008 will focus on the various dimensions of fire protection and a dedicated hall has been earmarked for the same. Supporting this event is one of India's foremost trade associations, The Fire and Safety Association of India (FSAI). Set-up in 2002 with a core objective is to promote best practice, high ethical standards and awareness of the science of fire safety in India, FSAI in association with FIREX India 2008, with provide valuable influence and promotional opportunities to the fire safety community in the country.

"The management of FSAI and its members are excited about being associated with FIREX India 2008 and IFSEC India 2008, which are considered to be premium events in the fire and security sectors. Combined with the strengths of the events and the growth of the FSAI, we will be able to add great value to the Indian fire safety and security industry by sharing knowledge with world leaders from across the globe," confirms Arun Khazanchi, President, FSAI.

IFSEC India 2008 and FIREX India 2008 are organized by UBM India, a subsidiary of United Business Media plc, one of the world's leading global business information companies. The events will take place from 16-18 October 2008 at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi. For more information and to register for free entry, please visit Companies interested in exhibiting at the event should contact Anindya Sarangi on +91-22-66122644 or, or Charlie Cracknell on +44-(0)-207-921-8069 or

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For further information please contact: In India: Anindya Sarangi, Project Director, CMP India, Tel: +91-22-6612-2600 Email: In UK: Jo Hudson, PR & Communications Executive CMP Information Tel: +44-0-20-7921-8067 Email: Web site:

In India: Anindya Sarangi, Project Director, CMP India, +91-22-6612-2600,; In UK: Jo Hudson, PR & Communications Executive CMP Information, +44-0-20-7921-8067,, both for UBM India