The Security Event 2024

30th April 2024 - 2nd May 2024

Partnering with some of the industry’s leading brands, join us at The Security Event 2024 at our free CIE coffee lounge to see the latest innovations from Akuvox, ASL, Carson Living, dormakaba, Farpointe, InterM, Quanika and VOLO.

The Security Event 2022

Show Details:

Dates:           30 April - 2 May 2024
Venue:          NEC Birmingham, B40 1NT
Stand:           5/K70

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The Security Event 2024 brings together all the market leaders and industry experts of UK security under one roof, at the NEC Birmingham. The exhibition will showcase the world’s leading security brands and will attract thousands of attendees over three days.

The CIE team will be joined by our industry-leading partners Akuvox, Carson, Farpointe, Freevolt, InterM, Quanika, SAFR, STid, VOLO and 2N  - as we invite you to join us at our incredible coffee lounge and technology gallery.

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We will once again be bringing along our amazing FREE barista bar to keep you wide awake and lubricated throughout the 3 days of the Show! The FREE CIE Coffee Lounge is open to all visitors; please feel free to drop-in for refreshments, to take a break or to meet with colleagues or customers. The CIE team will be on hand to welcome you and to demonstrate any of the 50+ security and access control innovations displayed on our beautiful new stand.

CIE-Group's 60th Anniversary Celebration

We're really excited to this year be celebrating CIE's 60th anniversary year and we want you to celebrate with us! Therefore, we'll hosting a champagne reception on the Tuesday and Wednesday of The Security Event on our coffee bar stand at 4pm - and, of course, you're invited!

Please drop by the stand at any time throughout the show for coffee (and great brownies!) - and from 4pm to join us for our champagne reception...

CIE's HowToAV hosts NEW 'Ask The Experts' Panel Discussions at The Security Event 2024

CIE's very own 'HowToAV' team are back on the road filming and hosting The Security Event's brand new for 2024 'Ask the Experts' Panel discussions during the Show!

The 'Ask the Experts' panel includes some of the leading lights and tech brains of the security distribution industry and will be run on both the Tuesday and Wednesday of the show in the Networking Cafe (right in the middle of the show hall) from 11am~12 noon.

Asktghe Experts panel discussions at TSE 2024

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Akuvox IP Door Intercoms & Access Control

Akuvox is a leading global brand for IP door intercoms, access control and telephony equipment.

The Akuvox range of IP door entry & access control devices combine both quality and innovation for a secure communication and door entry for MDU's, university and school campus, secure units and residential applications.

Join us on stand for our live demos of the latest contactless and biometric access control and door entry systems such as the new S series range.


Inter-M Network Audio

InterM is one of the world’s leading commercial/professional audio equipment manufacturers, now entering the security market with their latest audio-over-IP technology.

Join us on stand as we showcase the audio-over-IP range. This range will focus on the product’s ability to fully integrate with other 3rd party IP-connected systems – in particular, working in unison with CCTV surveillance systems to provide live and event-triggered audio announcements, warnings and remote communication for anyone in distress.

The InterM IP audio range includes a full range of out-of-the-box public address IP loudspeakers, as well as analogue-to-IP adapters, allowing any conventional 100v line or low impedance speakers to be converted to network audio.

Carson Living virtual concierge available in the UK from CIE-Group

Carson Living Virtual Concierge

Harnessing mobile and virtual technology, the Carson One-App Resident Experience and 24/7 Remote Doorman Service integrates with many leading IP access control, video monitoring and online payment brands and has already taken the US MDU and multi-family building sector by storm.

Carson enables instant and streamlined property management in unmanned buildings and communication between residents, staff & management, as well as providing a 24/7 remote concierge support centre.

Join us on stand for a demo of Carson the virtual concierge. The One-App Resident Experience and 24/7 Remote Doorman Service.

  • Communication & Payments
  • Deliveries
  • Access Control & Visitor Management
  • Integrations



Quanika is a global software house that transcends the challenges of accumulated complexity, by simplifying systems and delivering on the promise of integration to deliver complete, end-to-end security and safety solutions. Quanika Enterprise and VisitorPoint unify enterprise-class access control and next gen visitor management with popular databases such as Microsoft Active Directory to eliminate technology stacks and streamline workflows.

Modular and scalable, Quanika software seamlessly integrates with Axis Communications technology including VMS, network controllers, cameras, and audio devices – as well as other third-party security devices from names including 2N, Assa Abbloy, Akuvox and HDI – allowing customers of any size to manage security and safety operations with clarity - from one easy-to-use, ‘single-pane-of-glass’ platform.



VOLO is an innovative cloud based access control solution. Through the integration of Cloud Hosting and GSM/GPRS connectivity, you gain access to a robust and adaptable system, enabling the delivery of a truly proactive solution. This not only minimizes installation times and hardware expenses but also offers increased flexibility, scalability, and improved service delivery for your customers.



Farpointe Data’s mission is to provide extremely reliable RFID products and options for value-added solutions at highly competitive prices. Since 2003, Farpointe Data has offered security professionals a selection of premium OEM contactless identification solutions—both standard and custom—based upon their own 125-kHz proximity, 13.56-MHz smartcard, 433-MHz long-range and 2.4-GHz mobile technologies.



Embrace the future of access control with SAFR SCAN, where your face becomes your ultimate credential. Unlike legacy access control authentication methods such as cards and key fobs - which are prone to loss, theft or replication - face recognition authentication offers unmatched security and efficiency.

Traditional credentials, including PIN codes and ID cards, have their limitations. SAFR SCAN revolutionises identity authentication by harnessing the power of face recognition, proven to be the superior choice for security, speed and flexibility. Experience top-tier security and operational efficiency with SAFR SCAN, setting new standards in access control technology.



STid specialise in bespoke technology solutions. With their legacy spanning over 25 years, STid have consistently innovated and provided intelligent solutions aimed at enhancing access security and ensuring industrial traceability in challenging environments such as aeronautics, energy, and defense.

STid are committed to staying at the forefront of technology enabling them to utilise the latest advancements in securing digital identity. They have helped empower businesses, industries, and governments to identify, protect, and monitor their assets, contributing to a simpler and safer daily life.



Zenitel is a leading provider of intelligent Critical Communication Solutions, enabling everyone to hear, be heard and be understood. Zenitel’s Safety and Security business unit primary system offering is within Intercom, Public Address, Voice Alarm and IP Speakers. Recognised globally for offering state-of-the-art communication solutions which deliver the interoperability you need and the reliability you demand.



By embedding high security fingerprint reader technology within the credential card itself, S-KEY allows existing access reader systems to be ‘upgraded’ to multi-factor, biometric authentication without altering the readers or access control infrastructure.

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