The Asia’s Biggest Integrated Security Exhibition – SECON 2019 – is Officially Open!

  • Held from 6th to 8th of March at KINTEX, Ilsan, Korea.
  • Covering security & safety solution such as physical security, cyber security, and convergence security
  • 12 conference programmes including CPO workshop organised by MOIS for 3 days as co-located events

As all countries in the world have started solving urban problems through ICT and accelerating the establishment of smart city to improve the quality of citizens’ lives, Korean market is also paying close attention to the security contents, which is the most important infrastructure of smart city. Among these trends, SECON 2019 is officially open on March 6th, showcasing smart city security technology utilizing cutting-edge ICT, anti-hacking solution, IoT anti-security threat solution, and smart control solution based on deep learning and AI.

B01X2005SECON 2019, where the world’s leading security companies including S1, SK Telecom, Hanwha Techwin, CUDO COMMUNICATION , HIKVISION, and DAHUA participate, is cooperating with global exhibition organiser UBM to strive the development of security industry and export promotion through “Hosted Buyer Programme“ and “1:1 Business Matching Programme.“

The opening ceremony on March 6th was attended by many ministry officials including Ministry of Science and ICT, Ministry of the Interior and Safety, and Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy, and heads security related organizations. Starting with opening speech from Choi So Young, chairman of SECON & eGISEC Organizing Committee, the opening ceremony was followed by welcome speech from Choi Jang Hyuk, director of electronic government at MOIS, and congratulatory speeches from Park Sun Ja, national assembly member of Land Infrastructure & Transport Committee, Lee Sang Min, national assembly member of Science, ICT, Broadcasting and Communications Committee, and Song Hee Kyung, national assembly member of Science, ICT, Broadcasting and Communications Committee at The National Assembly of the Republic of Korea.

Also, the award ceremony was held at the same time which 13 CCTV men of merits ensuring urban safety from local governments throughout the country received MOIS Minister prizes.

Leading Domestic & International Security Companies at One Place

SECON 2019 featured impressive participation with a total of 450 exhibiting companies from 62 countries, 1,100 booths and 21,300㎡ show size at KINTEX, Korea. Especially, leading domestic and international security companies including S1, Hanwha Techwin, SK Telecom, ADT Caps, CUDO COMMUNICATION , HIKVISION, DAHUA and ZKTeco converged at the show.

S1 will provide smart and safe working environment and showcase solution for daily life convenience through cutting-edge technology solution and platform. Especially, visitors can check out visitor access control including face recognition security gate, safety check of remainder inside the building, and ‘CLES’ – integrated access control of next generation with mobile employee identification at S1’s booth.

SK Telecom is organizing a booth with ADT Caps and SK Infosec, under the theme of ‘SK ICT Family to open a New ICT Convergence Security Era.’ SK Telecom has finished the acquisition of ADT Caps, NSOK and SK Infosec, it established integrated security service system covering from physical safety to information security.

Hanhwa Techwin has gained a big attention from the visitors with their latest technology and solution every year. This year, Hanhwa Techwin is planning to make visitors to familiarize with AI technology, focusing on ‘customer experience,’

HIKVISION – The world’s no.1 video security company – is introducing various vertical solution such as building solution including access control, intercom, and alarm products, mobile solution, traffic solution, and underwater/thermal image camera, under the theme of ‘Innovating, Building, Achieving Together.’

DAHUA, which has the second-largest share in the worldwide market, is planning to utilize SECON 2019 as a platform for demonstration of new technologies and communication with partners. DAHUA will exhibit HDCVI 5, Panorama, thermal image related products and smart solution for apartment/traffic/retail store.


Also, large number of physical security companies including SUPREMA, AMANO KOREA, WONWOO ENGINEERING, INNODEP, MPOLESYSTEM, FSNETWORKS, INDUSVISION, IRIS ID, SOLTECH INFONET, INCON, UNION COMMUNITY, VISION INFORMATION&COMMUNICATIONS, SAENOON CORP, CATIS, JINMYUNG I&C, and TRUEN will exhibit at the show. Moreover, overseas security companies such as MILESTONE SYSTEMS, YTOT, VISIONLABS, XAFER SRL, Shenzhen ANTO Technology, and LG HITACHI are exhibiting to expand the business in Korea market and network with Korean buyers.

Electronic Government Information Security Solution and Cyber Security Products in One Place

eGISEC 2019, a co-located event of SECON 2019, is receiving a great deal of attention as a platform where visitors can experience electronic government information security solution directly and exhibitors can promote to overseas buyers.

In eGISEC 2019, visitors can experience various information security solution at once including secure coding for safe electronic government, privacy policy, web security, network security, document security, and IoT security. Especially, MOIS, MSIT, KISA, ETRI, and NSR are showcasing R&D accomplishment, which was developed to strengthen cyber security. Also, Korea’s leading information security companies including SK Infosec, AHNLAB, and IGLOO SECURITY are exhibiting Ransomware, EDR, privacy policy, and anti-hacking solution.

Various Events including Smartphone/Digital Doorlock/SCADA Hacking Experience Zones

SECON & eGISEC 2019 is running various experience zones where visitors can directly participate and have better understanding such as ‘CPR,’ ‘Fire Evacuation,’ ‘Doorlock Hacking,’ ‘Mobile Hacking Check,’ ‘Weak Points of Application Check,’ and ‘Fragmentation of Hard Disk’ zones.

Support of Security Industry through Sponsoring Government Ministries including MOIS, MOLIT, MOTIE, and MSIT 

SECON 2019 is authenticated as an international exhibition by MOTIE and sponsored by MSIT, MOIS, MOTIE, MOLIT, Seoul Metropolitan Government, Gyeonggi Province, Daejeon Metropolitan City, and KOTRA KODITS. In addition, over 40 government organizations including KISA, ETRI, NSRI, KLID, and KOSTI, are taking part in ‘SECON Organizing Committee’ to discuss about the development of security industry, market activation, global network and establishment of cooperation system.

Reflecting the global interest in the Korean market, around 49,000 industry experts including the central government, local government, army & police, public institution & SI, and security managers of companies will visit SECON 2019. Also, large number of government officials and buyer delegations from Qatar, China, Philippines, Malaysia, Sudan, Russia, Columbia, India, and Hong Kong is participating in the show. Moreover, SECON 2019 invited security media journalists from Australia, Malaysia, Taiwan, China, and Japan, and put so much work to business meetings and overseas promotion through hosting buyer programme.

Meanwhile, SECON is experiencing over 13% growth rate with high level of satisfaction both from exhibitors and visitors. Especially, the exhibition is raising its status as an international exhibition with high attendance rate of overseas buyers and decision makers through cooperation with UBM. Also, SECON received high praise as a solid exhibition with substantive purchase and business meetings.

Meanwhile, SECON 2020 will be held in 18~20 March 2020 at KINTEX. To offer more chances to grow the business in Korea especially to 2019 exhibitors with priority, SECON 2019 Secretariat operates the Onsite Sales Office at booth #K85 and It is expected that more inquires for onsite booking.

Please contact SECON 2019 organizing committee( for other inquiries about the exhibition.

[Event Overview]

1. Name of Event : SECON 2019 (International Security Exhibition & Conference)
2. Date & Time : 6 (Wed) ~8 (Fri) March, 2019 10:00 ~ 17:00
3. Venue : Hall 3~4, KINTEX, Korea
4. Organiser : SECON 2019 Organising Committee
5. Sponsors : Ministry of Science and ICT, Ministry of the Interior and Safety, Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy, Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport, Seoul Metropolitan Government, Gyeonggi Province, Daejeon Metropolitan City, Korea Defense Industry Trade Support Center, Korea Tourism Organization
6. Special Sponsors : S1, SK Telecom, Hanwha Techwin, CUDO COMMUNICATION


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SECON is organised by UBM BN, which in June 2018 combined with Informa PLC to become a leading B2B information services group and the largest B2B Events organiser in the world. Please visit  for more information about our presence in Asia.


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