If you are a locksmith pro or security expert, you will definitely want to consider attending one of the many conferences or trade shows being offered throughout the country this year. Not only is it an opportunity to network with other industry professionals and attend educational seminars, but you can also obtain insider knowledge about the upcoming and most innovative security products related to doors, windows, video doorbells, video surveillance, ski locks, bike locks, alarm systems…you name it! Participate in discussions led by industry leaders and learn about the latest trends so you can provide your customers with the best and most up to date expertise and customer service.
Here is a sampling of some of the exciting scheduled events that have taken place or will take place this year.
Known in the industry as ISC West, the International Security Conference & Exposition is an annual trade show for the security industry and was held this year from March 29 - 31 at the Venetian Expo in Las Vegas, NV.
Attendees had the chance to connect with thousands of other public safety and security professionals and learned about the newest product technologies as they pertain to safety and security.
Registration fees varied depending on the type of package, as shown below:
Exhibit Hall Only $100
Full 3-Day Package $1,025
2-Day Package $825
1-Day Package $625
ISC West Preview Video
Sponsored by the Safe & Vault Technicians Association, Safetech is considered to be the world’s largest safe and vault convention. This year’s event will be held at the Atlantis Casino Resort in Reno NV from April 17-22.
Hands-on education is the main attraction at this conference, however, there will also be an opportunity for attendees to view the latest products related to safes and locks while talking shop with other industry peers, all within a short drive from beautiful Lake Tahoe.
Registration fees include attendance to the trade show, classes, live auction, Swap Meet, and Kick-Off Party.
Safetech Convention Video
The American Key Supply Trade Show, Locksmith Swap Meet and Luau Lunch was held in Las Vegas at American Key Supply’s headquarters, located at 2895 W Capovilla Avenue, on April 1st from 10:00 am - 2:00 pm.
Whether you are a locksmith supplier, manufacturer or customer, this event was guaranteed to appeal to everyone and featured product demonstrations and giveaways, training classes, a traditional Hawaiian BBQ lunch, and an Escape Room contest to test out your new locksmith skills.
The Swap Meet gave attendees an opportunity to buy and sell used tools and supplies.
The Yankee Security Convention is one of the largest locksmith and security trade shows on the East Coast and is in its 43rd year. The 2023 event will be held from October 25 - 29 at the MassMutual Center in Springfield, MA.
The convention will feature over 100 exhibitors, as well as day and evening educational training and classes. Enjoy a larger exhibit hall this year and network with other industry professionals.
Registration will begin in July 2023.
Head to the Hilton Orlando for the ALOA Security Professionals Association’s annual event on August 6 - 12. The first four days will consist of classes, ending with a two day security expo. Attend an 80’s themed kick-off party, certification classes, learn about the newest products on the market, get referrals, and, of course, there will be plenty of opportunities to network!
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