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A Brief Overview of security essen

security essen demonstrates how technology can aid businesses in ensuring better security and fire prevention in all industry. The international trade fair is hosted in Essen, Germany, and welcomes leading companies that are at the forefront of innovation, and showcase their products in action to an audience that consists of interested buyers with sizeable budgets. It’s the premiere platform for information and procurement in Europe.

Find hotel accommodation for trade fairs at attractive price rates according to your price range and in close proximity to security essen. GETA ltd is an established brand in the business travel sector and presents you with the best value for your money when it comes to your hotel stay. We are in the business of cutting down costs and ensuring you have a quick and easy commute. Aside from placing you close to Messe Essen, we work to give you adequate access to public transport!

Why Your Visit Is Worth It

We want to bring to your attention that security essen is officially regarded as the world’s biggest trade fair for security and fire prevention. If there’s one event you can’t afford to miss in your industry, it’s this one. Have a look at the fact sheet from last edition:

  • 950 international exhibitors from 40+ countries showcased at the event;
  • 36,000+ international trade visitors from 120+ countries made the trip;
  • 66,000+ square metres of exhibition space used.

Industry Relevance

security essen has a significant legacy as it’s been going every two years since 1974 at the Messe Essen, which has allowed the trade fair to grow a loyal community consistently. There has never been a dip in attendance and security essen remains the one-stop platform for all the major manufacturers and agencies to unveil their latest products and technologies. The event sees technology evolve by giant leaps and the current portfolio is quite impressive. Groups on display include transport protection systems, alarm installations, fire alarms, smoke alarms, gas detectors, criminal investigation technology, control and surveillance equipment and more. Not to mention that organisers offer a comprehensive support program, where the biggest highlight is the Security Experts Forum.

Who Are You Going to Meet?

The crowd that visits security essen consist mainly from industry experts, installers and the broader category of participants from the security sector as a whole. The one unifying trait between all these groups is the interest in investment and purchases. Roughly 76% are involved in the bigger decision making processes at their companies and attend to negotiate contracts. This is, in fact, supported by industry data that shows that sales in Germany alone have risen by 18% in the past two years combined to a staggering 17.2 billion euros. security essen functions as a centre for trade visitors in Europe with the biggest representation coming from European Union members, while the overall number of international visitors is steadily growing, now at 40%.

Past editions

security essen 2020

22.09.2020 - 25.09.2020

security essen

Cancelled because of COVID 19


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How to get to security essen

On Foot

On Foot

from HBF 35 min walking distance (2.6km)

from Essen/Mülheim Airport - 1h10 min walk (5.3km)


By Car

from HBF - 6 min ride (2.8km)

from Essen/Mülheim Airport - 8-10 min drive (6.5km)


By Public Transport

From HBF it is only 6 min ride with U11

from Essen/Mülheim Airport - there is no direct transportation

(alternatively you can walk ~30 min to Essen Abzweig Flughafen Stop and take Bus 142 for 9 stops, which will take you ~45 min total)

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