TRANSEC chooses Securitas for security and stewarding at Olympia

SecuritasThe organisers of Transport Security Expo (TRANSEC) 2014 have awarded Securitas the contract to deliver security and stewarding services throughout the event, which takes place at Olympia, London from 2 to 3 December.

Securitas has been appointed to oversee the safe build-up and breakdown of the show and to ensure both exhibitors and visitors have a pleasant and trouble-free experience.

Over 4,500 visitors are expected to attend the two-day event and Securitas personnel will be on hand to welcome them and help with any queries. Security officers will also be placed at strategic locations throughout the venue to provide a physical and reassuring presence.

Last year, TRANSEC attracted a record-breaking 3,500 visitors from 88 countries and the organisers are upping the ante to attract even more in 2014 by promising over 150 exhibitors from across the globe, 75 of the world’s leading conference speakers plus workshops, live demos and innovation hubs.

Securitas Country President Brian Riis Nielsen said: “Following our successful safeguarding at IFSEC 2014, we are, once again, delighted to have been chosen to safeguard exhibitors and visitors to TRANSEC. As well as providing 24 hour cover throughout the build-up, during the event itself and its breakdown, we’ll be helping to ensure correct health and safety procedures are followed and providing overnight stand security to those exhibitors who request it.”

During the exhibition, Securitas experts from the aviation, maritime and transport sectors will be on hand on Stand G22 to give advice on the company’s wide range of complete security solutions, specifically designed to meet the needs of each.

Monika Luis, Event Director TRANSPORT SECURITY EXPO said: “We are delighted to work with a global knowledge leader in security such as Securitas and have its support as an exhibitor at Transport Security Expo 2014. The decision to award Securitas the contract to deliver security guards and stewarding services to the event was an easy one based on the quality and reputation of the company. I am confident that the 22 country delegations, government officials and all visitors and exhibitors will be in safe hands.”

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