ISC West 2024 grows attendance and offers most expansive lineup yet

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ISC West 2024, hosted in collaboration with premier sponsor the Security Industry Association (SIA), delivered another year of successful programming and welcomed more than 29,000 security industry professionals to The Venetian Expo in Las Vegas.

ISC West feel they elevated the customer experience by hosting both fan-favourite and brand-new offerings throughout the four-day event, which featured over 750 exhibitors, over 220 speakers, and over 110 education sessions covering the latest trends and solutions across the security industry.

“This year, we were excited to continue to enhance the customer experience,” said Mary Beth Shaughnessy, ISC Event Vice President. “From an additional 20,000 square feet on the show floor, approximately 100 more exhibiting brands, and events like the first-ever ISC West Concert featuring The Wallflowers, attendees had access to our most expansive lineup yet.

“This year’s resounding success is the result of so many individuals – exhibitors, attendees, speakers, and partners. We’re already excited for 2025 and look forward to continuing to raise the level of engagement at future ISC Security events.”

ISC West welcomed a swarm of security professionals from around the world. Attendees and exhibitors alike were able to see, learn, and experience today’s biggest innovations in safety and security.

Just as importantly, attendees had the opportunity to make impactful connections with their peers in the field. This year’s turnout continued to display year-over-year growth for general attendance, hosting over 19,000 attendees.

“ISC West 2024 was a resounding success, not just in the strong show attendance but also in the outstanding quality of SIA Education at ISC West programming, courses and offerings delivered,” said SIA CEO Don Erickson. “The strength of the security industry was richly evident in the innovations seen across the show floor and particularly visible in the SIA New Products & Solutions Awards entries.

“The many SIA meetings and special events that gathered the broader security industry together to connect on critical topics in artificial intelligence, cybersecurity, critical infrastructure protection, school security, technology standards and more elevated the ISC and SIA member experience. The 2024 show exemplified why our ISC West is the nation’s leading converged security event.”

ISC West 2024 highlights

First-ever ISC West Concert

New this year, ISC West hosted its first-ever concert featuring the Grammy-winning rock band The Wallflowers as the headliner. It was an after-hours concert experience that took place on the Main Stage – just steps from the show floor.

All ISC West badge holders were granted complimentary admission where they could meet their peers for a fun and memorable experience beyond exhibit hall hours. The ISC West Concert was presented by Headline Sponsor, Wavelynx.

AI Discovery Zone

ISC West also debuted the AI Discovery Zone where attendees could experience the emerging power of AI firsthand. Those who stopped by the activation had the chance to engage with interactive displays and hands-on demonstrations showcasing the latest advancements in AI technology and how it is shaping the future of security.

Keynote Series

This year’s trio of Keynote Speakers covered a range of the industry’s hottest topics. Attendees were able to walk away from these presentations with greater understanding of how cutting-edge security innovations touch countless aspects of their lives from national security to professional sports leagues to workplace productivity and much more.

Day 1 Keynote: Cybersecurity, the Big Picture for Industry Leaders

  • Admiral Mike Rogers, Former Director, National Security Agency; Former Commander, US Cyber Command; and Former Chief, Central Security Service

Day 2 Keynote: From the Front Lines to the Field: A Security Journey in Major League Soccer

  • Jeff Stonebreaker, Senior Vice President, Safety and Security for Major League Soccer

Day 3 Keynote: Women in Security Forum Keynote Breakfast: Harness Generative AI Like ChatGPT for Enhanced Performance | Presented by SIA Women in Security Forum

  • Crystal Washington, Technology Trends Expert and one of Forbes’ 50 Leading Female Futurists

SIA New Products + Solutions Awards

This year’s SIA New Products + Solutions (NPS) Awards allowed attendees to discover today’s most innovative technologies with winners from across the security field! Explore some of the top winners below and the full list of winners here.  

  • Best New Product Award IronYun – IronYun Vaidio AI Vision Platform 8.0
  • Judges’ Choice Award: Swear – Swear Authenticity Engine
  • SIA NPS Merit Award: Chris Grniet – Global Head of Global Security & Safety (GSS) Strategy at Visa Inc.

Next up from ISC will be ISC East 2024, which will be held November 19-21 at The Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City, in collaboration with premier sponsor SIA and in partnership with ASIS NYC.  

As for ISC West 2025, that will take place from April 1-4 at The Venetian Convention and Expo Center in Las Vegas.

To read more ISC West 2024 news, click here.


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