Security experts to give
free advice to local businesses
THE British Security Industry
Association (BSIA) is encouraging local businesses to register for their free
place at the upcoming North West Security Procurement Conference, taking place
at the Holiday Inn, in Central Liverpool, on Wednesday, 3 May 2017. Sponsored by ATEC
Fire and Security Ltd and Securitas UK, and supported by Merseyside Police, the day event gives delegates the opportunity to hear from a range of expert
speakers on the importance of quality in order to make the most out of their
ACC Ian Critchley QPM of Merseyside Police will officially open the event,
followed by a range of presentations aimed at helping businesses make smarter
purchasing decisions to make sure the security they have in place is fit for
purpose and will deliver long term business benefits.
Confirmed speakers include:-
Pauline Norstrom, Managing Director of NetVu and Immediate Past Chair of the
BSIA. With a 16 year background in the security industry, Pauline is passionate
about the importance of quality as a purchasing decision. Her presentation
covers:- 'The real price of security systems', examining the whole life
cost of the security system and exploring the price vs quality debate from the
perspectives of both buyers and sellers of security solutions.
Detective Inspector Robbie Moss of Merseyside Police, will present on:-
'Reducing threat, harm and risk to local business', discussing an investigation he led
as Senior Investigating Officer into armed robberies at several newsagents in
the North Merseyside area, and how security solutions can be an effective tool
in solving crime.
David Wells, Commercial Director for Securitas Security Services (UK) Ltd in the
North, will be advising on best practice procurement for security guarding.
David has 17 years' experience in the private security industry, with a wealth
of operational knowledge across a variety of sectors.
Steve Lampett, Technical Officer at the BSIA, will be speaking about British
Standards and the important role they can play in helping businesses choose
quality security products and services.
Simon Adcock, Chief Executive Officer of ATEC Fire and Security and Chairman of
the BSIA's CCTV Section, will explore the idea that:- 'Price is not everything',
Simon will be helping technology buyers define their needs in order to find a
great security partner.
As well as a comprehensive speaker programme, delegates will also have the
opportunity to network over a light lunch and see a range of security products
and services from a variety of exhibitors, including: Securitas Security
Services (UK) Ltd, ATEC Fire and Security, Gallagher Security, Humax Electronics
Co Ltd and Safer Shred.
Delegates can register for their free place