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ASIS International Annual Seminar and Exhibits Ranked 94th in Trade Show News Network’s 2013 Top 250 Trade Shows

Alexandria, Va. 2014-04-23
​The ASIS International 59th Annual Seminar and Exhibits (ASIS 2013), which took place September 24-27, 2013 at the McCormick Place in Chicago, Ill., has placed 94th on the 2013 Trade Show News Network’s Top 250 U.S. Trade Shows list. The Trade Show News Network (TSNN) is the world's leading online resource for the trade show, exhibition and event industry since 1996. TSNN began their list of top US trade shows in 2010. Rankings are based on net square footage. The ASIS 2013 exhibit floor measured 229,400 net square feet.

“Tens of thousands of operational and cyber security practitioners attend our Annual Seminar and Exhibits annually from around the globe,” said ASIS President Richard E. Widup, Jr., CPP. “It is the premier education and networking event for those charged with the protection of life, property, and information in our world today.” 

ASIS, the leading organization for security management professionals, draws more than 20,000 security professionals from around the globe each year to its Annual Seminar and Exhibits and presents more than 200 educational sessions. The exhibition area typically features more than 225,000 net square feet of the latest security technology and innovations in traditional and logical security, providing a showcase for more than 700 companies demonstrating cutting-edge solutions.

The 60th Annual Seminar and Exhibits will take place September 29-October 2 at the George World Congress Center in Atlanta, Ga. For the fourth consecutive year, (ISC)2, the largest not-for-profit membership body of certified information security professionals worldwide, will colocate their Security Congress with the ASIS Annual Seminar and Exhibits. Registrants of either ASIS 2014 and (ISC)2 Security Congress may gain access to each event’s education sessions and the exhibit hall. Both organizations also will offer review courses for their respective certifications, as well as separate, members-only activities.

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ASIS International is the leading organization for security professionals, with more than 38,000 members worldwide. Founded in 1955, ASIS is dedicated to increasing the effectiveness and productivity of security professionals by developing educational programs and materials that address broad security interests, such as the ASIS Annual Seminar and Exhibits, as well as specific security topics. ASIS also advocates the role and value of the security management profession to business, the media, government entities and the public. By providing members and the security community with access to a full range of programs and services, and by publishing the industry’s No. 1 magazine—Security Management—ASIS leads the way for advanced and improved security performance.