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Johnson Controls and ASIS confirm their long-term relationship for the ASIS Europe 2018 Event and beyond

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Brussels, VA (18 March 2018)Johnson Controls and ASIS International have once more confirmed their long term partnership covering the annual ASIS Europe events, with an intention to maintain it until 2020. This year’s edition will take place on April 18-20, 2018, in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. 

Tyco, a brand of Johnson Controls, has supported the event as the top sponsor every year since 2007.

“Our participation at ASIS Europe allows us to interact with key decision makers and thought leaders in the region,” says John Flanderhijn, Director Strategy, Marketing & Business Development, Benelux for Johnson Controls, “The event re-design last year, with its emphasis on securing organisations in the era of IoT, makes it an ideal strategic fit with Johnson Controls’ focus on smarter and safer buildings, campuses and cities”.

ASIS Europe is designed by security practitioners for security professionals. The "From Risk to Resilience" event format - with its mix of conference, training, technology and solutions, exhibition, career center, and exclusive networking - supports established and aspiring security leaders requiring a broad understanding of both physical and cyber threats.

According to ASIS CEO, Peter J. O’Neil, “I see this long term partnership as an important endorsement of the society’s decision to embrace Enterprise Security Risk Management (ESRM) as a strategic priority, so we can better serve security professionals dealing with increasingly complex, interconnected risks. The support of industry partners like Johnson Controls is key to developing our programmes and education that advance the profession all year long, all over the world”.

This year’s conference in Rotterdam is themed “Blurred Boundaries—Clear Risks,” and will include tackling the impacts of big data and artificial intelligence.

Johnson Controls will present “Smart Buildings: Fundamentals for Security Professionals” as part of the Technology and Solutions Track.

Full information and registration is available on

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About ASIS International
Founded in 1955, ASIS International is the world's largest membership organization for security management professionals. With hundreds of chapters across the globe, ASIS is recognized as the premier source for learning, networking, standards, and research. Through its board certifications, award-winning Security Management magazine, and Global Security Exchange (formerly the Annual Seminar and Exhibits)—the most influential event in the profession—ASIS ensures its members and the security community have access to the intelligence and resources necessary to protect their people, property, and information assets.  Learn more about the work we do at

About Johnson Controls
Johnson Controls is a global diversified technology and multi industrial leader serving a wide range of customers in more than 150 countries. Our 120,000 employees create intelligent buildings, efficient energy solutions, integrated infrastructure and next generation transportation systems that work seamlessly together to deliver on the promise of smart cities and communities. Our commitment to sustainability dates back to our roots in 1885, with the invention of the first electric room thermostat. We are committed to helping our customers win and creating greater value for all of our stakeholders through strategic focus on our buildings and energy growth platforms. For additional information, please visit or follow us @johnsoncontrols on Twitter.

About Johnson Controls’ Building Technologies & Solutions
Johnson Controls’ Building Technologies & Solutions has an unmatched portfolio of HVACR products and solutions, security and fire safety products and solutions to create safer, smarter and more efficient buildings. Operating in more than 150 countries through a strong network of distribution channels, Buildings’ smart building integration capabilities and energy financing solutions help building owners, operators, engineers and contractors impact the full lifecycle of a building for a safe, connected and sustainable environment. Its market leadership is established through a full array of trusted brands, including fire and safety brands as Tyco and Zettler, and HVACR brands YORK®, Sabroe® and Metasys®. For more information, visit