Where and when is the event being held?
The Security Exhibition & Conference is being held at the Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre in 2020.
Dates and times:
Wednesday 22 July 2020: 9:30am – 5pm
Thursday 23 July 2020: 9:30am – 5pm
Friday 24 July 2020: 9:30am – 3:30pm
How can I book tickets to the conference or networking events?
Security includes the ASIAL Conference and Gala Dinner held in conjunction with the Australian Security Industry Association Limited. Attendance is restricted to professionals from the security industry who have registered for the exhibition. Registration fees apply.
Who can attend?
The Security Exhibition & Conference is a strictly trade only event, welcoming professionals working in the security industry. Security is a business event, therefore we ask visitors not to bring anyone under the age of 15 to the show. Due to OH&S, prams, strollers and trolleys are strictly not permitted at the event. Proof of industry involvement may be requested at the registration counters or the entrance. We suggest you bring along a business card, invoice or company documentation along with personal identification such as a drivers licence or passport. Students enrolled in a relevant course at a tertiary level may attend the show if they have the appropriate student identity card.
Can children attend?
The Security Exhibition & Conference is a business event, therefore we ask visitors not to bring anyone under the age of 15 to the show. Due to OH&S, prams, strollers and trolleys are strictly not permitted at the event. Under no circumstances are any children permitted into the exhibition halls during move in and move out of the show.
How do I get to the event?
Is there car parking available?
The Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre has 2 car parking facilities located within walking distance:
- The MCEC car park : 1,060 spaces
- DFO South Wharf car park: 1,150 spaces
Additionally, there are numerous secure car parks available within walking distance of Siddeley Street and Munro Street.
Can international visitors attend?
If you are from overseas and planning to visit the Security Exhibition & Conference you will need to apply for a business visa. The passport which you hold will determine whether you can apply online, or if you need to lodge a paper-based application. Click here for more information.
Applications need to be made well in advance at the Australian Embassy in your country or in some cases can be made online. For more information about visa requirement visit the Australian Government Immigration, click here.
Please note that the Organisers DO NOT provide visa invitation letters to international visitors.