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The Professional Security Magazine Women in Security Awards are the security profession’s dedicated awards that recognise and honour the accomplishments, value and contributions of women within the wider world of security.

Whether you are the managing director of your own security company, a security professional working within the security department of a commercial organisation, or business, public sector or the wider world of security,  we are looking for nominations in five categories.

The judges will consider:

  • How does the Nominee contribute to the wider world of security/profession/industry over and above her job spec?
  • Why, in your opinion, should the Nominee win the award?

Categories for the Women in Security Awards are:

Security Manager
Frontline
Business Manager
Technical
Contribution to Industry

The 2020 Women in Security Awards will take place at the stunning Underglobe at Shakespeare’s iconic Globe Theatre on the Southbank of the Thames in London on Thursday 17th September from 7pm until 1am. This black tie event will start with a bottomless champagne reception from 7pm until 7.45pm and then a formal four course dinner with the Awards followed by entertainment and dancing with unlimited wine and beer. Tickets are £150 +VAT pp. Contact Liz Lloyd for details and to book tickets

Our Judges

Our judges are selected from the chairs and chief execs of the UK leading professional organisations within the security industry: the Association of Security ConsultantsASIS UK Chapterthe British Security Industry Association (BSIA), the Fire and Security Association (FSA), the International Professional Security Association (IPSA)the National Security Inspectorate (NSI)the Security Industry Authority (SIA),  the Security Institutethe Security Systems and Alarms Inspection Board (SSAIB), and the Worshipful Company of Security Professionals,

Our Hosts

The Worshipful Company of Security Professionals is the 108th Livery Company of the City of London. It is a non profit making organisation providing education and health services to members of the security profession. Membership of the Company is drawn from the security industry in its widest sense and includes leading security professionals from the industrial and retail sectors, serving and retired members of the police and armed services, security consultants, academics, heads of security for corporate businesses, investigators, and electronic surveillance companies.

Our Sponsors

Axis is the market leader in network video and a driving force behind the shift from analogue to digital video surveillance, which paves the way for a more secure, smarter and safer world. Axis offers network video solutions for professional installations featuring products and solutions that are based on innovative and open technical platforms.

FIREX International is your chance to stay up-to-date with the latest technologies and legislation within the fire and life safety industry. Join the fire safety community at FIREX 2020 at ExCel London on 19-21 May to source hundreds of solutions across passive fire protection, fire prevention and detection; sprinkler and suppression systems, emergency lighting and much more.

IFSEC International is Europe’s leading security event and the only global stage committed to co-creating the future of integrated security. It is the critical, measured response to a world of ever-evolving threats, inviting every vertical of the security industry to forge the global agenda. Whatever your role in the industry, you have a part to play in global security. IFSEC International is your platform to share ideas, discover best practice and get hands on with the latest physical and integrated security products.

Innovise Software & Solutions is an independent, privately owned software company. We build technology for the facilities management and support services industries. Our applications support granular cost control of workforces operating within this very low-margin sector. Our customer primarily provide Guarding, Cleaning, Janitorial and Facilities Management services.

Norbain is the UK’s most successful distributor of IP, CCTV, Access Control and Intruder Detection solutions. Working closely with the industry’s top brands, Norbain’s extensive experience in the security market allows it build systems and offer solutions according to individual requirements.

 

Pyronix is a world-leading manufacturer of electronic security equipment for use in residential, commercial and industrial applications in the intruder alarm market. Primarily UK based, Pyronix was incorporated in 1986 by our former Chair and Chief Executive, Julie Kenny CBE DL.  Now part of the Hikvision group of companies, Pyronix designs a wide range of multi-award-winning wired and wireless intruder alarm solutions, utilising market-leading technologies developed exclusively by our in-house R&D team. With humble beginnings, Pyronix has patented many technologies and won numerous awards for innovation over the years and we continue to pride ourselves on innovation and quality.

QCIC provide global specialist security design and engineering services for the built environment together with consultancy services to ensure the safety of key personnel. We offer advice on systems not only based on their technical, operational and financial suitability but also on their environmental impact. We are constantly researching and evaluating the services we offer to identify areas where new and appropriate technologies can be utilised. This enables us to make sensible decisions with our clients as to what technologies should be adopted or rejected at any given time.

The Security Institute is the UK’s largest professional membership body for individual practitioners who have skills and experience in security. Membership gives you credibility,  through independent personalised benchmarking, and enhances your career prospects. Our aim is to raise standards in security, including education of security practitioners, but also educating buyers and suppliers of security goods and services, and ultimately the general public.

The Security Systems and Alarms Inspection Board (SSAIB) is the leading certification body for a wide scope of specialist fields for security services, electronic security and fire systems. SSAIB pride ourselves on being a helpful, friendly certification body that still maintains professional standards, promotes high standards of service and is focused on serving the certification needs of organisations providing fire safety and security related services. Third-party certification plays an increasingly important role in enabling firms to compete in the marketplace and SSAIB certification is a mark of excellence. Our approach is inclusive of small and larger providers alike and we have some 1,700 companies registered, which means that we represent the greatest number of security service providers in the sector.