Messe Frankfurt is the Europe’s largest trade fair, congress and event organiser with its own exhibition grounds. The Group employs more than 2,500 people at around 30 locations around the globe. From automotive to logistics, from textiles to homes, from energy efficiency to security – Messe Frankfurt’s programme of trade fairs, congresses and other events is extremely comprehensive. Messe Frankfurt organised more than 400 trade fairs, congresses and other events. Intersec is the Messe Frankfurt’s leading international meeting platform for the security & safety industry.
Croatian Security Association has operated in Croatia for more than twenty years as the professional association whose primary objective is bringing together and coordinating activities and professional interests of security-related companies and individuals. The Association promotes, represents, and protects common interest of its members before the government and other authorities in the country and abroad. In this context, it organizes seminars, presentations and conferences as well as provides recommendations for the security industry. The Association gathers companies in the field of physical security, banking and cash-in-transit security, designers, internal security services and private detectives.
The largest association for the development of private security in Slovenia brings together all legal persons in the private security industry and the sector involving protection of persons and property. The association was awarded the status of the chamber in 2011 as it represents the interests of all professional associations in the field of private security in Slovenia and, at the same time, acts as a public administrative authority that makes proposals for the drafting of the content of professional standards, determines national vocational qualifications, prepares training programs and vocational training, proposes the content of standards in the private security sector and licenses, etc. The Chamber has also been involved with provision of technical assistance for licensing, representing the interests of its members before state authorities, organization of seminars and conferences and conducting researches into the state of the private security market in Slovenia.
This umbrella North Macedonian institution in charge of private security in the country was established in 2000. The main objectives of the Chamber are protection, promotion and advancement of expertise, professionalism and general activities for the benefit of this profession. The Chamber is authorized to carry out licensing and training of persons and legal entities working in the field of private security, and issue permits to engage in this activity as well as check the work of armed personnel at least on annual basis. The Chamber provides assistance to all legal entities in the sector and represents their interests, but it also advocates for the companies in the private security business to channel their needs through its activities. It is active throughout the Republic of North Macedonia in order to ensure that the protection of people and property has been really successful.
Association of Private Security operates within Serbian Chamber of Commerce. Its activities cover areas such as private security, security system services, investigative activities and private investigator services. The association represents the common interest of all stakeholders in the field of private security and private investigators in Serbia and beyond, and it participates in the doctrinal and normative regulation of these activities as well as initiates adoption, amending and harmonization of regulations and promotes the industry. The association consists of four groups: physical and technical security, self-protection and detective activities.
Founded in 2003, A.R.T.S. is a professional, non-governmental, non-political and non-profit association, which brings together security companies. It assures the connection between its members, public authorities, other associations and stakeholders. Its mission is to influence the positive growth of the security market. A.R.T.S. advocates and promotes the proposals for updating the legislation in the field of physical security, it is licensed as a professional trainer and organizes Romanian Security Fair. Through its members, A.R.T.S. is a guarantor of free and fair competition. A.R.T.S. has an active presence on security technique domain and invites everyone interested to develop this field of activity to join and mutually define the target: Art of living safely!
The Chamber of Security Agencies and Internal Services for People and Property Protection –
abbreviated as the CHAMBER OF SECURITY PROFESSIONALS – was established on December 20, 2016. The program goals of the Chamber are as follows: improvement of activities related to the protection of people and property, promoting cooperation among the members of the Chamber with the goal of joint participation in the implementation of various projects, encouraging cooperation with the relevant legal entities at home and abroad, building scientific and professional capacities of the security industry and establishing cooperation with all stakeholders in charge of the protection of people and property in the FBiH, particularly with the Federal Ministry of the Interior and the Cantonal Ministries of the Interior in the FBiH.
National Association of Industrial Security Companies (NAFTSO), established in 2001, is a non-profit association and incorporates trading companies that provide security services. NAFTSO is a recognized representative employers’ organization of the private security sector in Bulgaria. Since 2005 NAFTSO is a member of Confederation of European Security Services CoESS, representing private security industry at European level. The association was the host of CoESS General Meeting and the meetings of some Working Committees of Confederation in 2008. It was the organizer of the International Information. The association is represented at the Economic and Social Council of Bulgaria. The association has been the organizer of all successful national events of the private security in Bulgaria. NAFTSO is a preferred partner from some universities and a lot of NGOs.