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Top Total Security Conferences of 2021: In-Person Events

As a security and public safety professional, it is important to keep your ear to the pulse of the industry, grow, and learn new skills and best practices. Attending the industry’s top total security conferences can help you do just that. Don’t know where to start? Don’t fret! We’ve done the research for you, so you won’t miss out on an opportunity to network with like-minded individuals.

Here is Total Security Advisor’s list of the top total security conferences in 2021.

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Spotlight Events

Total Security Advisor Exchange

  • Dates: August 23-25, 2021
  • Location: Cleveland, OH
  • Costs: Free

The Total Security Advisor Exchange will be held at the Hilton Cleveland Downtown in Cleveland, OH. Attendees will connect, be engaged, and network with peers to tap best practices and solutions. Through a myriad of expert-led workshops, sessions, one-on-one meetings, and more, the Total Security Advisor Exchange is a must-attend event.

Total Security Advisor Exchange

  • Dates: October 17-19, 2021
  • Location: Kissimmee, FL
  • Costs: Free

The Total Security Advisor Exchange will be held at the Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center in Kissimmee, FL. Attendees will connect, engage, and network with peers to tap best practices and solutions. Through a myriad of expert-led workshops, sessions, one-on-one meetings, and more, the Total Security Advisor Exchange is a must-attend event.

Other Industry Events

ISC West (International Security Conference & Exposition)

  • Dates: July 19-21, 2021
  • Location: Las Vegas, NV
  • Costs: $1000+

ISC West connects thousands of security and public safety professionals through networking, educational sessions, and more. Attendees will also benefit from the SIA Education@ISC Program, explore the latest in Access Control & Visitor Management, Video Surveillance, Alarms & Monitoring, Emergency Response and Public Safety, while discovering solutions in IT/IoT Security and more.

Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit

  • Dates: September 20-22, 2021
  • Location: Orlando, FL
  • Costs: $3475+

This year’s Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit aims to enable innovation by securing the future, managing risk, and building resiliency. Attendees will have the opportunity to tap effective solutions on leadership and strategy, technology, and culture insights.  

Global Security Exchange (GSX)

  • Dates: September 27-29, 2021
  • Location: Orlando, FL
  • Costs: $750+

The stakes of cybersecurity have never been higher, and GSX aims to help you plan your attack. Thousands of security management professionals from every sector and industry will gather to network, and find effective strategies for crisis management, asset protection, and more.

CONSULT Technical Security Symposium

  • Dates: October 23-26, 2021
  • Location: San Antonio, TX
  • Costs: $595+

The CONSULT Technical Security Symposium will provide attendees with hands-on networking, cutting-edge best practices, and data on emerging trends, tactics, and forecasts.

ISC East (International Security Conference & Exposition)

  • Dates: November 17-18, 2021
  • Location: New York, NY
  • Costs: Free

ISC East connects thousands of security and public safety professionals through networking, educational sessions, and more. Attendees will also benefit from the SIA Education@ISC Program, explore the latest technologies in Access Control, Biometrics, while discovering solutions in IoT Enabled Devices, Public Security and more.