Intersec Awards 2022

Intersec the largest international trade show for the security industry is delighted to be back with Intersec Awards 2022 scheduled on 17 January.


To a company or stakeholder who brought an innovative product or service/initiative to the industry in 2020-2022

  1. Commercial security product/service of the year
  2. Homeland security product/service of the year
  3. Fire product/service of the year
  4. Safety product/service of the year
  5. Sustainability product/service of the year

For those who have gone above and beyond as an industry specialist in their own field

  1. Young Emirati achiever (from the Fire, Safety & Security Industry)
  2. International leader (from the Fire, Safety & Security Industry)
  3. Outstanding commitment to the industry
  4. Industry hero of the year 

To submit nomination for Innovation of the Year Award click here

To submit nomination for People click here

Deadline for submission – 4th January 2022

Judging criteria for product

Does the product introduce new capabilities or significant improvements? Is it ground breaking and impacting the market?

Does the product/service perform to a degree that it improves overall performance against competitors or previous solutions

Is the product/service easy to install? Are the products/services functional and easy to learn, will they be scalable to accommodate growth

Can you easily justify the products/services return on investment, is it a cost-effective solution?

Does the product/services meet the needs of the industry, does it problem solve?

Judging criteria for people 

Eligible for those 30 and under who have demonstrated a great understanding to their industry, pioneering an initiative and/or invention and are recognized as one to watch for the future.

A political figure, C-level or military personnel who have spearheaded a company or team throughout the year, showing strong leadership skills and guidance.

Long service award and/or voluntary role demonstrating their commitment to the tasks within their sector.

An individual that has gone above and beyond, an act of selflessness. Covers all four industry sectors.

Frequently asked questions

The awards are open to anyone who meets the criteria of the related category.

Yes, you can nominate yourself and/or your company under relevant the category.

No, the award nominations are free to enter.

Nominations are submitted online. 

To submit nomination for Innovation of the Year Award click here

To submit nomination for People click here

Submissions must be made in English only.

Yes, you can submit a nomination for more than one category as long as it is relevant and different.

Yes, only the judging panel will get to assess the submission.

You will be informed by an awards team member and any reasoning will be requested by the judging panel over a zoom call.

This will be discussed with the judging panel and may be viewed if deemed necessary.

The awards ceremony will be hosted on 17 January 2022. The event location will be shared with all shortlisted candidates.

The awards ceremony will be conducted over a gala dinner, and there will be a cover charge for those who want to book a seat or table.

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