10th May 2023

Grosvenor hotel, Dubai Marina, Dubai UAE

ISJ Leaders in Security Conference

10th May 2023

Grosvenor hotel, Dubai Marina, Dubai UAE

ISJ Leaders in Security Conference

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10th May 2023

The meeting place for senior security professionals

Hosted by Centurian Media Ltd, ISJ’s Leaders In Security Conference will bring together leading figures from the Middle East security industry to deliver a high class business forum that focuses on business strategy, latest trends, regulations and innovations from the region.

Taking place at The Grosvenor Hotel, Dubai Marina, this in-person conference will focus on the most important topics and verticals from the security sector, with expert commentary and views provided by the likes of SIRA, ASIS International, The Security Institute and a host of high profile influencers.


10th May 2023

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“I would like to take this opportunity to congratulate our strategic partners ISJ for organising the outstanding and successful 2022 Leaders in Security Conference, which clearly signifies the importance of Dubai as an example of one of the most secure and safest cities in the world.

“The participants are from different parts of the world and the topics discussed in last year’s conference were diverse, interesting and informative which allowed us to have an insight into security prospects from different countries and identify common ground as a basis to formulate a global forum for the private security industry.”

H.E. Khalifa Ibrahim Al Saleis

CEO & Executive Director, Security Industry Regulatory Agency (SIRA)

ISJ Conference

Why attend?

The ISJ Leaders in Security conference is a unique opportunity to connect with fellow senior security professionals and hear the thoughts of some of the foremost security thought leaders in the world. This high-level business forum will detail some of the biggest challenges facing organisations in the Middle East and beyond and reveal where the areas for business growth may lie.



Phillip Antoniou

VP Sales EMEA, MOBOTIX (2022 Platinum Partner)

“It has been a great event here. Not only have we met partners, we have met new acquaintances and colleagues in the industry. The panel discussions have been innovative, strategic and have shone a light on other parts of the industry that are not always watched.”

Our Team

Meet our advisory panel

John Cowling

John Cowling

Conference Chair
Adil Abdel-Hadi2

Adil Abdel-Hadi

Managing Director, Shield Security Services Limited

Howard Leedham MBE

Managing Director of ESID DMCC
Yacine Benamane

Yacine Benamane CPP

Regional Senior Security Manager - North Africa Middle East & Iran, Unilever

Dana Haubold

Senior Security Planning Specialist, Nawah Energy Company
Adam Green

Adam Green

Middle East and Large Events Security Specialist

Matt Horrox

Director, Continuity Strategy


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Tim Purpura

VP Global Sales & Marketing, Morse Watchmans (2022 Silver Partner)

“An outstanding day. I have attended a lot of shows over the last six months – and this ranks right up there as one of the best. The quality of people in attendance was outstanding, truly the leaders of the industry in the Middle East. I cannot wait for next year!”


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2022 Event

Take a look at the highlights from last year

Industry leaders gather for inaugural Dubai conference

On 25th May 2022, 276 senior security professionals from across the globe gathered for the inaugural ISJ Leaders in Security conference at The Grosvenor Hotel, Dubai Marina, Dubai, UAE.

The conference undoubtedly lived up to its name as leaders from every corner of this innovative regional hub of modern security gathered under one roof to discuss some of the key issues shaping the industry.


Andy Edwards

Vice President, GardaWorld International Protective Services

“I received the kind invitation to attend this conference and play a part in the panel discussion – I thoroughly enjoyed it. It has been a great mix of industry professionals from both government and private sectors alike and there have been fantastic opportunities to network amongst them. Really looking forward to the next one.”


International Security Journal Partners