ISJ Leaders in Security Conference

8th May 2024

Grosvenor hotel, Dubai Marina, Dubai UAE

10th May 2023

Grosvenor hotel, Dubai Marina, Dubai UAE

ISJ Leaders in Security Conference

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8th May 2024

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.


8th May 2024


“The Security Industry Regulatory Agency (SIRA) was delighted to be actively involved at the ISJ Leaders in Security Conference, as this successful event once again provided an excellent platform for SIRA and security professionals to share ideas and experiences as well as providing an excellent platform to network.

“It was equally pleasing that the event was so well attended, with an excellent conference program delivered by leading specialists from around the globe. The conference provided valuable information and advice on the latest innovations and trends impacting the security industry today and indeed the future.

“SIRA appreciates the dedication and commitment demonstrated by ISJ in putting the conference program together and making it a resounding success. We look forward to continually supporting ISJ as the media platform for the global security industry and will be at the event next year.”

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.



Audelia Boker

VP of Marketing, Sentrycs

“We were the Platinum Partners for this year’s ISJ Leaders in Security Conference. We were completely blown away by the standard of production, it was absolutely amazing. Great content, great conference – we’re looking forward to next year.”

Our Team

Meet our advisory panel

John Cowling

John Cowling

District Security Manager, Middle East & CIS - Global Security Law, Security and Public Policy, Caterpillar Inc.
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

Middle East Members Group The Security Institute
Adam Green

Adam Green

Middle East and Large Events Security Specialist

Matt Horrox

Director, Continuity Strategy

Jennifer Ciolfi

Sr. Regional Security Manager, EMEA Global Security Operations, Snap Inc.


Register your interest


We apologise to anyone that has missed out on the opportunity to register for a chance to attend the ISJ Leaders in Security Conference 2023, but the event is now at maximum capacity and is SOLD OUT.

Register of interest


Nigel Lea

CEO, Sicuro Group

“I’ve been in Dubai 15 years and, certainly, over the last four to five years, this is the best event I have attended – the most relevant people and the most slick event organisation I have seen in a long time.” 


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2023 Event

Take a look at the highlights from last year

Security visionaries gather for Dubai conference

See all the highlights from the ISJ Leaders in Security Conference 2023 as 263 of the most senior security professionals from the Middle East & Africa region and beyond gathered at The Grosvenor Hotel, Dubai Marina, UAE on 10 May. 

Themes such as crisis management, cybersecurity and strategic leadership were examined by panellists and presenters working in key roles across the industry. Participants at the event included notable figures such as a Regional Security Manager from Snap Inc., a Senior Consultant from UN Women and a Senior Intelligence Analyst for UK Law Enforcement.


Jacob Painter

Consultant – Corporate Risk Programmes – EMEA & CIS, Healix

“It’s been a really good day, with lots of thought-provoking panel discussions. Lots of new connections have been made.”


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