ISC West
April 1-4, 2025
Venetian Expo, Las Vegas


Get the go-ahead to attend ISC West with our handy resources below!

Focus on how attending ISC West will be beneficial and provide value beyond your day-to day responsibilities, and keep it short, powerful, and organization- or team-focused. Below are some resources to help convince your boss:

5 Tips to Make it Happen:

When crafting your plan, think about the bottom line: Why should the organization budget for your trip to ISC West and what's the return on the investment?

  • Determine the Value: Show your boss specifics on how your attendance will impact current projects, inspire knowledge, and eliminate obstacles.
  • Be Solutions Driven: What issues pop up again and again? List out exhibitors who can provide the solutions your organization’s needs.
  • Inspire Your Team: Make a list of all the educational sessions you’ll be attending along with their titles, descriptions, speaker highlights, and actionable takeaways.
  • Provide a Post-Event Rundown: Offer to deliver a short presentation or write up on your key takeaways.
  • Plan For Your Absence: Whether it’s working ahead or tapping a colleague to help, explain how your time away will be covered.

Why Attend?

  • Extensive Exhibitor List: Featuring hundreds of exhibitors & brands and 250+ product categories, explore the newest products and solutions covering Access Control, Biometrics, Video Surveillance, IoT Enabled Devices, IT & Cyber Security, Public Safety, Drones & Robotics, and more!
  • Career Zone: A hub for young professionals and next-gen leaders in the security industry. Visit booth #5141 on the show floor to build and jumpstart your career, gather valuable resources and insight into career building, and receive a complimentary professional headshot!
  • New for 2024! The SIA Education@ISC West Passport Program: We're thrilled to announce our enhanced education program, and now the only way to immerse yourself in our education sessions. Learn from experts, keep up-to-date and take your security to the next level with over 100 sessions and over 215 speakers!
  • Networking/Special Events: Featuring the SIA New Products + Solutions Awards and the SAMMY Awards & Hall of Fame, ISC West offers a variety of special events dedicated to connecting and engaging you with thousands of other security and public safety professionals in the industry!
  • Discounted Hotel & Travel Rates: Through the travel experts at Connections Housing, ISC West has negotiated travel discounts and secured a limited number of reduced-rate hotel rooms to make your trip to Las Vegas more affordable!
  •  SIA New Products + Solutions (NPS) Awards: New products and solutions are reviewed by a panel of judges with extensive industry experience, making the SIA NPS Awards the most trusted and prized technology and services awards in the industry. Entries will be showcased in a featured area on the Show Floor where buyers can discover the latest security technologies and solutions.

Sample Letter to Management

Download a sample letter to use as a starting point while conveying the importance of ISC West to your boss.

Join us this April