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Expo Floor Features

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​These exciting areas on the expo floor will reveal cutting-edge ideas to help you stay on the forefront of the security industry and advance your business. Experience a wide variety of integrated solutions in person while getting up-close and hands-on with the latest technology applications. Check out everything that took place at ASIS 2017 in Dallas:

Impact Learning T​​​he​aters

New this year! The Impact Learning Theaters, located on the expo floor, will feature a series of 25-minute presentations by leading technology practitioners, end users, researchers, and thought leaders on a wide array of critical security issues and hot topics. This is an excellent opportunity to investigate innovative ideas and solutions in a more intimate setting. Free to all attendees.

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ASIS Collaboration & Networking Zone, presented by Anixter

Promoting partnerships in the security industry

New this year! The ASIS Collaboration & Networking Zone provides security integrators, end users, suppliers, and association members a place to network and collaborate. Make sure you check out each of the interactive stations in the Zone to experience the latest security technologies and trends in a whole new way.

Charge up, fu​el up and t​ake a break while you’re here:​​

  • Cell phone charging
  • ​Refreshments
  • Comfortable, conversational seating arrangements

Speak with experts from Anixter’s Technology Support Services about topics such as:

  • Balancing convenience and security with secure credentials
  • Reality and functionality of analytics
  • Interoperable security for a complex enterprise
  • Biometrics technology & how it can open more ways for secure access control

Win prizes at each of our interactive stations:

  • Tour a secured building through a 3D immersive virtual reality experience
  • Piece together elements of the latest technology on a digital puzzle board
  • Test a secure credential to see if your access is granted

Plus, navigate through a virtual tour of a secured building and find the hidden token for your chance to win an Apple Watch Series 2 or DJI Spark Quadcopter Drone!

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Career Center

CareerCenter16.jpgVisit the Career Center for free resume reviews and career coaching, networking opportunities with employers and peers, and access to career development tools and job postings. ​Meet our Career Coaches​​

​Want more? View all Career Center speakers by session or c​heck out just a few of the Career Center sessions we have lined up for you:​​

​​ ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Tuesday, September 26​
10:15 am–11:00 amCoffee and Careers Networking Event
12:45 pm–​​1:45 pmWhat Security Employers Look for and What Makes Candidates Stand Out?
4:30 pm–​5:30 pmYour Path to the Top: Adv​ice from CSOs

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Wednesday, September 27​
10:00 am–​11:00 amCoffee & Careers
11:00 am–​12:00 pmResume Writing Secrets to Get More Interviews
2:15 pm–​3:15 pmHow Feedback Helps Propel Careers Forward

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Thursday, September 28​
10:15 am–​11:15 amMentoring: Guiding Tomorrow's Leaders
​11:30 am–​12:30 pmFuture-proof Your Career​

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​Headshot Studio

ASIS International is pleased to offer a valuable benefit for attendees and exhibitors alike. Join us on the show floor for free, professional headshots taken by award-winning photographers—with makeup artists present for touchups. Available on a first-come, first-served basis. Donations are appreciated and accepted to support the ASIS Foundation.

​K9 Demos, Presented by VWK9

VWK9 is the leader in specialized canine service solutions. A live canine demonstration will explain and provide an understanding in the differences between traditional bomb dogs, people screening, and the very latest technology in body worn explosive K9 detection, Vapor Wake®.

Tuesday, September 26 | 2:00 pm
Wednesday, September 27 | 2:00 pm
Thursday, September 28 | 11:00 am​

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Accolades17.jpgAccolades—the ASIS new product/service showcase program—gives exhibitors the opportunity to present their latest security solutions and innovative products. Take time to look, study, and compare products the showcase​—and then visit the company's booth to see and demo the product. 

Be sure to vote for your favorite new product/service onsite!​​

International​​ Trade Center

ASIS 2017 is proud to be a participant in the U.S. Department of Commerce International Buyer Program (IBP), which recognizes the event's worldwide importance in the security industry. We invite all attendees and exhibitors to stop by the International Trade Center, where you'll find:

  • Private conference rooms for meetings
  • Interpreters
  • Export counseling by U.S. Department of Commerce trade specialists
  • Matchmaking services for international attendees and exhibitors
  • Export directory of show exhibitors

The International Trade Center will be staffed by the U.S. Department of Commerce, and is open to all attendees and exhibitors. 

Exhibitors: Learn more about the DOC's complimentary services to assist in entering or increasing your presence in international markets.



ASIS International thrives on providing its members with the resources, tools, and connections to grow professionally. Visit our booth to learn more and take advantage of all that we have to offer:

Membership & Certification

Meet with ASIS International HQ staff to learn more about becoming a member, obtaining a certification, or joining your local ASIS chapter.​

Fireside Chats

Learn about membership, certification, and security issues you face every day—and much more!

​​Fireside Chats ​Schedule ​​​


Have a question about one of our ASIS councils, or want to learn more about volunteer opportunities? Stop by to talk to one of our volunteer council members.​

Council Schedule ​​​ ​

ASIS Wa​tering Hole

Yee-haw! Round up your friends and colleagues and come check out this expo floor area that is uniquely Texas. Relax, listen to country music, and enjoy some beer and BBQ. See y'all there!​

​Security Store

Bookstore2016.jpgPeruse security publications and training materials at the onsite Security Store. You'll find new and best-selling titles and classic references on topics in security management, investigations, IT security, an​d physical security, as well as the latest resources available in Spanish—plus, popular ASIS merchandise. Knowledgeable staff will be on hand to suggest products and answer your questions.

​Check out these authors who will be available onsite for book signings in the Security Store!

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Attendee Lou​nges

Certification Lounge

Come celebrate the 40th anniversary of the ASIS International Board Certification Program! The atmosphere is perfect for networking with peers, catching up on updates, meeting the PCB, congratulating certification award winners, and discussing recertification-related issues. In addition, light refreshments will be available throughout the day. This year, the Lounge is only open to those who are ASIS certified. Please visit to learn what's new and take advantage of this exclusive meeting place.

​Connection Lounge

Need to take a load off after a full day of walking the show floor? This lounge will be THE place for attendees to relax, charge their mobile device, and network with their peers. Open to all attendees.

CSO Lo​​unge

Be sure to stop by the CSO Lounge to relax and enjoy refreshments, network with fellow CSOs, and learn more about the CSO Center. 

Diamo​nd Club Lounge

The ASIS 2017 Diamond Club Lounge is an exclusive forum for qualified exhibitors and buyers to connect for critical business networking and meetings. In addition to private conference rooms and refreshments, access to this year's Lounge provides security professionals with enhanced benefits such as VIP badge pickup, charging areas, concierge services, and meeting broke​rage services. 

International Lounge

​Network with colleagues and friends from around the globe in the International Lounge. Relax and enjoy refreshments, and learn more about ASIS International programs and membership. Open during exhibit hall hours.​​