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Intersec Awards 2024: The Winners List in Full

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The 3rd Intersec Awards recently took place at the Palazzo Versace in Dubai, marking a celebration of innovation and commitment within the fire, safety, and security sectors.

The event was a part of the 25th edition of Intersec, held from 16-18 January 2024 at the Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC), and saw a 38% increase in finalists, with 76 entries making it to the final round.

Winners list in full

Exemplary Perimeter Security Solutions

Winner: Garrett Metal Detectors (for the Paragon Walk-Through Metal Detector)

Outstanding Commercial Security

Winner: Axis Communications (for the AXIS Q1656-DLE Radar-Video Fusion Camera)

Outstanding Cybersecurity Product/Service of the Year

Winner: OTORIO

Premier Homeland Security Solutions

Winner: D-Fend Solutions (for its EnforceAir2)

Security Project of the Year – Middle East & Africa

Winner: Dubai Police HQ (for its Smart Security Awareness Project)

Excellence in Fire Prevention

Winner: Ramtech Global (for the WES3 Temporary Wireless Fire and Evacuation System)

Outstanding Safety Solutions

Winner: SYSNAV (for the First Responder Smart Tracker)

Fire Safety Excellence Project

Winner: Reacton Fire Suppression

Sustainability Champion Award

Winner: Axis Communications (for the AXIS M4328-P Panoramic Camera)

Outstanding Fire Safety Team of the Year

Winner: Drydocks World – Dubai

Outstanding Security Team of the Year

Winner: Red Sea Global

Rising Star Award for Emirati Talent

Winner: Shaima Basaeed (Roads and Transport Authority)

Women Trailblazers in Security or Fire Safety Award

Winner: Alya’a Alkaabi (Ministry of Interior UAE)

About the Intersec Awards

Grant Tuchten, Portfolio Director at Intersec organiser Messe Frankfurt Middle East, shared his views on the quality of entries: “The entries to the Intersec Awards 2024 demonstrate an impressive calibre and quality, highlighting the steadfast commitment and innovative spirit that characterises the industry.

“The winners of the Intersec Awards 2024 truly exemplify the pinnacle of excellence across the region and beyond.”

He also reflected on the significance of the awards: “The Intersec Awards not only honour achievements by the brightest in the industry but also inspire further excellence and progress in these essential domains, serve as a testament to the cutting-edge solutions and dedication that propel our sector forward.”

New award categories

This year’s Intersec Awards introduced several new categories, reflecting the dynamic nature of the industries.

Among them, the Fire Safety Excellence Project Award was won by Reacton for their work on protecting UAE school buses for Emirates Transport.

The Security Project of the Year – Middle East and Africa Award went to the Virtual Technology Centre of Dubai Police for their Smart Security awareness project, and SYSNAV clinched the Outstanding Safety Solutions Award.

Other winners included Ramtech in the Fire Safety Excellence Award category, and Alyaa Alkaabi from the UAE Ministry of Interior, who won the Women Trailblazers in Security or Fire Safety Award.

Additional awardees included Drydock World, D-Fend Solutions, Garrett, Axis Communications, OTORIO, Shaima Basaeed from RTA, and Red Sea Global.

Silver jubilee of Intersec

Intersec 2024, held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mansoor Bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, celebrates its silver jubilee with the theme ‘Innovating security for a quarter-century’.

The event hosts 1,000 exhibitors from 60 nations and 45,000 trade visitors, showcasing advancements in Commercial & Perimeter Security, Homeland Security & Policing, Fire & Rescue, Safety & Health, and Cyber Security.

A word form the Exclusive Media Partner

As the curtains close on another successful edition of the Intersec Awards, International Fire and Safety Journal (IFSJ) is proud to have been the exclusive media partner for this prestigious event.

The awards ceremony, which celebrated innovation and dedication in the fire, safety, and security sectors, saw a host of distinguished winners, reflecting the high calibre of entries this year.

IFSJ, along with International Security Journal (ISJ), played a crucial role as the exclusive media partners, providing extensive coverage and insights into the event.

Iain Hoey, Editor of IFSJ, along with James Thorpe, Editor of ISJ, returned as members of the esteemed judging panel, contributing their expertise to the selection of winners.

Commenting on the event, Iain Hoey said: “The Intersec Awards this year have once again set a high benchmark in the realm of fire, safety, and security.

“The quality of entries and the winners from the fire sector especially were impressive, showcasing a blend of innovative solutions and a deep commitment to safety and excellence.

“As the exclusive media partner, IFSJ is honoured to have been part of this event that recognises and celebrates such outstanding achievements.

“These awards not only highlight the current success in the industry but also encourage continuous innovation and collaboration for future advancements.

“The partnership between IFSJ, ISJ, and the Intersec Awards is a testament to the collective effort in driving industry standards higher.

“Through such collaborations, IFSJ continues to commit itself to acknowledge and promote outstanding achievements in the fire and security sectors.”

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