The Association of Security Consultants (ASC) held its first 2016 Business Group event of 2016 at the Honourable Artillery Company (HAC) in the City of London on 18 February.
“2016 is a significant year for us as the ASC celebrates its 25th Anniversary,” explained the organisation’s chairman Joe Connell. In fact, there has arguably never been a better time to join the ASC either as a member, as an associate or a supporter.
The ASC’s move to such a prestige environment as the HAC is just one example of how the organisation is focusing on the delivery of enhanced benefits to its members.
ASC Business Group gatherings offer great opportunities for professional learning, sharing and networking. Add to that the ability to earn CPD points, opportunities for dining and networking at the House of Lords, the RAF Club and the HAC and first class conferencing at the Marriott Hotel, Heathrow for CONSEC and it’s no wonder ASC membership applications are at an all-time high.
For this month’s meeting, Jason Piggott and James Walker of Dallmeier plus Geoff Gritton and Dave Adams of Veracity informed, shared and entertained up to 60 guests alongside Richard Bell, head of cyber operations at Transport for London.
Comment from the industry
From an industry perspective. Murray Bothwell, the managing director of Veracity, stated: “The ASC Event was definitely a great opportunity for us to meet many of the key consultants, specifiers and project managers from the UK’s security business sector. I know that our team members were delighted with the turnout and the organisation of the whole event.”
James Walker, managing director at Dallmeier Electronic UK, added: “The day was very educational for all who attended, and a great opportunity for networking with both new and regular ASC members. Dallmeier will certainly be returning to future ASC Business Group events to benefit further from the educational and interactive presentations given across all aspects of security topics.”
Roger Noakes, the ASC’s vice-chairman, commented: “We’re grateful to our sponsors, including Dallmeier, Veracity and Frontline, and indeed to our guest speakers who always provide added interest and relevance to industry professionals. We’re pleased to be able to offer this great service to our members, their guests and associates and look forward to an exciting range of ASC events throughout 2016.”