Weak ASIS 2015 Show Upsets Manufacturers

Author: John Honovich, Published on Oct 02, 2015

Though ASIS is supposed to be dedicated to security professionals, their main customer base and revenue source ($10+ million) is manufacturers.

Manufacturers each pay tens to hundreds of thousands for booths plus around a million to sponsor various aspects of the show, e.g., $50,000 for their signs in the aisle, $3,500 to put their logo on a golf ball, $6,000 to sponsor notepads (pens not included), etc.

However, manufacturers overall feel strongly that they are not getting their money's worth.

In this note, we share survey results from 50+ manufacturers, detailed commentary on the problem and our analysis on what this means for the future of ASIS.

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"**** ********** ********-******** ****** ****sparsely ********* by attendees and vendors almost universally expressed their ************************ ***** & ***********, ***** ********* *** **** ********** ** **,***-**,***."

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"**** ******* ******** * ****** ** *** ****** *** ** ASIS ************* ** *******, **********. ***********, *** **** ******* ** meetings ** *** *** ******** **** ****** ** **********complaints ***** **********"

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"*****'* ********* ***** *lot ******* than those in the past. This bodes well for me because I can talk to just about anyone, at any time. The exhibitors run hot and cold for booth visitors."

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Criticisms **** *************

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  • "***** **** *** ********** ** * ******* *** *******, **'* not ***** *** ******* ******** ** ***********."
  • "***********. **** ******* *** ****** ******** ** *** ** ********* was *********."

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ASIS ******

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***, **** ** ** *** ***** *********** * *** ***, ***** ***** ** **** ** *****. **** ** * critical ******** *** ** ************ *** ** ****** ***** **** ******* source *******.

UPDATE - *********** ******* ******

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Comments (41)

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* ***'* **** ** ** **** *** *** ********** **** Aristotelian ***** ***...

"***** *** ** **** ******* ******* ****** ****'* ***** *** Manufacturers *** ******** *** ** ****."

***** *** ********* **** **** '** **** *******', ** *** just ****.

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* ** ***** **** ************ ****** *** ****** ** ********* to ******** ********** *******. *** *******, **** ** ******* *** things **** **** ***** ******, *** ******* *** ************ *********. But, ******* ****** *** ***** ***** ** ***** ******** ****, and **** **** ******** **** ********** ** *******, ************* *** stuck ** * *** *********.

...***** *** ********* **** **** '** **** *******', ** *** just ****.

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  • **** ****** ******* ** *** ********** ****.
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*** ** *** **** ***** *** ************* *** **** **** are ** ******* **, ****** *** ********** ***** *******...

*** **** ********* *** *****, **** **** ***** ** ** a ******** ******** ** ***** **** *** **** *** "****". ("The ***** *** ****?")

********, *** ****** *** ****** ***** ** **** *** *** attending ***

*** *********** *** ******** *** ***** ******** *** **** ** new, ** ***** **-***** ******.

** ** *** ************* ***'* ******* * ****** *** ****** to ****, **** ***, **** ** **** ******? ******** ******* people?

* ****** * **** **** **** ** **** ********* ** to ***** *********. *** "**** **' ***" ********** ** **** if **** ******* *** * *** ** **** ** ***** up.

* ***** *** ** ******* ** **** ****** *** ****'* reflected ** *** **********. ** ** **** ** *** **** the ***** ** ****** **.

"** ** **** ** *** **** *** ***** ** ****** to."

******** ** *****,***** ** ***** ** ***** *** * ***** *** ** CPSE

******** ******* ***********. *** **** ** ******** *** ********. ***** it ** **** *** ********* *** **** ******* **** **** on *** ******* **** *** **** ** *** ********?

* ****** ***** **** *** ***** ** **** ********* ******* the ********** ****** ** **** ******* ******** ********* ** *** of *** ***** ******* "***** **************."

**, * ****** *** **** *** "**** *******/*******" ********** ******** 32 *** ****** ****** ***************. **** *** ******** *** **** need ** *** ******* ***** ***** ***** ** ******** **** certification, ***** ** *** **** ** *** ******** *** ** attain * ******** ** **** (** ******* ** **** *** a * **** *******, *******, ***....)

** ***** *****, **** ****** **** ******* ** *** **** is ***** ************ ****** **** ** ** **** ******** *** new ********, *** **** **** *********, ************, ****** ***'* ******** foot *** ****, *** ************* *******.

****, ** ***** ** ****. *** **** **** ******* ******* are **** **** *** **** **** **** ***** ********:

**** ****, **** **** **** *** ~**,*** *** ***** ******* 40% ************ **********!

** *** ** **** ********* *** ******** **** **** ** the ********** ***, **** **, ** ***** ** * ******* for ************* *** *** **** ******, *** ******* ** *** manufacturers *** **** ** *** ******* *** ******** *** ** the ******* **** **** **** ** **** **** **********.

* **** ***** ****** *****, *** **** ** ** *********** chart. * **** ****** **** *** ******....******** ** ** ...***** attendees. * **** ******* **** *** *** ******* *************. *****, none ** ** ******** *** **** ******, *** * ***'* have * *** ** *** *****, *** **** ** **********. Frankly * ******** ** **** * **** ********** ** ** seconds. ** *** ****** * ******** ******* ***** *** *** 100 ** **** *** ********* *****, *** *** ****** ***** victory **** *** ******** *** **** *******.

** ****** ***, ****** **** ** *** *******, *** **** included *** ******* **** *****, *** ***** *******, *** **** care ***** *** *** ******.

****, ***, **** ** *** **** ********* *** *** ****, latest *********:

****** **** **** *** *** ** ** ** ***** ********** as ********* *** ********* ***** ** ***** *** *******.

*** ***** ** **** *** *****. * *** ** ****** a *** **** ************* ** *** ******/******** *** *** **** of *** **** ******* **** ****** ****** ** ******* *** same ***** (****'* *** ****'* *****, **** ** *** ***** economy ****** ** ****-******). * ***'* **** ***** ***** *****, private *******, *****, ******* ***. **** ** **** **** ***** enough ** ***** ******, **** **** ** ****** ** *******. Even ** **** **** ***, **** * **, * ** working, *** *******.

***'* *** ****** **** ******; *** **** ** *** *******, if *** *** ** **** ****** **** ****** *** ** reach *** *** ******** ** **** ** ********* ** **** we **** ** ** *** *** *********. ************ ********* *********, respectfully ****** *** *********, ** *** *** **** **** ****** at *** ****. * **** ** **** *** ** *****!

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*. ***** * **** ** **** *************, ********* ** * way ** *** * ***** ** *******.

*. ************* **** ** ***** *** ******* ******** ** ***** visits ** ** ******.

*. ** ******** **** *** ** ** ** ** * BICSI ********** ***** * ***** ******* ***** ***** **** * requirement *** ***************. **** ****** * *** ** * ***** is *** ******** *** ** **** ******, ** ******* **** pay *** **. *** *** * ****** ** ****** *********** selected ** ********. * *** ** ******** ** *******, * will **** ** ** *******.

*. *** ******* *******, ******* *******, ** ********* *** ********. Exhibit **** **** *** ** * *** *** **.

*. **** ***** *** ***** ** *********** *** *** **** lunches, ******* ********... ****** **** *** ***** ********** *********, *** that ** **** ******* ***** **** ************* *** *** ***** they *** *** ******* * ******.

*, **** ********!

"**** ***** *** ***** ** *********** *** *** **** *******, keynote ********... ****** **** *** ***** ********** *********"

* ***'* ***** *** ******* ***** *** ********** ******* ** sponsors. ***** *** ********** ************ *** ****** **** ***** ******** is **** *********. ******* **** *** ****** $**,*** **** *** people *** *** *** **** **** **** *****. *** *******, Colin ******, **** **** ******* *** ******* ****** ****** *** a ******** *** ** $***,*** ** $***,***.

***** **** ***** ****** ** * ********** ****** ** ****** to *******, * ***'* ****.

**** ********* ** *** ******* "******** ** **** ** *********" I ***** **** ***%. * ** *** **** ** **** certification, *** ** *** **** * *** *** ** ** to *** ********/********/******* (********* ** **** **** ** *** *** what **** **** *** *******). * **** ***** **** ** the *******/******** *********. * ******* ****** *** **** ******** ******** that **** *** *** ** ****** * **** ******* *** on *** *****. **** ****** ********** **** ***.

*** ** * *** **** ** **** ************* * ** sure * ***** **** ** ***** *** *** ******* *** seminars ** *** ** *******.

******, **** **** * *** ****, *** **** ******* **** more ** *** '****' ******** **** ******** ********** ********. ******* those **** **** **** ******* ******** ********** ********, **** ** useful.****'* *** ******* ****.

*******, ** *** ********** ****, ***** ******* *** ******, ** if ********** ****** **** ***** ** **** **** *** ******* ***** ****** ***** **** how ** ******* ** ** *****.

* ******** **** ****'* **** *** ***** *** ******* ** be * ****** **************. ** ******** *****, ***** ****** ****** to ** ** ***** *** ** ***** *********** ******* ** each **** ****, *** *** ******* *** ******* *** *** you ***** ****. **** ****, ***** **** **** **** ***** where * *** * **** **** ******* ******** ** *** of ********.

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*** * **** ********* ** *** **** ****** ** *** big *****. * ***** ****** *** * **** ** ******** with ******** ******* ** ****** ************ *** ********. *** * is **** **** *** ***** **** ************* *** ****** ** pack **** **** *** *** **** **** ** *** *** of *****.

* ******* * *** ** ***** ****** ** ****. **** for * *** ****** ************ ***** ** ** ****** * lot ** ***** ** ********** ******* ***** *** ************* *** integratotors. *** ****** **** * ******* **** ******* ***** **** ASIS. ** ** ******* * **** *** ********** *** ****** asked ***** ********* ** **** **** ** * ***** *** becuase **** ****** **$ **** *** * **** *** * hour.

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*******, **** ********!

"**** *** ******** *** ******* ****** ***** **** **** * or * ********* *** ****** ***** *** ******* *** *** to **** ** *** *** ***** *****."

*** ** ***** ********** ** **** *** ****** *** **** the ******** *** *** **** ** ** ***** **** ********* who **** ** ***** *********. *** ********** **** *** ****** with ****.

"*** ****** **** * ******* **** ******* ***** **** ****. As ** ******* * **** *** ********** *** ****** ***** their ********* ** **** **** ** * ***** *** ******* ASIS ****** **$ **** *** * **** *** * ****."

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* *** **** **** ******* ***** **** ** ***** ****. I ********** ****** ***** ***** **** ****'* ****. **'* ******* formulaic *** **********. * ****** **** *** *** ********** *** ended ** ******** **** **** ** *** **** ***** ** the **** **** **** ********* **** ******** **** ****** *** ideas. *** ******* ** **** **** ******** ********** *** ********* and * **** ** ** *** ******** *** *** *** smaller ******** ** *** ****. *** "********** *****" *** * complete ******** **** **** ****** ******* ********* **** ***** **** actual *********** ** *** ********. *** ************** ***** *** *** basically *** **** ****** ********* *** **** ******. ** ******** they *** **** *********** ***** *** ** ****'* **** **********! Pretty **** **** ******* ** ** ******** *******.
* ******* **** *** ***** ***** ********* **** **** ******* attended. *** ******* ** **** **** *** *** **** ** a *** ******* ******** *** ******* *** *** *** ******* enough **** *** ******* **********. *** ****** **** **** * similar ***********?

*, **** ************* ******** **** ********** **** ** ****** ****** in *** **********. *** **** **** ******** *** ********** **** years ** **** *****, * ***'* ****.

***** *** ********* **** ****** **** ****, ***** ********** *** simply **** *******, ** ***** *** ********** ********* ****** *** manufacturer's ******** ** **** *********** **** ****? :) * ***'* know.

*'** **** * (****** ****) **********. ******** *** **** ********* comes, **** ********** **** ** **** ***** **,*** *** **** there.

*** ***** ** **** ** **** * ******* ***** ******** happened **** *** **** *********. ****, **** ************* *** ********* to *** **** ** ****** ************* ****** **** *** *** the ******* ** * *************.

**** ** ************ *** **** **** *******. ***** *** **** ** ****** * **** ****, ********* lots ** ******** ******:

***** ***, ***** ** **** * ****** *** ** ****** spots, ****** **** **** ****** ****. **** **** (****), **** would ** **** ** ******* *** * ****** *****, ***** appears ** ** ***** *** ** ******* ** ****** ******.

* *** *** ** ** **** *** ***** ** **** wont *** *** ****** ***** **** *** ** **. * did ** **** **** **** *** ** *** *******. * also *** *** ******** ** ***** ** *** **** **** year.

* ******** *** * ************ **** * ********* **** ** asked ** * *** *****. * ********* ** ****** ** boss ***. ** ****** *** * ***** "** **** ** go ******* ** ** ****** **** ******* *** ******** **** nothing *** *** *** *. **** *** ****** ******* *** security ************ **** **** **** * ***** ** *** ********. Not ******* *** *** **** ** *** ******** *** **** 20 *****".

* ***** **** ** *** * ****** **** *** *********. I ****** * *** ** ***** ********, ***** ********* *** I **** ******* *** **** ****** **** *** **** *****. I **** ** ************* ** *** *** *****.

* ***** **** **** *** ***** *** **** ****** ** around. ****** * **** ** ****** * - * ****** and ****** ******* *****. ****** ** ****** ** ********* *** reason **** *** ******* **********.

******* ****** *** ******* ********** **** ********* *** ** ** the ******** ** ** *********, "******** *** *** ****** ** the ***** **** ******* ***** ***** ********.

** *** ** *********, * *** *** **** **** *** West, ***** **** ** **** ******** **** * ****** ** attend * *** ** **** *** ****** ***** **** ** attend *** ******* ***** **** ** **** * *** * tough **** ******* *** ******* ***** *** ***** ** **** to **** *********** **** * ****** ***. * **** ***** it ************* **** ** *** *** ** **** *** **** there **** ** **** ******** ** ****** *** * ******** had **** ** **** *** ******* ***** **** ** *** manufactures **** ******* ****** *** *** ***.

**** ** ********* ** *****. * **** **** * ****** of **** *** ***** *** * *** *** **** ****** a ******* *** ***** *****. ** ** **** *********.

**** *** *** **** ********** ***** *** **** ** ****, what *** *** ***** *** *** **** **** * *** of *** ************ ** ****** ********** ****** **. **** ** so ****. * **** **** ******** ** ******* ***** ** years **** ** ***** ******* **** ********* *** *********. ** is * *** ** **** *** **** ****** ******.

**** ** * *******. **** * **** * *** ****** ISC **** **** ****. * ******* **. ******* * *** not ******* ** ******** *** **** *****.

******, **** ** ** ******* ** ********** ** **** *** West *** ****.

** *** **** ** ***** **** *** **** *** ****** towards ******* ******** ** *** **********.

** **** **** **** *** ******* ******** *** **** ** the **** *** *** *** **** - ******** ******** ** manager. *** ***** **** ********* ******* ***** ********.

******* *** *** *****. **** ***** ***** ** *** ********* from **** *****, *** ************ ********. *** ******** ********.

*, **** ********!

"******* *** *** *****. **** ***** ***** ** *** ********* from **** *****, *** ************ ********. *** ******** ********."

****, *** ******** ******** *** ** **** **** *** **** and *** / *** ******* :) * ** ***** *** combined **** *** *****, * ** **** *** **** ** they **** *****. ***** ** **** ********* ** ** ****, at **** *****, **** **** ****** **, *** ** **** not ** ****. **** **** *** *** *** ************** ****** by *** ******* **** ***** ****** *** *****.

"**** *** ****** ******* *** ******** ************ **** **** **** 5 ***** ** *** ********. *** ******* *** *** **** in *** ******** *** **** ** *****."

* ***** **** ** * ******* ** *** ********** ***** unpaid. * *** **** ****** *** ******* ******** ***** ******* much **** ******* **** ******* **** ******** *************.

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