SOURCE: National Trade Productions

May 31, 2005 10:44 ET

National Trade Productions Announces Launch of GOVSEC ASIA, ASIA LAW and ASIA READY in Hong Kong February 22-23, 2006

Focus of Event on Government Security With the Olympics and World Expo Scheduled in Asia

ALEXANDRIA, VA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- May 31, 2005 -- National Trade Productions (NTP) is proud to announce the launch of a new event, GOVSEC ASIA, ASIA LAW and ASIA READY which will be held at the Hong Kong Convention Center in Hong Kong from February 22-23, 2006. Within the United States, GOVSEC, U.S. LAW and READY are established conferences and expositions focused on government security, law enforcement and the first responder community respectively. The three events are collocated and represent the largest homeland security tradeshow and conference in the U.S.

"The homeland security threats facing the U.S. are global threats, and we felt as though the time was right to expand GOVSEC, LAW and READY! globally," said Denise Medved, General Manager, Proprietary Events, GOVSEC, U.S. LAW and READY! "Many Asian nations are developing their own homeland security initiatives. China in particular is seeking security solutions as Beijing prepares to host the 2008 Summer Olympics."

The Asian version of GOVSEC, LAW and READY are to be produced under license by Infoex-World Services Ltd., a Hong Kong-based organizer renowned for organizing market leading niche technology conferences and expositions. An Asian Government and Industry Liaison committee, chaired by Harry Blud, former Assistant Commissioner, Hong Kong Police, is composed of recognized experts in public security affairs in the Far East. "The committee will dedicate significant resources to develop a world class educational forum that will attract government leaders from China, Singapore, Indonesia, Thailand, Taiwan, the Philippines, Malaysia and other nations and territories in the region," stated Mr. Blud.

ABOUT NATIONAL TRADE PRODUCTIONS

Celebrating its 29th anniversary, National Trade Productions is a leader in the production, management, and marketing of trade expositions, conferences and special events. NTP has expertise in a variety of industries, including security, transportation, government, communications, health care, public works, information technology, education, manufacturing and engineering. NTP also has the industry's longest history of launching and producing events for the federal government, including GOVSEC, U.S. LAW, and FOSE. NTP's creative division, Creative Solutions Group (CSG), offers associations, show organizers and corporations leading-edge design and creative services to complement NTP's legacy of marketing expertise. CSG is a full-service agency that specializes in marketing strategy and campaign development, copywriting, graphic design, branding and identity, and Web development. For more information on NTP, call 703-683-8500 or visit www.ntpshow.com.

ABOUT INFOEX

InfoEX -World Services Ltd. produces timely events focusing on next-generation technology that can transform the way your business performs, excels and grows. Since 1994, InfoEX's specialized conferences, exhibitions, workshops and seminars have facilitated a better understanding of new technological developments and accelerated their market adoption. InfoEX events have served over half a million executives and professionals across a wide segment of industries. InfoEX's highly regarded events are recognized for delivering economic and educational value to participants and attendees alike by providing intelligence, knowledge and commerce. For more information about InfoEX, visit www.infoexws.com.

ABOUT GOVSEC, LAW and READY

The Government Security Expo & Conference (GOVSEC) is a forum for those responsible for protecting government's physical, information and cyber security at all levels of government. With the launch of GOVSEC Asia, government security issues will extend beyond the United States to other parts of the world. GOVSEC and its two co-located conferences, U.S. LAW and READY, fosters communication and cooperation between industry and government security, law enforcement and emergency responders at the federal, state, local, and tribal levels to protect America's citizens and critical assets. GOVSEC 2005 is taking place from May 25-26, 2005, at the Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC. For more information on or to register to attend GOVSEC, U.S. LAW and READY, visit www.govsecinfo.com. GOVEC Asia will take place from February 22-23, 2006, in Hong Kong.

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