SNSR to Host Smart Safe Cities Forum

17.08.2018 Security

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Under the patronage of H.R.H. Prince Abdulaziz bin Saud bin Nayef bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Minister of Interior of Saudi Arabia, the Saudi National Security & Risk Prevention Expo (SNSR) will be held at the Riyadh International Convention & Exhibition Center from 04-06 November 2018 at the

As populations are increasingly moving to urban environments, maintaining safety and security is more complex than ever. With the potential of needing to handle virtually any type of threat, having complete situational awareness and advanced situation management is the smart and effective path to ensuring quality of smart city life.

In the light of Vision 2030, Smart Safe Cities in Saudi Arabia is identified as a foundational pillar in delivering a solid socio-economic strategic process in the Kingdom. SNSR Expo aims to create a highly profitable business environment for state-of-the-art security products and service providers.

SNSR developed an exclusive program with the collaboration of the responsible Government Authorities and in partnership with international and local industry leaders and innovators to enhance the value-added benefits to our exhibitors. Our topics include Big Data Storage Capacity and Processing Challenges, Threats Scenarios Directed at Telecoms Operators and Securing Smart Airports.

Smart Safe Cities Projects in Saudi Arabia

NEOM - Making Saudi a Nexus for Technological and Economic Modernization

The futuristic Arabian Smart & Safe city will cost an estimated US $500 billion. Part of this investment is made to ensure a safe and secure environment in the Kingdom's smart city.

Other Smart Cities projects happening in Saudi with safety & security requirements:


  • Entertainment City: the Kingdom's largest cultural, sports and entertainment city to be completed by 2022
  • King Abdullah Financial District: the Kingdom's first freehold city and had attracted $7.9 billion of investment
  • Knowledge Economic City: The city will focus on intellectual property, knowledge-based industries, medical, hospitality, tourism and multimedia, with $7 Billion of investment
  • Al-Faisaliah City: The city is expected to reduce pressure on Makkah and Jeddah in the coming 25 years. The city will provide 995,000 housing units and it will accommodate 6.5 million people by 2050, along with providing 1 million jobs in different sectors including health, education, technology and services
  • Prince Abdul Aziz Bin Mousaed Economic City: The city will cover 156 million square meters and will have 12 distinct components for trade and services in sectors such as agriculture and food processing, mining, education, housing, and entertainment

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