Shield Awards

About Shield Awards

Shield Awards is an evening dedicated to recognize efforts, acknowledge hard work and reward excellence of eminent individuals / organizations from the industry of security, fire and safety. In response to the success of SHIELD 2017, in association with Secutech India presents, SHIELD AWARDS 2018- an evening to recognize the stalwarts of the industry and felicitate and applaud them for their efforts and contribution to the fire safety and security industry.

SECONA, the governing board with the support of and in association with Secutech India, presented the 3rd edition of SHIELD Awards on the 7th April, 2017. With over 300+ nomination, 30+ categories SHIELD expanded its reach to not only industry professionals but also to college enthusiasts who have been pioneer in making a relevant contribution to this industry.

Key Highlights

Highlights of the Initiative

To be attended by about 800 high-profile attendees, including Policy Makers, International Guests, Representatives of Trade Missions, Office Bearers of leading Associations, CSOs, Top Managers, Consultants & Architects, SIs, OEMs & Media Personnel.

Presentation of awards during the Secutech exhibition at the fair grounds itself, in a grand gala evening programme with cocktails, food & a mega entertainment package.

A Networking night which will help in bridging the gaps between Industries and End Users.

Selection Procedure


Applications received online with appropriate application fees and within the time limit will be considered as the nominations for the award and further shortlisting.

Jury & Shortlisting:

TThe jury panel for Shield 2017 awards consists of eminent professionals from the field of Security, Safety & Governance. The jury will screen all the received nominations and will shortlist the most eligible applications for all the categories as per the pre-defined procedure. The shortlisted applicants will be informed about their selection.

Awards Finalization:

During the award selection process, the Jury may seek more information from shortlisted applicants; Ask them to make presentations for understanding the nature/impact of their contribution on their organization and the society at large; Conduct Independent verification. (Applicants will be informed before hand in such cases)

Awards Ceremony:

The shortlisted nominees will be entitled for one complimentary invitation for the Awards Ceremony. Additional invitation cards will be issued to the shortlisted nominees at a discounted price which will be communicated to the shortlisted nominees.

Terms and Conditions

The terms and conditions for the entire awards & the application process can be viewed here.

Sponsorship Benefits

  • Effective demonstration of your commitment in honoring excellence in the Indian Security & Safety Industry.
  • Highly visible venue & collateral branding.
  • Association with SECONA & Secutech.
  • Networking Opportunity with exclusive audience of Customers, high profile Government officials, Consultants, Architects, and important stakeholders of the Security & Safety Industry.
  • PR Opportunity – National & International reach through exposure in print, electronic, online (including social) media & through inclusion in pointed communications & newsletters.
  • Brand advertising through featured logo & mention of your profile & achievements on event collaterals.

Shield Awards Groups

Group 1 - College Shield Awards (New)

  • College Shield Awards (3 awards)

Group 2 - Security OEMs

  • Innovative Product of the Year in Security (Software)
  • Innovative Product of the Year in Security (Hardware-Access Control)
  • Innovative Product of the Year in Security (Hardware-CCTV)
  • R&D Effort of the Year in Security-Software
  • R&D Effort of the Year in Security-Hardware
  • Innovative Security Accessory of the Year

Group 3 - Fire & Safety OEMs

  • Innovative Product of the Year in Fire & Safety - Passive
  • Passive Fire Protection Product of the Year
  • Passive Fire Protection Project of the Year
  • Innovative Product of the Year in Fire & Safety - Active
  • Active Fire Protection Product of the Year
  • Active Fire Protection Project of the Year

Group 4 - Integrators, Consultants & End Users

  • Security Project of the Year
  • Security Project Design of the Year
  • Safe City Project of the Year
  • Smart City Project of the Year
  • Control Room of the Year

Group 5 - End-user Sectors

  • Safe Educational Institute of the Year
  • Safe Hospital of the Year
  • Safe Hospitality Premise of the Year
  • Safe Bank of the Year
  • Safe Housing Society of the Year
  • Safe Religious Premises of the Year

Group 6 - Special Awards

  • Chief Security Officer of the Year
  • Chief Fire / Safety Officer of the Year
  • Amit Popat Award for the Entrepreneur of the Year in Security/ Safety
  • Security Professional(s) of the Year – Men*
  • Security Professional(s) of the Year – Women
  • Lifetime Achievement Award

Group 7

  • Most Creative Booth Design of Secutech India 2017 in Security
  • Most Creative Booth Design of Secutech India 2017 in Fire & Safety