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  • Est. # of Attendees
  • Event Categories
    Conference, Expo, Workshop
  • Event Type
    In Person
  • Relevant Agencies
    Air Force, Coast Guard, Dept of Homeland Security, Dept of Transportation, Federal Government, Intelligence Agencies, National Guard Association, Other Federal Agencies, State & Local Government, State Government
  • Topics
    Law Enforcement, Networking, Security
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  • Est. Min. Exhibitor Cost
  • Est. Min. Attendee Cost €200.00


The World Border Security Congress looks forward to welcoming you to Athens, Greece on rescheduled dates of 5th-7th OCTOBER 2021 for the next in-person gathering of the international border security, management and protection community.

This year’s programme theme is ‘Continuing the Discussion and Dialogue for Building Trust and Co-operation’ and will discuss the latest challenges and issues facing the international borders community.

The World Border Security Congress is a high level 3 day event that will discuss and debate current and future policies, implementation issues and challenges as well as new and developing technologies that contribute towards safe and secure border and migration management.

Greece has been in the forefront of the global migration crisis since it started in 2015.

2015/16 saw the escalation of the global migration crisis, with mass movements of people fleeing the war zones of the Middle East as well as illegal economic immigration from Africa and elsewhere. International terrorism shows every sign of increasing, posing real threats to the free movement of people.

Today, these incidents see the continuation of the migration challenges for the border management and security community, as little sign of peace and security in the Middle East is apparent and porous borders in Africa continue to provide challenges.

International organised criminal gangs and human and drug trafficking groups exploit opportunities and increasingly use the internet and technology to enhance their activities.

Controlling and managing international borders in the 21st Century continues to challenge the border control and immigration agencies around the world. It is generally agreed that in a globalised world borders should be as open as possible, but threats continue to remain in ever evolving circumstances and situations.

Advancements in technology are assisting in the battle to maintain safe and secure international travel and detect illigit goods and smuggling. The border security professional still remains the front line against these threats.


Who Attends

If you work for or are involved in any of the following sectors, then the World Border Security Congress conference and exhibition is the event for you:

Border management, immigration, customs and security policy makers and practitioners.

Senior representatives from national border services, police, customs, and immigration services, as well as organisations, services and suppliers to the border management and security industry, including:
– Customs and border control officials
– National / Homeland security advisors, policymakers and personnel
– Coast guard officers
– Chiefs of Police and Police and law enforcement officers
– Boundary commissioners
– Diplomats and foreign affairs officials
– Borderland planners and managers
– Defence and security departments
– Consular officials
– Policy analysts
– Global Security Risk Analyst
– Heads of Department of Economic, Management and Operation of Maritime Transport
– Heads of National Analysis Centre
– Heads of Sector, EU and Schengen
– Security system providers

Exhibitor Contact Info

If you have any queries or would like to speak with a representative about exhibiting, sponsorship or the conference, please contact:
Exhibition and Sponsorship:
Paul Gloc
(UK and Rest of Europe)
E: paulg[at]
T: +44 (0) 7786 270 82

Paul McPherson
E: paulm[at]
T: +1-240-463-1700

Jerome Merite
E: j.callumerite[at]
T: +33 (0) 6 11 27 10 53

Event Director and Conference Queries:
Neil Walker
Event Director
World Border Congress
E: neilw[at]

Press requests should be directed to:
Tony Kingham
Communications Director
Tel: +44(0)208 144 5934
E: tony.kingham[at]


Please let us know if you are interested in this event