Zaun wins MEI physical security award

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Zaun Group has won the Physical Security Award 2015, presented by former England cricket captain Graham Gooch at the Major Events Summit in London.

Trade body Major Events International (MEI) has established the summit as what it plans to become an annual flagship event to showcase the expertise of its members and offer a peer to peer knowledge-sharing forum for the sector.

The summit takes place over two days, with day one covering safety, security and resilience and day two, venue technology and operations.

Gooch OBE – England’s second-highest ever runs scorer with 8,900 from 215 innings at an average of 42.58, with 20 tons and 46 fifties – made the presentation at an awards dinner on a middle evening. Zaun was joined by Saracens and England full-back Alex Goode at their table at the dinner.

Zaun joined MEI a year ago to extend its opportunities to supply temporary high-security fencing systems to major sporting events worldwide.

MEI has provided international business services and market penetration for more than eight years to companies who want to take advantage of Olympic and World Cup opportunities and win more business in major events.

It interfaces with the international mega sporting events market and can offer in-country early entry support, including proposal development, translation, sustained customer contact and market intelligence.

MEI boasts contacts and connections with the key players in the UK, Europe, Russia, Qatar, Brazil, USA, China, Japan and Australasia.

Zaun supplied temporary high-security fencing for last summer’s 20th Commonwealth Games in Glasgow and the 2012 London Olympics and Paralympics.

Zaun also provided the security fencing for the NATO Conference in South Wales a year ago; the Nuclear Security Summit in The Hague in March 2014; the 2013 G8 Summit in Northern Ireland; and the 2013 Bilderberg conference The Grove in Watford.

MEI physical security award 2015

Alex Goode at the Zaun table at the MEI Summit and Awards Dinner

About Zaun

Zaun is the only in-house British Manufacturer of Woven and Welded Mesh Fencing Systems. For 27 years, they have been the trusted manufacturing partner for sports and physical perimeter security. With a wide range of fencing, gate, and HVM solutions they can offer Protection Through Innovation for your next project.

Located in the West Midlands, they are a privately owned company first formed in 1996 and continuing to promote British manufacturing on the world stage. A proud member of Made in Britain and Made in the West Midlands, Zaun has worked on numerous projects around the world from Border Security and Airports, to Sports and Critical National Infrastructure.

The continued investment in their manufacturing processes and systems has enabled the latest in problem-solving and innovation. At the same time, an approach to ‘The Right People in the Right Places’ puts the customer experience at the heart of their business.

The quality of their wide range of systems is assured through ISO 9001 and third-party certification for high-security and HVM solutions including LPS 1175, Secured by Design, Approved for UK Government Use (NPSA), and PAS 68.

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