HSP Awards Celebrate Best in Class of 2021

In the absence in 2021 of the HSP (High Security Print) Awards, which are normally held three times a year to coincide with the three regional HSP conferences (for Asia, EMEA and Latin America respectively), HSP organiser Reconnaissance International held a series of virtual awards instead.

Events - December 23, 2021 midnight

International Awards for 3 New Banknote Holograms

Banknote holograms were winners in three of the five categories in the Excellence in Holography Awards 2021 organised by the industry trade body, the International Hologram Manufacturers Association (IHMA).

Events - November 23, 2021 midnight

EMEA Cash Cycle Seminar (ICCOS) 2022 Heads to Istanbul

The EMEA Cash Cycle Seminar (ICCOS) was again held in a virtual format at the start of November. Despite this, the event attracted nearly 200 registrations based in around 40 countries and representing 77 different organisations.

Events - November 22, 2021 midnight

Beyond Traditions – Future in Security Printing

Jura held a number of workshops on 5-6 October in Budapest as part of the newly-launched Jura Academy. This was one of the first physical events where customers and suppliers travelled to come together for the first time in the last 18 months or so, and representatives were in attendance from Austria, Czech Republic, France, Lithuania, Germany, Netherlands, Slovenia, Oman, Yemen, UAE, Saudi Arabia, the UK and, of course, Hungary itself.

Events - October 29, 2021 midnight

Virtual EMEA Cash Cycle Seminar (ICCOS)

With COVID still disrupting travel plans, the 11th EMEA Cash Cycle Seminar (ICCOS) is being held virtually on 2-3 November. Over 200 attendees representing central banks, commercial banks, CIT and suppliers from more than 40 countries have registered for the two half days of thought leading presentations in an agenda dominated by cash users.

Events - October 29, 2021 midnight

WBS Announces Agenda

The World Banknote Summit (WBS) has announced the programme which, due to COVID, will be held online on 22-24 November. According to the organisers, the focus of WBS is not on touching all bases or providing a general overview, but about getting to the heart of the issues that are of paramount importance to the payments industry.

Events - October 29, 2021 midnight

Regional Banknote of the Year Awards to Go Online for 2021

One of the highlights of the High Security Printing™ conferences each year are the regional awards for the best banknotes and ID documents. Thanks to COVID-19, no in-person HSP has been possible since the last event in Lisbon in March 2020. Reconnaissance International, organiser of the HSP events, has decided to bridge the gap by holding a series of virtual awards instead.

Events - September 30, 2021 midnight