About AcceleRISE

AcceleRISE – hosted by the SIA RISE community – is an event for young professionals and those new to the security industry that’s different from your standard conference. AcceleRISE is where you’ll join other rising stars in the industry to take your career to the next level, make valuable connections and have fun.

What Makes AcceleRISE Different?

  • Young, engaged attendees
  • Insights from dynamic, approachable experts, including young professionals like you, and the opportunity to get to know them
  • Unique sessions and activities
  • A fun, lively city to explore while you're here for the event

What You'll Learn st AcceleRISE

AcceleRISE is designed to ignite new thinking, strengthen leadership and sharpen business acumen in young security talent. You’ll leave this experience with:

  • Insights on leadership and business skills that will help you be more productive
  • A unique understanding of the latest security trends and how they impact the industry
  • Tools to help you accomplish your goals and forge your career path

What People Are Saying

  • "I am continuously empowered by the learning outcomes and networking at AcceleRISE – it’s a community platform focused on innovation, advancement and thought leadership to inspire in the most authentic and genuine way. Most importantly, ALL security professionals are welcome!"
    Nicole Palumbo
    Nicole Palumbo, Director of Strategic Partnerships, Magos
  • "There are not enough words to say how much I enjoyed AcceleRISE! I met some amazing people and made new friends. The security industry better watch out; all of these people are going to be making a big impact! Can't wait for the next one!"
    Tristian Hoermann,
    Tristian Hoermann, Business Development Manager, Data Centers, Gibraltar
  • "I had a great time at AcceleRISE. I was told about this event when meeting with one of our clients and am so glad I was able to attend. It was great seeing the friendships and collaboration of everyone in the security industry!"
    Thomas Uzzell, Telecommunication Account Manager, TEKsystems
  • "I had a wonderful experience at AcceleRISE. I learned a lot, met some amazing people and came away feeling inspired and motivated. I would highly recommend this conference to any young professional!"
    Tim Loth
    Tim Loth, Sales Engineer Team Lead, i-PRO Americas
  • "We move a million miles an hour in this industry, and it's easy to forget to grow yourself outside of the raw skills needed for your job. AcceleRISE is not only a great event to network with other young professionals in the security industry, but also a place where you are able to set aside time to develop as a business professional."
    Keely Sustarsic
    Keely Sustarsic, Director of Marketing, Wavelynx


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