At a loose end in the last week of June? No idea how to fill those empty weeks between the queen's diamond jubilee and the Olympics? Forgot to buy tickets for the Counter Terror Expo at Earl's Court at the end of April? Got a warehouse full of fighter jets and cattle prods you can't offload because your European 'partners' have foolishly slashed defence spending as well as education and welfare budgets in the name of austerity? All is not lost. From 25 to 27 June, Securing Asia 2012 will be 'bringing the the Asian Homeland Security and Counter Terror Markets to the Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre' in Westminster:

Securing Asia 2012 is a first of its kind event, which aims to link the Asian Security Industry with Western Security suppliers and develop an ongoing forum for information sharing. This exclusive Summit, hosted in London, will offer attendees a unique insight into regional mindsets and perspectives on a global scale, in addition to direct access to customers from the Asian Homeland Security market, which is estimated at $1 trillion over the next seven years. As the driver of the world economy, Asia has new and complex Security requirements, which bring with them fresh challenges and therefore opportunities for Western Security suppliers. Understanding the procurement process is key to doing successful business in this nascent market, and will be a key theme of Securing Asia 2012.