Nominations are now open for the OSPAs India & South Asia 2024!

Dec 1, 2023News

OSPAs in collaboration with MitKat Advisory and the United Service Institution of India (USI), as the knowledge Partner, is proud to announce the launch of the fourth edition of the Outstanding Security Performance Awards (OSPAs) – India and South Asia. Nominations are now open for this prestigious event, which will celebrate and recognise excellence in security across the region, one more time

The  OSPAs India & South Asia 2024, mark a significant expansion, including the South Asian countries of Bangladesh, Bhutan, Maldives, Nepal, and Sri Lanka. This move reflects our commitment to acknowledging outstanding achievements in security across the entire South Asian region.

Nominations for the OSPAs India & South Asia 2024 are open now and will close for nomination, on Tuesday, 23rd January 2024. We encourage individuals and organisations in the security industry to submit their nominations and showcase their exceptional contributions to security practices.

For the first time, winners in eligible categories at the OSPAs India & South Asia 2024 will automatically enter the first-ever Global OSPAs, scheduled to take place in 2025. This global platform will recognise and honour the best security professionals and organisations from around the world.

The awards ceremony for the OSPAs India & South Asia 2024 will take place on Thursday, 14th March 2024 at the United Services Institute of India (USI) in New Delhi. The event will be preceded by a Thought Leadership Summit featuring a line-up of distinguished speakers who will discuss key topics in the security industry.

“We are delighted to launch the 2024 India & South Asia OSPAs, extending the recognition of outstanding security performance to a broader geographical scope, with the inclusion of South Asian countries and the opportunity for winners to participate in the Global OSPAs, we are creating a truly international platform for recognising excellence in security.”

Professor Martin Gill, Founder of the OSPAs

“As two time OSPAs award-winners ourselves, we at MitKat Advisory feel truly privileged this time to be supporting OSPAs in its mission of recognising and rewarding companies, people and innovation across the security sector. What we love about OSPAs is that it is designed to be independent and inclusive, providing an opportunity for outstanding performers across the value chain to be recognised  and celebrated. The support from security and corporate services associations has been overwhelming. This year’s awards are special as it will help South Asian outstanding performers to compete and be recognised at the Global OSPAs.”

Samrendra Kumar, Co-founder & Managing Director of MitKat Advisory

“OSPAs has been well recognised in India now and is regarded as one of the most prestigious awards in the industry. The ethics, conduct, independent & fair selection process has been the differentiator. The horizon is increasing, and the reach is expanding, as India & other South Asian countries are joining in the next edition. Best wishes to all nominees and to the winners who will represent their countries in the Global OSPAs Awards in 2025.”

Dr. Rajiv Mathur, Regional Advisor for the OSPAs

The OSPAs India & South Asia 2024 are organised in partnership with MitKat Advisory, a leading security risk management company, and the United Services Institution of India (USI), a premier think tank in the field of security and defence, as the knowledge partner. Special thanks to our official media partner Security Link India, who play a crucial role by amplifying the recognition of security excellence across the region.

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