Allied Universal announced the acquisition of Century Event Security & Staffing, based in Orlando, Fla., for undisclosed terms.  

Century Event Security & Staffing provides comprehensive security and event services in Las Vegas and Orlando, two of the nation's top exhibition industry cities. The acquisition increases Allied Universal's ability to staff major events in these popular event destination locations with access to several thousand employees, according to the announcement. 

"This important acquisition, a first for our event services business, aligns with our strategic growth strategy by providing additional operations and qualified staff in two of the nation's most prominent cities for exhibitions and events," said Steve Jones, Allied Universal Global Chairman and CEO. "I'm thrilled to welcome Century Event Security & Staffing employees to our team. With our promote from within culture, the opportunity for growth is limitless." 

Century Event Security & Staffing Chief Financial Officer Marty Stein added: "Becoming part of an organization with the resources, technology and depth of service that Allied Universal offers enables us to continue providing even more value to the customers and communities we serve in the event services market space." 

During the first half of 2022, Allied Universal announced 10 acquisitions, three in North America and six internationally. In 2021, Allied Universal acquired 10 companies, including G4S.