Concluding the awards ceremony, a special Lifetime Achievement Award was presented to Harald Klint, of Colombian security agency Imaprok, and among the best-known figures in the industry, particularly in the region.

Harald, aged 86, is probably the oldest person currently working in the security printing and minting community. He set up Imaprok nearly 30 years ago in, and in that time it has represented many European companies in Latin America. He has also been a proud participant in every HSP Latin America event since its inception in Rio de Janeiro in 2012, .and a great supporter of Reconnaissance over the years.