AIREF Golf Classic- Event Winners!
The Alarm Industry Research and Educational Foundation (AIREF) teed off for the 13th annual tournament on April 7th at the beautiful Revere Golf Club in Las Vegas. Nearly 90 industry professionals gathered to golf without the guilt. Read More

Can You Really Put a Price on Your Membership?
Things like credibility and national exposure are hard to put a price on but that’s exactly what you get with an ESA Membership. In addition to the industry discounts, education, and networking, ESA fights for our industry in government relations. This advocacy helps secure a fair and productive future for security. What are you waiting for? Become a member today!

Are IT Applications Your Area of Expertise, ESA Wants You!
The ESA technology department is looking for a dynamic IT Applications Manager who will maintain informational systems, online business applications, server/network environment, database, and security monitoring systems while ensuring stability, compliance, and accurate information is available 24/7. If you enjoy recommending methods and processes to improve and expand system functionalities, and operational and communication efficiencies, please submit your resume here.

A Security Search Engine that Connects Dealers and Integrators with Supplier Companies
It’s not every day that the security industry’s industry’s leading companies come together in an easily searchable database aimed at helping dealers find the solutions and supplier companies they need. Well, actually it is with ESA’s Security Industry Marketplace. Find out how your company can be showcased in the go-to security search engine powered by ESA.

Count Down Days Not Dollars, Save on ESX Supersaver Rates
The countdown for ESX 2016 has begun and as the event gets closer, the price gets higher. Register for the most revered security industry event of the year by April 30th and lock in the best price available. Don’t forget to check out the group discount offered to parties of 3 or more from the same company. See you at ESX!

ESX Networking from Dawn til Dusk
ESX is thrilled to offer official ESX lodging at four hotels within walking distance of the Fort Worth Convention Center allowing maximum networking potential for traveling attendees. Options include historical, elegant, and modern; each equipped with the comforts of home. Check out the hotel partners and book before May 13th to lock in the ESX negotiated rates.

Chairman George De Marco Unveils ESX Attendees
It’s no secret that networking can be a significant tool in your business arsenal. ESX knows this and has created an expo catering to connecting security industry decision-makers. Watch ESX Chairman George De Marco discuss the heart of the show, ESX Central, and how it stimulates networking for everyone from exhibitors to attendees. To see ESX Central in person, register.

Mark Your Calendars, the 2017 ESA Leadership Summit is Underway
It’s official. The 2017 ESA Leadership Summit will be held February 12th through 15th at the Tampa Downtown Hilton. Professionals from across the country will unite in Tampa, Florida to discuss the future of the security industry, network with one another, and learn from inspiring keynote speakers and presenters. Stay tuned for more 2017 Leadership Summit information and updates here.

Save the Date - YSP Rising Leaders Forum
Mark your calendar for the Young Security Professionals (YSP) Rising Leaders Forum on October 11th through 13th at Skamania Lodge in Stevenson, Washington. There’s plenty of time to join YSP! Membership is open to all employees of ESA regular, multi-location or national member companies. To find out more information on the Rising Leaders Forum, Click here.

2016 Memorial Engraving List Released
The National Law Enforcement Officer Memorial Fund is the 2016 ESA Gives Back recipient. In an effort to respect, honor, and remember police officers who gave their lives in the line of duty, NLEOMF will be engraving 252 names in the stone memorial. The list of names is now available here. To learn more about NLEOMF, click here.

Team ESA Participated in the Security 5K This Morning
What a way to wake up! Team ESA braved the desert climate of Las Vegas in an effort to support Mission 500 in the Security 5k/2k this morning. Security industry professionals and enthusiasts came together to support Team ESA and other racers as they ran to support their cause. (Powered by Datasource)
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Ready. Aim. Fire with NJESA
When was the last time you enjoyed a relaxing morning of clay shooting with your security industry colleagues? Join NJESA on April 19th for the Spring Clay Shoot. Choose between a 9 AM breakfast and 50 bird shoot or sleep in and meet up for the 12 Noon lunch with rifle/pistol shooting. Pull the trigger and sign up now.

ESA-WA and Suzanna Schmidt Come Together for Luncheon
ESA of Washington’s Eastside Lunch meeting is on April 21st from 11:30 AM to 1 PM. In addition to hosting the event onsite, Suzanna Schmidt of Associated Builders & Contractors will be a guest speaker. Topics to be covered will include apprenticeship updates and state board activity. Click here for luncheon details.

Spring is in the Air for AAA
The Spring Statewide Meeting for the Alabama Alarm Association is approaching quickly. Join regular and associate members as they gather to discuss AAA topics and security industry events in an effort to promote their mission of business ethics, business growth, and professionalism. The full AAA meeting schedule can be found here or visit their website.

LLSSA Meeting to Feature State Fire Marshal
The Louisiana Life Safety & Security Association will be hosting their LLSSA Region I Meeting on April 14th at Cello’s in Metairie, Louisiana. State Fire Marshal, Butch Browning will be joining as guest speaker. Arrive at 5:30 PM to socialize before the 6 PM meeting. Be sure to RSVP by April 11th to save your spot!

5 Things In Tech You Missed This Week
It was a busy week for technology but what does this mean to you? Gene Marks, 2016 ESA Leadership Summit Speaker, breaks down 5 influential changes in technology. From data security accessibility in iPhones and the FBI to Facebook Messenger evolving to more than a messenger service, Marks explains how each of these advancements can affect your business. Read more.

The 12 Types of People You Hate on LinkedIn By Gene Marks
Gene Marks, a speaker at the 2016 ESA Leadership Summit, knows you incorporate LinkedIn into your social media marketing plans. To help in your efforts, he has broken down the 12 types of LinkedIn users you hate to encounter and their slightly annoying antics. Learn about new types and see which group you fit into here.

A Board with the Right Skills for the Right Goals
Your board members help set the course for your business. As the business needs change, so should the skills and knowledge of board members. Constant evaluation of skills you need and skills you have as they relate to strategic goals can be the difference between a well-run organization and a world-class organization. Learn more here.

NTS Certification Renewal Process
A Tribute to Thomas Fleming Smith
Welcome New Associate Member- CSR


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