Announcing the ESX 2017 Call for Presentations!
Submit your proposal(s) now to share your knowledge at next year's Electronic Security Expo (ESX) being held in Nashville, TN June 13th through 16th and be recognized as an expert in your field! Proposals should focus on best practices and new concepts to help professionals from electronic security, life safety, and monitoring companies run, grow, rethink and maximize their businesses. The submission deadline is August 12th so don’t miss out to be part of this great event!

ESA is HIRING! Check Out the Newest Open Positions and Apply!
ESA has posted new positions for our Sales & Marketing, Training & Curriculum, and IT departments. If you or someone you know is goal-driven and ready to roll up their sleeves and make things happen, ESA wants to hear from them! Stop by the Careers page today, complete the survey, and then submit your application.

Turn Hindsight into Foresight with the ESA Mentorship Program
ESA’s Young Security Professionals are getting ready to launch the ESA Mentorship Program Class of 2017. This program is built on the partnership of a mentor sharing information and perspective in the pursuit of achieving the development goals of a mentee. To join in this dynamic group of thought leaders in the security industry, submit your mentor or mentee application by September 30th.

YSP Rising Leaders Forum Provides the Map to Your Future (basic map reading & land nav. seminar)
The YSP’s are driven to make this year’s Rising Leaders Forum an incredibly valuable event. Among the features at the YSP Rising Leaders Forum is a seminar focused on map reading & land navigation, coupled with a panel discussion that can help map your future. Both skills will be put to the test! Check out the event page here and book your stay by Aug. 31st to save!


Delaware County, Ohio Goes Live With Automated Secure Alarm Protocol (ASAP)
In the pursuit of faster emergency response, Vector Security has added Delaware County, Ohio to its growing list of municipalities that have incorporated their ASAP technology. This new tech eliminates human error and ‘the middle man’ by delivering alarm notification information directly from central station to PSAP’s via computer. The results of ASAP include faster emergency response and increased reporting accuracy. Read more.


Galaxy Control Systems
Galaxy Control Systems is a leader in the integrated access control industry. The company’s solutions, all manufactured in the USA, provide access control, alarms, photo-imaging, badging, elevator control, building management and time and attendance for small applications, fully integrated security management systems and enterprise-class control systems. Galaxy products are scalable, backwards compatible, and engineered to deliver lower TCO and higher ROI than competitors. Galaxy provides free training to provide the highest levels of system implementation and maintenance.

Alarm Industry Appreciation Night at the 2016 AzAA Annual Convention
Wild Horse Pass Hotel & Casino in Chandler, AZ is welcoming the Arizona Alarm Association (AzAA) for their Annual Convention which will feature a golf tournament, live entertainment and the highly anticipated Alarm Industry Appreciation Night. The Annual Conference takes place August 17-19 and AzAA has organized special hotel prices for attendees so book now and get ready to show the alarm industry some love!

ESA of Utah Fourth Annual Conference
The Electronic Security Association of Utah is hosting their Fourth Annual Conference September 21-22 at the Larry H. Miller Campus of the Salt Lake Community College in Sandy, UT. The Conference will feature a golf tournament at River Oaks Golf Course and special guest speakers from Epik Coaching. Click here to visit the event page and RSVP.

Save the Date: 1st Annual ESA of Missouri Conference
The Electronic Security Association of Missouri will feature ESA Executive Director and CEO Merlin Guilbeau and ESA President Angela White at the first Annual ESA of Missouri Conference. Guilbeau and White will discuss their vision of the future of our organization and industry. Take advantage of this opportunity to interact and exchange with these two leaders in a small group setting. Click here for more event information.

Dealers Alarmed over False Alarm Fees
Recent attempts in city rulings suggest that alarm companies should be paying the fees resulting from false alarms. The Electronic Security Association and the Security Industry Alarm Coalition are taking an active role in shining a light on the inner workings of the security industry and the ever-present effort to reduce false alarms. Read the full story here.

Airport Security Machine Examines Carry-On Bags Without Human Screeners
The Transportation Security Administration is working hard to make security checkpoints faster and more efficient while maintaining accurate security checks. To do this, a new technology is being introduced to screen your carry-on baggage without human screeners. This new machine, COBRA, eliminates the need to remove anything from your bag via its rotating x-ray system. Read more.

3 Technologies That Will Immediately Reduce Your Overhead
In any small business, keeping overhead low while still growing your business is top of mind. Leadership Summit speaker Gene Marks introduces payables automation, document management, and hosted phone systems as 3 Technologies That Will Immediately Reduce Your Overhead. With the next recession on the horizon, it’s never too soon to start preparing. Read the full story here.

Verizon Says 2G CDMA 1X Is Out and VoLTE is In
It’s no secret that the state of company technology can often predict productivity and businesses are demanding up-to-date devices such as laptops, PCs, and smartphones to execute their tasks efficiently and effectively. Companies like HP are now offering Devices-as-a-service which includes deployment, maintenance, and service support over a predetermined length of time for a monthly fee. Click here to read more about DaaS.

In Case You Missed It, The ESX 2016 Wrap-Up Report Is Here
ESA Members Chosen as SSI’s 2016 Installers of the Year
Learn Leadership & Team Building Skills from Green Berets at the YSP Rising Leaders Forum


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