YSP Rising Leaders Forum Early-Bird Pricing Extended to Sept. 9
Did you miss early-bird pricing? ESA has extended the deadline to save big on your YSP Rising Leaders Forum registration to Friday, Sept. 9. Register for this one-of-a-kind event to cultivate lasting relationships, learn hands-on team building strategies, develop leadership skills and experience an event the security industry has never seen.

Get the Information You Want With Hashtags
Social media is a great way to get up-to-the-minute information on the topics that matter most to you and your business. Follow ESA on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter by searching some of our popular hashtags: #ESA, #RisingLeaders and #ESX2017. Get the information you want, when you want it!

NTS Presents Two New CEU Courses to Help You Stay Licensed
The ESA National Training School catalog of CEU courses has expanded with the release of two new courses: Maintenance and Inspections Processes to Avoid Trouble and Basic Circuit Troubleshooting and Testing. These approved courses will not only provide you with CEU credits, but will also help you build a roadmap to prevent and solve common problems found in alarm systems. Learn more.

Big 2017 Leadership Summit Announcement Coming Soon
ESA is getting ready to share a big announcement about the upcoming 2017 Leadership Summit ! With a focus on providing business intelligence to growing companies, the 2017 ESA Leadership Summit will link like-minded professionals and thought leaders to enable a sharing of ideas for the future while leading business evolution with a fresh perspective. Keep an eye out for this big news in September!

ESX 2017 Is Social
ESX 2017 will be here before you know it! Follow The Electronic Security Expo on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter to get the latest information right in your newsfeed. Get ready to leverage the power of ESX through its unmatched education, dynamic networking and innovative technology – all designed specifically for security dealers, integrators and monitoring companies.

LLSSA Reports New Guidelines from the State Fire Marshal
The Louisiana Life Safety and Security Association (LLSSA) recently met with the Life Safety & Property Protection Advisory Board (LSPPAB ) and the State Fire Marshal’s Office to discuss updates to the training and education requirements for certification and continuing education. The LSPPAB reviews, researches and audits education classes to ensure minimum standards are met. Read the full report here.

ESA-WA Fire Alarm Symposium Postponed
The Electronic Security Association of Washington has postponed their Fire Alarm Symposium until October. Originally scheduled for August, the event will feature education sessions, an expert’s forum and a dynamic keynote speaker. Stay tuned for updated information regarding the event next week.

AAA Announces New Website
The Alabama Alarm Association (AAA) has announced a new, responsive website complete with a section for consumers and their security needs. The revamped AAA site features a detailed events page, news & publication archives, membership information, bylaws, the AAA strategic plan and much more. Check out this valuable resource today!

Help LLSSA Support Flood Relief
Heavy rains and extreme floods have devastated southern Louisiana, resulting in over a dozen fatalities and thousands displaced from their homes; many unaware if those homes are still standing. As the rising water begins to wane, ESA members are looking for ways to help our Louisianan neighbors. Click donate, volunteer or support to help the Louisiana Life Safety and Security Association help their community.

IESA Annual Summer Outing
The Illinois Electronic Security Association (IESA) is hosting their Annual Summer Outing at Arlington Park on Friday, September 16th 1 PM. Featured speaker Alex Kim, vice president of technology and solutions Asia for Tyco, will give a detailed look into the Internet of Things and how it impacts the alarm industry. Register to attend or sponsor here.

Big Thinking. Big Network. Big Future. All Under One Roof
Just like the future, the 2016 CEDIA Expo is coming fast! With just two weeks to go until this global showcase runs Sept. 13-17 in Dallas, ESA Members can still use the discount code - CEDIA16ESA – for complimentary tradeshow floor access (a $250 value). Check out event details and register here.

Security as a Service Market to Be Worth $1.5B by 2020, Technavio Says
Technavio, a market research company, has noted the growth of the Security as a Service market, expecting it to reach $1.5 billion in less than four years. Thanks to advances in technology, Security as a Service has reached multiple end-user segments that solidify its presence in the electronic security industry. Read more.


Security in the Retail Sector on the Rise
Advancements in security technology have paved the way for the retail sector to rank as a top market for electronic security and life safety businesses. The total market value is expected to pass $2.69 billion by 2020 across North and South America. The retail sector joins hospitality and government in the top three vertical markets for physical security. Read more from Security Systems News.

Best Ways to Cut Costs, Generate More Revenues
Are we over-communicating to the point of missing valuable opportunities? Security Sales & Integration (SSI) discusses this theory in their Operations and Opportunities Report which discovers the technologies, services and markets for electronic security businesses to grow recurring monthly revenue. According to the SSI report, operational improvements coupled with new verticals can generate more revenue. Read more.

Ever Use Someone Else’s Password? Go to Jail, Says the Ninth Circuit
The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has now made it possible to federally prosecute individuals based on password sharing, regardless of permission or password owner’s awareness. This new ruling came with broadly defined terms that leave room for interpretation and questions. From “computer owner” versus “account holder” to “authorize” versus “permission”, learn the nuances of this ruling here.

ESA’s Executive Management Professionals Announce Future Plans
The Window for Advanced Pricing for the YSP Rising Leaders Forum is Closing!
Oklahoma Exam-Only Packages Discounted for ESA Members


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