Work Hard. Network Harder!
Last week’s ESA Integrator previewed what Summit attendees can expect at a high level - LINK. LEARN. LEAD. But what does it look like to LINK up with like-minded professionals and thought leaders to affect idea sharing? With Summit 2016 it comes in many forms! The online networking tool, which will be live prior to the Summit, allows the conversation to get started early. Read more.

Top 5 Reasons to Join ESA - #5
If you are considering what membership has to offer, we’ve identified the top five reasons companies join ESA and renew their membership year after year. #5 Networking & Events- one of the best ways to build your business is to develop new relationships and cultivate existing ones. These contacts can provide you with additional resources to expand your business beyond your current boundaries by helping you with new ideas, services, advice and best practices. Call the ESA Member Service Center at (972) 807-6801 for more information!

Join ESA in Getting Social…On the Internet!
With so many events and meetings occurring, it can be difficult to stay on top of it all. Join ESA on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn to keep updated with all the business and networking that is constantly happening!

NSA Scholarship Fundraiser Poker Party
The Nevada Security Association (NSA) invites you to their 6th Annual Scholarship Fundraiser Poker Party which will be held Nov. 6 at the Anthem Country Club in Henderson, NV. The night will be filled with friendly poker, food, raffles and networking. Register now and join the event that helps fund youth scholarships for children of police & firefighters in the community.

NJESA Regional Membership Meetings
Before the Holidays pick up and everything gets hectic, take a moment to catch up with the New Jersey Electronic Security Association (NJESA). The Central Region Meeting will be on Nov. 3 and the Southern Region Meeting will be on Nov. 11. Register now for the meeting nearest to you!

LLSSA Region V, Advisory Board and Convention
There are plenty of opportunities to get involved with the Louisiana Life Safety & Security Association (LLSSA). On Oct. 27 there is a Region V Meeting in Monroe, quickly followed by the Advisory Board Meeting in Baton Rouge on Oct. 29. Looking ahead, get ready for the LLSSA Convention Nov. 18-19.

New Jersey New Code Requirements
New Jersey has recently adopted new code requirements that went into effect on September 21, 2015: the 2015 International Building Code (IBC) and the International Residential Code (IRC), as amended. The “New Jersey Editions” of the new codes will also add the 2014 Edition of the National Electrical Code (NEC) to the Electrical Subcode. Read more.

LLSSA Licensing Training Deadline
The Louisiana Life Safety & Security Association (LLSSA) would like to remind you of upcoming deadlines for training for some specific Qualifier Requirements per the Revised LSPP Policy & Procedures Guidelines. Special attention should be paid to ‘Pre-Engineered Fire Suppression’ and ‘Non-Required Fire Alarm’. To see what NTS courses are near you, click here.

ESA Congratulates Members Who Made the ’20 Under 40’
Security Systems News has recently announced the ‘20 under 40’ Class of 2015, and many ESA members can be found on the list! ESA would like to congratulate and commend all ESA members who made the list:

  • Holly Borgman, ADT
  • Ben Brookhart, Power Home Technologies
  • Matt Cooper, Protection 1
  • Shawn Crocker, Wayne Alarm Systems
  • Brian Duffy, Per Mar Security
  • Brian Fabiano, Alliance Security
  • Barbara Holliday, Monitronics
  • Josh Long, Diebold Security
  • Jake Mrkvicka, Affiliated Monitoring
  • Nicole Swartwout, CallTeks Security
  • Berkly Trumbo, G4S Secure Integration
  • Matt Vellek, Security Equipment

SIAC Sponsors Major County Sheriff’s Association
Over the years, one of our most important outreach efforts continues to be meeting with law enforcement at their annual meetings. We talk face-to-face with officials, attend meetings that are crucial to the security industry, and sponsor specific events to help gain greater visibility on issues of importance to our industry. Just last month, SIAC sponsored the Major County Sheriff’s Association (MCSA)… Read more.

Information Technology & Security Have Converged
Many technology writers and experts talk about “the coming information technology (IT) convergence” as if it’s some distant singular event coming in the future. The truth, however, is that it’s happening right now, all around us, many times in ways we never really think about. Read more.

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