Apply Now for the ESA Mentorship Program’s Inaugural Class of 2016
ESA is accepting applications for our new Mentorship Program, designed to foster the growth of rising leaders within the industry and assist in bridging the gap between multiple generations. The structured, nine-month program will connect those looking for guidance and growth in their security industry career with industry veterans who have committed to sharing their experiences and perspectives. Read more.

Skip the Wait and Check out Security Nation Now!
Rather than sitting around and waiting for the post to bring you your newest copy of Security Nation, you can now instantly access it online! Simply click here, log in with your ESAweb credentials and look into the future of the electronic security industry.

NTS Holiday Schedule
Please note the following NTS Holiday schedule & plan accordingly.

ESA/NTS will be closed: PSI Testing Services will be closed:
Nov. 26 and 27 - Thanksgiving Nov. 26 and 27 - Thanksgiving
Dec. 24 and 25 - Christmas Dec. 25 - Christmas
Jan. 1 - New Year’s Day Jan. 1 - New Year’s Day

Where Are The Great Candidates Hiding?
Do you have great jobs to offer but are having trouble attracting the right candidates? Try posting positions to niche sites like the Security Industry Recruiting Center in order to expose them to highly qualified professionals within our industry. Do you have internships available? Post them for free on Security Industry Recruiting Center!

Lowe’s - ESA’s Latest Saving Opportunity
ESA members now have access to Lowe’s discounts as a benefit through the ESA Member Savings Program! Users of this program have reported an average of $1,600 savings per year. Please contact the ESA Member Service Center at or (972) 807-6801 for more details on how to enroll in this free program today!

Top 5 Reasons to Join or Renew Your ESA Membership - #1
Training and Certification is the #1 reason companies join ESA. As the leading provider of classroom, online courses and certifications for the evolving security and life safety industry, the National Training School is the definitive source for training and certification. Set your company apart from your competition by taking advantage of NTS education! Call the ESA Member Service Center at (972) 807-6801 for more information.

Summit 2016… A Cornucopia of Business Intelligence
What is Your Business Thankful For? If your team, your customers and overall business health come to mind, then what better way to show gratitude than to invest in the progress and development of your business? A cornucopia, or “Horn of Plenty”, symbolizes an abundant supply of good things of a specified kind. The Summit provides an abundance of opportunities for networking, educational opportunities to grow your business and more, so register today !

Escape to Arizona for Summit 2016
Fall is here and winter is near, but you can escape the cold and book your travel now to Chandler, AZ for the Leadership Summit on Jan. 31-Feb. 3. In addition to the stellar education, priceless networking and treasured takeaways, Summit attendees will have access to leisure activities at the Wild Horse Pass Hotel & Casino within the Gila River Indian Community! Discover more.

ESX is the must-attend event for security and life safety dealers, integrators, and monitoring professionals who are serious about growing and competing at the next level. Save the date for ESX 2016 on June 8-10 at the Fort Worth Convention Center in Texas to connect with like-minded peers, learn from business thought leaders, and discover emerging trends and technologies. Visit to learn more!



Get in the Holiday Spirit with CAA in San Francisco
The California Alarm Association (CAA) invites you to their 2015 Winter Convention which will take place Dec. 9-12 in San Francisco. Take advantage of this opportunity to learn and network with people like Merlin Guilbeau, Executive Director & CEO of ESA, and Shannon Murphy, VP of ESA. Take a look at all of the events planned and be sure to register!

Mission 500 Holiday Mixer
If you’re in the Miami area, consider attending the 2nd Annual Mission 500 Miami Holiday Mixer that will be held Dec. 2 from 6-9pm. Tickets are $25 and include an evening of lively networking, hors d’oeuvres, entertainment and the chance to give back as proceeds from the event will go towards children in need in Latin America.

Call to Have 'Verified' Better Clarified
“Many terms that seem obvious to alarm industry professionals are nebulous to outsiders, including law enforcement. ‘Verification’ as it pertains to intrusion alerts is a prime example. That perception along with advancing technology is hastening the necessity for change…” Read more.


SIAC’s Executive Director Joins NSA’s Outreach Committee
The Security Industry Alarm Coalition (SIAC) is continually working to ensure that the electronic security industry has the best possible relationship with law enforcement. In order to further relations and understanding, Stan Martin, Executive Director of SIAC, is assuming a post in the National Sheriffs’ Association’s (NSA) Outreach Committee. Read more.

Still Time to Apply for the University of Phoenix Scholarship
ASIS International and University of Phoenix will award 10 full-tuition scholarships to security industry professionals in 2016. The scholarship will allow the recipient to complete an undergraduate or master’s degree program at University of Phoenix. The application process for the scholarship is open through Dec. 1, 2015. Click here to read more about the chance to further your education.

To Review, or Not Review…Why Is That The Question?
The great HR debate has resurfaced. Should a company conduct formal employee performance reviews or should they provide employees with on-going feedback? Many are opting to do away with formal reviews and develop a system of on-going feedback instead….Why do you have to choose? Read more.

The NEW ESA State Licensing Guide
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