Fore! It’s Time to Tee Up for the 13th AIREF Golf Classic
This CLASSIC tournament has reached “the teen years”, and as the sole fundraising event to support the Alarm Industry Research & Educational Foundation (AIREF), we need your continued pledge and participation to keep the momentum going and growing! Make 13 your lucky number at the 13th Annual AIREF Golf Classic on April 5, 2016 in Vegas! Spend the day on the greens with industry colleagues and clients, while supporting a good cause. It’s guilt-free golf, so get ready to tee up! Read More.

Find More Government Bids with Onvia’s Bid Service
Onvia’s bid service is your trusted source for government business opportunities. We provide a comprehensive solution to help vendors discover, qualify and manage government sales leads. Special offer just for ESA members, 25% off a monthly or annual membership. Sign up at and enter code “ESA25”.

Featured CE Class of the Week
This week’s featured CEU course reminds us that job safety should be the first concern of every technician. This one hour online course reminds you that with the implementation of safe working practices and common sense, you can lessen or eliminate unfortunate on-the job safety incidents. Learn more about the course…

ESA Legislative Alert: KY Low Voltage Bill Filed; Tax Credits for Smoke Detection Systems in MD and More….
As part of our attempt to keep members informed on legislation that potentially impacts the industry, we are forwarding recently introduced legislation that creates opportunities or potential threats to members who do business in those states. Check out some of the changes that may be coming…

Relive the Highlights of Summit 2016
With over 250 security professionals in attendance, 346 confirmed meetings, dozens of impromptu meeting and countless glowing testimonials, the 2016 ESA Leadership Summit was beyond compare. Relive the good time or see what you missed with the Summit 2016 highlight video. Want to know that other are saying? Take a look at SDM and Security Sales & Integration.

Last Chance for the FedEx Savings & Advantage Sweepstakes
ESA members have the chance to win up to $10,000, plus over 100 other prizes, in the , in the FedEx® Advantage Get Ready Sweepstakes. The Sweepstakes is offered through the ESA Member Savings Shipping Program, a free benefit that provides savings up to 27% off on select FedEx® services. Contact the ESA Member Service Center to enroll for savings and register for the sweepstakes before Feb. 26!

Do you need innovative technology, vibrant networking events and meaningful educational sessions? Then ESX 2016 is perfect for you! Head South to Fort Worth, TX June 8-10 to connect with an infinite realm of businesses, take advantage of educational and networking opportunities and compete at the next level! Click here to see how ESX 2016 could benefit you.

Potter Electric Announces New VP
“Potter Electric Signal Company, LLC of St. Louis, Missouri USA is pleased to announce the promotion of Craig Summers to the position of the Vice President of North American Sales for the Fire & Security division. Craig has been with Potter for nearly 5 of his 32 years in the Fire Protection Industry, and has been NICET Level IV certified since 1992…” Read more.

3xLOGIC Inc. has been a leading innovator in server and cloud-based security technology for 15+ years. The company is recognized for providing easy-to-use surveillance and business intelligence solutions that seamlessly integrate video, access control, and disparate data such as ATM, Point-of-Sale, analytics, and more.

3xLOGIC’s video surveillance solutions are engineered for ease of installation, scalability and affordability combined with a managed services portfolio that enables integrators to effectively evolve from dealers to high-value strategic partners.


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NSA Meeting with FBI Special Agent
The Nevada Security Association (NSA) is hosting an exciting meeting on March 8 where Special Agent Brent Watkins of the FBI is to speak. The meeting will take place at the Gordon Biersch Restaurant 3987 Paradise Rd, Las Vegas. To RSVP for this unique meeting, click here.

AAA Meeting
Join the Northern District of the Alabama Alarm Association (AAA) on February 26 for lunch and a chance to learn. The meeting will occur from 11:30 am- 2:00 pm at Graybar in Huntsville. Kristi Jennings with ESC Central will be teaching “It’s a different world”. RSVP today to reserve your spot by calling (877) 425-2576 or

ESA-FL Election Results
The votes are in and the Electronic Security Association of Florida (ESA-FL) has announced its newly elected and continuing Board of Directors. Click here to see who the election results.

Save the Date for the MSESA Meeting
Save St. Patrick’s Day, March 17, for the Mississippi Electronic Security Association (MSESA) Statewide Meeting in Tupelo. Get into the spirit- wear green and take advantage of the possible 9 hours of continuing education. RSVP by email or by calling (601) 668-0528. For any questions, please call Paul Kelly, Northeast VP, at (662) 790-3633.

Does your chapter host a golf tournament?
If so, you’ll be pleased to hear that Security America RRG offers a “Hole in One Insurance Program” (administered through ACECO) for ESA Chartered Chapter golf tournaments! Please review the Hole-In- One Program information sheet for more information contact with any questions.

Call for Entries- Police Dispatch Quality Award
Does your company form a partnership with law enforcement agencies to promote best practices, reduce unnecessary dispatches and give officers the most complete information when responding to alarms? Then you may qualify for the Police Dispatch Quality (PDQ) Award! Download an application and see if your company’s efforts can be considered the best of the best! Read more.

SSI CyberSecurity Survey
The editors of Security Sales & Integration (SSI) are asking security professionals to share their experiences, opinions and concerns regarding the impact of IT and cybersecurity on the electronic security industry. The survey should take 5 minutes or less and the results of the study will be published in the April issue of SSI magazine. Take a moment to help the industry today.

New Session of Congress in 2016 Plans to be Active
While some are saying that the 2016 Second Session of the US Congress will focus on little but the November national elections, don’t write them off just yet! Read what John Chwat, ESA Director of Government Relations, says to expect from the US Congress and how “for the life safety and electronic security and central station monitoring industry, [2016] plans to be a very crucial year….” Read more.

ESA Mentorship Program Kicks Off
XFINITY Home WeatherBug Announcement
2016 Leadership Award Recipients


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