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ESA Integrator 07/07
Applications Are Now Being Accepted for the ESA Mentorship Program Class of 2017
ESA is now accepting applications for the ESA Mentorship Program Class of 2017! This nine-month program matches mentors with a willingness to share information and perspective, and mentees who have professional development goals and similar areas of interest, creating a pair committed to mentorship excellence. Space is limited! Learn more about the ESA Mentorship program and submit your mentor or mentee application today!

Do You Take Your Professional Development Seriously?
Are you eager to learn but need some help with what the next steps should be? ESA is here to help you take your skills to the next level with our certification bundles. These bundles allow members to save up to 10% on course fees when all required courses are purchased in advance. Let us keep your professional development on track!

Save the Date the 2017 ESA Leadership Summit
Mark your calendars; the ESA Leadership Summit is heading to Tampa, FL in 2017! The ESA Leadership Summit will take place Feb 12-15 at the Hilton Tampa Downtown and feature three days fully dedicated to delivering business intelligence to electronic security professionals who are ready to embrace innovation and growth. Cash in those frequent flier miles and join us in Tampa!

YSP Rising Leaders Forum; Reserve and Register by August 31st
The Young Security Professionals Rising Leaders Forum will be here before you know it and ESA has negotiated early bird pricing just for you! Book your room and register for the event before August 31st to receive a special rate. There is a limited number of rooms available so don’t wait, contact Skamania Lodge today!


$2,500 Scholarship Awarded to Pinellas County Police Lieutenant’s Daughter by ESA of Florida
The Electronic Security Association (ESA) of Florida announced three winners of its 2016 Youth Scholarship Program. This year marks the 20th anniversary of the scholarship program, which is funded by ESA Florida members and supports children of first responders. Recipients Mackenzie Nalven, Nicole Fertig, and Brooke Soloway will receive scholarships toward their college education. Read more.

ESA-WA 15th Annual Golf Tournament
The Electronic Security Association of Washington invites you to tee up with your “golfin’ buddies” at Redmond Ridge Golf Course on Thursday, July 14th, 2016. The tournament will include 18 holes of golf, putting, long-drive, and hole-in-one contests as well as an awards dinner. Funds raised from the golf tournament help ESA-WA’s scholarship initiatives so break out those golf clubs and register!

NSA Meeting with Guest Speaker Marshal Jack Manning
The Nevada Security Association (NSA) will be holding their July Meeting on Wednesday, July 13th at 6 pm. Attendees will meet for dinner at Gordon Biersch Restaurant in Las Vegas, NV and be joined by guest speaker and Las Vegas Marshal Jack Manning, Criminal Division Chief. This meeting will also serve as a platform to nominate individuals for NSA Board of Directors. RSVP

AzAA 2016 Annual Convention
The Arizona Alarm Association is hosting their AzAA Annual Convention August 17-19 at Wild Horse Pass Hotel & Casino in Chandler, AZ. The Annual Convention will feature a golf tournament, education classes, and an Alarm Industry Appreciation Night complete with live entertainment. Rooms must be reserved by July 15th and don’t forget to mention you are with the AzAA Annual Convention to receive the special rates!


An Analysis By Component on the Physical Security Market
In 2013, the physical security systems market was valued at $51.9 billion and Grand View Research is predicting this number will jump to $110 billion by 2020. The rise in innovative high-tech, hybrid security systems, and cybersecurity threats yield a growth in security system adoptions that is set to substantially grow our industry. Read the report summary.

Economist to Security Dealers: Acquire and Hire Now
ESX keynote speaker and economist Dr. Alan Beaulieu held a fast-paced and upbeat keynote luncheon at ESX 2016. With his prediction rate in the 90th percentile, his words are valuable to security business owners across the country. Read Economist to Security Dealers: Acquire and Hire Now to find out what he predicts for 2030.

Incidents of Ransomware on the Rise
2016 is following in the footsteps of 2015 and the increase of cyber-attacks via ransomware is still on the rise. Businesses and organizations are at high-risk because the pay-off can be much higher and more valuable to a hacker than personal cyber breaches. The FBI is cracking down on malicious ransomware attacks and suggests implementing prevention efforts as the main method of reducing your risk. Read more.

Feds Give Go-Ahead to Commercial Drone Use
The Federal Aviation Administration has released a 624-page rule book for drones which includes a section for commercial use. With multiple industries interested in implementing drones into their business operations, the pressure is on authorities to make decisions that allow for the expansion of commercial drone use with the caveat being no visual contact by the operator. Read more.


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