Electronic Security Association News

Electronic Security Association 2019 Leadership Summit reveals schedule and speaker line-up

The schedule and speaker line-up for the Electronic Security Association’s (ESA) 2019 Leadership Summit – the strategically efficient event for leadership teams within the electronic security and life safety industry – has been announced. The event will be held in Austin, TX from Jan 28-31, and will feature a variety of education and networking opportunities. On the main stage and in classroom sessions, the industry’s leaders will engage with speakers whose expertise com...

Executive Strategic Partners exhibit industry support via the ESA Program

ESA is proud to recognise the distinguished group of companies supporting the industry in 2018 through its Executive Strategic Partners program. Executive Strategic Partners program This program allows us to partner with key manufacturers and service providers that are looking to make a significant impact on the industry" “This program allows us to partner with key manufacturers and service providers that are looking to make a significant impact on the industry,” says Merlin Guilbe...

alliantgroup named associate member of the Electronic Security Association

alliantgroup announces that it has been named an associate member of the Electronic Security Association (ESA).  Established in 1948, ESA is the largest trade association in the United States representing the electronic security and life safety industry. Member companies install, integrate and monitor intrusion and fire detection, video surveillance and electronic access control systems for commercial, residential, industrial and governmental clients. In cooperation with an alliance of cha...

ESX 2018 opens with Celebration, OpenXchange, and announcement of Monitoring Association Excellence awards

ESX began with the Opening Celebration on June 19 at the Country Music Hall of Fame in Nashville. The following morning, the OpenXchange breakfast kicked off the Main Stage events for the week, and the opening ceremony was held for the expo floor. Attendees honoured the recipient of ESA's 2017 Morris F. Weinstock Person of the Year Award during the Opening Celebration. Past recipients of the award joined this year’s honouree, Tom Donaldson, on the stage for a photo. “I’m hono...

ESX launches #PassionateSecurity in Schools initiative at ESX 2018

Leaders in the electronic security and life safety industry will roll up their sleeves and contribute some creativity to an interactive art project on the ESX expo floor June 20-21 in Nashville, TN. #PassionateSecurity in Schools initiative As part of ESX’s ‘#PassionateSecurity in Schools’ initiative, which also includes a heartfelt presentation during the show’s Closing Keynote Luncheon on June 22, attendees will be painting a 3-part mural that ESX will then donate to...

Six important factors to look for in a professional systems integrator

What factors should an end user consider when looking for a professional systems solution provider? Andrew Schonzeit, President of IDESCO Corp., New York, knows what it takes to have an award-winning, top-in-its class systems integration company. For more than seven decades, the company has grown, morphed and continued to move into the world of value-add integrated solutions contracting. They’ve received numerous industry and business accolades and increased their statur...

ESA appoints electronic security veteran Angela White as President for 2016-18 at ESX Conference

Angela White was sworn in as President-elect of ESA at the ESX show in June and will take office July 1 The Electronic Security Association (ESA) wrapped up its annual ESX conference June 8-10 at a new location in Fort Worth, Texas, with keynote speakers, educational sessions, networking events, exhibitions, awards and the installation of new officers. Logging its ninth year, ESX is jointly owned and sponsored by ESA and the Central Station Alarm Association (CSAA). This year&...

ESA chooses National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund as primary recipient of ESA Gives Back charity

ESA Leadership Summit was held in May in Chandler, AZ during which over $1,400 was raised for NLEOMF The Electronic Security Association (ESA) announces that it has chosen the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund as the primary recipient of this year’s ESA Gives Back charity.  The National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund (NLEOMF) is dedicated to honouring and remembering the services and sacrifices of law enforcement officers in the United States....

Hikvision USA honours children of first responders with ESA Youth Scholarship

The ESA Youth Scholarship provides funds to recent high school graduates whose parents are first responders Hikvision USA, North American provider of CCTV and IP video surveillance products, is a supporting the Electronic Security Association (ESA) Youth Scholarship. With co-contributors DMP and Monitronics, Hikvision is making it possible for ESA to provide college scholarships to two recent high school graduates whose parents are first responders.  ESA Youth Scholarship...

Top trends driving expansion of home automation in the security industry and beyond

It’s the 21st century already. Isn’t it time we all lived in smart homes? For technophiles everywhere, the smart home can’t come soon enough. The same might be said for the security marketplace, which is well positioned to thrive in the coming era of home automation. The wait could be shorter than we think, given some recent trends and events we are seeing in the home automation market. Let’s consider several of them: 1. Home automation is getting attention from Silic...

ISC West 2016 - Educational sessions and opportunity to grasp new security trends attracts systems integrators

ISC West educational sessions bring into focus some of the challenges, issues and opportunities faced by systems integrators What will be the hot technology at ISC West 2016 this year? Devices to detect drones, more affordable biometrics, or cameras with 360 degrees of clear vision? You’ll probably see some of the above and much more if you’re attending the security industry’s largest trade show, scheduled for April 6 through 8 at the Sands Expo Center in Las...

ZKAccess explains low cost biometric security benefits at NJESA Annual Symposium & Expo 2016

ZKAccess COO Manish Dalal educated attendees on its product capabilities using a demo board ZKAccess, a leading provider of biometric and RFID security solutions, met with over 50 ESA members at the New Jersey Electronic Security Association (NJESA) Annual Symposium Expo held February 25th at Harrah's Resort in Atlantic City. Attendees visited the ZKAccess booth to learn how to leverage low cost biometric security technology to further grow their business and gain a competitiv...