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TMA announces keynotes for annual meeting

TMA announces keynotes for annual meeting

MCLEAN, Va.—The Monitoring Association (TMA) announced its keynote speakers for the upcoming TMA 2019 Annual Meeting, including former Bridgestone Americas, Inc. CEO, President and Chairman Gary A. Garfield and Inc. Magazine Editor-in-Chief Eric Schurenberg. TMA's 2019 Annual Meeting will take place Oct. 12-16 at the Meritage Resort and Spa in Napa, Calif.

Garfield, known as “America's Turnaround CEO,” will share on Mon., Oct. 14 his personal story of leadership and extraordinary business success amidst radical corporate change, while on Wed., Oct. 16 Schurenberg will inspire attendees on how innovation will help them achieve their business goals in a rapidly-changing marketplace.

“The security and monitoring industries have faced exponential change in the past decade and more due to mergers and consolidation, as well as an evolving marketplace for products and services,” TMA President Ivan Spector said in the announcement. “Our members are faced each day with major disruptors to their business, as they know it. Gary and Eric will offer their invaluable insights into how to best manage change and thrive today and into the future.”

Registration is now open online at and complete program details, accommodations and registration at

The Monitoring Association (TMA), formerly the Central Station Alarm Association (CSAA), is an internationally recognized non-profit trade association that represents professional monitoring companies, security systems integrators, and providers of products and services to the industry. Incorporated in 1950, TMA is legally entitled to represent its members before Congress and regulatory agencies on the local, state and federal levels, and other authorities having jurisdiction (AHJs) over the industry.


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