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Electronic Security Association offers free online CEU courses for all

March 23, 2020SSN Staff

DALLAS—ESA is now offering select free CRU courses in recognition of the economic challenges for businesses affected by COVID-19. “As an association, we are in the business of building a strong, united industry front — of building community,” Merlin Guilbeau, chief executive officer, ESA said in the announcement. “I am confident that we can, and will, get through this together.” Six courses extend the opportunity to learn new topics, and to work toward certification...

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ESA and SIA team up to create workforce development strategies

March 6, 2019SSN Staff

SILVER SPRING, Md.—The Electronic Security Association (ESA) and the Security Industry Association (SIA) are collaborating on a joint strategy to help their members identify, recruit and retain qualified employees for a variety of professional roles within manufacturer and integrator businesses.These workforce development efforts - guided by the input of a task force of SIA and ESA members - will align on three key objectives:• Outreach to schools, colleges and universities to increase...

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TechSec Solutions to feature Security Industry Mega Panel

December 17, 2018Paul Ragusa, Editor

YARMOUTH, Maine—Security Systems News is excited to announce its TechSec Solutions conference, Feb. 25-26, 2019, in Delray Beach, Fla., will include a Security Industry Mega Panel featuring leaders from the industry's top associations and organizations, who will come together to give their perspective on, and vision for the future of security.The session brings together Don Erickson, CEO, Security Industry Association, Merlin J. Guilbeau, CEO, Electronic Security Association Inc., Michael Gips,...

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ESA and CEDIA expand educational offerings to members

August 9, 2017SSN Staff

IRVING, Texas—The Electronic Security Association and CEDIA announced a new training relationship that will expand the educational opportunities for members of both associations.“We are excited to roll out this reciprocal training program,” Merlin Guilbeau, ESA executive director and CEO, said in a prepared statement. “The program allows us to offer education that expands from our core security and life safety expertise for those members interested in exploring AV, control...

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ESA announces Leadership Summit keynote

October 26, 2016Spencer Ives

The Electronic Security Association recently announced that Dr. Joseph Kuhns, a professor of criminology and criminal justice at the University of North Carolina, will be the keynote speaker for the 2017 ESA Leadership Summit, to be held Feb. 12 through Feb. 15 in Tampa, Fla. “Dr. Kuhns brings extensive experience and knowledge from the world of criminology that will provide attendees with helpful data that can be applied to how they approach the market and work with their customers,”...

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ESA 'gives back' to law enforcement officers

June 13, 2016SSN Staff

IRVING, Texas—The Electronic Security Association at the end of May announced that the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund (NLEOMF) will be the primary recipient of this year's ESA Gives Back charity. “We are proud to join with the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund this year in support of their mission,” said ESA's CEO and executive director, Merlin Guilbeau. “The electronic security industry works side-by-side with law enforcement, knowing full well...

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ADT warns of rise in deceptive sales practices

May 31, 2016Paul Ragusa, Editor

SALT LAKE CITY—With the summer door-knocking season upon us, the Better Business Bureau held a news conference here May 25 to address the fact that a handful of Utah home security companies are responsible for the majority of questionable sales practices occurring within the security industry.Of the 600,000 consumers nationwide who turned to the BBB to find out about home security companies, “What they complain about, far too often, is that the sales person who knocked on their door was...

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