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Monitoring Matters

Thank You for Coming!

May 4, 2022Cory Harris, Editor

I just want to celebrate! Yes, that may be a song by the group Rare Earth from 1970, but that’s also how I and my fellow Security Systems News colleagues feel after what was a fantastic and memorable SecurityNext conference in Nashville. We were so thrilled that we could host an in-person event for the first time since COVID-19 entered our lives in 2020. The enthusiasm of the attendees who ascended upon Music City for our conference last week was infectious, from the cocktail reception...

Andrew Lanning, Christine Lanning, Nashville, SecurityNext conference, SSN 40 under 40 Class of 2021, SSN Security Legend Award

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Monitoring Matters

Counting Down the Days to Nashville

April 20, 2022Cory Harris, Editor

Music City, here we come! We are just days away from the security industry’s must-see event of the year as we proudly present our SecurityNext conference at The Westin Nashville from April 25-27. The Security Systems News team is so excited that SecurityNext is back to an in-person format after the COVID-19 pandemic relegated last year’s conference to a virtual format, which is just not same, don’t you agree? There’s only one word to describe the lineup for this year’s...

Nashville, SecurityNext conference

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This Blog's on Fire (And Other Stuff)

Getting to know the media can improve ROI

June 28, 2012Tess Nacelewicz

Erica Wood, co-owner and chief security officer of Dayton, Ohio-based American Fire & Security, said she kept getting turned down by a business newspaper in her community when she tried to get it to publish news about her company. It wasn't until she met with the publication's editor that she found out the paper only wanted stories focused on business growth. Now Wood knows how to tailor press releases about her company to win the interest of that publication. Talking to editors and reporters to...

American Fire & Security, Beth Welch, Erica Wood, ESX, Honeywell Fire Systems, Jay Stuck, Joseph Mitton, Nashville, SecureWatch24, Select Security

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On The Editor's Desk

Telcos & Cablecos: Their strategies revealed

June 25, 2012Martha Entwistle

I'm here in Nashville for the fifth annual ESX show and I'm currently prepping for three, count 'em—three, panel discussions that I'll be moderating tomorrow. I will show no moderation in moderating on Tuesday. The panel discussions center on three different topics—careers in security, new technology impacting your business, and the new entrants into the security industry. However, when I did conference calls with the three different groups of panelists, the conversation inevitably touched...

Cable Companies and Beyond, ESX, Nashville, Security Systems News, Technology Trends Impacting your Business, telcos, YSP Eye Opener Breakfast

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General News

ESX on track to be largest ever

May 7, 2012Rich Miller

NASHVILLE, Tenn.—The 2012 Electronic Security Expo is on track to be the largest in the event's five-year history, with more exhibitors and a projected 30 percent increase in attendance from last year, according to event organizers.ESX, owned by the Central Station Alarm Association and the Electronic Security Association, focuses on the industry's installation, integration and monitoring companies. ESX is returning to its roots in Nashville this year after being held in Pittsburgh, Pa., in...

2012 Electronic Security Expo, AE Ventures, Central Station Alarm Association, CSAA, Electronic Security Association, ESA, ESX, Kix Brooks, Kristen Simmons, Mazda, Nancy Franco, Nashville, Security Systems News

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General News

ESX returns to its roots in 2012, 2013

July 5, 2011Tess Nacelewicz

NASHVILLE, Tenn.—Popular demand is bringing the Electronic Security Expo (ESX) back here to the city where it started four years ago—for 2012 and 2013. Ralph Sevinor, chairman of the board of ESX, which is owned and sponsored by the Central Station Alarm Association (CSAA) and the Electronic Security Association (ESA), said the board listened to exhibitors and attendees in returning the educational and networking event for security integration and monitoring companies to Nashville. “We...

AE Ventures, Central Station Alarm Association, CSAA, Electronic Security Association, Electronic Security Expo, ESA, ESX, George De Marco, John Galante, Nashville, Ralph Sevinor, Wayne Alarm

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C.O.P.S. ready to open fourth central in Nashville

December 2, 2010Daniel Gelinas

WILLIAMSTOWN, N.J.—C.O.P.S. Monitoring on Nov. 29 announced plans to expand from three central stations to four, adding a Tennessee center to its three existing locations in New Jersey, Florida and Arizona. It's a move that gives the company an advantage, according to C.O.P.S. director of marketing and communications David Smith. “Many independent alarm dealers are uncomfortable with a single 'mega-center' located thousands of miles from their customers,” Smith said. “It seems...

C.O.P.S. Monitoring, COPS, David Smith, Jim McMullen, Nashville

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