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TMA transitions 2021 Annual Meeting to virtual format

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TMA transitions 2021 Annual Meeting to virtual format

September 21, 2021SSN Staff

MCLEAN, Va.—The Monitoring Association (TMA) announced that it has, in consideration of its attendees’ health and well-being, made the decision to transition its in-person 2021 Annual Meeting to a virtual format.  Originally set to take place in Maui, Hawaii, from Saturday, Oct. 9 through Wednesday, Oct. 14, the virtual meeting will take place Monday, Oct. 12 through Wednesday, Oct. 14. The latest event information, including updated registration options, can be found on...

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Per Mar named Five-Diamond certified by The Monitoring Association

August 16, 2021SSN Staff

DAVENPORT, Iowa—Per Mar Security Services, a leading provider of total security solutions for residential and commercial clients based in Davenport, Iowa, received the prestigious “Five Diamond Certification” from The Monitoring Association (TMA). Five Diamond Certification is granted to monitoring centers that meet the five points of excellence. Commitment to ongoing job-related education and testing by having 100 percent of its monitoring center operators certified using...

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Security industry creates coalition to fight war on cyber crime

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Security industry creates coalition to fight war on cyber crime

March 19, 2021SSN Staff

YARMOUTH, Maine—With so much that has been going on in the cybersecurity space the past few months, leading global security industry organizations ASIS International, the Electronic Security Association (ESA), The Monitoring Association (TMA), PSA Security Network and the Security Industry Association (SIA) have come together to fight the war on cybersecurity threats with a unified strategy. “As representatives of the security practitioners and security solutions providers responsible...

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TMA 2020 Fall events pivot to virtual format

July 20, 2020SSN Staff

McLEAN, Va.—The Monitoring Association (TMA) Board of Directors announced their decision to transition the organization’s 2020 Annual Meeting and Ops-Tech (formerly known as Fall Operations Management Seminar and Technology Summit) from face-to-face to virtual meetings. The increase in the spread of COVID-19 in recent weeks raised great concern for the wellbeing of their members and other prospective attendees.“My colleagues on the Board of Directors and TMA staff are very excited about...

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AvantGuard Monitoring Centers renews TMA Five Diamond Designation

June 16, 2020SSN Staff

OGDEN, Utah—AvantGuard strives to exceed all monitoring and customer service standards, and to satisfy the requirements for the TMA Five Diamond designation is true sign of AvantGuard’s commitment to excellence.  To receive and maintain the Five Diamond designation a monitoring center must meet the “five points of excellence,” which are a commitment to:  Ongoing, job-related education and testing by having 100 percent of its monitoring center operators certified using the TMA online...

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WHIRC receives UL listing for 27 straight years

June 11, 2020SSN Staff

ROCKFORD, Minn.—WH International Response Center (WHIRC) received its Underwriter’s Laboratories (UL) listing as a central monitoring station for the 27thstraight year, dating back to 1994. This means WHIRC has met or exceeded quality, safety and training standards set by UL. WHIRC is committed to exceeding UL’s standards to ensure continuity of quality service to its customers.  UL recently updated its requirement to not only improve the security of all data and information, but also...

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SSN editor part of upcoming TMA Virtual Town Hall

May 27, 2020Ginger Hill, Managing Editor

YARMOUTH, Maine—To continue to drive community and togetherness, as well as offer practical, usable information to the industry during uncertain times of COVID, The Monitoring Association (TMA) started hosting the “Weekly Virtual Town Hall.” On Monday, June 1, at 11 am EST, TMA will be hosting a special Virtual Town Hall panel presentation featuring leading trade publication Security Systems News’ Editor, Paul Ragusa, along with four other editors from leading industry trade publications....

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ESX 2020 canceled

April 14, 2020SSN Staff

DALLAS—Knowing how important ESX is for the electronic security and life safety integration and monitoring professionals that rely on the event for best practice sharing and business advice, leadership held out hope that ESX 2020 would be a go. However, based on the well-being of our community, the leadership of ESX has decided to cancel Electronic Security Expo (ESX) 2020, originally scheduled for June 9-12 in Nashville, Tenn.Due to challenges with finding suitable dates that work for Nashville...

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Mark Hillenburg named to TMA Board of Directors

December 9, 2019SSN Staff

SPRINGFIELD, Mo.—The Monitoring Association (TMA) named Mark Hillenburg, executive director of marketing, DMP and long-time member of TMA Chairman of the Associate Members' Liaison Committee, formerly known as the Central Station Alarm Association.“It's an honor to chair this committee and serve as the voice of manufacturers and service providers who are members of the association,” Hillenburg said in the announcement. “It's important to recognize the needs and concerns of...

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The Monitoring Association welcomes 35th president

October 17, 2019SSN Staff

McLEAN, Va.—The Monitoring Association (TMA) is pleased to announce Don Young, CIO and EVP of operations at ADT, as the new president. Officially beginning his two-year term on October 17, 2019 at the conclusion of TMA's 2019 Annual Meeting, Young recently served a two-year term as vice president on the Executive Committee, leading up to his presidency. He succeeds Ivan Spector, Sentinel Alarm, Montreal, who will now serve an additional two-year term as immediate past president on the TMA Executive...

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