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BENEFITS OF MEMBERSHIP

There's no better way to build and strengthen your business than by leveraging the benefits of association membership. As the largest and most established national trade association representing the electronic security and life safety industry, we are uniquely qualified to deliver quality training and certification, insurance solutions, business development, networking opportunities, and management resources.

Benefits of Being an ESA Member

  • Quality Training & Certification
  • Insurance Solutions
  • Savings & Resources
  • Government Relations & Regulatory Advocacy
  • Networking & Events

As the leading provider of classroom, online courses and certifications for the evolving security and life safety industry, the ESA National Training School is the definitive source for training and certification. By taking advantage of the courses offered, event seminars, educational programs and webinars, you will set your company apart from your competition.

Explore the definitive-source for training and certification for the security industry. ESA's National Training School (NTS) is the training provider most recognized to meet licensing requirements for the electronic life safety and security industry in the United States. NTS offers instructor led classroom or online training. Members can save hundreds of dollars over the non-member rate. Download a copy of the the most recent NTS Course Catalog and get up-to-date information on the latest NTS news!

The security industry requires special insurance coverage. The association provides access to commercial liability professionals with industry expertise that not only understand your business but strive to save you money.

Security America RRG is a general liability/errors and omissions insurance program tailored specifically to meet the needs of electronic life safety and security integrators. The program is available to ESA members and more often than not, the cost of membership is offset by the savings members receive from switching to Security America.

ESA provides substantial discounts on insurance, training and events; exclusive members-only discount programs for product and services you buy on a frequent basis. In addition to benefiting your bottom line, ESA also provides business management resources that will help improve your overall operations.

ESAvings is an exclusive member to member benefit program available only to ESA Regular and Associate Member companies. Members will find exclusive discounts and incentives for many of the products and services your company purchases on a regular basis.

The ESA Member Savings Program is designed to provide significantly discounted business services to ESA members through specialized vendor programs. This free member benefit helps reduce business operating expenses, while easily recouping membership dues. You will receive access to this program including service providers like Grainger, Wright Express, Worldpay, ADP, Staples, OfficeMax, Office Depot, Unifirst, Aramark and more!

The average business saves 20% off their total annual expenses. Start saving today!

One of the biggest challenges, for member companies that operate on a regional and national level, is staying apprised of the licensing requirements within each state. ESA has created a State Licensing Guide to save you countless hours of research. The guide contains licensing requirements at the state level as well as contact information for the regulatory agencies in the various states.
Your membership sets you apart! Proudly display the ESA logo and show potential customers and partners that your company is a member of the largest and longest established national trade association representing the electronic security industry.

Looking for new employees? Check out The Security Industry Recruiting Center (SIRC) created specifically for the electronic security industry and priced at pennies on the dollar compared to other online recruiting centers.

Stop searching and start finding!

Searching for industry suppliers has never been easier! The Security Industry Marketplace is the premier search engine for finding the products and services you want in the electronic security industry.
The ESA Members Only Resource Center (login required) is your source for how-to publications, guides and reference material (including market data studies) on a wide variety of subjects pertaining to operating a business or association in the electronic systems industry.

We provide our members with information on the status of current and evolving standards and serve as an industry expert and adviser in the creation and on-going development of new standards. In addition to being an American National Standards Institute (ANSI) accredited standard-writing organization, ESA also has representatives on committees of both the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and International Code Council (ICC).

Get the latest on Codes & Standards!

ESA provides a strong voice in representing your interests on a local, state and national level, lobbying elected officials on behalf of your industry. A larger number of members provide a stronger unified voice and image. In addition, ESA represents your interests before regulatory agencies on legal and compliance matters and provides up-to-information affecting these issues.

ESA is the industry "watchdog." We monitor legislative activity at the state and federal level and keep you informed through print publications, electronic communications and this informative website. Be sure to add communications@ESAweb.org to your safe sender's list so that you don't miss out on these critical updates!

Join today to access the latest information on federal and state legislation!

One of the best ways to build your business is to develop new relationships and cultivate existing ones. These contacts can provide you with additional resources to expand your business beyond your current boundaries by helping you with new ideas, services, counsel and labor.

It may sound cliché, but one of the most valuable benefits of your membership is the ability to network with and learn from fellow members. It is almost impossible to leave ESA Events and Conferences without several "nuggets of knowledge" gleaned from fellow members.  Don't forget to reach out to fellow ESA members and build relationships with your colleagues connect on LinkedInFacebook and Twitter!

Get Connected and Involved Today!

Social capital is the most valuable currency in business. ESA Professional Groups will link you with other electronic security and life safety professionals facing similar challenges and opportunities. Whether you're a rising leader or a member of your company's executive management team — we have a professional group waiting for your involvement. Please take a few minutes to check out our Professional Groups.

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