FAST Security Technician of the Year Awards is Accepting Entries

FAST Security Technician of the Year Awards is Accepting Entries
Electronic Security Association — March 21, 2024

Security technicians are a vital part of the security industry, helping to design, install and maintain critical technologies and systems in our communities every day. Their efforts to install and service security systems are foundational to the safety of the places in which we work and live and to our nation’s homeland security. This award program recognizes security technicians who have demonstrated excellence, premier customer service and leadership within their organizations. Check out the winners of the 2023 awards here, and some pictures of the 2023 celebration here.

The 2024 Security Technician of the Year Awards will be presented at ESX in Louisville, KY on Thursday, June 6th, 2024. We hope to see you there!

Nominations are now open for the 2024 Security Technician of the Year Awards. NOMINATE HERE: FAST Technician of the Year Awards – Foundation for Advancing Security Talent

Eligibility Criteria

Those nominated must meet all requirements set forth below to be considered eligible as an award recipient.

  1. Awards nominations are open to members of the Security Industry Association (SIA) and the Electronic Security Association (ESA).
  2. Each nominee must have at least 1 year of professional experience in the security industry.
  3. Current officers, directors and key employees of SIA, ESA and the immediate families of SIA, ESA officers, directors and key employees are not eligible to receive awards under the program.
  4. Companies may nominate as many individuals as they would like. A maximum of two winners will be chosen per company.

Award Selection Committee

The FAST Award Working Group (the “Committee”) will consist of volunteers from SIA’s and ESA’s membership bodies. Committee members are volunteers and perform their duties without compensation, financial or otherwise. If the Committee is reviewing the application of an applicant who is an employee of the Committee member’s company, or if the Committee member is otherwise conflicted with respect to the applicant, the Committee member shall recuse him or herself from all deliberation and voting regarding the applicant’s application.

Important Dates

Applications for the FAST Security Technician of the Year Awards opened on March 15, 2024. The application close Wednesday, April 17, with all materials to be submitted Friday April 26. All awardees will be notified of their selection in early May.