ESA Becomes Sole-Owner of ESX – the Only National Tradeshow Designed by and for the Pro-Installed Channel

ESA Becomes Sole-Owner of ESX – the Only National Tradeshow Designed by and for the Pro-Installed Channel

“While it has certainly been a tough year for in-person events, the Electronic Security Association (ESA) sees the value that the Electronic Security Expo (ESX) delivers each year to the pro-installed electronic security and life safety industry,” says ESA President,...
2021 Industry-at-a-Glance: Trends to Watch For

2021 Industry-at-a-Glance: Trends to Watch For

The electronic security and life safety industry has forged through 2020, taking anxiety over the global pandemic and economic recovery and transforming it into a willingness to embrace changes in business processes and workflows to stay relevant and prosperous. Ongoing support from...
Legislative Summary, December 2020

Legislative Summary, December 2020

Here are highlights of legislative activity that could impact the electronic security and life safety industry.   Federal Legislative Summary - December 2020 December ended with the last-minute passage (something that seems to be a trend for multi-thousand-page bills that...
Congress Finishes 2020 with New Phase of Funding

Congress Finishes 2020 with New Phase of Funding

Congress finally acted as 2020 closed to provide a new phase of COVID-19 relief and tax breaks that will help many small businesses. The bill as passed is thousands of pages and includes the general appropriations for the next year....
Cellular Technology Changes for Fire & Life Safety Professionals: An Easier Transition for All

Cellular Technology Changes for Fire & Life Safety Professionals: An Easier Transition for All

The 3G and CDMA sunsets are in motion and now is the time for fire pro-installers to ensure they are adequately prepared to keep customers connected. Sunset timelines for machine-to-machine devices are different than consumer devices. As of this Q&A,...
Top 10 New Year’s Resolutions for ESA Members

Top 10 New Year’s Resolutions for ESA Members

According to History.com, the ancient Babylonians may have been the first people to create New Year’s resolutions — approximately 4,000 years ago! So, in keeping with this yearly tradition, here are our top-recommended resolutions for electronic security and life safety pros....
Learning and Communicating in a Remote World 

Learning and Communicating in a Remote World 

My kids have been learning virtually since the end of August and it has really expanded my views on communicating distantly. My fifth-grade son has mainly one dedicated teacher who is on Zoom with him and his classmates throughout the day, while my seventh-grade daughter...
ESA Saddened by Nashville Explosions

ESA Saddened by Nashville Explosions

The Electronic Security Association (ESA) is saddened by the news of the Nashville explosion that disrupted the city on an already difficult Christmas morning, injuring three and damaging dozens of buildings. ESA has called Nashville home to its Electronic Security...
The Good and the Bad of 2020 — Why Membership Matters

The Good and the Bad of 2020 — Why Membership Matters

We can all agree that 2020 has been an unusual year. And while we might look back on it as the year of masks, lockdowns and Zoom call faux pas — for better or for worse, it’s invigorated many to...
ESA’s 2021 Youth Scholarship Program Launches: Applications and Online Donations Now Open

ESA’s 2021 Youth Scholarship Program Launches: Applications and Online Donations Now Open

The electronic security industry works intimately with the public safety sector. Police, firefighters, paramedics and EMTs offer a vital service to our communities, in our shared goal of keeping people, places and property safe. To give back to this group...

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