The Police Dispatch Quality (PDQ) award deadline for submissions has been extended to March 31. In its 10th year, the award recognizes the best-in-class alarm management program for a security systems integrator and/or monitoring company. Past winners include: Monitronics; Vector Security (Pittsburgh); HS Technology Troup; Custom Alarm; Broadview Security (now ADT); Atronic Alarms (Lenexa, KS); Alarm Detection Systems; and Brink’s Home Security.
Information to enter can be found on SIAC’s Web site:
Similarly, with ESX coming up in Baltimore this June, entries are being sought by April 1 for their Innovation Awards. They were formerly called the Maximum Impact Awards.
This year there will be 15 categories, along with several new sub-categories: DIY Security, Secure Wireless Communication Technology, and Activity Sensing/Medicine Management. For a list of ESX 2015 Innovation Award categories and submission forms, visitwww.esxweb.com/innovationawards or contact Allison Avril at 774.203.6394 or Allison.Avril@ESXweb.com