Our VisionTo be the primary resource for the global security industry.
Our MissionTo be a catalyst for growth within the global security industry through information, insight and influence.
The Security Industry Association (SIA) protects and advances our members' interests by:
- advocating pro-industry policies and legislation on Capitol Hill and throughout the 50 states;
- producing leading-edge global market research;
- creating open industry standards that enable integration;
- advancing industry professionalism through education and training; and
- opening global market opportunities.
We deliver on this promise by:
Advocating pro-industry policies and legislation on Capitol Hill and throughout the 50 states
SIA advocates for policies and legislation that drive business opportunities in a wide range of vertical markets, including healthcare, ports, transit, and education. The industry's premier public policy event, SIA's annual Government Summit, brings policy makers and stakeholders together to address federal and state initiatives affecting the security industry.
Producing leading-edge global market research
SIA delivers trusted research and analysis that keeps members informed of market and industry trends. This market intelligence helps our members build and sustain profitable, growth-oriented businesses.
Creating open industry standards that enable integration
An ANSI-accredited standards developer, SIA creates standards that are open, enable easy integration of diverse components, and provide a means to establish predictable levels of performance. Participants shape the future of the industry, acquire industry intelligence, and enable rapid acceptance of products in new markets.
Advancing industry professionalism through education and training
SIA professional and technical programs include project management and central station operator training, online courses, and skills assessment tools. These resources provide members and their channel partners with the skills and knowledge to succeed.
Opening global market opportunities
SIA's strategic alliances with industry trade organizations across the globe reveal new opportunities in established and emerging markets, including Brazil, Russia, India, and China.
As sole sponsor of the ISC Expos, the world's largest security trade shows and conferences, we ensure members have access to top-level buyers and influencers.
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