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SIA Honors Night
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​Enjoy an evening of high-powered networking in a social setting at the 2014 SIA Honors Night, to be held on Nov. 19, 2014, at The Lighthouse at Chelsea Piers in New York City. The evening kicks off with a cocktail reception from 6:30-8 p.m., followed by dinner and presentation of the awards from 8- 10:30 p.m.

The 2014 SIA Honors Night is an opportunity to share a festive evening and honor the achievements and contributions of security industry leaders. 

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2014 Lippert Award Recipient, Gordon Hope

Gordon Hope, 2014 Lippert Award Recipient​

Gordon HopeGeneral Manager for Honeywell's AlarmNet, has been named the 2014 recipient of the George R. Lippert Memorial Award. The award, which was first ​presented by the Security Industry Association (SIA) in 1989, recognizes outstanding contributions to SIA and the security industry. Hope was chosen to receive the award by a una​nimous vote of former winners.​

Hope, who celebrates 25 years with Honeywell this year, joined the company in 1989 when it was Ademco. He began in marketing, with responsibilities including the control panel family. Over time, he added responsibilities, ultimately becoming Director of Marketing and then Vice President of Marketing in 2006. As he rose through the ranks of Honeywell, he also served as SIA Chairman from 2009-2011.

Currently, Hope manages the AlarmNet Communications business within Honeywell, which consists of the communications network supporting cellular wireless alarms, Internet communications and recently the lifestyle-enhanced suite of services dubbed Total Connect (which includes IP Video).

Mike Howard Tom Celluci

Mike Howard​

Tom Cellucci

SIA also will present the Jay Hauhn Excellence in Partnerships Award at SIA Honors Night. SIA will honor two of its members for their contributions to increasing collaboration between SIA and vertical market organizationsMike Howard, Chief Security Officer of Microsoft, and Tom Cellucci, Chairman and CEO of Cellucci Associates.​

Howard has spent considerable time and energy over the past two years forging a collaborative relationship between SIA and the International Security Management Association (ISMA), one of the most prestigious end-user organizations in the world.​

Meanwhile, Cellucci dedicated ​time to building a relationship between SIA and the County Executives of America. He also worked behind the scene​s to encourage collaboration between SIA and the U.S Department of Homeland Security's Science and Technology Directorate. 


Evelyn Me​serve

​​​This year also ​marks the first time SIA will award the SIA Insightful Practitioner Award, which is presented to a security practitioner who demonstrates leadership and excellence in promoting the implementation of innovative security solutions through education, advocacy and teamwork with the industry and other stakeholders.​ We are proud to present this award to Evelyn Meserve, former executive director of the International Association for Healthcare Security & Safety​ (IAHSS). 

Paul Mecurio​

Your emcee for the night will be Paul Mecurio. Paul Mecurio is an Emmy and Peabody A​ward-winner for his work on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. He has appeared in his own Comedy Central Special, starred in his own series on HBO, appeared on dozens of television programs. While working on Wall Street, he was honing a second career writing and performing comedy and was hired by Jay Leno to write jokes for The Tonight Show. With Leno's encouragement, Paul left Wall Street in 1995 and started his career as a stand-up comedian.​​

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SIA Member Non-Member
1 Seat $225 $299
Table of 8
$1,650 $1,999

If you would like to purchase a table, please use our online form:
SIA Honors Night Tab​le Request

For additional information about SIA Honors Night, please contact Alain Taylor.

Sponsorship Opportunities Available

Sponsorship provides a major marketing opportunity by association with and support of this important industry event. Sponsorship ensures that your organization is featured prominently at the event and in the marketing materials leading up to it.

To increase your profile at this event, contact Alain Taylor at 301-804-4711
or Marc Benson at 301-804-4710.




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