SIA Announces Martin Jennings of GSA as Keynote Speaker at the SIA Government Summit

Security Industry Association (SIA)

Jennings leads GSA’s efforts to provide federal buyers with a wide range of commercial products and services.

Silver Spring, Md. — Martin Jennings, assistant commissioner of General Supplies and Services for the Federal Acquisition Service (FAS) at the General Services Administration (GSA), has joined the SIA Government Summit as a keynote speaker, scheduled for 10 a.m. on June 4 at the W Hotel in Washington, D.C., the Security Industry Association (SIA) announced today.

Jennings leads GSA’s efforts to provide federal buyers with a wide range of commercial products and services, and he is responsible for the management of a large portion of the multiple award schedules program (MAS). He leads an organization of more than 1,100 government employees and contractors with $23 billion in annual business volume.

“SIA is very pleased to welcome Marty Jennings to the SIA Government Summit as a keynote speaker, particularly because so many of our members participate in the GSA Schedules program,” said SIA CEO Don Erickson. “Marty’s key leadership role in GSA empowers him to speak to many topics of concern to those doing business with the federal government. His extensive background in logistics, public building services, and small business transactions provide him with an ideal platform to discuss topics that are top of mind for SIA Members.”

The SIA Government Summit brings together the public and private sectors to discuss legislative and regulatory matters of importance to the security industry. The two-day conference, held June 3-4, also provides attendees with unique policy insights that help create new market opportunities.

Registration for the 2014 SIA Government Summit is open at Members of the press interested in attending please contact Mickey McCarter, SIA manager of communications, at

For more information on the SIA Government Summit, contact Elizabeth Hunger, SIA manager of government relations, at

About the Security Industry Association (SIA)

The Security Industry Association (SIA) ( is the leading trade association for electronic and physical security solution providers, with more than 500 innovative member companies representing more than 300,000 security leaders and experts who shape the future of the security industry. SIA protects and advances its members’ interests by advocating pro-industry policies and legislation at the federal and state levels; creating open industry standards that enable integration; advancing industry professionalism through education and training; opening global market opportunities, and collaboration with other like-minded organizations. As a proud sponsor of ISC Events expos and conferences, and owner of the Securing New Ground® conference, SIA ensures its members have access to top-level buyers and influencers, as well as unparalleled learning and network opportunities.