SIA and ISC West Open Call for Entries for the 2023 SIA New Products and Solutions (NPS) Awards at ISC West

SIA NPS Awards Call for Entries

SIA NPS Awards at ISC West will recognize the industry’s leading security products, services and solutions

SILVER SPRING, Md. – The Security Industry Association (SIA) and ISC West have released the initial details for the SIA New Products and Solutions (NPS) Awards at ISC West 2023, including the awards submission and presentation schedule. The SIA NPS Awards competition is the industry’s premier awards program and is presented in partnership with ISC West to recognize innovative security products, services and solutions. ISC West is scheduled for March 28-31, 2023, at the Venetian Expo in Las Vegas, Nevada.

“The SIA NPS Awards Committee looks forward to recognizing the best cutting-edge technologies on the market during ISC West,” said SIA NPS Committee Chair Josh Heisler, global head of tech and tools for Amazon. “The SIA NPS Awards provide an excellent platform for companies to introduce and highlight their new innovative security offerings and showcase their commitment to technological innovation and advancement in the security industry.”

Since its inception in 1979, SIA NPS has been the security industry’s premier product awards program. New products and solutions are reviewed by a panel of more than 30 independent judges with extensive industry experience, and entrants compete for awards in 36 categories, as well as the prestigious Best New Product and Judges’ Choice awards.

The 2023 SIA NPS award categories are:

  • Access Control Software, Hardware, Devices and Peripherals – Wired
  • Access Control Software, Hardware, Devices and Peripherals – Wireless
  • Antiterrorism/Force Protection/Armed Aggressor
  • Biometrics
  • Commercial Monitoring Solutions
  • Communications and Networking Solutions
  • Convergence and Integration Solutions
  • Data and Systems Cybersecurity
  • Design, Diagnostic and Installation Tools
  • Emergency and Mass Communication Systems
  • Enhanced Project Delivery
  • Environmental Monitoring Systems
  • Fire/Life Safety
  • Hosted Solutions
  • Identification Management and Credentialing (Non-Biometric)
  • Intrusion Detection and Prevention Solutions (Physical) – Wired
  • Intrusion Detection and Prevention Solutions (Physical) – Wireless
  • Key/Equipment Assets Management Solutions
  • Law Enforcement/Public Safety/Guarding Systems
  • Lock and Key Solutions
  • Loss Prevention and Article Surveillance Solutions
  • Managed Services
  • Mobile Solutions (Connected)
  • Mobile Solutions (Stand-Alone)
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Smart Home Solutions
  • Threat/Risk Management Software Applications
  • Unmanned – Drones & Robots for Security
  • Unmanned – Drones & Robots Detection/Protection
  • Video Analytics
  • Video Surveillance Advanced Imaging Technologies
  • Video Surveillance Cameras
  • Video Surveillance Data Storage
  • Video Surveillance Hardware and Accessories
  • Video Surveillance Management Systems

“By entering this leading awards program at the industry’s largest converged security trade show, companies not only get access to present their new security offerings to large audiences of security professionals attending ISC West, they also gain direct feedback from the trusted and independent experts who volunteer as our SIA NPS judges,” said SIA CEO Don Erickson. “We’re proud of the quality of judging and believe that a highly reputable awards program like this provides value to our membership and raises the bar for the entire security industry.”

Entrants in the 2023 SIA NPS Awards will make face-to-face presentations of their products and solutions to the NPS judges during ISC West on Tuesday, March 28, and entries will be showcased in the heart of the ISC West show floor, visible to tens of thousands of potential buyers. The awards ceremony will take place the afternoon of Wednesday, March 29, at The Bridge stage on the ISC West show floor.

“The SIA NPS Awards are an exciting part of ISC West each year, and we will continue to elevate the show experience for the awards, including the entries display area on the show floor and the awards ceremony on The Bridge stage,” said Mary Beth Shaughnessy, event vice president of ISC Security Events. “ISC West continues to be the top platform for introducing new security offerings into the market, and we look forward to hosting the SIA NPS Awards at ISC West again in March 2023.”

The deadline to submit entries for the 2023 SIA NPS Awards program is Friday, Feb. 10. Key dates and early program details are listed on the SIA NPS webpage of the ISC West website along with the official entry form and additional details. Companies interested in entering the awards can contact an ISC West show representative to learn more and prepare to enter.

About SIA

SIA is the leading trade association for global security solution providers, with over 1,300 innovative member companies representing thousands of 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 learning and development, opening global market opportunities and collaborating with other like-minded organizations. As the premier sponsor of ISC Events expos and conferences, SIA ensures its members have access to top-level buyers and influencers, as well as unparalleled learning and network opportunities. SIA also enhances the position of its members in the security marketplace through SIA GovSummit, which brings together private industry with government decision makers, and Securing New Ground, the security industry’s top executive conference for peer-to-peer networking.

About ISC Security Events The International Security Conference & Exposition (ISC) security events are the leading exhibitions for the security trade show industry, ISC Security Events are held in collaboration with premier sponsor SIA and are the only holistic security events strategically designed to provide products, technology, education and networking covering physical, IT and IoT security. ISC runs various regional events across North and South America, which range in a variety of different formats, each designed to connect you directly with suppliers and buyers in the security and public safety industry.