2023 SIA Honors Night

a night for recognition, giving and communitY

Wednesday, Nov. 15 | 5:30 - 8:30 p.m. | HK Hall, New York City

SIA Honors Night is a premier cocktail, networking and awards reception taking place on Wednesday, Nov. 15, from 5:30-8:30 p.m. at HK Hall in New York City, and honoring exceptional members of the security industry for their leadership, commitment and service to the industry. New in 2023, SIA Honors Night brings together and connects up-and-coming security talent with established industry luminaries for an evening of celebration and supporting the future of the security industry.

Support the Future of the Industry

Leading up this year’s Honors Night, we are asking the security community to support the Foundation for Advancing Security Talent (FAST), a 501(c)(3) organization created by the Electronic Security Association (ESA) and SIA to promote careers in the physical security technology industry. Give back to the future of the industry and please make a donation in any amount today!


Sponsorship Opportunities

​SIA offers a variety of sponsorship opportunities at levels that will match your budget. Act quickly to give your company the greatest opportunity to have an impact at the 2023 SIA Honors Night. If you are interested in participating as a sponsor, please contact Marc Benson at mbenson@securityindustry.org or at 301-804-4710.


At this gathering, SIA will be honoring the recipients of the 2023 Lippert Award and Progress Award for their service to the security industry and SIA and efforts to create value for SIA members and experiences that will help the security industry advance further.

George R. Lippert Memorial Award

The George R. Lippert Memorial Award, founded in 1989, is named in honor of George R. Lippert, who dedicated more than 20 years of his life to the security industry and SIA. When evaluating candidates nominated for the award, the SIA Lippert Award Committee considers their long-term service to SIA and the security industry, the impact of their efforts on behalf of SIA and the industry, and their integrity, leadership and diplomacy as demonstrated in industry dealings.

SIA Progress Award

The SIA Progress Award, presented by the SIA Women in Security Forum, celebrates an individual who is advancing opportunities and paving the way to success for women in the security industry.

Insightful Practitioner Award

SIA's Insightful Practitioner Award 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 security industry and other stakeholders.

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