Five companies to sponsor 2009 Tri-Association Awards Dinner

ALEXANDRIA, Va. - Adesta Group, Altronix Corporation, Bosch Security Systems, Cisco Systems and SDM have signed on as sponsors of the 2009 Tri-Association Awards Dinner, the Security Industry Association has announced. The companies join ADI, GE Security, HID Global and Siemens Building Technologies as supporters of the event.

SIA, the Central Station Alarm Association (CSAA) and the National Burglar & Fire Alarm Association (NBFAA) honor two members of the security industry each year at a jointly-hosted awards dinner in New York City that is held in conjunction with ISC East. This year’s dinner, which will honor Alan Forman, president of Altronix, and John Murphy, president of Vector Security, is to be held on Oct. 28 at 7 p.m. at The Lighthouse on Chelsea Pier 61 in New York City.

• Adesta Group provides innovative turnkey solutions for advanced communication networks and security systems. It integrates some of the most complex communications and security systems in the industry today, offering truly converged solutions.
• Altronix Corporation is a leading designer and manufacturer of low voltage electronic components. It offers a comprehensive line of security, fire, CCTV, access, nurse call and automation products. In addition, the company provides OEM design and manufacturing services to create custom electronics for commercial and industrial applications.
• Bosch Security Systems is a supplier of equipment for the global electronic protection and communications systems industries. The company’s portfolio of products and systems for video surveillance, access control and intrusion and fire detection are used by major schools and universities, government agencies, correctional institutions, retail stores, casinos and other facilities throughout North America.
• Cisco Systems is a worldwide leader in networking for the Internet. The company’s hardware, software, and service offerings are used to create Internet solutions that allow individuals, companies and countries to increase productivity, improve customer satisfaction and strengthen competitive advantage.
• SDM is a leading provider of news and information in the security industry, with a focus on stories of interest to security dealers and integrators. A BNP Media publication, SDM is known for its “SDM 100” ranking of the top companies in the industry.
Sponsorships are still available for the awards dinner. For more information, visit the SIA Web site or contact Alain Taylor, SIA’s sales manager, at (703) 647-8481 or

The Security Industry Association ( is the leading trade group for businesses in the electronic and physical security market. SIA protects and advances its members' interests by advocating pro-industry policies and legislation on Capitol Hill and throughout the 50 states; producing cutting-edge global market research; creating open industry standards that enable integration; advancing industry professionalism through education and training; opening global market opportunities; and providing sole sponsorship of the ISC Expos, the world's largest security trade shows and conferences.