NBFAA Announces 2009 Diamond-Level Partnership

Jan. 6, 2009

GE Security Shows Commitment to Industry

IRVING, Texas , Jan. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Burglar & Fire Alarm Association (NBFAA) is pleased to announce that GE Security has stepped up to be the exclusive diamond-level Executive Strategic Partner for the 2009 calendar year. Begun in 2008, the Executive Strategic Partnership program is only available to NBFAA associate members and provides funding to support NBFAA programs that promote and enhance the industry.

"GE Security's commitment to this program is representative of their belief in, and support of, what NBFAA is doing on behalf of the industry," said Mike Miller , NBFAA president. "As the diamond Executive Strategic Partner, they will gain unique and powerful exposure to thousands of qualified prospects and top decision makers through print and electronic media, at NBFAA events and from thousands of Web site visitors."

"We are pleased to be able to apply GE Security's deep expertise in this senior leadership role in support of the NBFAA," said Mark Barry , president, GE Security Americas. "The important work the association does, in particular in the areas of training, false alarm reduction and helping communities deal with security-related ordinances and alarm legislation, is helping its members to contribute to safer communities across the nation and that's a win-win for everyone."

"The Executive Strategic Partnership program is a series of all-inclusive packages that allow partners to support NBFAA through advertising and sponsorships throughout the year by making one commitment up front. It makes budgeting an easier process for both the partner and the NBFAA," said George De Marco , NBFAA Executive Strategic Partnership Program chair. "Through their support as an NBFAA Executive Strategic Partner, they have made it their responsibility to invest in the future health and well-being of the industry."

Companies interested in knowing more about the Executive Strategic Partnership program should contact NBFAA Sr. Director of Business Development, Tonja Jenkins , at (888) 447-1689 or via e-mail at TonjaJ@alarm.org.


NBFAA, a non-profit 501(c) 6 trade association, is the nation's oldest and largest organization dedicated to representing, promoting, and supporting the electronic life safety, security, and systems industry. Member companies specialize in a wide spectrum of services to commercial and residential consumers, including security and fire alarms, video surveillance, access control and monitoring. In cooperation with a federation of state associations, NBFAA provides government advocacy and delivers timely information, professional development tools, products and services that members use to grow and prosper their businesses. The NBFAA may be reached at (888) 447-1689 or on the Web at www.alarm.org.

SOURCE National Burglar & Fire Alarm Association

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