SIA names dormakaba and SALTO Systems as the 2024 SIA Members of the Year

March 11, 2024
For the fourth consecutive year, SIA will present the award to two companies.

SILVER SPRING, Md. –  The Security Industry Association (SIA) is pleased to announce that dormakaba and Salto Systems will each receive a 2024 SIA Member of the Year Award. SIA will present the honorees with their awards at The Advance, SIA’s annual membership meeting, which will be held April 9 during ISC West.

The SIA Member of the Year Award honors SIA member companies that have shown notable involvement in SIA committees and working groups, SIA events and the SIA Education ISC conference program; leadership activity; recruitment of SIA members; and contributions to SIA thought leadership and the industry overall.

For the fourth consecutive year, SIA will present the award to two companies – highlighting the diversity of the association’s membership and showcasing companies of different scales that exhibit outstanding engagement in SIA and the security industry.

“SIA is thrilled to recognize dormakaba and SALTO Systems as the 2024 SIA Members of the Year and applauds these accomplished companies for their outstanding involvement in SIA’s programs and initiatives and inspiring dedication to furthering the association’s mission,” said SIA Board of Directors Chair James Rothstein. “dormakaba and SALTO’s exceptional engagement in SIA’s events, learning and development offerings, advocacy efforts and industry leadership has been vital in SIA’s efforts to shape the future of the security industry.”

dormakaba, a leading global provider in the access solutions market, has been a corporate member of SIA since 2000. The company and its employees actively participate in a variety of SIA programs, events, courses, offerings and services. dormakaba is a strong supporter of SIA’s advocacy initiatives, has been a participant and award winner in SIA’s New Products and Solutions Awards and has generously sponsored SIA programs and events.

Members of the dormakaba team have been regular attendees of SIA conferences and networking events, and the company’s executives have spoken at SIA conferences and events including ISC West and AcceleRISE.

“Our dormakaba team is incredibly honored to be selected as one of the Security Industry Association’s 2024 Members of the Year,” said Ben Brydges, executive vice president, dormakaba North America. “We share SIA’s commitment to advancing the industry in a number of different areas from technology to standards to people development. We also appreciate the many engagement opportunities SIA offers to members, which help us drive the culture and performance we desire.”

SALTO Systems – which works to redefine the access control world with its next-generation electronic locking solutions – joined SIA in 2008. The company is an enthusiastic SIA member involved in a variety of SIA events, programs and initiatives. SALTO is an active participant in SIA events and education offerings, with team members regularly attending events like the SIAThere! networking series, The Advance, Securing New Ground, RISE events and the SIA Market Leaders Reception and participating in the SIAcademy LIVE! and Security Cornerstones series.

The company has generously sponsored AcceleRISE for the past five years and provided sponsorship support to the SIA RISE Scholarship program, the RISE happy hour at ISC West and SIA student memberships. SALTO has also participated in the Talent Inclusion Mentorship Education (TIME) program both on the mentor and mentee side and is represented on the SIA Human Resources Working Group.

“On behalf of SALTO, I would like to thank the Security Industry Association for recognizing us as a SIA Member of the Year. SIA plays such an important role — not just in bringing awareness to our industry, but in building a community for the people that make up this industry,” said Colin DePree, sales strategy, SALTO Systems North America. “I would also like to say thank you to our SALTO team for recognizing the value of the SIA community and jumping in to share, participate and grow. I look forward to continuing our partnership with SIA!”

The Advance 2024 will take place on Tuesday, April 9, at 10:30 a.m. in The Venetian Expo during ISC West. At this special membership meeting, attendees will review official association business, meet the new SIA board members and participate in SIA elections, recognize volunteer achievements from the past year, exchange market intelligence for the year ahead and enjoy a dynamic keynote presentation from Rita Mounir, co-founder and CEO of Allthenticate and vice chair of SIA’s Member Engagement and Experience Committee.

In addition to presenting the SIA Member of the Year Award, SIA will honor the 2024 recipients of the Chair’s Award, Sandy Jones Volunteer of the Year Award and Committee Chair of the Year Award. Learn more and register to attend.