GELSSA Regular Membership Dues for 2019 Cost is $150.00
plus the cost of ESA dues based on the number of employees
ESA Regular Membership Dues for 2019
Number of Employees Annual Dues
1-5 $266 + $150 = $416
6-10 $452 + $150 = $602
11-15 $604 + $150 = $754
16-25 $830 + $150 = $980
26-50 $1,545 + $150 = $1695
51-100 $1,998 + $150 = $2148
101-150 $2,900 + $150 = $3050
151+ $3,807 + $150 = $3957
If you are interested in joining the items needed for membership approval are:
Online registration at www.ESAweb.org or a completed membership application, signed and dated.
Payment of membership dues.
A copy of your low voltage license that allows you to legally install, repair, or design life safety equipment.
o If you are in the process of getting licensed, please indicate when you reply back.
GELSSA Board Approval (takes 1 to 10 business days).
NOTE: Our membership fees are based on your number of full time-employees, dedicated only to your security services. Our memberships are calendar based and run January 1 thru December 31 of each year.
Regular Membership Qualifications are: Installing Dealers, or Third Party Monitoring Companies. Installing Dealers provide installation, repair and/or monitoring of burglar alarms, fire alarms, or other electronic security systems. Third Party Monitoring Companies who do not install or repair electronic security systems and do provide monitoring of burglar alarms, fire alarms, or other electronic security systems.
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Professional Development & Training Discounts – ESA’s National Training School (NTS) is the training provider most recognized to meet licensing requirements and is the definitive source for professional development and technical training for the electronic life safety and security industry. Save $100 dollars or more off of all NTS training and receive an additional $100 dollar rebate off of one NTS course as a new member. Classroom, online and private classes available: NTS Course Catalog.
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State Licensing Guide – One of the biggest challenges for member companies is staying apprised of licensing requirements. ESA has created a State Licensing Guide to save you countless hours of research. The guide contains licensing requirements at the state level as well as contact information for the regulatory agencies in the various states. Valued at $1250, but free for ESA members!
Member Savings Program – Member-exclusive savings program offering collective buying power through a Buying Group Alliance made up of over 250,000 businesses. ADP, FedEx, Healthcare, Dell Computers, and Office DePot to name a few. Try the Savings Calculator to see how much money you could save.
Dealer Toolkit – The purpose of this dealer toolkit is to provide ESA members with easy to implement resources that can be used to attract and recruit talent to their businesses. Compensation survey, job descriptions, customizable recruitment videos and other co-branded material is now at your disposal. The kit will also aid ESA members by providing information on how to retain quality employees.
Networking – Access to numerous networking opportunities and a wide range of resources guaranteed to keep you in the loop professionally such as: www.ESA-Summit.com; www.ESXweb.com; ESA Professional Groups.
Make an impact on the safety and security industry of tomorrow – Government Relations
Industry Watchdog & Advocacy – Monitoring of legislative activity on all levels to alert members when their businesses may be affected and provide guidance and advice on the most pressing issues and pending legislation
Monthly Legislative Updates – State legislative updates posted on the ESA website
Security Industry Recruiting Center – Discounted job board for employers and job seekers: Take a look at the qualified job seekers posting resumes today!
Get your name out – Public Awareness
Company Credibility – Affiliation with a reliable 64 year old national association gives you credibility with your customers and gives you an edge over your competitors
National Media Exposure – The value of having your company information on ESAweb.org and Alarm.org which promote potential consumers and industry professionals to do business with ESA member companies
Communications – ESA distributes press releases and articles to the consumer press annually reaching more than 200 million leaders and provides a quarterly magazine – Security Nation, a quarterly e-Newsletter –ESA Integrator, a monthly e-Communications – NTS News and Government Insider, as well as e-Alerts reporting to members on issues surrounding the security industry and providing resources needed to help you grow your business.
A little bit of history about the Electronic Security Association: we were established in 1948, and are the largest trade association in the United States with the purpose of representing, promoting and enhancing the growth and professional development of the electronic life safety, security, and integrated systems industry.