SSI Announces SAMMY Awards Finalists for 24th Annual Program

Find out which installing security contractors are in the running to be honored April 9 for their marketing, business, installation and overall excellence.

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. – Security Sales & Integration proudly announces the finalists for the 24th Annual SAMMY (Sales and Marketing) Awards. The SAMMY Awards is the industry’s only program of its kind to recognize and honor security dealers and systems integrators for their marketing, business, installation and overall excellence.

SSI received almost 160 entries from installing and monitoring security systems contractors from throughout North America.

This year’s finalists are paced by ADT with seven nominations, including major categories Integrated Installation of the Year (Large Company), Installer of the Year (Large Company) and Best Overall Marketing Campaign. Acadian Total Security received six nominations, including Installer of the Year (Midsize Company). Stanley Security will compete in four categories, including Integrated Installation of the Year (Large Company).

SSI would like to thank the panel of independent judges who evaluated a multitude of entries. These individuals are among the industry’s top marketing and PR professionals.

They are: Tom Brigham, principal, Brigham Scully Communications; Jon Daum, partner, Daum Weigle Public Relations; Tory Hinton, director, public relations, Maize Marketing; David Morgan, co-founder, Security Dealer Marketing; Lucette Nicoll, president, Nicoll Public Relations; Beverly Steinberg, owner, GBL Public Relations; Sue Toscano, principal, Toscano Communications; and Chelsie Woods, principal, Eclipse Media Group.

Winners will be revealed during the free, open-to-all ceremony April 9, 4:30-6:30 p.m., at the Venetian Resort Hotel Casino (Marco Polo Room 701) in Las Vegas. SSI will profile the 2019 SAMMY winners and finalists in the June issue, and the Installers of the Year and Integrated Installation of the Year case studies will be featured in July’s Best of the Best Issue.

Here are the finalists in each “Best” category:

INTEGRATED INSTALLATION OF THE YEAR (Large Company)

  • A+ Technology and Security Solutions
  • ADT
  • Stanley Security

INTEGRATED INSTALLATION OF THE YEAR (Small to Midsize Company)

  • Custom Alarm
  • LOUD Security Systems
  • Mission Protection Systems
  • Modern Systems

INSTALLER OF THE YEAR (Large Company)

  • ADT
  • Comcast
  • LVC Companies
  • Securitas Electronic Security
  • Vector Security

INSTALLER OF THE YEAR (Midsize Company)

  • Acadian Total Security
  • B Safe Security
  • Custom Alarm
  • LOUD Security Systems
  • Radius Security

INSTALLER OF THE YEAR (Small Company)

  • Indiana Alarm
  • Owens Security Solutions
  • Silent Guard
  • Sonitrol of Evansville

OVERALL MARKETING CAMPAIGN

  • ADT
  • Amherst Alarm
  • Stanley Security

COMMUNITY OUTREACH

  • Acadian Total Security
  • First Response Security
  • Owen Security Solutions
  • Silent Guard

SOCIAL MEDIA CAMPAIGN

  • ADT
  • Custom Alarm
  • Modern Systems
  • Per Mar Security Services

NEWSLETTER or CONTENT MARKETING

  • Advanced Cabling Systems
  • First Response Security
  • Bates Security

DISPLAY AD

  • ADT
  • Acadian Total Security
  • Stanley Security

PROMOTIONAL VIDEO or AUDIO

  • ADT
  • CPI Security
  • LOUD Security Systems
  • Owen Security Solutions

PROMOTIONAL ITEM

  • Acadian Total Security
  • Custom Alarm
  • Mission Protection Systems
  • Stanley Security

SALES BROCHURE

  • Acadian Total Security
  • Indiana Alarm
  • Vector Security

VEHICLE GRAPHIC DESIGN

  • ADT
  • Loc-Doc Securiy
  • Red Hawk Fire and Security

WEBSITE DESIGN

  • Acadian Total Security
  • Bates Security
  • Indiana Alarm
  • Loc-Doc Security

The program will also feature an induction ceremony for the newest SSI Industry Hall of Fame members along with the Most Valuable Product (MVP) Awards program. For more information, visit securitysales.com/SAMMY_Awards.

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