20th SAMMY Awards Finalists Revealed

Which installing security dealers will take home a SAMMY Award for their sales and marketing program during the April 14 ceremony?

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. – SECURITY SALES & INTEGRATION proudly announces the finalists for the 20th annual SAMMY (Sales and Marketing) Awards. The SAMMY Awards is the industry’s only program of its kind to recognize and honor installing security dealers and integrators for their marketing, business, installation and overall excellence.

Stanley Security is the company to beat with seven nominations, including the coveted Integrated Installation of the Year category. Bates Security is right on Stanley’s heels with five nominations. Guardian Protection Services and Vector Security each garnered three nods.

SSI would like to thank the panel of 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; Jerry Lenander, executive director, California Alarm Association; Lucette Nicoll, founder, and Sue Toscano, vice president, both of Nicoll Public Relations.

Following is the complete list of this year’s finalists:

Installer of the Year

  • Bates Security (Lexington, Ky.)
  • Diebold (Canton, Ohio)
  • Select Security (Lancaster, Pa.)
  • Tyco Integrated Security (Boca Raton, Fla.)
  • Vector Security (Warrendale, Pa.)

Integrated Installation of the Year

  • American Integrated Security Group (College Point N.Y.)
  • Stanley Security (Naperville, Ill.)
  • Tyco Integrated Security (Boca Raton, Fla.)
  • Vector Security (Warrendale, Pa.)

Best Overall Integrated Marketing Campaign

  • Central Security Group (Tulsa, Okla.)
  • Protection 1 (Romeoville, Ill.)
  • Stanley Security (Naperville, Ill.)

Best Sales Brochure

  • Guardian Protection Services (Warrendale, Pa.)
  • Serious Audio Video (Union City, N.J.)
  • Stanley Security (Naperville, Ill.)

Best Video Broadcast Ad

  • Bates Security (Lexington, Ky.)
  • Provident Security (Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada)
  • Vector Security (Warrendale, Pa.)
  • Xfinity Home (Philadelphia)

Best Radio Broadcast Advertisement

  • COP Security Systems (Alexander, Ark.)
  • Low Voltage Contractors (Minneapolis)
  • Total Compliance Services (Tempe, Ariz.)

Best Vehicle Graphics Design

  • Custom Alarm (Rochester, Minn.)
  • Electro Watchman (St. Paul, Minn.)
  • Invision Security Group (Plymouth Meeting, Pa.)

Best Community Outreach Program

  • Bates Security (Lexington, Ky.)
  • Guardian Protection Services (Warrendale, Pa.)
  • Vivint (Provo, Utah)

Best Social Media Campaign

  • ASG Security (Beltsville, Md.)
  • Bates Security (Lexington, Ky.)
  • Stanley Security (Naperville, Ill.)

Best Company Newsletter

  • Atronic Alarms (Lenexa, Kan.)
  • Draganchuk (Ventura, Calif.)
  • Stanley Security (Naperville, Ill.)

Best Web Site Design

  • Bates Security (Lexington, Ky.)
  • Forest Technology (River Grove, Ill.)
  • Provident Security (Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada)

Best Promotional Giveaway Item

  • Diebold (Canton, Ohio)
  • Guardian Protection Services (Warrendale, Pa.)
  • Stanley Security (Naperville, Ill.)

Best Display Advertisement

  • Alarm Engineering (Salisbury, Md.)
  • Fluent Home (Edmonton, Albert, Canada)
  • Stanley Security (Naperville, Ill.)

SSI will announce the winners at a free awards ceremony in Las Vegas on April 14 – the eve of opening day at ISC West. The event will be held at 4:30 p.m. in Marco Polo Room 701at the Venetian Resort Hotel Casino. All industry professionals are welcome and encouraged to attend.

The program will also feature an induction ceremony for the newest SSI Hall of Fame members.

 

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