Comm Group, Greater Alarm Take Top Prizes at SAMMYs


The COMM Group of Pittsburgh and Greater Alarm of Irvine,
Calif., were the big winners at Security Sales &
‘s 9th annual Sales and Marketing (SAMMY)
Awards gala. The two contractors won the grand prize awards
in the March 30 ceremony that filled one of the banquet
halls of the Venetian Resort Hotel Casino in Las Vegas.

The COMM Group took the Commercial/Industrial Installation
of the Year prize, while Greater Alarm won for Integrated
Residential Installation of the Year. All-Guard Systems of
Hayward, Calif., and Pittsburgh’s Guardian Protection
Services each won two SAMMYs.

Preceding the SAMMY’s, SSI honored the HREF=t_hof.cfm >first 25 entrants into its Hall of Fame
with marble plaques. Many of the hall-of-famers were there
in person, including industry leaders Lessing Gold, Ron
Spiller, Dick Soloway, Wade Moose and Charlie Pierce. Steve
Houk, son of recently
deceased “father of CCTV” Victor Houk
, accepted an
award in his honor.

With the 2004 SAMMYs in the books, it’s not too early to
plan your entry for the 2005 SAMMYs! HREF=t_sammy.cfm>Click here for more information on how
you can enter next year’s awards.

Congratulations to this year’s SAMMY winners!

Commercial/Industrial Installation of the
Year –
Sponsored by Dedicated Micros

The COMM Group, Pittsburgh

Residential Installation of the Year – Sponsored
by DSC

Greater Alarm, Irvine, Calif.

Residential Sales Brochure –Sponsored by NAPCO

Ackerman Security Systems, Atlanta

Commercial Sales Brochure – Sponsored by

All-Guard Systems, Hayward, Calif.

Direct Mail Sales Brochure – Sponsored by
Honeywell Security

Alarm Detection Systems, Aurora, Ill.

Business Card Design – Sponsored by

All-Guard Systems, Hayward, Calif.

Yellow-Page Ad Design – Sponsored by

Guardian Protection Services, Pittsburgh

Company Newsletter – Sponsored by Fire-Lite

SecurTek, Yorkton, Saskatchewan, Canada

Promotional Giveaway Item – Sponsored by

Custom Alarm, Rochester, Minn.

TV/Radio Advertisement – Sponsored by Alarm
Capital Alliance

Guardian Protection Services, Pittsburgh

Company Logo/Vehicle Design – Sponsored by

Peak Alarm, Salt Lake City

Company Web Site Design – Sponsored by HREF=>LeadTracker

Vision Southeast, Birmingham, Ala.

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