PSA Decides to Cancel TEC After Initially Postponing Event

PSA’s leadership team sought to reschedule the April event for later in the year but has resolved to cancel altogether due to the coronavirus crisis.

WESTMINSTER, Colo. — PSA Security Network, the world’s largest systems integrator consortium, announced Wednesday it has canceled the PSA TEC 2020 event due to concerns over the coronavirus crisis.

Originally, PSA’s leadership team sought to reschedule the April event for later in the year but has resolved to cancel altogether after more examination.

“It was a very difficult decision to cancel TEC for 2020 and our team worked hard to find other solutions,” states Candice Aragon, PSA’s director of marketing. “Ultimately, with the uncertainty in the world right now, it is hard to plan an event when we do not know how our industry and integrators will be affected in the coming months. We are focused on keeping PSA operating as regularly as possible and providing the support our integrators need in these challenging times.”

The consortium has released frequently asked questions for registered attendees, speakers and sponsors of TEC 2020. The FAQs can be found here. TEC 2021 will be held May 3-6, 2021, at the Sheraton Downtown Denver.

PSA is also rethinking its annual Leadership Convention in October, according the announcement. Organizers are considering an event entirely dedicated to serving PSA integrators and partners with specialized content and networking that will allow them to reinvent their businesses in a post COVID-19 economy. More information about this event will be released in the coming weeks.

PSA is hosting a series of COVID-19 Roundtable webinars to discuss how the virus is impacting integrators. In addition to the webinars, PSA has compiled numerous resources specific to the security and A/V industries to help integrators navigate these challenging times. These resources can be found here.

PSA members operate more than 400 branch locations, employ over 7,500 industry professionals and are responsible for over $4.5 billion annually in security, fire, life safety and pro audio-visual installations.

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