Download and print the membership application form and mail it along with your check to the CBFAA. Acceptance is subject to Board approval.
Regular Membership:Regular membership in the Association shall be open to any individual, partnership, firm or corporation duly licensed and actively engaged in the business of installing and/or providing alarm service, maintenance, monitoring under contract in the electrical protection field. Regular members will also be members of the ESA.
Associate Membership: Associate membership shall consist of any business entity, or person, which is engaged in the business of manufacturing, distributing, supplying, dealing in or selling products or services relating and necessary to the members of the Association. Associate membership shall also consist of any business entity, or person which would not qualify under the Regular Membership class but by the nature of their business is involved in the security industry.
WHY JOIN the CBFAA?
The Security Industry in Colorado is Changing Constantly!
New technology is being introduced every day
Educational Requirements for Alarm Technician
Security Companies Held Responsible for Alarm Users Not Having Permits
Reciprocity Spreading Throughout Colorado!
Laws for Contractors – and for Unlicensed Companies
Where else can you get accurate and timely information on your industry other than your statewide trade association? We are focused on security, life safety and integration companies. Our combined voice gets attention on topics that matter to our industry. There are many benefits to joining and it's EASY! Regular Membership Application
SOME BENEFITS OF MEMBERSHIP The CBFAA is a Chartered Chapter of the Electronic Security Association (ESA). Belonging to the CBFAA means you also belong to the ESA. The following is a partial list of real, tangible, money saving benefits of membership:
Member Meetings & Events CBFAA Quarterly Member meetings with guest speakers and vendors at each, committee meetings, special tours and holiday party. We keep you in the know about industry events such as ESX Expo, Leadership Conference, ESA Rising Leaders Mentor Program events, sister state association events and conventions.
General Liability and E&O Insurance Reduce your premiums by purchasing your general liability/E&O insurance through Security America Risk Retention Group. Security America’s coverage is specifically tailored to meet the needs of electronic life safety, security, and systems professionals. Join other ESA member companies that have saved thousands of dollars on their annual premiums by taking advantage of this competitive pricing and discounted rates for members. Visit www.securityamericarrg.com or call (866) 315-3838 for more information and a free quote.
Training& Certifications The ESA National Training School (NTS) is the leading provider of classroom training, online courses, and certifications for the evolving electronic security and life safety industry. Because NTS courses are developed by industry professionals with in-depth experience in security integration, courses focus on practical skills and knowledge relevant to the required jobs and tasks in a subject area. As the security integration channel and code specifics evolve, so do our courses, reflecting the latest trends and updates. Members receive discounted pricing. NTS offers a variety of intrusion and fire courses and CERTIFICATIONS to those dedicated to add to their credentials.
ESAvings ESAvings is an exclusive member to member benefit program available only to ESA Regular and Associate Member companies. Members will find exclusive discounts and incentives for many of the products and services your company purchases on a regular basis.
ESA Member Savings Program ESA Member Savings Program is designed to provide significantly discounted business services to ESA members through specialized vendor programs. This free member benefit helps reduce business operating expenses, while easily recouping membership dues. You will receive access to this program including service providers like Grainger, Wright Express, Worldpay, ADP, Staples, OfficeMax, Office Depot, Unifirst, Aramark and more!
State Licensing Guide One of the biggest challenges, for member companies that operate on a regional and national level, is staying apprised of the licensing requirements within each state. 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.
Use of Association Logos Your membership sets you apart! Proudly display the CBFAA logo and ESA logo and show potential customers and partners that your company is a member of the largest and longest established national trade association representing the electronic security industry.
Rising Leader Mentorship Program The ESA provides opportunities for up-and-coming leaders in your organization to mentor with industry veterans. Mentoring programs are a cost-efficient way to get employees engaged and empowered. This program enables you to develop the talent you already have and increase productivity across the organization. It's not just for mentees, you can become a mentor too!
Dealer Toolkit This member only benefit (log-in required) provides companies with assistance with marketing their companies providing templates for printed material and videos and more!
Access to Industry Research The ESA Members Only Resource Center (log-in required) is your source for how-to publications, guides and reference material (including market data studies) on a wide variety of subjects pertaining to operating a business or association in the electronic systems industry.