SECURITY & LIFE SAFETY ALARM COMPANIES ARE INVITED TO JOIN CBFAA
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.
Download and print the membership application form and mail it along with your check to the CBFAA. Acceptance is subject to Board approval.
WHY JOIN the CBFAA?
The Security Industry in Colorado is Changing Constantly!
Keep up-to-date on new technology
Education for Alarm Technicians,sales staff, executives
Provides a strong voice in changing alarm ordinances
Business Best Practices
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 integrated alarm 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(hard copy)
BENEFITS OF MEMBERSHIP The CBFAA is affiliated with 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 bi-monthly 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 Protection 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 CBFAA partners with the ESA National Training School (NTS) to provide members with top-notch industry training. 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! New in 2018: In addition to savings for your business, now Members and their employees and families have access to consumer savings in areas such as travel, sporting events, clothing, health care and much 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. CBFAA has it's own page for licensing and permitting requirements for Colorado on our website's Member-Only pages.
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.
The ESA Rising Leaders Group is the foremost national networking program for security industry professionals rising through the ranks at their companies. Rising Leaders Group members are managers, or above, in a company that designs, sells, installs and/or monitors electronic life safety, security and/or integrated systems. The Mentorship Program provides for up-and-coming leaders in your organization to mentor with an industry veteran. Mentoring programs are a cost-efficient way to get employees engaged and empowered.
The ESA Executive Management Professionals (EMP) is the leading community for individuals charged with the strategic and financial leadership of security integration organizations. The EMP group tackles issues such as company valuation, financing, business model development, mergers and acquisitions, human capital development, executive leadership and change management.
Dealer Toolkit Recruiting talent is a serious challenge for security companies. The Dealer Toolkit is a Member-only benefit that assists members with • Where and how to find new talent • Job descriptions • compensation information • Best practices to retain good employees • Printed material and even a video for you to use at career fairs and on your website.
Access to Industry Research The ESA Resource Center is a Members-Only 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.
ADVOCACY Your membership puts you at the center of information regarding legislation that effects your business and industry at the local, state and national level. Members can receive legislative updates, read our advocacy blog and participate in District Week to speak with your states' representatives about issues that affect your company and our industry.