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Applications Now Accepted for 2016 Young Professionals Seminar Experience Awards


Alexandria, Va. 2016-06-07

Alexandria, VA—The ASIS International Young Professionals Council is now accepting applications for 2016 Seminar Experience awards, which cover the cost for three early careerists to attend the ASIS International Annual Seminar and Exhibits (ASIS 2016), Sept 12-15 in Orlando, Florida. ASIS International is the leading membership organization for security professionals worldwide.

Sponsored for the past three years by Securitas Services USA, the awards include an All-Access Pass to ASIS 2016, four night's hotel, a $500 travel stipend, and a ticket to the OSPAs at Foundation Night. The deadline for applications is June 17. Winners will be announced by July 18.

“Attending the ASIS Seminar and Exhibits is a career changing event. It opens your eyes to the wide range of opportunities across our profession,” says Ed Batchelor, PSP, senior security consultant, JENSEN HUGHES, and 2016 chair, ASIS Young Professionals Council. “Not only do you learn from the best and get hands-on access to new and emerging technology, you have this incredible opportunity to network and build relationships with cyber and operational security professionals from around the globe.”

To qualify, applicants must 
• Be an ASIS member in good standing
• Be a young professional (under the age of 40) or new to the security profession

"Securitas is committed to helping next generation security leaders develop the skills, network, and knowledge to advance in their roles and succeed in their careers, " said Bernard D. Greenawalt, CPP, vice president, Securitas Security Services, USA. “These awards are a win-win. Young professionals are able to attend our profession’s premiere education and networking event, and in turn, the security profession is strengthened by this talented, diverse workforce.”

Learn more about the award and download an application.

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ASIS International (ASIS) is the largest membership organization for security management professionals that crosses industry sectors, embracing every discipline along the security spectrum from operational to cybersecurity. Founded in 1955, ASIS is dedicated to increasing the effectiveness of security professionals at all levels.

Through hundreds of chapters across the globe, ASIS develops and delivers board certifications and industry standards, hosts networking opportunities, publishes the award-winning Security Management magazine, and offers educational programs, including the Annual Seminar and Exhibits—the security industry’s most influential event. Whether providing thought leadership through the CSO Center for the industry’s most senior executives or advocating before business, government, or the media, ASIS is focused on advancing the profession, and ensuring that the security community has access to intelligence, resources, and technology needed within the business enterprise.