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About ASIS

We are a Global and Diverse Community

Who We Are

Founded in 1955, ASIS International is a global community of security practitioners, each of whom has a role in the protection of assets - people, property, and/or information.

Our members represent virtually every industry in the public and private sectors, and organizations of all sizes. From entry-level managers to CSOs to CEOs, from security veterans to consultants and those transitioning from law enforcement or the military, the ASIS community is global and diverse.

What We Do

No other organization possesses the vast array of knowledge, expertise, and experience. 

We offer a range of education programs, publications and events to help you thrive professionally, whether you’re a young professional or an industry veteran. Developed in consultation with leading industry experts, our resources are designed to support you at every stage in your career.

ASIS Statement Regarding Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

17 June 2020

ASIS International condemns systemic racism and discrimination of any kind, anywhere, and we believe that black lives matter everywhere. ASIS International condemns the use of excessive force by law enforcement, and we call for more training of all law enforcement in the United States and around the world.

To this end, throughout the next year and beyond, ASIS International commits to improving and demonstrating its inherent commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. This includes training and development for staff, volunteers, and members; revising our current Code of Ethics; developing an additional Code of Conduct; and, proactively partnering with other associations and organizations to actively foster safe and civil environments for knowledge exchange and dialogue around racism and discrimination globally.

We are committed to working with our chapters across the globe in addressing this issue.

Lastly, ASIS International pledges to work with law enforcement organizations to collectively learn from the past and forge a path towards a better future based on equity and inclusion.asis-stronger.png

A Commitment to Excellence

ASIS International is deeply committed to advancing and reinvesting in the security profession all year long. Your membership directly supports scholarship programs and the development of education, certification, and standards and guidelines.

ASIS remains dedicated to expanding and enriching knowledge sharing, best practices, and peer-to-peer connections so security professionals across disciplines—and at all stages of their career—can get access to the information and resources they need to succeed, personally and professionally.


ASIS Code of Ethics & Antitrust Compliance Policy

Members and Volunteers must attest that they have read the the following.

ASIS adopts the following Code of Ethics and Conduct and mandates its conscientious observance as a binding condition of membership in or affiliation with ASIS.
This Antitrust Compliance Policy makes clear ASIS International’s unequivocal support for the public interest in competition served by the antitrust laws as well as its uncompromising intent to comply strictly in all respects with those laws.

Our Commitment to Customer Service

ASIS International is committed to providing superior customer service and satisfaction delivered by friendly, knowledgeable, and accessible staff for each and every one of our members, customers and partners.

  • ASIS will provide value-added services and benefits to our loyal members, customers and partners.
  • ASIS will maintain the highest level of professionalism and respect in all communications and interactions.
  • ASIS will honor all commitments or promises we make.


ASIS International and ASIS Foundation Member Hardship Grants

ASIS International and the ASIS Foundation partner to provide support to our members during difficult times. If you have recently lost a job, had a serious illness, or have experienced another major hardship, then you may apply for support.

Additional criteria:
  • ASIS members in good standing can be considered for a membership renewal or re-certification hardship grant.

  • Only ASIS certificants in good standing (and have completed the 60 required CPEs) will be considered for a recertification hardship.

  • Hardship for membership dues and fees needs will be considered on a case by case basis by the ASIS member engagement team.

  • Hardship for recertification fees needs will be considered on a case by case basis by the ASIS certification team.

Privacy Notice

It has been brought to our attention that companies have been trying to sell membership and event attendee lists for ASIS and Global Security Exchange (GSX) This is a scam—please do not respond. ASIS International values the privacy and integrity of our members, attendees, exhibitors, sponsors, and partners. We do not sell your contact information, nor do we provide it to third-party vendors for distribution. If you ever have concerns about the validity of an offer you receive, please contact ASIS Member Services.

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Come Work for Us

Interested in working for ASIS? Join our team of highly motivated and innovative individuals. Take advantage of our outstanding benefits and see why ASIS is a great place to work.

Where We Are

We are in Alexandria, Virginia, just a few miles outside of Washington, D.C. Our offices are easily accessible by car, taxi, or Metro from local points and airports. Travel information, including lodging recommendations are listed below for your reference and convenience.

Local Airports

DCA - Ronald Reagan Washington National (3 miles)
IAD - Washington Dulles International (30 miles)
BWI - Baltimore Washington International (33 miles)

Driving Directions and Rail Information

From the North (Maryland)
Take Interstate 95 South to Route 1 exit toward Alexandria. Once on Route 1 move over to far left lane. Go to Duke Street turn left. At the fourth stoplight turn right on Dangerfield Road. Proceed to Prince Street and turn right. ASIS building will be the second building on your left. Metered parking available on the street.

From the South (Virginia)
Take Interstate 95 North toward Baltimore (Note: I-95 and I-495 North are the same). Take Exit 177-B (Route 1 toward Alexandria). Once on Route 1 move over to the far-left lane. Go to Duke Street turn left. At the fourth stoplight turn right on Dangerfield Road. Proceed to Prince Street and turn right. ASIS building will be the second building on your left. Metered parking available on the street.

From Washington, DC
From Capitol Hill area, take the 14th Street Bridge to Route 1 South. Turn right on King Street. Proceed to Dangerfield Road and turn left. Go to Prince Street and turn left. ASIS building will be the second building on your left. Metered parking available on the street.

King Street Metro Station
Exit the Metro station to King Street. Turn right on Dangerfield Road. Go one block to Prince Street. Turn left on Prince Street. Look for King Street Exchange. The ASIS building is the second building on the left. 

Call Amtrak for reservations or schedule your trip at From Union Station in D.C., transfer to the Metro Yellow Line to King Street Station.)
Washington Area Metrorail

Where to stay

Hyatt Centric Old Town Alexandria
1625 King Street | Alexandria, VA 22314
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*15% discount off the best available rate at the time of reservation
Corporate ID: 144940

Hilton Garden Inn
1620 Prince Street | Alexandria, VA 22314
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Lorien Hotel and Spa (Kimpton Hotels)
1600 King Street | Alexandria, VA 22314
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Marriott Hotels

Residence Inn Alexandria Old Town South at Carlyle
2345 Mill Road | Alexandria, VA

Residence Inn Alexandria Old Town/Duke Street
1456 Duke Street | Alexandria, VA

Courtyard Alexandria Old Town/Southwest
2700 Eisenhower Avenue | Alexandria, VA

Springhill Suites Alexandria Old Town/Southwest
2950 Eisenhower Avenue | Alexandria, VA