In 2018, SIA corporate membership increased 13 percent over 2017. A full 97 percent of members would recommend SIA to industry colleagues, according to SIA's 2018 Member Satisfaction Survey.
As of the end of 2018, total membership consisted of 907 corporate members.
In addition to this high satisfaction rating, 76 percent of SIA members also rated their corporate membership as a competitive advantage in the security marketplace.
In 2018, SIA continued its efforts to further diversify the corporate membership base. SIA membership spans the security ecosystem, from manufacturers to integrators, monitoring providers and specialized services firms, right up through the channel to the consultants working directly with security practitioners. In the segment of security consultants, including A&E firms, SIA experienced significant new growth.
In 2018, SIA continued its growth in the area of manufacturer’s representatives. And as security as an industry continues to converge, SIA recruited many new members from the IT technologies and services/management segment.
SIA corporate membership continues to reflect the changing nature and broad scope of today’s security industry. SIA is no longer just for physical security equipment manufacturers.
Breakdown by Member Type:
- Manufacturers: 52%
- Service providers: 19%
- Integrators/dealers: 16%
- Associates/rep firms/organizational: 6%
- Distributors: 4%
- Investment firms: 2%
- Architecture and engineering firms: 1%