Benefits

  1. Collaborate with other industry professionals and network for both marketplace and organic growth

  2. All colleagues share your membership

  3. Our Policy Committee Legislative Working Group, including most Public Safety NGOs, is actively meeting on draft funding legislation – with a change of control in Congress and anticipated infrastructure bill, we’re preparing for a rare opportunity to secure long overdue public safety technology funding in 2019-2020, and are preparing our messaging and advocacy efforts now

  4. Our newest committee, Innovation and Technology, is dedicated to addressing YOUR cutting edge standards, best practices, and technology issues in public safety technology

  5. Membership includes our totally new semi-weekly newsletter – The Leadership Brief - containing RFPs/RFIs, public media mentions of all our members, and other unique customized content [ see  "Sample Newsletter" on our homepage ], and ALL of a members' colleagues may receive their own individual newsletter - no sharing necessary

  6. Totally revamped Website – with a “Members Only” section, events calendar, public safety newsfeed, and other tools 

  7. Expanded Outreach – such as our affiliation with the International Critical Control Room Association (ICCRA), and our new relationship, as our Annual Meeting Keynote Speaker, with the Security Industry (via The Monitoring Association – TMA) – coordinated Webinars with Homeland Security / DHS (see News & Updates - All) - Cloud Technology Webinars with IWCE - all of these are influential new arenas for iCERT’s members to network and collaborate

  8. Banner advertising for your logo on our homepage [for the first time] with advanced Google SEO

  9. iCERT Membership dues are graduated – taking into account a member’s size and financial resources

  10. Two (2x) FREE in-person Annual Meetings with cutting edge technology speakers, Networking Opportunities, demonstrations, and much more

   The value of an iCERT membership has never been greater, or more important to your company’s future success, because an iCERT membership helps you and your company to; 

  • Compete more effectively, with access to cutting edge ideas on industry trends and issues

  • Network with like-minded enterprises, offering prospects for partnerships and collaboration

  • Shape the industry and directly influence legislation and regulations

  • Gain access to visible leadership roles at seminars, conferences, and events

  • Project a positive image of your company to your customers (and potential customers), demonstrating your commitment to helping the public safety industry through iCERT's advocacy agenda –

    • Increase NEW public safety funding at all levels of government

    • Increase the scope and role of private enterprise in public safety

    • Increase the pace and scope of innovation in public safety

 

     In contrast to many other like organizations, iCERT values and responds to our members:  your organization’s concerns and interests directly impact our agenda and activities and become the Industry Council’s priorities.  Joining iCERT brings access to unique resources and opportunities:

 

  • Company-Wide Membership to Relevant Committees and Working Groups

    • the iCERT participation is NOT limited to one person – your colleagues are encouraged to become visible and active the Industry Council’s leaders and participants in our committees and working groups. 

    • Our standing committees are: Technology and Innovation, Policy, Membership, Finance, and Governance, with multiple Working Groups based on contemporary industry issues.

 

  • Proprietary iCERT Newsletter that contains unique content;

    • State and Federal Public Safety-related RFPs/RFIs

    • Your Company’s appearances in publications and social media (with links)

    • Top trending Public Safety-related news stories (previous day)

    • FCC Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau releases / actions

    • Local, State, and Federal Government Public Safety-Related actions

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  • Comprehensive Events and Planning Calendar (see Home Page of our Website)

    • National and Regional events with direct links to organizers for registration

    • Updated monthly up to 18-months in advance of events

 

  • Tailored Public Safety Technology-related Marketing Reports and Analysis

  • Individual Collaborative Google/OneDrive sites for Committees and Workgroups

    • Your concerns ARE iCERT’s concerns – we can create a Workgroup dedicated to YOUR issues / problems / goals – just ask

    • Dedicated SharePoint/OneDrive Sites insures robust communication among like-minded Members to share issues and concerns

    • Managed progress toward continuous contemporary issue management and solutions development

 

  • Member-Driven Educational Webinars and Events

    • Member curiosity and educational needs drive our team to explore topics of value and interest

 

  • Unique Member-to-Member Industry Meetings and Events

    • Annual Membership Meeting

    • Networking / Business-to-Business Meetings

    • iCERT Member participation on 3d-party trade show panels and related events

    • Scheduled Receptions at Public Safety Expos and other events (varies)

  • Opportunities to contribute articles to trade publications on critical topics

  • Opportunities to present or participate in panels at conferences on behalf of the Industry Council

  • Annual National Association of State 911 Administrators briefing & reception

 

        Lastly, your membership makes the iCERT stronger, as every new member increases every member’s ability to make positive changes in our industry. 

 

     Take the first step – click Join Now and complete your application form.   We’ll respond promptly with a decision regarding your candidacy to join the commercial public safety community’s most important association; iCERT – The Voice of the Emergency Response Technology Industry.

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