PSA, Security Systems News to Present Second Annual Integrator of the Year/Bill Bozeman Awards

March 10, 2023

PSA and Security Systems News are excited to announce the second annual Integrator of the Year and Bill Bozeman Awards, which aspire to identify the leading system integrators within security, from smaller, local integrators all the way up to the big nationals.

Winners will be awarded at PSA TEC 2023 – taking place May 1-4 at the Hyatt Regency Dallas in Texas – and featured within the pages of SSN.

Bill Bozeman AwardsBroken down by size, there will be a winner in each category – small (up to $5 million), medium ($6 million-$25 million) and large (over $25 million) integration companies – as well as an overall winner, which will be honored with the Bill Bozeman Award.

“We are honored to partner with PSA again this year for the Integrator of the Year/Bill Bozeman Awards,” said SSN Editor Cory Harris. “I am looking forward to sharing the stage with a true legend in Bill Bozeman and recognizing the top integrators in the security industry at PSA TEC 2023!”

Bozeman led PSA as CEO for more than 20 years and has won many prestigious industry awards including the Paul Marcus Award and the George Lippert memorial award recognizing outstanding contributions to the Security Industry Association (SIA). He was also the recipient of the inaugural Security Legend Award from Security Systems News in 2020.

“I look forward to honoring amazing systems integrators for a second year in a row,” said Candice Aragon, vice president of marketing and education at PSA. “Last year’s submissions were inspiring and an excellent reminder of the great work taking place in the security industry. We are grateful for our partnership with Security Systems News to help celebrate the best integrators in the business and honor their accomplishments.”

General criteria for the award include:

  • Financial Success – Revenue growth year over year
  • Impact on/Involvement in the industry
  • Commitment to community
  • Commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion
  • Employee satisfaction

“PSA’s vision is to be the rising tide, so celebrating security integrators that exemplify this notion is a natural fit,” said Matt Barnette, CEO of The PSA Network. “After 30-plus years in this industry, I know what makes it so amazing. Highlighting exceptional systems integrators committed to their communities, DEI, employee experience and more, will help us attract future talent to security and ensure the industry thrives for years to come.”

Systems integrators may be nominated by a third party or may nominate themselves. Please fill out the form here answering each question in under 500 words. Submission deadline is April 10, 2023.