The IFPO is now a supporting association of the Outstanding Security Performance Awards. Last year's awards, held at ASIS 2017, was a rousing success, and this year's, held at the ASIS re-named GSX, promises to be no different. Here is the latest news release on the US OSPAs:
Nominations are invited for the US OSPAs. The US OSPAs are part of a global awards scheme currently running in eight countries and designed to recognise and reward outstanding performance within the security sector.
Entry to the US OSPAs is open to companies, teams and individuals who have performed at an exceptional level and you can enter as many categories that are applicable.
Nominations are open from today until the 23rd July 2018, and submissions are invited in the following categories:
Outstanding In-House Security Manager/Director
Outstanding Contract Security Manager/Director
Outstanding Security Team
Outstanding Contract Security Company (Guarding)
Outstanding Security Consultant
Outstanding Security Initiative
Outstanding Security Installer/Integrator
Outstanding Cyber Security Initiative
Outstanding Information Security Company
Outstanding Security Equipment Manufacturer
Outstanding Security Officer
Outstanding Young Security Professional
Lifetime Achievement Award (this is nomination only)
The US OSPAs will be presented on Monday, 24th September 2018 at the Global Security Exchange (GSX)which is taking place in Las Vegas.
The judges are nominated by the leading security associations across the US who proactively support and participate in these awards. All judges sign up to an ethics policy and mark independently. The criteria for each category is available on the website.
Full details on how to enter can be found at https://us.theospas.com/enter/
Professor Martin Gill, founder of the OSPAs, comments:
‘These awards provide the opportunity for global recognition of exceptional performance. The awards are increasingly being recognised as one of the highest accolades a security professional or company can receive. Finalists and winners will be promoted not just across the US but across the world.’