Genetec affiliates with many international industry associations, where our solutions meet their respective needs and demands. As innovators and leaders, working with established organizations helps provide strategic direction and speed enhancement and adoption of our open standards solutions across the security industry.
View the list below for current industry associations we belong to.
AAAE is the largest professional organization for airport executives in the world, representing thousands of airport management personnel at public use airports nationwide. The American Association of Airport Executives' primary goal is to assist airport executives in fulfilling their responsibilities to the airports and communities they serve.
AAPA promotes the common interests of the port community, and provides leadership on trade, transportation, environmental and other issues related to port development and operations. AAPA also works to educate the public, media, local, state and Federal legislators about the essential role ports play within the global transportation system.
The Airports Council International – North America (ACI-NA) represents local, regional and state governing bodies that own and operate commercial airports in the United States and Canada. The mission of ACI-NA is to advocate policies and provide services that strengthen the ability of commercial airports to serve their passengers, customers and communities.
APTA is the leading force in advancing public transportation. To strengthen and improve public transportation, APTA serves and leads its diverse membership through advocacy, innovation and information sharing. APTA and its members and staff work to ensure that public transportation is available and accessible for all Americans in communities across the country.
Founded in 1910, ASBO International is a professional association of 6,000 school business management professionals. Our mission is to provide programs and services to promote the highest standards of school business management practices, professional growth, and the effective use of educational resources.
The BHE, a German association, represents about 600 companies in the area of preventive security, which is approximately 3 billion euro and 32000 employees. Some of the most important tasks of the BHE are representation of the members’ interests towards other institutions (such as public authorities, insurance companies, police stations), intensive co-operation with national, international and European standardization committees and working on the crucial problems of the security industry with several technical committees and working groups.
The Canadian Security Association (CANASA) is the national non-profit organization, established in 1977, dedicated to promoting the interests of its members and the safety and security of all Canadians. We are the recognized voice of the electronic security industry and have a growing membership of more than 1250 companies across Canada, representing all segments of the industry. We support our members through a comprehensive network of services, including high quality security education, government relations, marketing, communications, leading industry trade shows and the latest industry information and news.
The CCTV User Group was formed in 1996 to represent the users and reflect their needs not only at every level of Government, but also with companies involved in the provision of CCTV services. The mission of the CCTV User Group is to maintain their position as the leading professional body representing the Users of Closed Circuit Television technology across all sectors and continually enhance their service to all.
The Canadian Parking Association was founded in 1983 with the primary goal to be the voice of the parking industry in Canada. The Canadian Parking Association is the national organization that represents the parking industry and provides a dynamic forum for learning and sharing to enhance their members' ability to serve the public and to improve the economic vitality of their communities.
The CPPA, founded in 1985, is an organization that to fosters communication and information sharing between parking professionals in the state of California, USA. CPPA has established and aims to build and maintain a state-wide organization of parking professionals, to inform and support members in dealing with and solving parking problem, to provide an understanding of technologies and the interactions with transportation objectives through information sharing, and to organize and act as a unifying force in the state of California to monitor, amongst many other objectives.
The mission of the Florida Parking Association is to promote and represent the parking industry in the State of Florida. The organization is committed to enhancing the professional image of parking and also serves as a unifying force in promoting state and local legislation. Through fostering partnerships with individuals and organizations involved in the parking industry, the Florida Parking Association is dedicated to keeping members informed about current parking issues while continually opening new lines of communication to all members.
The International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators (IACLEA) advances public safety for educational institutions by providing educational resources, advocacy, and professional development services. IACLEA is the leading voice for the campus public safety community. IACLEA membership represents more than 1,200 colleges and universities in 20 countries and an additional 2,200 individual memberships held by campus law enforcement staff, criminal justice faculty members, and municipal chiefs of police.
The Latin American Security Association (ALAS) was founded in 1997 with a clear purpose in mind: educating, setting standards, and elevating the level of professionalism in the Latin American Security Market. ALAS is the furthering the education of electronic security technicians and engineers in Latin America, almost 2.800 people have been certified with this program at the end of 2004 in alarms, access control, CCTV, fire detection and security systems integration courses.
The Loss Prevention Research Council (LPRC) was set up by retailers for retailers to distribute empirical LP information to its members via original research, over 300 research papers, a short survey or a training day, interactive workshops, members-only website, bi-weekly emails and bi-monthly emailed reports.
NASSLEO is dedicated to providing professional information, training and other resources available to school districts and law enforcement agencies across the nation and Canada. NASSLEO's primary mission is to bring together people that are joined in a common effort to make schools safe for students and staff. NASSLEO is a non-profit, membership-funded organization that is here for anyone, even non-members who need information or assistance on keeping our schools safe.
The Security Industry Association (SIA) protects and advances our members’ interests by: advocating pro-industry policies and legislation on Capitol Hill and throughout the 50 states; producing leading-edge global market research; creating open industry standards that enable integration; advancing industry professionalism through education and training; and opening global market opportunities.
The Texas Parking Association was created to enhance the development of parking and transportation professionals within the public and private sectors in the State of Texas. The TPA seeks to provide a forum in which parking and transportation professionals can network, share and disseminate information, and stay informed of issues, specific to the parking industry, and to speak with a united voice.
Omnicast has received both a designation as a Qualified Anti-Terrorism Technology and certification as an Approved Product for Homeland Security from the United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS). Both the designation and the certification were granted under the Support Anti-terrorism by Fostering Effective Technologies Act of 2002 (SAFETY Act).
GSA consists of the Federal Acquisition Service (FAS), the Public Buildings Service (PBS), and various Staff Offices, including the Office of Congressional and Intergovernmental Affairs (OCIA) in the United States of America. Eleven Regional Offices extend GSA’s outreach to federal customers nationwide. GSA’s mission is to "help federal agencies better serve the public by offering, at best value, superior workplaces, expert solutions, acquisition services and management policies."
Gold Certified Partners represent the highest level of competence and expertise with Microsoft technologies, and have the closest working relationship with Microsoft. Gold Certified Partners are required to attain a large number of qualifying Partner Points. This qualification method recognizes each partner’s success in the marketplace, their commitment to Microsoft technologies, and provides the partners with resources and support such as priority listing in Microsoft directories, and other top-level benefits.
ONVIF is an open industry forum for the development of a global standard for the interface of network video products. It was officially incorporated as a non-profit corporation on November 25, 2008. ONVIF is committed to the adoption of network video in the security market. The ONVIF specification will ensure interoperability between network video products regardless of manufacturer. The ONVIF specification defines a common protocol for the exchange of information between network video devices including automatic device discovery, video streaming and intelligence metadata.