ASIS International, the leading organization for security professionals worldwide, invites ASIS 2013 exhibitors to enter the 2013 ASIS Accolades – Security’s Best, an awards competition that will recognize the security industry’s most innovative new products, services and solutions at the ASIS International 59th Annual Seminar and Exhibits, according to a press release.

ASIS 2013, the security industry’s most comprehensive event, will be held Sept. 24-27 at McCormick Place in Chicago, Ill.

According to the ASIS press release: “This value-added program provides an incredible opportunity for exhibitors to distinguish their new products and services—in advance and on show site—and gain expanded, virtually year-round exposure on the show website.

“ASIS 2013 exhibitors may submit a NEW security technology, product, or service solutions for evaluation by a panel of judges representing end users and experts in security technologies (physical and information security). Entries will be selected for an ASIS Accolades Security’s Best award based on numerous criteria. The judges’ decisions will be final. Winners will be announced in September and featured onsite.

“Entry deadline is July 31. The early-bird entry fee is $1,500 per product or service until June 14 and then $2,000 thereafter. There is no limit on the number of entries. Accolades winners and their products/solutions will be recognized during the Seminar’s Networking Luncheon on Tuesday, Sept. 24, and promoted in various mediums during the Seminar, including in a video on the digital wall in the convention center. All entries can be viewed in the Accolades Showcase on the exhibit hall floor and on the ASIS 2013 mobile app. NEW for this year; Seminar attendees may vote onsite (at the Showcase or on the app) for the most innovative entry.”

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