The Elliot A. Boxerbaum Award recognizes excellence in security system design. The award put on by SecuritySpecifiers, its annual CONSULT event for the physical security industry specifically for companies engaged in security engineering and design, and co-sponsored by Security magazine recognizes collaboration, design excellence, uniqueness, creativity and administration factors that contributed to a highly successful security project.

Security-specific design companies, low-voltage system design companies, architectural and engineering, and mechanical, electrical, plumbing (MEP) firms all qualify to apply for the award. Companies are invited to apply for this year's award, which will span both 2021 and 2022. All applicants submitting a qualified application will receive complimentary admission to CONSULT 2022, which will be held this October in Nashville.

The winner will be recognized at CONSULT 2022 with:

  • An award trophy
  • $500 cash award
  • Focused media coverage in Security magazine
  • Complimentary registrations for project client and integrator
  • Complimentary registration for CONSULT 2023

The annual award is named after Elliot A. Boxerbaum, MA, CPP, CSC, founder and president of Security Risk Management Consultants, Inc., an independent security consulting organization providing security vulnerability assessment, master planning, design development, technical specification, and project and program management support services to a wide range of clients throughout the United States and abroad. He passed away in June 2014 from ALS.

The deadline for award applications is due July 31, 2022. Click here to access the 2022 application.