Motorola & RFI to receive SIA member of the year award


The Security Industry Association (SIA) has announced that Motorola Solutions and RFI Communications & Security Systems will each receive a 2023 SIA Member of the Year Award. SIA will present the honourees with their awards at The Advance, SIA’s annual membership meeting.

The SIA Member of the Year Award honours SIA member companies that have shown notable involvement in SIA committees and working groups, SIA events and the SIA Education@ISC conference programme; leadership activity; recruitment of SIA members; and contributions to SIA thought leadership and the industry overall. For the third consecutive year, SIA will present the award to two companies – highlighting the diversity of the association’s membership and showcasing companies of different scales that exhibit outstanding engagement in SIA and the security industry.

“SIA is proud to recognise Motorola Solutions and RFI Communications & Security Systems as the 2023 SIA Members of the Year and commends these innovative companies for their exceptional involvement in SIA’s programmes and initiatives and commitment to advancing the association’s mission,” said SIA Board of Directors Chair James Rothstein. “Motorola Solutions and RFI’s outstanding engagement in SIA’s advocacy, events, learning and development offerings and industry leadership has been instrumental in helping SIA further our efforts to shape and drive this global industry forward.”

“Motorola Solutions is incredibly honoured to be selected as one of the Security Industry Association’s 2023 Members of the Year,” said Hamish Dobson, corporate vice president, enterprise physical security at Motorola Solutions. “We are proud to be part of SIA’s efforts to drive awareness of technology innovations that bring greater safety and security to businesses and communities. We share a commitment to educating enterprises, policymakers and the public about the responsible use of video security and access control technologies for the benefit of all stakeholders.”

“We are truly honoured to be recognised as one of SIA’s 2023 Members of the Year. We appreciate SIA’s ability to come alongside RFI as we navigate this evolving industry,” said Dee Ann Harn, CEO and president of RFI. “The resources and the platforms provided by SIA to conduct conversations and build action plans are some of the reasons RFI has continued to thrive after 44 years. We are proud of the RFI community for continuing to seek knowledge and eternally grateful for the partnership SIA provides us to be the best we can be.”