SANTA ANA, Calif., Sept. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Protection Service, a division of Universal Services of America and one of the largest providers of security services in the U.S., announces the opportunity to learn pertinent security information from the current ASIS International president at the upcoming ASIS conference. Universal Protection Service Vice President Geoff Craighead, CPP, will be presenting on numerous occasions throughout the conference, including a new member reception on the evening of Sept. 23. Craighead will also be reporting on the state of the security industry on the morning of Sept. 24.
For over 30 years, Geoff Craighead has been involved with the security and life safety operations of commercial high-rise facilities worldwide. Craighead is the author of High-Rise Security and Fire Life Safety, Third Edition, published by Elsevier Butterworth-Heinemann, a comprehensive reference for security and fire life safety operations in office buildings, hotels, residential and apartment buildings, and mixed-use buildings.
Prior to the conference on Friday, Sept. 20, Craighead will also be helping the ASIS Foundation to present Spencer Technology Academy, in the Chicago Public Schools, a donation of $42,450 for security improvements. Spencer Technology Academy was the winner of the ASIS Foundation's School Security Funding Competition.
The ASIS International 59th Annual Seminar and Exhibits (ASIS 2013) will be held Sept. 24-27 at McCormick Place. With more than 200 educational sessions and 600+ exhibitors, this is the security industry's leading event for security management professionals. For more information regarding the specific times and locations of the events, visit www.asis2013.org.
About ASIS International ASIS International is the preeminent organization for security professionals, with more than 38,000 members worldwide. Founded in 1955, ASIS is dedicated to increasing the effectiveness and productivity of security professionals by developing educational programs and materials that address broad security interests, such as the ASIS Annual Seminar and Exhibits, as well as specific security topics. ASIS also advocates the role and value of the security management profession to business, the media, government entities and the public. By providing members and the security community with access to a full range of programs and services, and by publishing the industry's No. 1 magazine—Security Management—ASIS leads the way for advanced and improved security performance.
About Universal Services of America Founded in 1965, Universal Services of America combines an innovative mix of tradition with cutting edge systems and technology to keep pace with the ever-evolving needs of today's business environments. Headquartered in Santa Ana, Calif., with offices located nationwide, including the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico, Universal employs hands-on, highly experienced management teams and continuous training to deliver consistent, high quality security and janitorial solutions. Universal is made up of four unique divisions: Universal Protection Service, which offers a wide range of security professionals for commercial properties of every type; Universal Building Maintenance, which specializes in green cleaning services for every kind of facility; Universal Security Systems, which provides full-service security systems; and Universal Fire/Life Safety Services, which offers all aspects of emergency preparation. (State licenses: 1003458, 14417, 1025514, 0600, 58361, 11-1376, A2000170). Visit us at: http://www.universalpro.com. Keep up with the latest news at: http://www.universal1965.com.