BICSI has partnered with PSA, Cisco, IHS, the Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA), InfoComm International and the Electronic Security Association (ESA, formerly National Burglar & Fire Alarm Association) in an effort to educate and advance the ITS industry.

PSA Security Network is the world’s largest electronic security cooperative with members responsible for over $2 billion annually in security, fire, and life safety installations. These leading security systems integrators specialize in the design, installation, integration, and maintenance of access control, video surveillance, intrusion detection, fire, and life safety systems. More information about the partnership between BICSI and PSA can be found at
Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) is the worldwide leader in networking that transforms how people connect, communicate and collaborate. Information about Cisco can be found at For ongoing news, please go to More information about the partnership between BICSI and Cisco can be found at
IHS is a leading global source of critical information and insight dedicated to providing the most complete and trusted information and expertise. IHS product and service solutions span four areas of information that encompass the most important concerns facing global business today: Energy, Product Lifecycle, Security, and Environment, all supported by Macroeconomics. By focusing on our customers first, IHS enables innovative and successful decision-making for customers ranging from governments and multinational companies to smaller companies and technical professionals in more than 180 countries. More information about the partnership between BICSI and IHS can be found at
The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) is the leading trade association representing the global information and communications technology (ICT) industries through standards development, government affairs, business opportunities, market intelligence, certification and world-wide environmental regulatory compliance. With support from its 600 members, TIA enhances the business environment for companies involved in telecommunications, broadband, mobile wireless, information technology, networks, cable, satellite, unified communications, emergency communications and the greening of technology. TIA is accredited by ANSI.
InfoComm International® is the leading nonprofit association serving the professional AV communications industry worldwide. Founded in 1939, the association offers industry expertise and market research serving press and others seeking information about the industry.

ESA (formerly NBFAA)—
For more than 60 years, the Electronic Security Association (ESA, formerly National Burglar & Fire Alarm Association) has supported the changing needs of its members, the industry and the nation. A non-profit 501(c) 6 trade association, ESA has evolved into the largest professional trade association in the United States with the purpose of representing, promoting and enhancing the growth and professional development of the electronic life safety, security, and integrated systems industry. In cooperation with a federation of state associations, ESA provides government advocacy and delivers timely information, professional development tools, products and services that members use to grow and prosper their businesses.

Press Releases
2/15/11—BICSI and Cisco Team to Advance Technology Education
1/20/09—BICSI and NBFAA Sign Honorary Friendship Agreement
4/8/08—BICSI and TIA Renew Commitment
6/20/06—BICSI, TIA Sign Honorary Friendship Agreement
5/22/06—BICSI and InfoComm Release AVDRM

TIA Press Releases
7/12/10—BICSI & TIA Renew Friendship Agreement
4/9/08—TIA and BICSI Renew Collaboration Agreement
6/5/06—TIA, BICSI Sign Friendship Agreement at GLOBALCOMM™ 2006

InfoComm Press Releases
7/12/10—BICSI, InfoComm Sign Friendship Agreement
5/11/05—ICIA® and BICSI Partner for AV Design Manual and Education
5/22/06—BICSI and InfoComm Release AV Design Reference Manual

Other Information
InfoComm®—Welcome BICSI Members!
InfoComm—AV Design Reference Manual

As part of the InfoComm and BICSI relationship, BICSI can now participate in InfoComm International curriculum program at member pricing.