NAFED Las Vegas Conference & Expo Recap
So many great things happened at the NAFED Conference and Expo in Las Vegas!
For most of us this was our first show post-COVID. It was awesome to be in person and see peoples’ faces again! Our industry certainly accelerated with regards to technology since the beginning of 2020. Like everyone, we utilized virtual meetings. We also used more mobile software apps, and third party reporting by AHJs.
David Avrin’s keynote presentation was really spot on. There are so many opinions about how the pandemic, government responses, burgeoning opportunities, and lagging sectors are shaping economic trends. The magic question is how will successful businesses adapt to a sea of changing circumstances. In fire protection and life safety, we know how to stay nimble and our industry is looking towards a very bright future.
The Fire Protection Podcast LIVE from NAFED Las Vegas
Host, Drew Slocum, had the best time podcasting live from NAFED. It was a first for NAFED and for us!
Drew’s guests included Ed Alexanian, Inspect Point; Ben Pitts , Amerex; Jamie Knowles, Amerex; Deb Horvath, Reliable Fire & Security; Diane Pein , Approved;
Lisa Lawlor, Keystone Fire; Trey Norred , Norred Fire; John Mackey, The Mackey Group; Shane O’Brien, Inspect Point; Kendall Liddiicoat, Metro Safety & Fire;
Kailen Calderwood, Metro Safety & Fire; and Stephen Wilson, Metro Safety & Fire.
Drew will be broadcasting LIVE again from the NAFED Conference and Expo in Atlantic City, June 23rd & 24th. Please stop by and say hello and be a part of the podcast. Talk about the show, what you’re excited to see, etc. It’s just a really fun experience.
Amerex & Inspect Point: Partners in Fire Protection and Life Safety
We are very proud to announce a new partnership with Amerex.
- Amerex distributors can now offer added value to their customers with Inspect Point.
- Amerex products are pre-loaded for quick and easy service or replacements.
- Amerex’s signature extinguisher QR code — makes inspection and service 5x times faster with Inspect Point.
- Amerex distributor pricing is pre-loaded for accurate costing and pricing.
Here’s the link to a demo of how the QR code works with Inspect Point.
For more information, you can download a one-sheet here.
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