Convention & Trade Show

Join Us In South Shore

October 16th to 18th 2024.

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On shimmering Clear Lake just 30 minutes south of Houston. 

2500 South Shore Blvd
League City, TX 77573

Call : 281-334-1000

Ask for the Texas Burglar & Fire Alarm Association Rate

$159.00 plus tax
Per Night

Schedule Of Events

Subject to change 

WEDNESDAY 10/16/24
12 NoonFishing Trip Bus from HotelHotel12 noon Bus leaves hotel
12:45pm Bus arrives at Galveston Party Boats
1pm to 5pmFishing TripGalveston Party Boats
THURSDAY 10/17/24
7am-2pmRegistrationPFA Registration Desk
10-1pmExhibitor SetupCrystal Ballroom
8:30-9:20amHow Industry Trends Impact Your InsuranceAmphitheaterBrian Villari, RCM&D
8:30-9:20amNew Technology Round TableBaccarat/Steuben/, RSPNDR, CHeKT, DSC (or whoever else has new tech to review).
8:30-9:20amStaffing RoundtablePierBob Mounter – TESECTRA
9:30-10:20amWhen to Call your BrokerAmphitheaterBrian Villari, RCM&D
9:30-10:20amVideo Monitoring Round TableBaccarat/Steuben/WaterfordADC, CHeKT, and other Camera manufacturers
9:30-10:20amPut More Fiber in Your InstallsPierTBD
10:30am-11:20amLegal CheckupAmphitheaterRosenblatt
10:30am-11:20amFire Code RoundtableBaccarat/Steuben/WaterfordVan moderates panel on new changes in Fire codes
10:30am-11:20amImprove Your SalesPierDMP
11:30am-12:20pmTBFAA Membership MeetingAmphitheaterTBFAA will hold elections and members can ask questions. All are welcome. Updates will be given on Legislation.
11:30am-12:20pmAccess Control RoundtableBaccarat/Steuben/Waterford
12:30- 1:50pmAwards LunchMarina Plaza BallroomEat a fabulous lunch and honor the 2024 TBFAA Person of the Year.
2-2:50pmEnhance Your Productivity thru Fleet ManagementAmphitheaterSavings 4 Members- Track where your vehicles are, save on gas, etc.
2-2:50pmMarketing 101Baccarat/Steuben/WaterfordMarc Bally, Rize AVS
2-2:50pmWomen in Network SecurityPierMary Edmonson – Women in the alarm industry are rare, but we are growing in numbers. Meet the other women in the industry and expand your network.
3-3:50pmTexas Sales Tax Rules and PracticeAmphitheaterMitch Rietman -Texas Sales Tax Rules are complicated and very few companies or even their accountants understand them. Come here Mitch talk about the Texas Tax Code, the Comptroller’s interpretation, how to respond to an audit notice, how to get through an audit, and how to make sure that you are doing things correctly.
3-3:50pmBranding Your BusinessBaccarat/Steuben/WaterfordMarc Bally, Rize AVS
3-3:50pmMaximize Your Use of POEPierTBD
4-6:30pmTBFAA Trade ShowCrystal BallroomSee the latest tech, make new contacts and catch up with established ones.
FRIDAY 10/18/24
7-11:15amRegistrationPFA Registration Desk
9-9:50amNational Electrical CodeAmphitheaterKelly Ryan
9-9:50amBest Practices to Reduce False AlarmsBaccarat/Steuben/WaterfordBrad Shipp – Learn steps you should take in design, installation, monitoring, customer service and training
10-10:50amEthicsAmphitheaterBob Mounter – TESECTRA - Interactive examples of common situations.
10-10:50amThe Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCen) is looking for you. You need to respond.Baccarat/Steuben/WaterfordNearly all Corporations, LLCs, LLPs, and other entities must file a report with FinCen by 12-31-24 or face steep civil, and even criminal, penalties. Beneficial Ownership Interest Reporting is not terrifically complicated, but it has to be done correctly, and mistakes are serious.Come let Mitch walk you through what is needed and how to file your reports. Don’t fall victim to a fly by night company charging thousands of dollars.
11am-11:50amHow to survive a DPS AuditAmphitheaterKelly Ryan, Dispatch Center
11am-11:50amOvercoming IT ChallengesBaccarat/Steuben/WaterfordTBD
Noon-2pmTBFAA Board MeetingLalique

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