Conference Information

2017 Annual Conference

The alarm industry is a growing, dynamic business that fills an important need for many. Alarm technology is constantly changing at rapid paces and new competitive challenges seem to come along every day. You need an inside track to keep ahead. The Burglar and Fire Alarm Association of Michigan (BFAAM) is that inside track.

Join us October 12 

For our annual conference. The conference will be hosted at the Motor City Casino and Hotel in Detroit, MI. We are excited to return to the Detroit area, at a new location with revitalized content!

During the conference, we will be bringing the issues we all face to the forefront and work together to solve them. We will hear directly from the Chief of Police and Fire Marshal about what’s relevant, critical code factors and how we can work better together. We will also learn about Do-It-Yourself Alarms, Building Your Business with Metrics and Key Performance Indicators as well as Video Verification.You do not want to miss out!


Schedule of Events:

9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Tour of Detroit Public Safety Building

11:00 a.m.

11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. 
BFAAM Business Meeting and Election of Officers

12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Lunch and Learn: The Men and Women Behind the Shields
Todd Bettison, Jerrod Hart and Greg Turner
What’s Changing and What Can We Expect in the Future? Hear firsthand from our Chief of Police and Fire Marshal.

1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Building Your Business Using Metrics and KPI's
John Campau
The importance of "Inspecting what you Expect"

2:00 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.
Exhibitor Commercials

2:15 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Break and Visit Exhibitors

2:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
What has BFAAM Done for our Industry?
Jason Wadaga
Learn about the laws that we have worked hard to pass or stopped to protect us. Bring your concerns and ask the questions you are seeking answers to. 

3:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
DIY: Fad or Future?
John Campau
What are your fears? What are you doing about it? How can we sell against it? Learn how to overcome these obstacles.

3:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Enhancing Your Business with Video Verification
John Campau
Embracing technology to reduce false alarms, increase RMR and keep happy customers.

4:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
What You Need to Know About Fire Alarm Safety
Tom Kramer
Changes regarding monitoring fire alarms. 

4:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Joins us for a raffle and network with your colleagues. Knowledge is power!

Click here to download conference brochure. 

Sponsorship Opportunities:

We truly value our vendors and the products and services you bring to our profession, as well as your time at our conferences.

Please click here to view sponsorship opportunities