Join NSCA discussion forums to connect with your industry colleagues. Chat about common challenges, share solutions that worked for you, and learn what has been successful for other industry professionals through NSCA 's A/E Toolkit, Consultants ListServ or Special Interest Sections.
Work More Effectively with Architects and Engineers
The A/E Toolkit™ helps systems integrators, design consultants, manufacturers and sales representatives work more effectively with architects and engineers . The toolkit provides tips on business practices, project cycles and hot issues for each industry group. Information is structured into four categories:
- Marketing and business development
- Needs analysis and design guidelines
- Engineering specifications and documents
- Continuing education
News feeds from various A/E websites are provided on the homepage for your convenience. NSCA members receive access to premium content. Log in to review the toolkit at www.aetoolkit.org.
Learn from the Success Stories of Your Peers
The Consultants List Serv is a simple communication tool that enables consultants to discuss topics and issues related to our industry.
Participants regularly discuss topics of interest to consultants via this email service. Whether you want advice on the BIM model, LEED, or how to share electronic files, the sky's the limit. The purpose of the ListServ is to get people talking, sharing and helping each other. It's like an interactive blog, but all you have to do is send and respond to emails from the List Serv.
The NSCA Consultants List Serv is a great way to network, solve problems and learn new ideas. There is no cost to participate in this NSCA member service. Click here to sign up.
NSCA Online Discussion Group Provides Networking Opportunities
Connect with others in the commercial electronic systems industry by joining NSCA’s LinkedIn.com discussion group.
The interactive online community gives NSCA members an opportunity to learn from and connect with others in the field 365 days per year. NSCA knows networking is an important part of doing business in the industry, and this is one more tool to help members connect and build stronger businesses.
The online discussion group forum allows group members to help each other save time and troubleshoot problems. They can ask industry questions, provide advice, network with industry peers, and post helpful tips and techniques. LinkedIn — a social networking site — is used primarily by professionals to connect with others in their field. Join the discussion group now.
Save Time with Quick Business and Industry Tips
This bimonthly email series provides tips and techniques that relate to topics of interest to commercial electronic systems professionals. Log in to nsca.org/sis to subscribe to any or all of the Special Interest Sections. Topics include:
- Human Resources
- Industry Affairs
- Project Management and Estimating
- Sales/Marketing/Marketing to A/Es
- Security/Life Safety