ASIS Annual Seminar and Exhibits 2017

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Emblez Longoria is an experienced security professional and a master’s degree recipient from the business management program at Rosemont College. Currently, Emblez Longoria serves as a senior security consultant at Verizon Communication in Basking Ridge, New Jersey. Mr. Longoria is also engaged with the American Society for Industrial Security (ASIS), where he served on the professional certification board among other roles.

Headquartered in Alexandria, Virginia, ASIS is a professional membership organization for individuals working in the security field that was founded in 1955. ASIS maintains a global presence, conducting advocacy work and offering networking and educational programs such as the upcoming ASIS Annual Seminar and Exhibits 2017.

The 63rd ASIS Annual Seminar and Exhibits is next scheduled for September 25, 2017, in Dallas, Texas. Designed for security professionals worldwide, the event features over 550 securities solutions exhibitors, extensive networking opportunities, and insights on the current state of the security profession. Additional information on the event, which expects over 22,000 security management professionals, can be found at


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Emblez Longoria

A Certified Protection Professional (CPP) and Physical Security Professional (PSP), Emblez Longoria claims more than two decades of experience in the security field. In 1988, Mr. Longoria enlisted with the New Jersey State Police, working his way up to Senior Trooper before retiring in 2003. In this role, Mr. Longoria served as an advanced crash investigator, a crime- and loss-prevention officer, and undercover agent, in addition to handling complex cases. He also was named a Squad Leader, supervising eight other officers. From 2002 to 2008, Emblez Longoria acted as a Certification Board Member, Vice Chairman, and Chairman of the Alexandria, Virginia-based Crime and Loss Prevention Council of ASIS International. While with the council, Mr. Longoria established a number of committees tasked with outlining security guidelines and best practices, among other contributions. In 2004, Mr. Longoria joined Verizon Communications Inc. as a Senior Security Consultant. He now assists with the protection of corporate assets and participates in a number of special security projects. Emblez Longoria graduated summa cum laude from Rosemont College with a Bachelor's degree in Management in 2003 and expects to receive his Master’s degree in Management in December 2011. An outdoorsman, Emblez Longoria enjoys backpacking, hiking, hunting, and fishing in his leisure time. He also frequently tests and reviews outdoor equipment. Mr. Longoria resides in Pennsylvania. Mr. Longoria has supported a number of nonprofit organizations, including The Salvation Army, Goodwill Industries International, Inc., and The Hunger Project.

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