Magazine article Security Management

Miller Time for Virtual 5K

Magazine article Security Management

Miller Time for Virtual 5K

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Maybe it was prescience, but in the weeks leading up to the ASIS 43rd Annual Seminar and Exhibits in St. Louis, Michael Miller, CPP, had decided he wanted a home computer and had started to conduct preliminary research. As he was nearing a purchasing decision, fate intervened: Miller's ballot was selected from among hundreds of others as the grand prize winner of the Security Management Online Virtual 5K held at the seminar and exhibits, entitling him to a $3,000 gift certificate applicable toward a state-of-the-art computer system.

"All right! That just made my Monday," said a delighted Miller when informed that his ballot had been selected. Miller, director of security for Commemorative Brands Inc., a jewelry manufacturing company in Austin, Texas, noted that the event was "a good way to get started in the exhibit hall."

Like hundreds of others, Miller had traversed the America's Center exhibit floor at the seminar and exhibits, taking his entry form to each of the five participating exhibitors. Participants then collected a stamp from each that filled in a part of Security Management Online's Web address (http://www.securitymanagement.com). When the form was complete, racers dropped it off at the Security Management booth, received a duffel bag and other premiums, and registered to win the grand prize gift certificate or one of ten gift certificates for running shoes. Nearly half of the entrants completed their forms on the first day of the race. …

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