Industry Council for Emergency Response Technologies (iCERT)

Empower Public Safety, Together

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Trade association exclusively championing commercial public safety response technology providers, software developers, and related organizations. iCERT improves the public safety ecosystem by ensuring that the needs and views of commercial technology providers are recognized and accommodated by all levels of government, demonstrating the benefits of and encouraging new public funding, driving continuous technology improvements, member and user education, and helping our members reach their organic and marketplace growth objectives.

Why your public safety technology organization should join iCERT.

In this video, Jeff Robertson, VP of RapidSOS, and the first Executive Director of iCERT, explains why RapidSOS is an iCERT member, continues to support iCERT, and why your organization should consier membership as well.

Membership Benefits

  • 1. Collaborate with other industry professionals and network for both marketplace and organic growth
  • 2. All colleagues share your company's membership
  • 3. Receive Daily FREE Bid/RFP Business Leads / Proposals from Deltek/GovWinIQ (based on your key search terms)
  • 4. Our Policy Committee Legislative Working Group, including most Public Safety NGOs, is actively meeting on draft funding legislation – with a change of control in Congress and anticipated infrastructure bill, we’re preparing for a rare opportunity to secure long-overdue public safety technology funding in 2021-2022, and are preparing our messaging and advocacy efforts now
  • 5. Our newest committee, Innovation, and Technology, is dedicated to addressing YOUR cutting edge standards, best practices, and technology issues in public safety technology
  • 6. Membership includes our weekly newsletter – The Media Brief - containing RFPs/RFIs, public media mentions of all our members, and other unique customized content, and ALL of a members' colleagues may receive their own individual newsletter - no sharing necessary
  • 7. Totally revamped Website – Social Media public safety news, and other tools
  • 8. Expanded Outreach – such as – coordinated Webinar with Homeland Security / DHS (see News & Updates - All) - Cloud Technology Webinar with IWCE - all of these are influential new arenas for iCERT’s members to network and collaborate
  • 9. iCERT Membership dues are graduated – taking into account a member’s size and financial resources
  • 10. Two (2x) FREE in-person/virtual (as public safety rules permit) Annual Meetings with cutting edge technology speakers, Networking Opportunities, demonstrations, and much more

Future Phases

Check out an overview of each competition phase below - complete rules for each phase will be released as the competition progresses.


Let’s Get Started.

To apply or join the program, please submit an application.