Open Options to Showcase DNA Fusion at 2019 UNC System Safety & Security Conference

Open Options is proud to be a Silver Level sponsor of the 2019 UNC System Safety & Security Conference. The conference will be held May 30 – 31, 2019, on the University of North Carolina at Asheville campus and will feature engaging educational sessions across seven different tracks:

  • Clery Act
  • Environmental Health and Safety
  • Emergency Management
  • Law Enforcement
  • Legal
  • Student Affairs
  • Title IX

Open Options Southeast sales manager, Charles Johnson, will be showcasing DNA Fusion and our open platform solutions to dozens of campus personnel working in student and employee safety, security, and emergency management.

To see when an Open Options sales representative will be in your area, visit our events page.

Open Options Hosts Annual Vendor Partner Day & Crawfish Boil

Last week we held our fourth annual Vendor Partner Day event, where individuals from 10 partner companies had the opportunity to meet one-on-one with the Open Options sales, marketing, and technical teams. Best sales practices, new product information, and company roadmaps were some of the common points across presentations. We want to thank the following vendor partners for their participation to make this event a great success:

Joe Pitman – LifeSafety Power

Kelly Lake & Paul Rux – Zenitel

Brenton Scott & Steve Lucas – Mercury Security

Sam Safa – NEC

Phil Mantia – STOPWare

Rob Lydic – Allegion

Francisco Alcala – Farpointe Data

Frank Stark – HID

Jim Crowley & Rick Steger – ASSA ABLOY

Armand Steffens – Milestone

Nick Philavong – BioConnect

In conjunction with Vendor Partner Day, we held our 16th annual company crawfish boil and fish fry Friday afternoon. Everyone had a great time enjoying fresh food, cold drinks, and live music from the Jet Poets. Once again, we held a silent auction with all proceeds benefiting Ronald McDonald House charities. A big thanks to those who placed a bid and to the following companies for donating auction items:

Absolut Vodka


American Solutions for Business


Exalt Printing Solutions

Farpointe Data

Lehigh Hanson

LifeSafety Power

Mercury Security

Peticolas Brewing Company

Ruth’s Chris

Tricky Fish


Thank you to everyone who came out – we’ll see you next year!