SOURCE: AlliedBarton Security Services

June 20, 2008 09:00 ET

Sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility Make for a Perfect Match in Denver

AlliedBarton Takes a New Approach to Sustainability and Leaves Its Trade Show Booth at Home in Favor of Donating Furniture to the Denver Children's Advocacy Center

DENVER, CO--(Marketwire - June 20, 2008) - BOOTH 902 -- AlliedBarton Security Services,, the industry's premier provider of highly trained security personnel, signals its commitment to reducing its carbon footprint and supporting important charities by exhibiting in Denver but leaving its tradeshow booth in Pittsburgh, PA.

Instead of the usual corporate display, the security industry leader is buying furniture to create seating areas within its booth space at the BOMA 2008 Office Building Show at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver. AlliedBarton, located at Booth 902, will donate the new, stylish furniture to the Denver Children's Advocacy Center (DCAC),, which serves children who have been sexually abused, neglected, or traumatized by witnessing violence. The multi-use furniture will create a comfortable and welcoming environment for DCAC's at-risk children and youth.

"We are reducing our carbon footprint and supporting a very worthy organization by purchasing furniture for our trade show exhibition space in place of our traditional trade show booth," said Bill Whitmore, CEO, AlliedBarton Security Services. "The trucks needed to transport a large tradeshow booth take a toll on our environment. This new approach allows us to be sustainable and also creates an opportunity to support a local charitable organization."

The donated furniture, which includes sofas, chairs, a coffee table, end tables, a buffet, tables and chairs, two refrigerators and carpeting, will be used by the Denver Children's Advocacy Center which works tirelessly in the best interests of the children, providing an immediate response and ongoing support to help families recover from the trauma of abuse or violence.

"By making this donation of furniture, AlliedBarton is helping us meet our mission of hope and healing," said Gizane Indart, Executive Director, Denver Children's Advocacy Center.

AlliedBarton's sustainable trade show efforts extend beyond the elimination of a traditional trade show booth and donation to the Denver Children's Advocacy Center. The contract security services firm is supporting BOMA's paperless show by taking little to no literature to the convention and emailing electronic versions of the marketing pieces to show attendees visiting the booth. AlliedBarton is also providing tradeshow bags to attendees which are made of recycled materials and can be reused. Finally, a unique tradeshow giveaway of seed packets also supports the environment.

"Making a commitment to being sustainable often means being creative," Whitmore added. "Leaving our traditional tradeshow booth at home is a little out-of-the-box, very sustainable and responsible and a different way to do something right."

AlliedBarton introduced this sustainable, non-traditional trade show booth approach at the 2006 BOMA show in Dallas where they made a donation of furniture to Habitat for Humanity and continued that trend at the 2007 BOMA show with a donation of furniture to that city's Covenant House.

AlliedBarton Security Services is the industry's premier provider of highly trained security personnel to many industries including commercial real estate, higher education, healthcare, residential communities, chemical/petrochemical, government, manufacturing and distribution, financial institutions, and shopping centers. Our more than 50,000 employees and 100 offices service a client base of several thousand which includes approximately 200 Fortune 500 companies across the country. AlliedBarton is the first security services company selected as one of Training magazine's Top 125 training companies for three consecutive years.

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