Electronic Security Association to Showcase Innovative Technologies, Address School Security in Nashville June 20-22

Security Professionals Gather in Nashville to Discuss Industry Trends, National Hot Topics

The Electronic Security Association (ESA), the largest trade association in the United States representing the electronic security and life safety industry, is bringing its upcoming Electronic Security Expo (ESX) to Nashville from June 20-22. 

The show’s expo hall will feature the industry’s leading technologies designed to protect America’s homes, schools and businesses. These award-winning, innovative technologies are being used every day to help identify and apprehend criminals, to help authorities better respond to active threat incidents and to help protect homes and businesses from theft. 

The closing keynote luncheon on Friday, June 22nd, will feature a high impact panel discussion focused on school security. 

When: June 20 – 22, 2018

Where: Music City Center, 201 5th Ave S, Nashville, TN 37203

Interviews, B-roll and Other Media Opportunities

ESX Expo Floor Featuring Security Technologies:

June 20, 12:45 – 5:00 p.m.

June 21, 12:00 – 4:00 p.m.

Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Mural

June 20, 12:45 – 5:00 p.m.

June 21, 12:00 – 4:00 p.m.

ESA has commissioned a mural to donate to Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla. As a part of “ESX’s #Passionate Security in Schools” initiative, attendees will roll up their sleeves and contribute creativity to an interactive art project on the ESX expo floor.

Attendees will be painting a 3-part mural that ESX will then donate to the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. The planned artwork is intended to stimulate an environment of creativity, positive energy and safety that encourages students to explore and express themselves.

NOTE: Media access to expo floor and the mural outside of show hours may be available by request. To facilitate access, requests should be submitted to Allen Haynes at 404.446.1677 or ahaynes@duffey.com. Deadline for requests is 5 p.m. EST Monday, June 18. 

Closing Keynote Luncheon: “Stronger Security, Safer Schools” 

June 22, 12:15 – 1:30 p.m.

Davidson Ballroom

The high-impact panel discussion, also a part of the “ESX #Passionate Security in Schools” initiative, will address the recurrence of active threats in schools and how the industry can help provide children with a safer learning environment.

The panelists include:

Ryan Petty, an experienced telecom and technology professional, who lost his daughter, Alaina, in the February shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla. He is an advocate for improving school safety through community action and public policy.

Guy Grace, Director of Security and Emergency Planning for Littleton Public Schools.

Brian Thomas, President and CEO of A3 Communications.2677 or ahaynes@duffey.com.

Hot Topic Interview Opportunities

Experts on security industry issues and technologies will be available for interviews upon request. Please contact Allen Haynes at 404.446.1677 or ahaynes@duffey.com for more information or to schedule an interview.

Interview topics include:

  • Best Practices for School Security
  • Best Practices for Home Security and Integrated Smart Home Security Systems
  • Entertainment Venue Security
  • Workforce Development
  • Workplace Security
  • Industry Technologies
  • And more 
About the Electronic Security Association (ESA) and Alarm.org

The Electronic Security Association (ESA) is the largest professional trade association in the U.S. representing the electronic life safety, security and integrated systems industry. ESA is dedicated to educating consumers and businesses about security technologies, including intrusion and fire detection, video surveillance and electronic access control. Through Alarm.Org, we provide a wide range of information that will help consumers and businesses make smart security and life safety decisions.

Advances in technology are expanding the range of options available, making it easier than ever to customize security and life safety solutions to meet a wide variety of needs and budgets. Alarm.org provides extensive resources, including information about the latest technologies, reliable resources for installation and professional monitoring, as well as tips for using your system to its full potential. 

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