reading this blog the day it’s been published, we’re hopeful that you’re at the
Leadership Summit in Irving, Texas. If you’re in the middle of a meeting, wait
until you have a break, then read this so you can focus more intently.
Seriously, we hope you are at the summit.
If not, we encourage you to attend next year. It’s not just about eating meals, networking
and catching up with your friends and colleagues. We believe that at its core,
this summit is about learning.
a lot of sessions targeted as classroom training, but that’s not what we’re
talking about when we say "learning.”
gaining industry-wide knowledge and developing a broader perspective on where
our electronic security industry is headed, why it’s going in a certain
direction, and how it’s going to affect businesses such as yours. That’s why leaders (you) should attend.
Leadership Summit has now been around long enough that folks know to put it on
their calendar the second week of January.
We see a lot of familiar faces and are glad you see the value. At the same time, we encourage you to spread
the word to those not in attendance. For
our industry to continue developing in new directions, we need fresh faces, new
ideas and greater involvement. That
comes from throwing the net wide, and finding committed individuals looking to
pleased with the support ESA members and leadership show for this event, and
other ESA-supported events throughout the year.
Your commitment is visible, and we thank you. But we also want to ask you to spread the
word, encourage new people to attend in the future. That’s something we all can do.