Last Chance for Discounts
Registration prices for the 2016 ESA Leadership Summit, set for Jan. 21 to Feb. 3 at the Wild Horse Pass Hotel & Casino in Chandler, Ariz., will rise from $349 to $449 on Jan. 1, 2016, with Rising Leader registration increasing from $249 to $349 as well. The special hotel room rate of $159 ends soon, so act quickly! Leadership Summit provides a wealth of information and experiences unavailable anywhere else at a price point competitive with other industry gatherings. Act quickly to take advantage of lower pricing and register for the electronic security industry’s premiere leadership event of 2016!
Sneak Peek at Summit Seminars
This year’s seminars cover a wide range of topics meant to keep you at the forefront of the shifting electronic security industry. Improv expert Avish Parashar will focus on ways for business leaders to improvise, adapt and innovate to surmount common stresses in business, as well as how to harness their creativity to be better problem solvers. Matthew H. Meade will share his knowledge on data security and privacy and how to maintain both for your business. Robert Harris will talk about the role of associations in the contemporary business world, and Shelley Row will focus on eliminating time-wasting mistakes that sap your business of productivity as well as using intuition and insight for better business decision making. Gene Marks will update attendees on the latest technologies and tools to keep your business at the cutting edge of the industry, while sales expert Richard Farrell will share the secrets of bringing your sales force into the 21st century. Click here for the Summit schedule to read more about the Summit seminars.
Speed Networking Returns for 2016

The hit “speed networking” event is returning for Leadership Summit 2016! This year’s event is a 90-minute blitz of meeting with potential business connections sponsored by Altronix and Security America RRG. The event is set for 5 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 1, ending early enough to allow for newly-connected colleagues to continue their conversations elsewhere if they so choose. Be sure to bring plenty of business cards and be ready to mingle!

Cowboy Up at the Diamond Event
This year’s Diamond Event, sponsored by Interlogix, will take attendees to the Wild West at Rawhide Western Town and Steakhouse! Participants will enjoy a full barbecue meal, ice cream and an open bar while listening to a three-piece band and playing frontier –era games in an authentic Wild West setting. Activities will include a tour of the town and its various attractions, opportunities for shopping and blacksmithing demonstrations. To cap off the evening, the winner of this year’s Morris F. Weinstock award will be announced!
Access to Online Networking Tool Coming Soon!
Our popular online networking tool will re-open for this year’s Leadership Summit! Access, accompanied by instructions on how to navigate the tool, will be sent out to registrants on Jan. 4, 2016. Registrants will be able to find each other, view profile information and set up appointments prior to their arrival. This, along with dedicated meeting time built into the summit’s schedule, will allow attendees to spend their time more efficiently to make invaluable industry connections. Register now to begin taking advantage of this unique opportunity!
Monday, February 1
5:00 PM – 6:30 PM
“Speed Networking”
Tuesday, February 2
9:30 AM – 10:30 AM
Tuesday General Session Featuring:
Keynote Presentation - Performance Excellence–The Employee Factor, presented by Dennis Snow
1:00 PM – 2:30 PM
Interactive Session:
What Keeps You Up at Night 2016, facilitated by George De Marco, Kelly Bond & Steve Firestone
2:45 PM -3:45 PM
Seminar-Ding Happens! How to Improvise, Adapt, and Innovate in an Ever-Changing World!, presented by Avish Parashar
4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Seminar-Improvised Innovation! How to Unleash Creativity and Leap Ahead of the Competition, presented by Avish Parashar
6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Diamond Event
• Morris F. Weinstock Person of the Year Announcement
Wednesday, February 3
9:30 AM – 2:30 PM
Interactive Session: Marketing Report Card, facilitated by Adele Cehrs
1:30 PM – 2:30 PM
Keynote Presentation: Your Growth & Opportunities Over the Next 2 Years: The Latest Political, Economic, And Technological Trends That Will Dominate Your Business Through 2017, presented by Gene Marks
2:45 PM -3:45 PM
Seminar-Stop These Time-Wasting, Brain-Draining Mistakes, presented Shelley Row
4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Seminar-Use Your Gut Effective Decision-Making in an Over-Thinking World, presented by Shelley Row
4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Seminar-Selling Has Nothing to Do With Selling, presented by Richard Farrell
5:00 PM – 6:30 PM
Closing Event
View the entire schedule