ESX 2020 is proceeding as planned. View our statement on COVID-19
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About ESX

2020 marks the 13th anniversary of the Electronic Security Expo (ESX). A joint collaboration between the Electronic Security Association (ESA) and The Monitoring Association (TMA), ESX showcases the best-of-the-best in product and service technology from the electronic security and life safety industry’s most respected service and product suppliers in a community-focused forum to provide an open, productive exchange of knowledge, experience, strategy, and tools—all aimed at advancing professionalism and maximizing business growth.

Join us for ESX 2020 in Nashville!

Schedule at-a-glance

Monday,
June 8

  • TMA Meetings

    2:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Tuesday, 
June 9

  • ESA and TMA Meetings

    7:00 am - 5:00 pm

  • Registration

    12:00 pm - 6:30 pm

  • Opening Celebration

    6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Wednesday,
June 10

  • Registration

    7:30 am - 5:30 pm

  • Opening Keynote

    8:00 am - 9:30 am

  • Education Sessions

    9:45 am - 10:45 am

  • Exhibitor Trainings

    9:45 am - 10:45 am

  • OpenXchange Panel

    11:00 am - 12:00 pm

  • Expo

    12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

  • Exhibitor Trainings

    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

  • ESX Central Roundtables

    2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

  • Innovation Awards Presentation

    3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

  • New - Expo Reception

    4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Thursday, 
June 11

  • Registration

    8:30 am - 5:00 pm

  • General Session

    8:45 am - 10:00 am

  • Expo

    10:00 am - 4:00 pm

  • Education Sessions

    10:30 am - 11:30 am

  • Exhibitor Trainings

    10:30 am - 11:30 am

  • New - Tech Tours

    12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

  • Exhibitor Trainings

    12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

  • Exhibitor Trainings

    1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

  • ESX Central Roundtables

    2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

  • Education Sessions

    2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

  • Exhibitor Trainings

    2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

  • ESA and TMA Receptions

    3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

  • Pub Crawl

    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Friday, 
June 12

  • Registration

    8:00 am - 1:00 pm

  • Education Sessions

    8:30 am - 9:30 am

  • Education Sessions

    9:45 am - 10:45 am

  • Education Sessions

    11:00 am - 12:00 pm

  • Closing Keynote

    12:15 pm - 1:30 pm

Education

It is critical for security and life safety professionals to enhance their industry knowledge and hone their business skills. ESX’s educational program delivers best practices and new concepts to help businesses and companies achieve operational and financial excellence and gain valuable business intelligence on trends, technology, and opportunities. 

Grow Your
Business
Share innovative ideas to increase your top line revenues, offer new products, invigorate your sales, and build a customer-centric team.
Sponsored by 
 
MAXIMIZING YOUR
MONITORING
CENTER
Zeroes in on next-generation monitoring technologies, services, and management techniques that deliver meaningful operational improvements.
 
Rethink
the Future
Gives you the broadcast perspective of what lies ahead and how to prepare yourself for fast-paced, business-changing breakthroughs.
Sponsored by 
 
Run
Your Company
Focuses on innovative ways to lead and manage your company, including operations, finance, and customer service.
 

Innovation Awards

ESX’s Innovation Awards distinguish innovation and excellence in the industry — and identify the next-gen products and services that will offer significant opportunity for growth. Companies that serve the electronic security and life safety industry are encouraged to enter products/services that benefit end users’ experience and those that benefit dealers, integrators or monitoring companies’ top line revenues and bottom line results.

Learn More  Submit an Entry

Networking Events

Opening Celebration

Tuesday, June 9
6:00-7:30 p.m.

Expo
Happy Hour

Wednesday, June 10
4:00-5:00 p.m.

TMA & ESA
Receptions in Expo

Thursday, June 11
3:00-4:00 p.m.

Pub Crawl

Thursday, June 11
7:00-10:00 p.m.

HOTEL AND TRAVEL

ESX 2020 follows the Country Music Association (CMA) Fest in Nashville. We expect hotels to sell out and have secured discounted rates at hotels within walking distance to the Convention Center. We recommend booking as soon as possible. The cut-off date for the ESX room blocks is Thursday, May 7.

Logistics

EXHIBIT AND SPONSORSHIP

ESX 2020 is a must-attend event for the electronic security and life safety industry’s most innovative and influential leaders. This means an opportunity to have face-to-face conversations with over 1,800 industry specialists looking to partner with security integration, life safety, and monitoring companies at the ESX 2020 Expo. Partner Opportunities are designed to maximize your leadership, visibility, traffic, and overall networking experience at the conference.

Exhibit/Sponsorship  Opportunities

Exhibitor Resources  Floor Plan

Contact Our Sales Team

Jim Conlon

312.673.4856
jconlon@esxweb.com

Mike Gallego

312.673.5547
mgallego@esxweb.com

THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS AND MEDIA PARTNERS

FAQs

What is ESX?

The Electronic Security Expo (ESX) is a joint collaboration between the Electronic Security Association (ESA) and The Monitoring Association (TMA). ESX showcases the best-of-the-best in product and service technology from the security and life safety industry’s most respected service and product suppliers in a community-focused forum to provide an open, productive exchange of knowledge, experience, strategy, and tools—all aimed at advancing professionalism and maximizing business growth.

Where can I find information about hotels and travel?

Visit our Hotel & Travel page for information about hotel blocks and transportation.

When is ESX 2020? Where is it being held?

ESX will take place June 9–12, 2020 in Nashville, Tennessee at the Music City Center.

Does ESX have social media?

Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and YouTube.

Who should attend ESX?

Professionals in the electronic security and life safety industry.

Who can I contact with questions about exhibit and sponsorship?

General Exhibit and Sponsorship:

Jim Conlon or 312-673-4865

Mike Gallego or 312-673-5547

 

Exhibit Fulfilment: Cassie Trost or 312-673-5578

 

Sponsor Fulfilment: Kayley Pitman or 312-673-5923

 

Payment: Amber McKnight or 312-673-4895

How much does it cost to attend ESX?

A breakdown of pass costs and benefits can be found on our Registration page.

Who can I contact about ads?

Jim Conlon or 312-673-4865

Mike Gallego or 312-673-5547

Is ESX 2020 postponed/cancelled due to COVID-19?

View our statement on Coronavirus (COVID-19) here

What does my booth include?

Each 10x10 booth comes with the following:

  • 8’ high back wall drape
  • 3’ high side rail
  • Booth ID sign (44”x7”h)

Included with registration, each 10x10 booth gets the following:

  • New this year – One all-access pass
  • Four exhibit-only passes
  • New this year – All-access upgrade for $250
  • Carpeting, furnishings, electrical, etc. are additional costs

Who can I contact with questions?

Education:
Alexis Bauer Kolak or 312-673-4777

 

Registration:
Danielle Bartodziej or 312-673-4798

 

Sales:
Jim Conlon or 312-673-4856; Mike Gallego or 312-673-5547

 

Exhibit Fulfillment:
Cassie Trost or 312-673-5578

 

Sponsor Fulfillment:
Kayley Pitman or 312-673-5923

 

Exhibit/Sponsor Payment:
Amber McKnight or 312-673-4895

What are the Innovation Awards?

The Innovation Awards distinguish innovation and excellence in the industry — and identify the next-gen products and services that will offer significant opportunity for growth. Companies that serve the industry are encouraged to enter products/services that benefit end users’ experience and those that benefit dealers, integrators or monitoring companies’ top line revenues and bottom line results. Contact Alexis Bauer Kolak or 312-673-4777 for more information.

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