The Electronic Security Association will hold their annual Leadership Summit in-person at the Omni Frisco,at the Dallas Cowboys Worldwide Headquarters, Oct. 4-7.

Hundreds of executives from the electronic security and life safety industry are set to gather to network, learn keys to success from other industries, and develop their ability to motivate and engage employees.

Event attendees can pre-schedule one-on-one meetings, share best practices, collaborate and get expert advice from pros inside and outside of the industry.

Summit Main Stage speakers include:

Dr. Ivan Joseph to talk about Deflecting Distractions and Building Team Grit

In Dr. Ivan Joseph’s keynote titled, “Building a High Performance Team,” leaders will learn how to articulate common values and a shared sense of purpose, create team cohesion, the foundation of elite team performance, and set higher expectations to achieve new levels of performance.

Chad Porter to Motivate and Inspire Leaders to Overcome Challenges

Chad Porter, best-selling author and coach, will deliver an address about overcoming obstacles and persevering. Walk with Chad as he recounts the obstacles he faces and listen to his uplifting message about perseverance, self-esteem, and accomplishing goals in his keynote titled, “Inspiring a Better You.”

Jeff Butler will Address Winning the Talent War

In his keynote titled, “Winning the Talent War,” Jeff Butler will speak about the complete employee lifecycle from hiring, managing to retaining. Each segment covers key areas where companies often lose their talent ranging from: mistakes in their recruitment process, to failing to adjust management styles to accommodate the changing workplace expectations.

Jennifer Currence to Encourage Executives to Lead from the Inside Out

“Leading From the Inside Out,” Jennifer Currence’s Leadership Summit keynote, will teach attendees how to achieve maximum results from their teams and businesses. Through best practices, attendees will understand who they are as a leader and how they can use this information to manage the performance of direct reports, communicate effectively with peers, and make strategic decisions that best benefit the organization and key stakeholders.

The Leadership Summit education  program will also speak to setting expectations and KPI’s, sales forecasting and pipeline management, retaining top talent and more. This event is tailored to industry executives from companies of any size who want to network, better their teams, and grow business. Meetings can be scheduled in advance through the Summit’s meeting-request platform that will also suggest professionals who share your interests.

Full Access registration gains you access to all of ESA’s premium content available at Leadership Summit, including mainstage presentations, breakout sessions, vendor tech talk presentations, networking events/receptions and one-on-one meetings.

Passes can be purchased ($599 for ESA Members and $799 for Non-Members) at

Virtual Passes grant access to recorded on-demand sessions and will be open to all registrants on Tuesday, Oct. 12. Access will remain open until the end of October.