At this year’s PSA TEC, held May 16-19 in Denver, as well as virtually May 24-26, some themes came up over and over again — particularly the ongoing supply chain crisis and workforce challenges as well as more positive themes of new technologies and services.
At the 15th annual Milestone Integration Platform Symposium (MIPS), held at the Gaylord Texan Resort in Grapevine, Texas February 17-19, Milestone sought to drive home a singular message, which was also the tagline for the event: The Power of Open. With a variety of general and breakout sessions — including keynotes by not one but two noted futurists — the company debuted some big news as well as discussed the future roadmap for both products and the larger scale trends, particularly cloud.
The Electronic Security Expo (ESX) is quickly becoming the “UNevent,” redefining the traditional purpose of industry shows within the electronic security and life safety channel, the organization described in its ESX 2018 wrap-up. The event, held June 19-22 in Nashville, stated its mission was “to bring leaders together to learn more, share more and interact more.”
ESX has revealed meet and greets, live music and more as part of its ESX Central Stage programming. Beginning June 20 at 1 p.m. and continuing throughout the Expo, the Central Stage will provide free entertainment and interactive events to attendees.
ESX will focus its final Main Stage session on enhancing school security during the Closing Keynote Luncheon, starting at 12:15 p.m. on Friday, June 22. A mixed panel comprising industry representatives will address the recurrence of violence in schools and ways to bring a safer learning environment for children.
Guardian Protection Services hosted its annual dealer conference in Las Vegas April 10-12, in conjunction with ISC West, where they discussed the company’s mission and vision and recognized Guardian dealers’ accomplishments with the exciting special agent theme of “Mission: Possible.”
The Security Industry Association announced winners of the SIA New Product Showcase Awards Program. Winners were recognized on stage at ISC West 2018, North America’s largest security tradeshow, and IPConfigure took top honors as Best in Show.