Skip to Content

Tag: George De Marco


General News

ESX Innovation Award winners announced

July 28, 2020SSN Staff

DALLAS—ESX is proud to announce the category winners in its 2020 ESX Innovation Award competition. These products and services were selected by an independent panel of judges based on a set of criteria that considered innovation, end user experience, response to market need and more.“We are proud to highlight next gen products and services that create new opportunities for security professionals to deliver what end users want,” ESX Chair George De Marco said in the announcement. “Many...

Electronic Security Association (ESA), ESX 2020 ESX TechVision Challenge 2020 winners, George De Marco


Read Full Articlered right arrow icon

General News

Ryan Estis named opening keynote for ESX 2020

January 29, 2020Paul Ragusa, Editor

NASHVILLE, Tenn.—Business leader and speaker Ryan Estis will keynote Electronic Security Expo (ESX) 2020, held at the Music City Center here June 9-12.Estis, who spent 15 years helping companies connect with employees and customers, will offer practical advice for cultivating a healthy workplace. Estis also publishes original research on sales and leadership trends, and blogs regularly on business performance.“We're thrilled to have Ryan Estis as our keynote for ESX 2020. He's an incredible...

ESX 2020, George De Marco, Keynote Speaker, Ryan Estis


Read Full Articlered right arrow icon

On The Editor's Desk

Recent ADT and Alarm.com deals making waves

October 30, 2019Paul Ragusa, Editor

Recent mega deals — Alarm.com acquiring OpenEye and ADT bringing on I-View Now — couldn't be timelieras this month's News Poll looks at the topic of M&A, which seems to be as active as ever with big deals hitting what seems like weekly. These two deals, which happened within the same week, are making waves in both the residential and commercial markets. SSN caught up with John Mack, executive vice president and co-head of Investment Banking with Imperial Capital, which represented OpenEye...

George De Marco, Imperial Capital, John Mack, M&A


Read Full Articlered right arrow icon

General News

ESX to welcome Paws and Think therapy dogs to showroom floor

May 29, 2019Ginger Hill, Managing Editor

INDIANAPOLIS—Back in July of 2000, Baha Men released the song “Who Let the Dogs Out?” that quickly climbed the charts to reach a spot on the Top 40 list in the United States. Since that time, approximately 19 years, when people hear this song, they are still left to wonder who actually DID let the dogs out. Well, looks like SSN has “sniffed out” and discovered the answer! The responsible party? ESX!At ESX 2019 in Indy on Tuesday, June 4th, 4pm to 5pm, and Wednesday June...

ESX, ESX 2019, George De Marco, Kelsey Burton, PassionateSecurity, Paws and Think, therapy dogs


Read Full Articlered right arrow icon

On The Editor's Desk

SSN exclusive Q&A with ESX Chairman George De Marco

May 22, 2019Paul Ragusa, Editor

With ESX 2019 just a few weeks away, SSN caught up with ESX Chairman George De Marco to talk about the upcoming conference and expo in Indianapolis, June 3-6, his views on the industry and what he thinks are the greatest challenges and opportunities within security today. SSN: As the Premier Media Sponsor for the ESX Conference again this year, Security Systems News is excited to support and participate in the conference and expo. What are you most looking forward to at this year's ESX Conference? De...

ESX 2019, George De Marco


Read Full Articlered right arrow icon

On The Editor's Desk

ESX Innovation Awards to recognize top products at Expo

May 15, 2019Paul Ragusa, Editor

Each year, the ESX Innovation Awards program recognizes outstanding products and services that drive the electronic security and life safety industry forward. This year's winners will receive their awards on the expo floor at ESX on June 4 and be featured in the Innovation Awards Showcase during expo hours, June 4-5 at the Indianapolis Convention Center. To determine the best from each category, judges select winners from a pool of applications from manufacturers and service providers, serving the...

ESX 2019, ESX Innovation Awards, George De Marco


Read Full Articlered right arrow icon

General News

ESX closing keynote panel to focus on school safety

May 10, 2018SSN Staff

NASHVILLE, Tenn.—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 comprised of industry representatives will address the recurrence of violence in U.S. schools, and ways to make learning environments safer for children.The three panelists are all passionate about improving school safety and security, and each member was chosen for their unique perspective. Together, they will...

A3 Communications, Brian Thomas, ESX, George De Marco, Guy Grace, Ryan Petty


Read Full Articlered right arrow icon

Monitoring Matters

ESX 2018 registration is open

November 1, 2017Spencer Ives

In mid-October, ESX opened registration for ESX 2018, to be held in Nashville, Tenn., June 19-22. “To open the event to even more industry professionals, ESX is launching registration with budgeting season in mind,” the announcement read. "It takes people to drive profits," ESX chairman George De Marco said in a prepared statement. "At a time when market competition has never been fiercer, it's important to invest in your people—to fuel their development. Launching registration...

ESX, ESX 2018, George De Marco


Read Full Articlered right arrow icon

General News

What truly makes an event meaningful?

June 21, 2017George De Marco

NASHVILLE, Tenn.—It's a wrap on the 10th annual Electronic Security Expo (ESX), which took place here June 13-16. Connections were made. Ideas were shared. And quality conversations were had.As a nationwide event, open exclusively to the electronic security and life safety industry, the 2017 program was designed to allow passionate professionals the ability to learn more, share more, and interact more than ever before. And ESX, again, delivered in big ways.Each Main Stage event welcomed more...

ESX 2017, George De Marco


Read Full Articlered right arrow icon

General News

ESX announces 2017 innovation award winners

May 24, 2017SSN Staff

NASHVILLE, Tenn.—The Electronic Security Expo announced the winners (see list below) for its 2017 Innovation Awards, recognizing outstanding products and services that drive the electronic security and life safety industry forward.Winners will be featured at ESX 2017, June 13-16 in Nashville, Tenn., and all entrants are listed in the ESX Product Preview Brochure, delivered to 20,000 industry professionals through print and digital distributions. In addition, the top ten category winners will...

ESX 2017, ESX Innovation Awards, George De Marco


Read Full Articlered right arrow icon