2018 Award Categories including Sub-Categories

Access Control
  • Controllers - Stand-alone, Networked or Appliance Based Systems
  • Card Printers / ID Badging Systems
  • Cards & Credentials - Biometrics, Smartcards, Wiegand, RFID, Magnetic Stripe, Bar Code, etc.
  • Electronic / Mechanical Locks
  • Entry Control Solutions / Physical Barriers
  • Gate / Door Operators
  • Hosted / Managed Access Systems
  • Readers / Keypads
  • Telephone Entry Control / Intercom

Cabling Products and Accessories
  • Cable & Structured Wiring
  • Cable & Wiring Accessories - Connectors, Wiring Harnesses, Terminals

Commercial Automation, Control Systems & Networking
  • Building Automation Software / Systems
  • Digital Signage
  • HVAC Control / Energy Management
  • IT / Networking
  • Lighting Control Systems
  • PBX & VoIP, Cloud Based Phone Systems

Dealer Services
  • Business Operations
  • Compliance Software/Service
  • Financial Software
  • Fleet Tracking
  • Marketing Support Services

Digital Health/Well-Being Systems
  • PERS
  • Activity Sensing / Medicine Management
  • Connected Fitness
  • Mobile Tracking / mPERS

Fire / Life Safety
  • Cellular / Radio Communicators
  • Controllers & Control Panels - Analog, Addressable, Conventional systems
  • Detection Appliances - Smoke/Heat/Gas Detection Devices
  • Emergency Communications / Voice Evacuation Systems
  • Notification Appliances - Annunciators, Strobes & Audible devices

Installation/Service Tools
  • Productivity Mobile Applications
  • Tools / Testers

Intrusion Systems
  • Cellular / Radio Communicators
  • Controllers & Control Panels
  • Detection Sensors - Annunciators, Strobes & Audible devices
  • DIY Security
  • Notification Appliances - Motion, Contacts, Environmental
  • Outdoor Detection

Mobile Apps for Consumers
  • Commercial App for Security / Life Safety Systems
  • Residential App for Security / Life Safety Systems
  • Residential App for Life Style

Monitoring (Central Station)
  • Alarm Monitoring for End User
  • Enhanced/Verified Monitoring
  • Interactive Services for End User
  • GPS/Mobile Tracking
  • Managed Access
  • Managed Video
  • Dealer App
  • Receiver / Hardware
  • Software

Smart Home - Electronics, Control Systems & Networking
  • Architectural Speakers
  • Audio / Video Receivers
  • Electronic Door Locks / Garage Door Controls
  • Energy Management Controls / Systems
  • Home Automation / Home Control Systems
  • IT / Networking
  • Lighting Control Systems
  • Multi-Room/ Distributed Audio Systems
  • Power Management Systems
  • Structure Cabling Systems & A/V Wire
  • TV's / Projectors / Screens
  • Internet of Things (IoT) Device

Specialty Products & Services
  • Power Supplies & Batteries
  • Solar
  • Surge Protection
  • Drones
  • Robots
  • Other

Video Surveillance
  • Megapixel / HD Cameras
  • Analog Cameras
  • Digital Recording & Network Storage
  • Hosted & Managed Video Systems (VSaaS)
  • Housings, Enclosures, Mounts
  • IP Cameras
  • Lenses
  • Monitors
  • Multiplexers, Scanners, Encoders & Switching Systems
  • Video Analytics
  • Video Management Software
"ESX is the best way in the industry to network with peers to grow your business."
— Jamie Vos | Security Solutions NW | WA
"ESX is the best show in the security industry to learn new ways to grow my business and to network with people who are very knowledgeable and passionate about what we do."
— Jacob Engel | Strauss Security Solutions | IA
"I was challenged to think outside the box. Seminars were inspiring and made me think about the future of our business in a proactive way."
— John Yohe | Security Unlimited Professionals | OH
"We had breakfast with a new intercom provider — and we quoted it the first day back to the office."
— Chris Gilbert | Security Pros, LLC | KY
"I enjoyed the interactions I was able to have with other owners at ESX. It seems like everyone has the same problems!"
— Agnes Albright | Security Alarm Corporation | FL
"The speakers and education programming as a whole were top notch. If you didn’t attend — you missed out."
— LJ Lynes | Stanley Security | MS
"As a business owner and the sales manager, time away from my day-to-day operations is expensive — but the insight, education, connections, and business intelligence gleaned from my time at ESX was priceless."
— Sofia Aguilar | A-1 Security | CO
"You can get what you want out of this show. There’s been a lot of great ideas gained from ESX."
— Dee Ann Harn, RFI Enterprises, CEO | CA

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