The ESX Community is a group of passionate professionals who share, learn and brainstorm each year to elevate their game both personally and professionally. To create, support and energize this community, ESX focuses on quality engagements and creative ways to interact and break the ice.
ESX’s networking lineup of events and experiences include Main Stage Programming — luncheons, breakfasts and general sessions — cocktail receptions, casual pub crawls, award ceremonies and more!
Join us for hors d’oeuvres, drinks and live music as we launch a week of connecting, sharing and moving the industry forward! We’ll kick off ESX 2018 and honor ESA’s Weinstock Person of the Year and reveal TMA's Excellence Award winners.
Visit the Music City’s hottest nightlife with industry friends. ESX’s Crawl is an exciting opportunity to share experiences, catch up with friends and make new ones in a casual atmosphere. Let’s see what the honky-tonks have to offer in 2018!
In this Main Stage session, we hit the fast forward button. Prepare to meet visionary leaders that will help you rethink the future of the industry and your company. This interactive panel discussion will identify disruptive technologies and emerging trends that will help navigate the changing competitive landscape, and pinpoint the opportunities and challenges likely to impact your company and our industry.
Opening Keynote Luncheon
This inspirational Main Stage session will leave you uplifted and eager for the next few days of programming. ESX is not only about taking best practices back to your organization, but it’s also a place for re-energizing yourself and reinvigorating your passion for your business. Insights from this session come from beyond the industry, taking you on an intellectual and emotional journey that will inspire your drive for success.
Top business strategists and leadership experts are featured in this Main Stage session. These thought leaders will provide compelling perspectives and concrete ideas on how to successfully grow and nurture your company, allowing you to innovate, compete and win.
Closing Keynote Luncheon
This Main Stage event identifies and discusses the trends, challenges and opportunities in keeping our communities safe through industry partnerships with law enforcement, fire officials and first responders. The college-bound son or daughter of a first responder will be awarded ESA’s Youth Scholarship.