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GSX Networking Events

Security Connections, Multiplied.

Connections are made all throughout GSX—in sessions, receptions, lunches, and the exhibit hall—you never know who you’ll meet next! And there’s no better place to network with the global security community than these must-attend events.

ASIS Town Hall Meeting

Sunday, 19 September | 4:00 – 5:30 pm

ASIS is committed to being accessible and collaborative and keep an open line of communication between ASIS staff and membership. These Town Hall meetings are an example of how we intend to deliver on that promise—in person in Atlanta and throughout the year online.

Young Professionals Reception

Sunday, 19 September | 9:00 pm – 12 midnight

Join the Young Professionals Community and other colleagues from across the security industry for a special 10 year anniversary celebration of the Young Professionals group. More information to come soon on the location and details on how to register.

Networking Lunch

Monday, 21 September | 12:30 – 2:00 pm

Back by popular demand! After a morning of exchanging ideas in the conference sessions, take a break and continue the conversations over lunch while meeting new friends.
Tickets required; included with All-Access Pass.

Welcome Reception

Monday, 21 September | 4:30 – 6:30 pm

Start GSX 2020 off on a high note by greeting old friends and making new ones at the Welcome Reception in the exhibit hall. Enjoy the Oktoberfest theme with a Beer Garden and plenty of food, beverages, and camaraderie. This event is open to all attendees and exhibitors. Tickets required; included with All-Access Pass or purchase online.

Women in Security Reception

Monday, 21 September | 6:30 – 8:30 pm

Join the ASIS Women in Security Council and other professionals from across the industry for a fun evening of networking. Additional information coming soon.

ASIS Happy Hour

Tuesday, 22 September | 4:15 – 5:30 pm

While exploring the GSX exhibit hall, relax and chat with other attendees and exhibitors during the happy hour. Enjoy complimentary drinks as you discuss the events of the day. Open to all.

Awards Reception featuring the Outstanding Security Performance Awards & Karen Marquez Honor

Tuesday, 22 September | 4:30 – 6:00 pm

Join your friends and colleagues for a reception as we celebrate our industry’s biggest achievements. Many of our ASIS chapter members will be honored, and we will be recognizing the winner of the Karen Marquez Honor. In addition, the event will feature the U.S. Outstanding Security Performance Awards (OSPAs), which recognize and reward companies and individuals across the security sector. Tickets required (included with All-Access Pass or available for purchase at registration).

ASIS President’s Reception

Wednesday, 23 September | 5:30 – 8:30 pm

This is it; the can’t-miss event of GSX 2020! Who doesn’t love a high-energy party to wrap up the week with your friends and colleagues? For this special event, we’ll be heading over to Restaurant Row very near the Convention Center for the security industry’s biggest and best Block Party! You’ll enjoy the food and atmosphere of several of Atlanta’s hot eateries and dance to live entertainment, while mixing with your colleagues and friends for some top-notch networking. This event is open to all attendees and exhibitors. Tickets required; included with All-Access Pass or purchase online.

Check back in the coming months for additional details about our networking events.


GSX was amazing! I got my money’s worth and more with the education sessions and networking opportunities.
Matthew Porcelli, CPP | Security Manager, Harvard Protection Services
From the breakout training sessions to the evening social events, the overall experience was amazing. If this was a representation of this event, I will be an attendee for life.
Chris Kopp | Sergeant, Lockdown International, LLC
GSX proved to be an informative and refreshing change to the traditional security show formats.
Kevin Brooks | General Manager, BMK Consulting
GSX was a great experience for me. I was able to meet with CEO’s, Directors of Sales, and Sales Reps. on security products that my company sells, services, and installs. Thank you GSX!
Robert Martinez | President / CEO, RJR Communications Technologies
Great overall show experience, the recent changes have definitely added value! If you haven’t attended in past two years you have not experienced GSX. I am looking forward to the ongoing changes and improvements, which are definitely making GSX the go to event.
David Jarrett | Senior Physical Security Adviser, Southern California Edison
GSX was an invaluable experience. I am transitioning from Law Enforcement over to private sector security management.  The education and networking opportunities here are a tremendous advantage. It’s helping me jump start my next career!
Scott Gwinn | Asst. Manager of Security Operations, Allied Universal
GSX has something for everyone. Whether you are new to the industry or a seasoned veteran, you will always find something new and exciting at GSX.
Anthony Haney, CPP | General Manager, G4S Secure Solutions (USA) Inc.
GSX is absolutely vital to building and maintaining relationships with vendors, technology experts, and other security professionals. These relationships, along with the technical information gained at the events, persist through the years and enable our business. I can’t afford to miss the event – it always pays for itself many times over.
Michael Dye | Systems Engineer, Lockheed Martin
GSX provides a one-stop-shop to make a year’s worth of industry exchange and business relationships. It is simply the best use of any security professionals’s time to get a complete overview of the state of the industry.
Guillaume Banville | Cluster Security Manager, AWS
I have attended for 25 years and find the changes to be refreshing. I especially like the opportunity to experience technology first-hand and meet with people I would not otherwise get to talk with.
Teresa Stanford | VP, Account Management, Security Engineers
My experience at GSX was an excellent one. If there’s only one event I can attend the entire year, it would be GSX. From innovative products and solutions, to expert advice, career opportunities, honorable guest speakers, education, training, and networking; where else can you find this?
James Harrell III | Assistant Vice President, City National Bank
GSX is an amazingly beneficial investment for myself and my company. The opportunity for learning, presenting, and networking is unparalleled in the industry. GSX has something for everyone. I am looking forward to GSX 2019 in Chicago!
Jeffrey Slotnick | President, Setracon Inc.