Inaugural Access Control Summit (ACS) Set for D.C., Sept. 28

May 17, 2023
Lee Odess brings together industry leaders transforming the access control and smart lock industry

WASHINGTON, D.C.—The Inaugural Access Control Summit (ACS), a premier event for the access control and smart lock industry, is set to take place on Sept. 28th at the AIADC in Washington, D.C. This exclusive summit will gather the most influential executives and thought leaders from large, small, public, private, and global companies, providing a unique opportunity for networking, knowledge sharing, and industry growth.

Under the theme "Transform," ACS23 aims to address the pressing issues and present the innovation and initiatives in the access control and smart lock industry. With a curated audience of 100-150 executives, including C-Suite representatives from HID, dormakaba, Salto, LenelS2, ACRE, Wavelynx, Brivo, Kastle, Quantal Security, SwiftConnect, ZKTeco, and more, ACS23 promises a vibrant and collaborative environment.

Unlike traditional conferences, ACS23 is focused on quality rather than sponsorships. To maintain the highest standards, sponsorships will not be accepted. Instead, the success of ACS23 relies on the support of its attendees. Non-Access Control Executive Brief tickets are available for $2,000, while members can request a promo code for a discounted rate of $1,000.

"Our goal is to provide an unparalleled experience for our attendees," said Lee Odess, CEO of the Access Control Executive Brief and show creator. "We want to ensure that every detail is taken care of, from meals to entertainment, so that our participants can fully immerse themselves in the summit and take advantage of the valuable insights and connections available."

ACS23 will feature a lineup of distinguished speakers, including Antony Slumbers, renowned proptech expert, who will deliver the keynote speech on space as a service and the future of work. Additionally, Brian Ruttenbur of Imperial Capital will keynote during lunch, presenting exclusive data and insights from a comprehensive report the Access Control Executive Brief will be releasing after the summit.

The summit will offer interactive sessions, panel discussions, and fireside chats, providing ample opportunities for attendees to engage with leaders, innovators, and disruptors in the industry. By participating in ACS23, attendees will expand their network, gain industry knowledge, and help shape the future of the access control and smart lock industry.

The exclusive media partner for ACS23 is the Endeavor Business Media Security Group, including Locksmith Ledger, Security Business and Security Technology Executive magazines and, providing pre- and post-coverage of the event, as well as interviews and articles on the research and data presented.

The Security Industry Association (SIA) is the exclusive association partner for ACS23.

Join us at ACS23 for an exclusive opportunity to connect, learn, and grow with top executives and leaders in the access control and smart lock industry. To see current speakers and to register, visit