DHI conNextions Conference & Expo has announced the formation of a first-ever Conference Advisory Board for its annual conference, being held this year at the Ernest Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, October 20-21, 2021. The annual conference offers a variety of topical learning tracks and sessions relevant to the dynamics and ongoing changes of the door security and safety industry. The newly formed Conference Advisory Board reflects such dynamics with leaders and subject matter experts representing the door and hardware distribution channel of manufacturers, distributors, and others allied to the industry.
The seven inaugural Conference Advisory Board members will aid conference management in the direction of conference topics and tracks for 2021 and future years. Annually, DHI conNextions offers attendees continued learning in the areas of Electronic Access Control, Business Management, Codes, and Technical subjects. The newly appointed board will address the trends in those categories and offer input on other topics that are currently affecting the door security and safety industry.
Members of the Conference Advisory Board will hold a two-year term and new advisory board members will be announced in 2023. The seven inaugural Conference Advisory Board members are:
- Mark Berger, President & Chief Product Officer, Securitech Group, Inc.
- Lori Greene, DAHC/CDC, FDAI, FDHI, CCPR, Manager-Codes & Resources, Allegion
- Brent Guiliani, Vice President, Baines Builders Products
- Rex Newcomer, CEO and President, DH Pace Company
- Ginny Powell, Product Marketing Specialist, Hager Companies
- Lisa Williams, Founder and Principal, Cap8 Doors & Hardware
- Mark Williams, Board Chairman, Partner Alliance for Safer Schools (PASS)
“We are always striving to offer a conference learning agenda that speaks to the many working parts and pieces of the door security and safety industry especially regulatory changes, technological developments and challenges, and the evolution of large topics like electronic access control,” said Jodi Chernouski, DHI conNextions Conference & Expo Show Manager. “The new advisory board is an exciting opportunity for these industry leaders to lend their individual expertise in these areas and provide further insight post-pandemic to topics like business management as our industry, like so many others has been heavily affected.”