For more than 20 years, we have hosted the Barnes Buchanan Conference with our co-host, Barnes Associates. The conference is the premier financing and acquisition conference for the alarm monitoring industry. This year's conference will be held from Thursday, February 9 to Saturday, February 11, 2023 at The Breakers in Palm Beach. Register for your spot here.
The conference agenda can be viewed here or below.
1:05 - 2:15 p.m. Lender Panel Greg Buscone – Eastern Bank Mark Melendes – CIBC Bank C.J. Pascarella – PNC Bank John Robuck – Capital One Joe Thompson – Moderator
2:15 - 3:00 p.m. Company Presentations Custom Alarm – Melissa Brinkman Dynamark Monitoring – Trey Alter Kimberlite – Joey Rao-Russell Rob Jones – Moderator
3:00 - 3:30 p.m. Break
3:30 - 4:00 p.m. Presentation: Industry Influencer Eric Garner – Pye Barker Fire & Safety
4:00 - 5:00 p.m. Panel Discussion: The Industry - 2028 and Beyond Robert Chefitz – Egis Capital Partners Daniel Oppenheim – Affiliated Monitoring Pam Petrow – Vector Security Don Young – ADT Mary Ann Dunham – Moderator
5:00 - 5:15 p.m. Recognition of SDM’s Dealer of the Year Custom Alarm – Melissa Brinkman
6:30 - 9:00 p.m. Cocktail/ Dinner Party
Friday, February 10
7:30 - 8:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast
8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Presentation: Alarm Industry and Market Overview Michael Barnes – Barnes Associates Including supplemental presentations by: Kirk MacDowell – MacGuard Security Advisors Joe Thompson – Barnes Associates Note: There will be a Break from 10:00 – 10:30 a.m.