Johnson Controls offers National Sports Safety and Security Conference and Exhibition preview

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Presenting sponsor Johnson Controls will showcase its smart solutions and benefits of an enterprise-wide view of venues

MILWAUKEE (June 26, 2018) — Johnson Controls will lead thought-provoking sessions and showcase smart stadium solutions at the 2018 National Sports Safety and Security Conference and Exhibition, presented by the National Center for Spectator Sports Safety and Security (NCS4), in Louisville, Kentucky, from July 9 through July 12, 2018. Conference activities include:

Enhancing Situational Awareness through Smarter Sports & Entertainment Venues
Tuesday, July 10 at 9:30 a.m. ET

Brian Young, chief commercial officer at Johnson Controls, will deliver a keynote on how broadening customers’ views beyond individual security systems to create an enterprise-wide view of their venue can not only make venues safer and more secure, but also smarter, increasing fan engagement and satisfaction, and improving operational efficiency. He will share examples of solutions and processes that have helped Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium at The Johnson Controls Hall of Fame Village become a smart stadium that’s connected, safe and secure.
“By taking a holistic view of their systems and technologies, it’s easier for venues to deliver a safe and secure venue.” -- Brian Young, chief commercial officer at Johnson Controls

Situational Awareness and Technology Fusion Breakout Sessions
Wednesday, July 11 from 9 – 10 a.m. ET and 10 – 11 a.m. ET

Jim Nannini, vice president of building wide systems integration, Building Solutions, North America at Johnson Controls, will cover how to integrate information from multiple technology sources with human input for effective decision making and response management. Additional session participants include:

  • Kirk Compton, vice president digital practice, Dimension Data
  • Chris Jenkins, advisory engineer, Dell Technologies

Johnson Controls will showcase at booth #129 the extended solutions and combined capabilities that are the result of its integration with Tyco, allowing them to deliver a safer, smarter, more comfortable and connected venue. Visitors to the booth will have the chance to discover the benefits of integrating facility-wide systems and taking an enterprise-wide view of venues.

“By taking a holistic view of their systems and technologies, it’s easier for venues to deliver a safe and secure venue,” said Brian Young, chief commercial officer at Johnson Controls. “Along with improved security, venues that embrace technology and systems integration can ensure world-class fan experience, enhance operational efficiency and their bottom line.”

In addition to his keynote, Young will receive the Sports Security Innovator Award, presented by Security Industry Association (SIA) on Wednesday, July 11 at 11 a.m. The award is presented to a member of SIA who has demonstrated innovation by developing next-generation solutions to sports safety and security challenges.

About Johnson Controls
Johnson Controls is a global diversified technology and multi-industrial leader serving a wide range of customers in more than 150 countries. Our 120,000 employees create intelligent buildings, efficient energy solutions, integrated infrastructure and next generation transportation systems that work seamlessly together to deliver on the promise of smart cities and communities. Our commitment to sustainability dates back to our roots in 1885, with the invention of the first electric room thermostat. We are committed to helping our customers win and creating greater value for all of our stakeholders through strategic focus on our buildings and energy growth platforms. For additional information, please visit or follow us @johnsoncontrols on Twitter.

About Johnson Controls Building Technologies & Solutions
Johnson Controls Building Technologies & Solutions is making the world safer, smarter and more sustainable – one building at a time. Our technology portfolio integrates every aspect of a building – whether security systems, energy management, fire protection or HVACR – to ensure that we exceed customer expectations at all times. We operate in more than 150 countries through our unmatched network of branches and distribution channels, helping building owners, operators, engineers and contractors enhance the full lifecycle of any facility. Our arsenal of brands includes some of the most trusted names in the industry, such as Tyco®, YORK®, Metasys®, Ruskin®, Titus®, Frick®, PENN®, Sabroe®, Simplex® and Grinnell®. For more information, visit or follow @JCI_Buildings on Twitter.

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Ryan Nolan
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