"SHDA is a valuable event by allowing access to decision makers, simply put, it helps make business easier!”

- 2018 Summit Distributor Attendee

2019 Summit Brochure CoverReturn to Squaw Peak


SHDA’s 49th Annual Industry Advancement Summit returns to Phoenix, AZ at the Pointe Hilton Squaw Peak Resort – a newly renovated venue our members have noted for the quality of networking, education and interchange of ideas that members’ have come to value so highly. SHDA’s mission is to continually improve, through education and services, the proficiency of Security Distributors in order to ensure that they are the most effective and efficient conduit to the marketplace. No other venue in the industry is able to foster connectivity, networking, and education like the Annual Industry Advancement Summit.

The 2019 Summit schedule, as well as the additional networking and educational opportunities offered in Phoenix, will further enhance this commitment to our members.

SHDA’s Annual Industry Advancement Summit will provide you with tangible, take-home knowledge that will help you run a better business, provided through SHDA’s 2019 Ben Silver Education Program. This year, our Ben Silver speaker will be Mary Kelly, PhD, CSP, CDR, US Navy (Ret.), an internationally known economist and leadership expert.

"SHDA never disappoints. It's one of the best formats I have ever been involved with."

– 2018 Summit Distributor Attendee

Running of the Bulls

Monday, May 6 | 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

In-suite Appointments: Begin Tuesday, May 7 at 10:30 AM and end Thursday, May 9 at 5:25 PM. 

The Summit offers three full-day One-on-One sessions to help meet multiple SHDA member Manufacturer partners in one convenient location over three days – saving your company hundreds of hours and thousands of dollars annually in travel costs. Twenty-five (25) minute appointments will be offered for the entire Summit to allow partners who need to spend a bit more time to get the full benefit of tailored attention, allowing distributors to make up to 47 appointments! Distributors and suppliers can use this time to discuss market trends, review new products, and plan future strategies.

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“Quantity and quality...the most meeting bang for your buck!”

– 2018 Summit Distributor Attendee

Networking Opportunities

golfSHDA’s Annual Conferences are considered the best networking opportunity in the industry. The 49th Annual Industry Advancement Summit will be no exception as SHDA strives to combine education and industry development with relationship building and fun. With an Opening Reception, Wild West-themed Networking Event, Networking Receptions, evening Hospitality Suite, the Al Hoffman Break Room and several Networking Luncheons, there will be plenty of chances to enhance your business relationships.

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