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As a busy loss prevention professional, you don’t have much time to keep tabs on industry event details. Let us help you find your next networking opportunity, retail technology expo, or training course. Take a look at the LP conferences, events and activities you’ll want to mark in your 2017 calendar!
Looking further down the line? Check out the Calendar of Events to see more. You can also submit your own loss prevention conference or retail event to johns (at) lpportal (dot) com to be listed.
- When? February 12 – 15
- Where? Orlando, FL
The Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) 2017 Retail Supply Chain Conference will be held February 12 – 15 at the Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center in Orlando, Florida. Designed by retailers for retailers, this event gathers supply-chain executives from every retail channel. Over three days, 1500+ attendees from 500+ companies around the world will come to network with peers, learn from innovative thinkers and benchmark their supply chains against those of other leading retailers.
- When? February 20 – 22
- Where? Fort Lauderdale, FL
Innovision 2017 is designed to be an educational event for loss prevention, risk assessment, and security leaders. Attendees should expect interactive brainstorming sessions, focus groups, and other networking opportunities. Keynote speakers will include Craig Kielburger, humanitarian, activist, and co-founder of WE Day, Free the Children, and ME to WE; and Crystal Kadakia, modern workplace and Millennial expert and author, among others.
- When? February 23
- Where? Richardson, TX
Did you know that between 2000–2015, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) identified 200 active shooter incidents involving 205 shooters in the United States? Those shooters had 213 handguns and 107 long guns. Did you know that 63 percent of the shooters carried a single firearm and 37 percent carried multiple firearms? Did you also know that the shooters did not use every weapon that they carried? This year’s course will cover (but is not limited to): active shooter trends (managing a violent crime scene); triggers to an active shooter event; legal issues; conflict resolution/elements of your hostile environment plan; situational awareness; and much more.
- When? February 26 – 28
- Where? Miami, FL
The Secure Stores Forum is a live event where retail loss prevention professionals connect with each other. It’s a relaxed, private retreat where you can share and learn in a productive, distraction-free setting. Join other industry pros at the beautiful Eden Roc Miami Beach, Feb. 26–28 to find new ideas, make new connections and discover new solutions for protecting people, places and profits.
- When? March 1
- Where? Denver, CO
The Cyber Security Summit is a conference series connecting C-level and senior executives responsible for protecting their companies’ critical infrastructures with cutting-edge technology providers and renowned information security experts. This one-day event will offer interactive panels and roundtable discussions along with demonstrations of the latest cyber defense solutions.