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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 loss prevention conferences, events, and activities you’ll want to mark down for October 2017.
Looking further down the line? Check out the Calendar of Events to see more. You can also submit your own LP conference or retail event to johns (at) lpportal (dot) com to be listed.
- When? October 3–5
- Where? Nashville, TN
Consumer Returns is a leading conference for reverse logistics and returns management professionals who are looking to trim costs through return reduction strategies and optimization of the reverse supply chain. This year’s event will focus on topics such as partnering pre-sale to reduce returns; the omni-channel retailing challenge; ensuring brand integrity while using secondary markets alternatives; and much more.
- When? October 12
- Where? Online, 2–3 pm
As cyber criminals continue to evolve their tactics, it is imperative that businesses become more vigilant to combat cyber attacks. Join ADT / Protection 1 for the webinar “Anatomy of a Cyberattack”, as their panel of cyber experts dissect recent cyberattacks that brought businesses to their knees globally. The webinar will also provide a road map for navigating potential future attacks and how to reduce your business’ exposure.
- When? October 16–19
- Where? San Antonio, TX
The 8th annual Coalition of Law Enforcement and Retail Conference (CLEAR) will be held in in San Antonio, TX, October 16-19, 2017. The agenda promises to provide information on the latest trends in ORC. Proposed topics for this year’s conference include social media and dark web investigations, prosecuting ORC cases, traveling gangs of opportunity, and much more.
- When? October 17
- Where? Denver, CO
The 2017 Western US Anti-Organized Crime Conference, presented by the Colorado Organized Retail Crime Alliance, will encompass a full day of training about organized crime investigations. Attendees and speakers will include executive business leaders, federal law enforcement leaders, and senior special agents from a variety of organizations, including the US Attorney’s Office, Denver PD, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and more.
- When? October 18–19
- Where? Chicago, IL
Imago Techmedia recently announced the launch of the first annual Cyber Security Chicago conference and exposition. The event will take place from October 18-19at McCormick Place in Chicago. This is the first show the U.K.-based event group, which has attracted big-name speakers, such as Steve Wozniak of Apple and Eugene Kaspersky of Kaspersky Labs, will host in the United States. Imago Techmedia hand-selected Chicago because the city has one of the largest and most diversified economies, not to mention a booming cyber market that is expected to grow significantly in the coming years.
This article was originally published in 2016 and is updated regularly.