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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 August—September 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? August 8
- Where? Chicago, IL
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.
- When? August 14–16
- Where? New York, NY
This event will bring together retail security, loss prevention, and IT professionals to learn and discuss crucial topics, such as advancements in IP technology, retail security trends, and the future of retail surveillance. The agenda aims to bridge the gaps between loss prevention and IT initiatives and is developed by Axis’ Retail Advisory Board. The Leadership Forum is free and open to all retail professionals.
- When? August 16
- Where? Atlanta, GA
TThe Georgia Retail Association Loss Prevention Council (GRALPC) and the Georgia Retail Association Organized Retail Crime Alliance (GRAORCA) are once again hosting the annual GRAORCA Retail Crime Conference. Now in its 7th year, this event will continue to build on its mission of providing law enforcement and loss prevention professionals with networking opportunities, educational training, and information sharing. The conference agenda will include general sessions, breakout sessions, and a vendor trade show.
- When? September 20–22
- Where? Nashville, TN
This year’s annual meeting of the LP Magazine (LPM) editorial and vendor advisory boards and retail sponsors is set for September 20 – 22, 2017, at the Renaissance Hotel in downtown Nashville. The Loss Prevention Foundation (LPF) board of directors and the Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) asset protection leaders council will again hold their annual meetings during the event as well.
- When? September 22
- Where? Nashville, TN
The Loss Prevention Foundation’s next board of directors meeting will be held concurrently with the LP Magazine Annual Meeting in Nashville. The board will meet on the morning of September 22 to discuss the governance of and strategic direction for the Foundation’s mission of advancing the retail LP and AP profession through education. It will be the first board of directors meeting led by the LPF’s newly appointed president, Terry Sullivan, LPC.
This article was originally published in 2016 and is updated regularly.