U.S. Security Associates showcases products and services to Goodwill staff from different locations at the event Professionals in the fields of loss prevention, safety, retail and IT are converging on Indianapolis this week for the 2015 Goodwill Industries® Loss Prevention and Safety (GILPS) Conference. The event takes place from November 8 to 10 at the Indianapolis Hyatt Regency Hotel. Representatives from the Retail Loss Prevention division of U.S. Security Associates, an Atlanta-based national security company, are traveling to Indianapolis for the event. GILPS conference The GILPS Conference is the one time each year that U.S. Security Associates and other loss prevention vendors have the opportunity to showcase their products and services to Goodwill staff from different locations. Likewise, for Goodwill professionals, it’s the one time set aside annually to learn from industry leaders exhibiting at the event and to explore newly available business tools and practices. The GILPS Conference is attended by Goodwill staff members at every level, from the organisation’s executive leaders to its retail store managers. Vice President of Loss Prevention Terry Faircloth is among the U.S. Security Associates LP professionals who make the annual trip to the GILPS Conference. Faircloth says he looks forward each year to the opportunity to interact with loss prevention and safety practitioners throughout the Goodwill enterprise. “We make a point of participating in this event every year. From exhibiting to spending time with clients to making new connections, we always find the GILPS Conference to be rewarding and productive.” U.S. Security Associates’ retail security solutions U.S. Security Associates provides retail security solutions ranging from uniformed security officers to store greeters to loss prevention associates who apprehend shoplifters. As a party to national security contracts with several of America’s largest retailers and retail property managers, U.S. Security Associates has extensive experience providing personnel safety, business continuity, and asset protection services in retail environments. The GILPS Conference provides a great venue for the company’s Loss Prevention professionals to share insights and expertise on current industry best practices and the latest loss prevention and safety tools.
U.S. Security Associates welcomes the exposure and opportunity to spend time with clients The Retail Loss Prevention Services team at U.S. Security Associates (USA) is exhibiting at the NRF PROTECT Loss Prevention Conference & Expo from June 23-25. The event takes place at the Long Beach Convention and Entertainment Center in the heart of downtown Long Beach, California. The National Retail Federation (NRF) is promoting the conference as “the largest, most important retail loss prevention event in North America.” With 44 educational sessions, a world-class lineup of speakers, and over 200 exhibitors, the conference is bringing in thousands of retail and law enforcement professionals responsible for protecting retail brands, people, profits, and assets. Keynote speakers include Rorke Denver, Navy Seal commander and actor, Alec Ross, author and former senior advisor to Hillary Clinton, and Ray Kelly, former commissioner of the New York Police Department. Workshops and other programs Many conference participants are registered to attend the conference’s all-new Tactical Training workshop, a half-day session featuring expert-led small-group discussions and hands-on exercises. Bo Mitchell, the president of 911 Consulting, is leading the first-ever Tactical Training workshop this year, focusing on best practices for writing, sharing, and implementing incident response plans. Vendors are showcasing the latest loss prevention solutions at exhibit booths and in 30-minute Exhibitor BIG !deas sessions held in the Expo Hall. Data breaches and cyber security are among the hot topics to be discussed in the Exhibitor BIG !deas sessions. At the NRF Fusion Center, retailers can meet representatives from local, state, and federal law enforcement agencies and discuss strategies to strengthen public and private partnerships and counter retail crime. USA’s Vice President of Loss Prevention Terry Faircloth says his team looks forward to the NRF Loss Prevention Conference every year. “As an exhibitor and conference sponsor, we welcome the exposure and opportunity to spend time with clients, make new connections, and keep our fingers on the pulse of the ever-changing face of retail,” says Faircloth. “USA is a sponsor of the NRF Putt Putt Golf Challenge this year. We invite conference goers to take a swing at the golf challenge, and then stop by to see us at Booth #823 directly across the aisle.”
At the Loss Prevention Conference & Expo, security service providers share solutions and strategies for retailers Loss Prevention executives from U.S. Security Associates (USA) are soaking up the sun along with the latest industry knowledge at the National Retail Federation (NRF) Loss Prevention Conference & Expo in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The conference is being held from June 10th to June 13th at the Greater Fort Lauderdale/ Broward County Convention Center, with the Expo taking place on June 11th and June 12th. As a sponsor of the event, the security company is joining national retailers, law enforcement agencies, and other protection providers for the largest retail security conference in the country. According to senior retail loss prevention executives who responded to NRF’s 10th Annual Organised Retail Crime Survey, eight in ten retailers – 88.2% of those polled – report having been victims of organised retail crime in the past year. At the Loss Prevention Conference & Expo, participating security service providers, including USA, share solutions and strategies for retailers to protect company assets, reduce shrink and fraud, and manage risks. Along with scheduled keynote speakers, roundtable discussions, and seminars, the conference offers more than 16 hours of social events and opportunities for networking and relationship building. The conference also features a Cyber Security Pavilion, where retailers can learn how to defend themselves from online theft, as well as a Fusion Center, where retailers and service providers can connect with chief law enforcement officials. Terry Faircloth, vice president of USA’s Loss Prevention division, marks his calendar for the conference every year. “Retailers who are struggling with rising crime come to this event seeking solutions. U.S. Security Associates is here to help.” The Loss Prevention Conference & Expo is a prime opportunity for Faircloth and his colleagues to promote the message captured by USA’s Loss Prevention division motto. “The face of retail is changing. Think contract change is good!”