The 2018 Close Protection Conference


Call for Presentations



The Close Protection Conference is the single largest and most influential event for the global protective security industry. This year the conference will run from November 29 to December 1, 2018 at the Westgate Hotel in Las Vegas, NV.

In preparation for this year's conference we are reaching out to our community for input. If you have great suggestions for speakers in any of the following areas, please click the button below to submit:

• Tac-Talks
• Strategy
• Operational
• EP and EP celebrity in particular
• Tactical EP
• Lessons-Learned
• Logistics
• Leadership

The deadline to submit ideas is June 20, 2018.

The CP Conference & EP Training is sponsored by the International Protective Security Board (IPSB), the only non-profit EP-centric board with the mission of elevating protection professionals' standards, opportunities, and industry insights, which is committed to delivering a unique educational and networking experience for seasoned service providers, new and aspiring EP professionals, and for representatives of all industry sectors.

Please read more about the IPSB here.