Thank You

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November 27, 2017
Career Workshop Results and Hires!
January 11, 2018

By the Industry ~ For the Industry!

 On behalf of the IPSB, we would like to thank all the attendees, volunteers, and sponsors who made the 2017 Close Protection Conference a success. We had over 300 attendees and amazing presentations by CSO Steve Bernard of Sony Pictures, Patrick Van Horne author of Left of Bang, and Bob Nicholls on his experience during the 2008 Taj Hotel attack in Mumbai, India. Other highlights included the Career Recruiting Event with free photo head-shots, and Dan Clark’s defensive tactics demonstration. 


   Please visit our website to see pictures of all the amazing presentations, receptions, and networking. Please feel free to post your own pictures on social media and tag the IPSB. We’d love to see your pictures and hear back from you. Any comments, ideas, and feedback can be sent to the


   If you are interested in presenting, volunteering, or sponsoring in 2018 please contact us at the above email address. All donations and sponsorships are tax deductible as the IPSB is a non-profit 501C3 organization. 


   Thank you all again for making the 2017 Close Protection Conference a success. We’ll see you next year!


Kristin Lenardson

IPSB President