Resilience is in our DNA, We’re Shaping Retail’s Future.

Asset protection professionals are increasingly being called upon to tackle complex challenges essential to retail success.  We’re on the front lines combatting a surge in organized retail crime and other threats to employee and customer safety, but we’re also on the cutting edge of new technology, implementing strategies to improve the shopping experience and deliver value for customers.

Retailers are all competitors.  But at the RILA Asset Protection conference, we’re on the same team: exploring, sharing, and learning to lift the entire industry.  We’re a resilient bunch, willing to take on any challenge that enhances our stores and communities. Together, we’re shaping retail’s future. 

Attend the can’t miss event for your asset protection team!

Last year’s speakers included

Adam Alford

Adam Alford

  • Vice President, Loss Prevention
  • GameStop Corp.
Oscar Arango

Oscar Arango

  • Vice President, Assets Protection
  • Target Corporation
Crystal Andrews Banks

Crystal Andrews Banks

  • Director, Diversity & Inclusion
  • Ulta Beauty, Inc.
Joe Coll

Joe Coll

  • Vice President, Asset Protection, Operations & Safety
  • Macy's Inc.
Alisa Dart

Alisa Dart

  • Group Vice President Asset Protection
  • Albertsons Companies
Scott Draher

Scott Draher

  • Vice President, Asset Protection & Safety
  • Lowe's Companies, Inc.
Seth Hughes

Seth Hughes

  • Divisional Vice President, Asset Protection & Risk Management
  • Recreational Equipment, Inc. (REI)
Paul Jaeckle

Paul Jaeckle

  • Vice President, Asset Protection
  • Meijer, Inc.
Timothy Lapinski

Timothy Lapinski

  • Divisional Vice President, Enterprise Risk Management
  • Helzberg Diamonds LLC
David Lund

David Lund

  • Vice President, Loss Prevention
  • DICK'S Sporting Goods, Inc.
Jim Mires

Jim Mires

  • Vice President, Loss Prevention & Safety
  • Sally Beauty Holdings, Inc.
Chris Nelson

Chris Nelson

  • Senior Vice President / Head of Asset Protection
  • Gap Inc.
Meredith Plaxco

Meredith Plaxco

  • Vice President, Loss Prevention & Safety
  • PetSmart, Inc.
Kwame Raoul

Kwame Raoul

  • Attorney General
  • Illinois Attorney General's Office
Ray Sliva

Ray Sliva

  • Chief People Officer
  • Best Buy Co., Inc.
Jayson Sutton

Jayson Sutton

  • SVP, Asset Protection
  • Burlington Stores, Inc.
Past Speakers

Past Speakers

The Retail Asset Protection Conference features retailer-led breakouts and round tables, inspiring Keynotes, general sessions, and startup pitches. Explore our speakers!

Learn More
Program

Program

The Retail Asset Protection Conference is designed by retail asset protection professionals. You'll experience extraordinary learning, filled with hot topics, case studies, and more!

Learn More
Become a Sponsor or Exhibitor

Become a Sponsor or Exhibitor

At the Retail Asset Protection Conference, we offer exclusive sponsorship opportunities to help you expand your reach. Increase your visibility with a sponsorship or by exhibiting.

Learn More
Keynotes and General Sessions

Keynotes and General Sessions

Learn how to manage the groundbreaking shifts affecting the retail environment from industry and leadership experts, political thought leaders, and more.

Learn More
Who Attends

Who Attends

We’re excited to bring together the industry’s leading minds in asset protection, workforce safety, retail operations and emerging technology!

Learn More
Women in Asset Protection

Women in Asset Protection

Join events designed to engage and support women in the asset protection community, including our always-popular breakfast session, featuring female leaders in law enforcement.

Learn More

Asset Protection importance to retail's success

What is Organized Retail Crime

What is Organized Retail Crime

Criminals are increasingly turning to online marketplaces to quickly and discreetly move mass quantities of stolen merchandise. Unfortunately, these criminal rings are growing more brazen and violent, putting the safety of customers and store employees in jeopardy.

Learn More
CEOs Call on Congress to Address Surge of Retail Crime

CEOs Call on Congress to Address Surge of Retail Crime

CEOs of leading retailers expressed urgent concern over the growing impact of organized retail crime on retail employees and communities across the U.S.

Learn More
Our Commitment to Retail Asset Protection

Our Commitment to Retail Asset Protection

RILA is committed to supporting the AP industry’s efforts to adapt to today’s consumer needs without compromising safety, security, and profit. Those AP teams who embrace change and grow, find new ways to be relevant in their organization, and influence decision-makers will come out on top.

Learn More

Did you Attend the 2022 Retail Asset Protection Conference?

Retail Asset Protection On-Demand

Stream general sessions, and select breakout sessions at your leisure. The Retail Asset Protection On-Demand is only available to those who registered for the Orlando event.

Retail Asset Protection On-Demand

Sign up to receive updates on registration, speakers, and more!