NRF recognizes that networking is a key component of the LP Conference and we strive to provide the right mix of scheduled events while allowing for organic opportunities to mix and mingle with your peers.
Take a look at the retail companies that were represented at the 2012 LP Conference & EXPO.
Opening Night Welcome Reception
Tuesday, June 19th, 5:00 – 7:00 PM
Blaine Kern’s Mardi Gras World (transportation provided)
Stop by Tuesday evening to beat the morning rush and pick up your official conference badge. You won't want to miss this Opening Night Welcome Reception held at Blaine Kern’s Mardi Gras World
. Get an insider’s look at how the city of New Orleans celebrates Mardi Gras. Mingle with conference attendees before sessions begin to maximize networking over hors d'ouvres and cocktails.
| Diversity in Loss Prevention Reception
Wednesday, June 20th, 5:45 – 6:45 PM
Convention Center - Rooms 298-299
All attendees are welcome to join us at this networking event as NRF promotes diversity in the Loss Prevention Community.
| Loss Prevention Networking Reception
Thursday, June 21st, 6:00 – 7:30 PM
Generations Hall (transportation provided)
Connect with your colleagues and business partners at this very special networking event at Generations Hall
. Originally built in the early 1820s as a sugar refinery and decorated with with artwork by prominent artists George Schmidt and Xavier deCallatay, depicting the history of New Orleans jazz, Generations Hall offers a glimpse into a bygone era. Enjoy food, drinks and friends in this unique setting.
Wednesday – Friday, June 20th – 22nd, 8:00 – 8:30 PM
Near General Sessions Hall I2
Prepare for the day's events while mingling with your peers over a continental breakfast.
||Thursday:| Food Sector Breakfast
Wednesday, June 20th, 7:30 – 8:30 AM
Convention Center - Rooms 275 - 277
A special networking event open to loss prevention/asset protection associates in the food sector.
| Women in LP Breakfast
Thursday, June 21st, 7:30 – 8:30 AM
Convention Center - Rooms 291 - 292
A special networking event open to all women in retail loss prevention professionals.
Lunch on the EXPO Hall Floor
Wednesday and Thursday, June 20th and 21st, 11:30 – 1:00 PM
Network with your peers and solution providers on the EXPO floor. Lunch is free for all attendees.
Facilitated Roundtable Discussions
Thursday, June 21st, 3:15 – 4:15 PM
Convention Center - Level 2 Meeting Rooms (see specific topics)
A great way to learn and share what works, roundtable discussions allow you to take the conversation to a deeper level. These discussions are an NRF attendee favorite!