2010 Asset Protection Conference

Sunday, March 14 (12am) - Wednesday, March 17, 2010 (1am US/Eastern)
The Ritz-Carlton, Dallas
2121 McKinney Avenue
Dallas 75201



FMI’s <I>new</I> Asset Protection Conference has been developed to meet the specific needs of food retail industry executives charged with protecting the organization’s assets: people, reputation and property. The 2010 Asset Protection program incorporates key features of FMI’s Loss Prevention and Risk, Insurance and Safety Management conferences, including:
• Function-specific interactive breakouts and discussion groups.
• Supermarket-specific education with emphasis on revenue protection.
• Hands-on exercises featuring real-world supermarket crisis situations.
• Vendor table-top exhibits showcasing the latest shrink, security and safety solutions.
• Opportunities to meet peers and colleagues with similar experiences and interests.

General sessions, tactical breakouts and interactive discussions will cover timely topics including:
• Shrink
• Fleet safety
• Ergonomics
• Industry trends
• CCTV/IP video
• Exception reporting
• Incident investigation
• First responder training
• Loss prevention tools/technologies
• Associate training and development
• Distribution center safety and security


Vendor Court:
Join more than 50 leading vendors and service providers with informal table top exhibits. Showcase solutions to reduce shrink, improve security, improve safety, reduce slips and falls and reduce employee accidents. Vendor court participants offer innovative solutions including:
• Safety shoes
• CCTV cameras
• Access control
• Source tagging
• Shrink detection
• Security systems
• Slip/fall prevention
• Exception reporting
• Cashier theft detection

Fee for a table is $800. Vendor court will be open during most meal functions and selected other times during the program. All participants must also register for the conference.


Program Ad Information:
Vendor Court participants can increase their visibility with the industry's leading retailers by purchasing a full page ad (9x4) in the conference directory/buyers guide, which is distributed to each attendee. Please be sure to check the program ad box on the supplier table registration form, send a high resolution PDF or .eps file (300 dpi) to Heather Cain at hcain@fmi.org and $500 ad fee to FMI by February 15, 2010.

Thank you to our generous Sponsors!
Please click on the sponsor's link or logo to visit their website.

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Related Web Pages and Sites:
Make On-line Hotel Reservations Here
Dallas Visitor's Center & Area Information

Related Files:

Conference Brochure
Conference Registration Form (printable)
Vendor Court Table Registration Form (printable)
Program Agenda
Sponsor Opportunities
SuperShuttle Ground Transportation - Discount Available to Conference Attendees

Registration Includes:

Registration fee includes all meeting materials, breakfasts, breaks, lunches and receptions. Fee does not include your hotel accommodations or dinners.
(Companions are welcome to attend evening social events.)

To qualify for FMI Member rates, every participant must be an employee of an FMI Member company. An FMI Retailer/Wholesaler Member is a retailer or wholesaler paying annual dues to FMI. An FMI Associate Member is a supplier company paying annual associate dues to FMI. All others are Non-Members.


Who Should Attend:

Vice Presidents, directors, managers and industry executives with responsibility for:
• Shrink
• Safety
• Security
• Insurance
• Food defense
• Workers’ compensation
• Loss prevention
• Risk management
• Crisis management/business continuity


Meeting Attire:

Business casual attire is recommended for the entire conference. Meeting rooms may be cool, a jacket or sweater is recommended.


Registration Fees:

These fees are available through 03/05/2010
Name Price
FMI Retailer/Wholesaler Member $795.00  
FMI Retailer/Wholesaler Member 3+ paid attendees from same company $745.00  
FMI Associate Member $1,125.00  
Non-Member Registration $1,350.00  

 

Special Events

Name Price Available To
Program Ad  
     Fee for Program Ad $500.00   Domestic Ret./Whslr.
Canadian Ret./Whslr.
International Ret./Whslr.
NAPAR
Association Council
Associate Member (2005 or earlier)
Silver Level Membership
Association Partner
Industry Partner
Strategic Partner
Affiliate Partner
Guest
NonMember
Vendor Court Table  
     Fee for Vendor Court Table $800.00   Domestic Ret./Whslr.
Canadian Ret./Whslr.
International Ret./Whslr.
NAPAR
Association Council
Associate Member (2005 or earlier)
Silver Level Membership
Association Partner
Industry Partner
Strategic Partner
Affiliate Partner
Guest
NonMember
Golf Tournament - FMI Retailer/Wholesaler  
     Fee for Golf Tournament - FMI Retailer/Wholesaler $0.00   Domestic Ret./Whslr.
Canadian Ret./Whslr.
International Ret./Whslr.
NAPAR
Association Council
Associate Member (2005 or earlier)
Silver Level Membership
Association Partner
Industry Partner
Strategic Partner
Affiliate Partner
Guest
NonMember
Golf Tournament - Vendors/Suppliers  
     Fee for Golf Tournament - Vendors/Suppliers $200.00   Domestic Ret./Whslr.
Canadian Ret./Whslr.
International Ret./Whslr.
NAPAR
Association Council
Associate Member (2005 or earlier)
Silver Level Membership
Association Partner
Industry Partner
Strategic Partner
Affiliate Partner
Guest
NonMember


Cancellation and Other Policies:

Please notify registrar in writing by e-email to slentz@fmi.org or fax 202.220.0830. A full refund, less a $75 processing fee, is granted when a cancellation is received prior to February 26, 2010. A 60% refund is granted if cancellation is received by March 5, 2010. No refund is grandted if notification is received after March 5, 2010.

General Hotel Information:

The Ritz-Carlton, Dallas
2121 McKinney Avenue
Dallas, TX 75201
Phone: 214.922.0200
Toll-free: 1.800.960.7082
The hotel check-in time is 3:00p.m. and check-out time is 12:00p.m. local time.
Be sure to mention the FMI Asset Protection Conference (Group Code FAP).

IMPORTANT HOTEL INFORMATION:
The deadline has passed to receive the FMI discounted rate on hotel guest rooms!

The Ritz-Carlton, Dallas is NO LONGER accepting reservations at the FMI group rate. Any reservations made with the hotel will be accepted at the hotel's prevailing daily rate, if rooms are available.


Travel Information:

Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) and Dallas Love Field Airport (DAL) service the Dallas area. The hotel is located approximately 20 miles/30 minutes from the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport and approximately 5 miles/10 minutes from the Dallas Love Field Airport.

Use SuperShuttle and save!
SuperShuttle offers shared-ride ground transportation to and from DFW International Airport and Dallas Love Field Airport for a discounted rate of $14.50 per person each way. (Discount is only available for on-line round-trip reservations. Regular rates are $17.00 for DFW and $22.00 for Love Field)

Taxis are easily accessible at both area airports, just steps away from the baggage claim area. Taxis are usually readily available within Uptown throughout the day and evening.

For rental car information and reservations, please call the hotel concierge desk at 214.922.0200. Vehicles rented directly at the airport can be subject to a significant airport tax/surcharge. Valet parking is available at the hotel (please contact the hotel for current rates).