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INTERNATIONAL TOURISM

SAFETY CONFERENCE

CO-LOCATES WITH ISC WEST

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US!

MARCH 31 - APRIL 4, 2014

 

 

 

 

 

 

NEW FOR 2014

Your registration for the 2014 International Tourism Safety Conference includes access to the ISC West Exhibit Show. ISC West is the security industry's premier launching pad for new products, solutions and technologies. ISC West hosts more than 1,000 international security product manufacturing companies and more than 23,000 security professionals. In addition, there are 10,000+ products featured on the exhibit show floor.

 

TENTATIVE SCHEDULE AND FEES

(Full Agenda Coming Soon)

 

MARCH 31 (Optional Add-On) - $150.00

APRIL 1 (Spanish Optional Add-On) - $150.00

TOPPS - Tourism Oriented Policing and Protective Services is a 2-day certification program that discusses the role of law enforcement and private security in ensuring the long-term viability of a tourism community. The course focuses on event risk-management, crimes specific to tourists, customer service, tourism as a target for terrorism, and the psychology of a victim that is a tourist.

 

Attendees MUST register for the conference educational sessions to be approved for TOPPS class.

 

APRIL 1

ITSA International Membership Meeting

 

APRIL 2-4, 2014 - Non Members $150.00; Members $100.00 Educational sessions include free access to ISC WEST Exhibit Show April 3-4. Tentative highlights include:

 

Dr. Tanya MacLaurin

Professor, University of Guelph, Guelph Ontario Canada,

Founder and CEO, Learning Bites

TOPIC:  "Food Fight: Understanding the Odds of Food Safety in the Tourism Industry"

A multitude of factors impact food safety in the tourism industry. Come learn more about these

factors and develop an understanding of increasing the odds of winning the food fight for safe food.

 

 

Dr. Robert R. Friedmann, GILEE Founding

Director, Professor Emeritus of Criminal

Justice, Andrew Young School of Policy Studies,

Georgia State University

TOPIC: "Tourism Policing: How police departments can interact for better tourism security."

A force-multiplier methodology will be presented where multi-agency and public-private cooperation

principles will be utilized based on a proactive, partnership-based approach, to minimize vulnerability

to crime and terrorism.

 

 

 

Ed Salvato, Global LGBT Travel Expert

TOPIC: LGBT* Tourism: Insights for Safety Professionals

LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender) individuals, couples and groups travel everywhere their mainstream counterparts do, from Anchorage, Alaska to Zap, North Dakota and to every spot in between, including Las Vegas. In addition to the concerns all travelers face, gays and lesbians face many more potential challenges, threats and dangers then their heterosexual counterparts whenever they leave home. Paradoxically the current legal gains prevalent in the news over the past several years and especially in the last several months, have in some ways complicated travel for LGBT travelers, particularly for sub-segments including gay or lesbian parents with young children.  This presentation covers some of these key topics in the hopes of raising awareness and stimulating discussion.

 

 

 

  • The Media and Tourism Security

  • Tourism Security Fundamentals "Boot Camp"

  • Responding to Major Events

  • Securing Events in Israel

  • Internatinal Luncheon, Roundtable Discussion and

   Winner of Scholarship Presentation

  • Hoover Dam

  • Neon Museum

   AND MORE

 

HOTEL AND TRAVEL OPTIONS  CLICK HERE TO RESERVE YOUR HOTEL ROOM

Headquarter Hotel - Venetian/Palazzo Resort Hotel & Casino

Hotel and travel options for International Tourism Safety Conference attendees are coordinated through ISC

West website.

 

Booking your hotel reservations and viewing travel options are easy.Click "Reserve Your Hotel Room Now" to access the ISC West Travel Desk where you can reserve your hotel room and travel at deep discounts.Transportation to/from official hotels is provided with the exception of hotels (Venetian/Palazzo, Mirage, Treasure Island and Encore/Wynn) within walking distance of the conference location.

 

CONFERENCE LOCATION

Sands Expo and Convention Center

201 Sands Avenue

Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

1-702-733-5556

 

  REGISTER NOW

 

   INSCRIBASE AHORA EN ESPAÑOL

 

 

THANK YOU!

ATTENDEES AND SPONSORS FOR MAKING THE 21ST INTERNATIONAL TOURISM SAFETY CONFERENCE A HUGE SUCCESS!

 

 

 

2014 Sponsors

Available Speaker Presentations

SEPTEMBER IS NATIONAL

PREPAREDNESS MONTH

2014 Newspaper Clips

3 Primary Steps to Prepare for Emergencies

 

1. Get a Disaster Supply Kit - The kit should contain items for you and your family's basic needs for three days to two weeks, including food, water and even supplies for infants, medically fragile family members and pets.

 

2. Create an Emergency Plan - Plan in advance, how you will connect with other family members. Choose a primary and a secondary meeting place. Designate an out-of-state contact for family members to call. It's often easier to call out-of-state than within an affected area.

 

3. Be Informed - In an emergency, stay tuned to local TV or radio stations for alerts, instructions and official notifications. Have a hand-cranked or batteryt-operated radio with extra batteries in case of a power outage.

 

Resources include:

Federal Emergency Management Agency - www.Ready.gov

American Red Cross - www.redcross.org

Southern Nevada Health District - www.southernnevadahealthdistrict.org

Nevada Division of Emergency Management - www.dem.nv.gov

 

 

Israeli Expert Says Heightened Intelligence Boosts Security

Conference to Focus on Tourism Safety

Security Policies Need to Protect Gay Travelers, Speaker Says

ITSA Members,

 

Your are invited to attend the “21st International Tourism Safety Conference” which will take place March 31 – April 4, 2014 at the Sands Expo and Convention Center, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. Conference registration cost for ITSA Members is just $100.00 – a savings of $50.00.

 

When you are ready to register for the conference, please go to 2014 Conference page located on this site and click Register Now. You will be taken to the ITSA registration form. Please enter “VIPMEMBER” within the Promo Code field and your registration fees will be adjusted to reflect $100.00.

 

As we plan the 2014 conference, we are also excited to announce our partnership and co-location with ISC West. ISC West is the security industry's premier launching pad for new products, solutions and technologies. ISC West hosts more than 1,000 international security product manufacturing companies and more than 23,000 security professionals. In addition, there are 10,000+ products featured on the exhibit show floor.

 

Your conference registration for the 2014 International Tourism Safety Conference includes free access to the ISC West Exhibit Show.

 

Looking forward to seeing you in 2014. If you need assistance or have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Ray Suppe, President, ITSA at (702) 892-7404 or you may send an email to  rsuppe@lvcva.com.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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