Retail Secure Conference

March 21, 2024
The International Centre

Thank you for attending!

Empowering Retail Safety with Actionable Strategies

RCC’s Retail Secure Conference brings together top retail loss prevention experts, industry suppliers, and security and law enforcement professionals to explore actionable systems and forward-thinking retail solutions.

Legends Award Winners

Sean Sportun
Vice President

John Smith
Sporting Life

Amir Anvarizadeh
Training & Development Manager
Blackbird Security Inc.

Shahab Rahim
Retail Crime and Security Coordinator
Best Buy

Robert Barnes
Regional Loss Prevention Business Partner
Giant Tiger 

2024 Retail Secure Conference Speakers

Steve Lancia

D/Cst. Intelligence Services – Commercial Auto Crime Bureau

Peel Regional Police

Brandon Hamilton

Manager of Process and Strategy, Asset Protection and Safety


Jeff Yeats

Vice President Operations

Lion Guard Security

Jade Cook

Regional Loss Prevention Manager

Sephora Canada

Brian Broadus

Principal, Asset Protection

Solink Corporation

Craig Greenberg

Chief Commercial Officer

Gatekeeper Systems

Kevin Sprake

Global Channel Partnerships Lead


Kevin Luh

Fraud Management Director

Deloitte Canada

Michael Lamb

Vice President of Asset Protection & Safety (Retired)


Tony Hunt

General Manager, Loss Prevention

London Drugs Limited

Chris Nelson

Senior Vice President, Head of Asset Protection

Gap Inc.

Ranko Vukovic


Blackbird Security

Sharon Bauer

Privacy Strategist, & Founder

Bamboo Data Consulting

Dr. Larry Barton

Risk Management Consultant

Vincent Paris

General Counsel

Ministry of the Attorney General, Ontario

Mark Dapat

Deputy Chief of Community Safety and Well-being Services Command

Peel Regional Police

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Michael LeBlanc

Senior Retail Advisor

Retail Council of Canada

Retail Brands Attending

  • Aritzia
  • American Eagle Outfitters
  • Best Buy
  • Browns Shoes
  • Canada Goose
  • Canadian Tire Corp
  • Decathalon
  • Gap Inc.
  • Harry Rosen
  • Healthy Planet
  • Holt Renfrew
  • Hudson’s Bay company
  • IKEA Canada
  • JD Sports Canada
  • JYSK Canada
  • LCBO
  • London Drugs
  • Long & McQuade Ltd.
  • Longo’s
  • Lululemon
  • Rexall Pharmacy
  • Rogers Communications
  • Rona
  • The Home Depot
  • TJX Canada
  • Walmart Canada

Deadline extended!
Retail Secure Legends Awards

This initiative is designed to honor and celebrate the exceptional contributions of individuals within the retail loss prevention industry who have demonstrated exceptional skill, innovation, and dedication in safeguarding businesses. 

DEADLINE EXTENDED to February 23, 2024.

Who should attend?

Loss prevention and asset protection teams convene with IT, e-commerce, cybersecurity, and finance leaders to explore and expand on data protection and best practices.

Additionally, store managers actively involved in daily security protocols and security consultants offering specialized retail expertise contribute to a comprehensive dialogue and solution-sharing environment.

Created for retailers by retail loss prevention experts

The Loss Prevention Advisory Council actively discusses and refines practices covering theft, violence in stores, organized crime, community safety, digital fraud, and inventory shrinkage.

Their insights and collaborative efforts shape the agenda at the Retail Secure Conference, ensuring a focus on cutting-edge loss prevention strategies and solutions for the industry.

Dina Yankin

Director Asset Protection | Canada & Japan

Gap Inc.

Dave Cheema

Director Asset Protection

Best Buy Canada Ltd.

Rui Rodrigues

Rui Rodrigues

Executive Advisor, Loss Prevention & Risk Management

Retail Council of Canada

Darryl Blackmore

Director of Loss Prevention

Rexall Pharmacy Group Ltd.

Isabelle Godin

Regional Loss Prevention Business Partner

Giant Tiger

The International Centre

March 21, 2024

Conference Centre | 6900 Airport Rd, Mississauga, ON L4V 1E8 

As The Voice of Retail™ in Canada since 1963, Retail Council of Canada (RCC) represents over 54,000 independent, regional, national mass and specialty retail businesses and online merchants in general merchandise, drug and grocery.