APCO International



Events Overview

APCO International hosts a number of events and conferences throughout the year designed to provide members and public safety communications professionals with cutting edge educational experiences, effective networking opportunities and showcases of the industry’s latest and greatest products and services — unmatched by any other organization!

National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week 2015

April 12-18, 2015

This week-long event, held annually during the second week of April, honors telecommunications personnel in the public safety community.

2015 Broadband Summit

May 4-5, 2015
Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel

APCO’s Annual Public Safety Broadband Summit provides a forum for technology experts, policy leaders, industry partners, wireless service providers, and public safety professionals to discuss timely issues affecting the deployment of the FirstNet nationwide public safety broadband network.

Public Safety Communications Leadership in Policy Awards Dinner

May 5, 2015
Renaissance Washington, DC, Downtown Hotel

APCO International annually recognizes the leaders in public safety communications who have continued to advocate for our industry. Guests will have an elegant evening connecting with industry leaders and honoring award winners.

APCO Annual Conference & Expo

August 16-19, 2015
Washington, DC

Gear up for the public safety communications industry’s biggest event of the year! If you are a supervisor, manager, director; telecommunicator and dispatcher; engineer/technician; 9-1-1 coordinator; police or fire chief, you’ve got to be in Washington, DC, in August 2015.

Future Cities

Orlando, FL
August 14-17, 2016
Denver, CO
August 13-16, 2017
Las Vegas, NV
August 5-8, 2018
Baltimore, MD
August 11-14, 2019
Orlando, FL
August 2-5, 2020
San Antonio, TX
August 15-18, 2021
Anaheim, CA
August 7-10, 2022


Emerging Technology Forum

November 17-18, 2015
The Ritz Carlton, Atlanta
Atlanta, GA

The Emerging Technology Forum is a two-day event created to meet the needs of public safety communications professionals who want an overview of technologies that are on the horizon.

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