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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!

APCO Annual Conference & Expo

August 2-5, 2020
Orlando, FL

Call for Speakers is open. Deadline is December 19, 2019.

APCO 2020 is the premier event for public safety communications officials, from frontline telecommunicators to comm center managers to public safety communications equipment and services vendors.  Registration opens in April 2020.

Go to the APCO 2020 website.

View the APCO 2019 photo gallery.

Professional Development Series

Future Cities

San Antonio, TX
August 15-18, 2021
Anaheim, CA
August 7-10, 2022
Nashville, TN
August 6-9, 2023
Orlando, FL
August 4-7, 2024

Nexus: The NG9-1-1 Experience Reimagined

May 21-22, 2020
Washington, DC

Nexus is designed to provide an experience unlike any other, where attendees will be immersed into a comprehensive and educational 360-degree view of the future state of emergency incident response.


Intensive, one-day training focused on cybersecurity and Next Generation 9-1-1.

Emerging Technology Forum

This two-day event brings together attendees and industry leaders to discuss technologies that are on the horizon and address the challenges of the ever-changing landscape of public safety communications.