WRC 2016 @ Oregon Convention Center
Mar 8 – Mar 10 all-day
APCO International 2016 @ Orlando Orange County Convention Center
Aug 14 – Aug 17 all-day
APCO International 2016 @ Orlando Orange County Convention Center | Orlando | Florida | United States

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 Orlando in August 2016.

Western Regional Conference @ Ontario Convention Center
Apr 10 – Apr 13 all-day
APCO International 2022 @ Anaheim Convention Center
Aug 7 – Aug 10 all-day


APCO 2022, APCO International’s Annual Conference & Expo, is the premier event for public safety communications officials, from frontline telecommunicators to comm center managers to public safety communications equipment and services vendors. Starting August 7, APCO 2022 offers four days of educational sessions, committee meetings and special events, paired with two full days of exhibits.

When and Where Is It?

APCO 2022 will be held August 7-10, in Anaheim, California. The Exhibit Hall will be open August 8-9. Various hotels near the conference will be offering special rates to APCO 2022 attendees.

Who Attends?

Our conference attendees represent a wide range of organizations, including emergency communications centers, law enforcement, fire service, emergency medical services, and government agencies, along with service providers and commercial vendors.

Why Attend?

  • Education: Attendees can earn up to 20 CEUs from 10 professional development tracks with more than 120 individual sessions focused on frontline telecommunicators, leadership development, comm center management, cutting edge issues, technology and more.
  • Networking: Four special events (extra fees may apply) with engaging speakers provide an opportunity to learn, laugh and participate in industry-building activities with other public safety communications attendees and exhibitors.
  • Exhibits: More than 200 vendors, representing a wide range of public safety communications products and services, launch new products, provide equipment to test drive, and meet with attendees to discuss purchases or problems.
  • Involvement: Attendees can attend ECC tours, career advancement sessions, and healthy living seminars, as well as donate blood to a local blood bank. All attendees are invited to the general business sessions, and qualified APCO members can vote and attend committee meetings.
  • Fun: Attendees can meet and mingle at the APCO Block Party or tour the city with special discounts to Anaheim attractions.

How Do I Register?

Registration opens in April 2022 with Flash Day. APCO members who register on Flash Day get a $100 discount on their registration fees.