Smile Conference 2021
November 1st, 2021 - November 5th, 2021 - 8:00AM
Participation from R2 Community
Est. # of Attendees
Conference, In Person, Social Networking, Training
City Government, County Government, Federal Government, Municipal Government, Other Federal Agencies, State & Local Government, State Government
Law Enforcement, Public Safety, Security
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- Est. Min. Exhibitor Cost
- Est. Min. Attendee Cost $999.00
The SMILE Conference is the leading training conference devoted to Social Media, the Internet, and Law Enforcement initiatives.
The SMILE Conference is the world’s premier source for training for police in the use of social media for community outreach, event management, and investigations. The 17th SMILEcon is now TWO conferences spanning five days. The new iSMILE is Investigator’s SMILEcon and will feature three whole days of investigative content.
The SMILE Conference, now together with the iSMILE Conference, has pioneered the adoption of social media by law enforcement agencies across the world for public outreach, crime prevention, and forensics since 2010. The SMILE Conference has become both the go-to and most trusted source by law enforcement agencies worldwide. Come to learn from the best and network with an international audience of police social media practitioners.
Join over 500 of your police colleagues. From the Chief to the newest officer in the agency, Investigators, PIOs, SROs and Community Policing Officers, The SMILE Conference is appropriate for anyone in public safety who is interested in social media and its many applications in the field of law enforcement, community engagement, event management, crime prevention, and investigations.
While there is no typical delegate, our guests are usually split between PIOs and their supervisors, investigators, and crime analysts and typically run about 65% sworn and 35%, civilian.
SMILEcon welcomes Fire, EMS, and 911 professionals and private security personnel. Delegate rates haven’t been raised in the entire ten-year history of the conference and include a hot buffet lunch. The SMILE Conference will address social media as community media, investigative techniques and cases studies, officer safety, social media policy and strategy, legal issues, recruitment and retention and will also offer break-out sessions to meet the needs of delegates of varying levels of social media readiness.