VIP Local Asset Close Protection Networking Event

SpecVIP Protection Group Inc. will be holding a Close Protection Networking Event for VIP Local Assets. Date: 17 July 2021 Time: 1800 – 2100 hrs Location: Edmonton, Canada (venue provided to attendees) Cost: Free for Professional level members of the VIP Local Asset Network. $20 per person for registered level members and non-members.   External […]

VIP Close Protection Site Liaison Specialist Course

VIP Close Protection Site Liaison Specialist Course Dates: 17 – 18 July 2021 Time: 0800 – 1700 hrs Location: Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. This course is specifically designed for and restricted to Security Professionals, Law Enforcement personnel and Military members who wish to enhance their careers by providing greater protective capabilities to VIPs. The content is based […]

How to be Respected in Security to get Better Results

In my opinion, being respected is one of the biggest hurdles security personnel encounter in their careers. I have experienced these challenges many times in my career (over 20 years), but more so when I was newer. In this article, I will address what I feel are some of the biggest elements of this problem, […]

VIP Close Protection Site Liaison Specialist Course

VIP Close Protection Site Liaison Specialist Course October 24 & 25, 2020 Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. This course is specifically designed for and restricted to Security Professionals, Law Enforcement personnel and Military members who wish to enhance their careers by providing greater protective capabilities to VIPs. The content is based on fundamental best practices in VIP Close Protection […]

How to leverage the power of knowledge towards your VIP Career Success Goals

There are a lot of people achieving great success in VIP Operations. There are many more seeking to break into this industry. What set’s apart the ones getting results, from the one’s looking for results is often the power that comes from knowledge. Here are a couple of my observations regarding knowledge and information that […]

How to improve your VIP Business Success with this underutilized secret

VIPs and their Staff travel all over the world and are supported by various services in the VIP Operations community. Some examples include: Executive & Close Protection Protective Drivers & Professional Chauffeurs Site Security Personnel High-End Hospitality Travel & Tourism Special Events Management Corporate & Executive Assistants, and Many other VIP Operational sectors Many of […]

How to get results based exposure in VIP Close Protection

One of the biggest challenges for a lot of people in Close Protection (CP) is getting the exposure that leads to results. The results might be more opportunities for contracts or permanent employment. They might be side gigs or promotions. Whatever your desired results are, getting exposure can help immensely. But only if done properly. […]

How to Level Up Your CP Career with Networking

There are a lot of people out there trying to get into the world of Close Protection. This was me for a while too and I almost gave up the dream. Then one day just by fluke I stumbled into the industry and have loved it ever since.  Looking back on my career I can […]

How to get more work in Close Protection

For many people getting work in Close Protection is a huge undertaking. However, it doesn’t have to be that difficult. You just need to approach it with the right mindset and focus your efforts towards achieving your objectives. Once you figure out what works you can refine it and apply it towards getting more work. […]

How’s Your VIP Protection Career Success During The Pandemic?

Career Success Observations of VIP Protection during a Global Lockdown (ish) When the COVID 19 Pandemic and subsequent lockdowns came in effect we went a little off the radar. This was for multiple reasons, but there were three main ones. First, we were caught a little off guard like many people. Second, we are very […]