Top Five Safety 2018 Expo Hall Tips

Expo Hall

The Safety 2018 Exposition will feature more than 600 exhibitors demonstrating the latest cutting-edge products and innovations in occupational safety and health. With so many opportunities to speak with businesses and learn about their products, here are some tips to make the most out of your experience.

  1. Plan ahead. it’s important to identify which companies you would like to speak with and the types of products you are interested in learning about. Luckily, there are tools to help you plan your expo experience.

    The Safety 2018 exhibitor list lets you search exhibitors by company, product, country or keyword to easily identify the exhibits that would be of greatest interest to you. This list also provides information such as a company’s website, products and services.

    Going a step further, visit the virtual expo hall for an interactive map of exhibitors, where they will be located and an overview of what they have to offer.

  2. Attend flash sessions. In addition to showcasing the latest products and innovations in occupational safety and health, the expo also offers learning opportunities through flash sessions.

    At booths set up around the exposition hall, these 15-minute sessions convey important information about a variety of OSH topics. Subjects of Safety 2017 flash sessions included fall protection, safety leadership, ergonomics and risk mitigation to name a few.

    Stay tuned for information on Safety 2018 flash sessions.

  3. Try out products and view demonstrations. The expo provides the opportunity not only to look at the latest in OSH technology, but also to see how it works. Many exhibitors offer interactive demonstrations to give attendees insights into best practices and how to use products properly.

    From trying on PPE to viewing technological innovations in action, there is no shortage of opportunities to see first-hand how the products on display at the expo can help your business. In fact, 82 percent of Safety 2017 attendees identified new companies to do business with because they attended the expo.

  4. Network. Beyond the many other networking opportunities available at Safety 2018, the expo is a terrific chance to meet fellow attendees and exhibitors. During expo exclusive time, June 4 and 5, many attendees will be in the exposition hall, providing you a great opportunity to make connections and share ideas and best practices with fellow safety professionals.

  5. Visit the ASSE Lounge. The lounge provides a terrific opportunity to engage with fellow safety professionals as well as ASSE staff. You can view a microlearning course, join ASSE leaders for a fireside chat, learn about the Safety 2018 app, attend a flash session and much more!

Hear what Safety 2017 attendees had to say about their expo experience

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