ASSP Safety 2022 Attendance was Third-Highest

ASSP Safety 2022 Attendance was Third-Highest

The event saw a turnout of 5,564 people in person and virtually.

The American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP) had the third-highest turnout for its most recent Professional Development Conference and Exposition.

In Chicago, Safety 2022 saw 5,564 people attend the event, 4,122 in person and 1,442 online, according to a press release. The event was held from June 27-29 and had an online option. The only other two events that were higher in attendance were Safety 2019 in New Orleans and Safety 2018 in San Antonio.

 “Workplace safety professionals want to stay current on best practices, industry trends and the latest product innovations,” said ASSP President Christine Sullivan, CSP, ARM in the press release. “Regardless of your level of expertise, there are always new safety management techniques and strategies to adapt to our changing world of work.” 

Of the attendees, 2,782 were first-time attendees. The Safety 2022 event also had 445 vendors in the expo hall, which was 82,000 square feet.

 “Our expo is so illuminating and informative that we get some safety and health professionals coming only for that,” Sullivan said in the press release.

The Safety 2023 conference will take place in San Antonio from June 5-7, 2023.

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Alex Saurman is a former Content Editor for Occupational Health & Safety,who has since joined OH&S’s client services team. She continues to work closely with OH&S’s editorial team and contributes to the magazine.

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