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Top EHS Conferences of 2021: In-Person Events

As an environmental, health, and safety (EHS) professional, it is important to keep your ear to the pulse of the industry, grow, and learn new skills and best practices. Attending the industry’s top EHS conferences can help you do just that. Don’t know where to start? Don’t fret! We’ve done the research for you, so you won’t miss out on an opportunity to network with like-minded individuals.

Here is EHS Daily Advisor’s list of the top EHS conferences in 2021.

EHS conferences 2021

Spotlight Events

EHS Daily Advisor Exchange

  • Dates: August 23-25, 2021
  • Location: Cleveland, OH
  • Costs: Free

The EHS Daily Advisor Exchange will be held at the Hilton Cleveland Downtown in Cleveland, OH. Attendees will connect, engage, and network with peers to tap best practices and solutions. Through a myriad of expert-led workshops, sessions, one-on-one meetings, and more, the EHS Daily Advisor Exchange is a must-attend event.

Cal/OSHA Summit 2021

  • Dates: October 14-15, 2021
  • Location: San Diego, CA
  • Costs: $799

The Cal/OSHA Summit 2021 is a three-day event filled with networking and learning opportunities. California employers and safety professionals will learn cutting-edge developments on new safety regulations, compliance strategies, and more.

EHS Daily Advisor Exchange

  • Dates: October 17-19, 2021
  • Location: Kissimmee, FL
  • Costs: Free

The EHS Daily Advisor Exchange will be held at the Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center in Kissimmee, FL. Attendees will connect, engage, and network with peers to tap best practices and solutions. Through a myriad of expert-led workshops, sessions, one-on-one meetings, and more, the EHS Daily Advisor Exchange is a must attend event.

Other Industry Events

2021 Safety Leadership Summit

  • Dates: August 9-11, 2021
  • Location: Orlando, FL (in-person) and virtual
  • Costs: $395+

This year’s Safety Leadership Summit has two options for electric co-op staffers to connect and network: in-person or online. Attendees will benefit from pre-conference workshops, keynote speakers, safety improvement talks, safety master classes, Minimum Approach Distance (MAD) MeetUp Networking, and more.

4C Health, Safety & Environmental Conference

  • Dates: August 18-20, 2021
  • Location: Austin, TX
  • Costs: $1495+

4C Health, Safety, and Environmental (HSE) Conference helps HSE professionals network through a myriad of sessions, workshops, and keynote speakers. This includes continuing education on current compliance issues and strategies, and cutting edge presentations on technology and more.

VPPPA Safety+ Symposium

  • Dates: August 31 – September 2, 2021
  • Location: Nashville, TN
  • Costs: $835+

For more than 30 years, VPPPA’s annual Safety+ Symposium has aimed to meet the unique needs of VPP participants. This year’s Safety+ is no different, offering attendees ten workshop blocks covering more than 60 topics. All sessions are expert-led and presented by top EHS professionals, federal and state OSHA representatives, and Safety+ attendees.

ASSP Safety21 Conference & Expo

  • Dates: September 13-15, 2021
  • Location: Austin, TX (in-person) and virtual
  • Costs: $399+

The 60th annual American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP) conference and expo will be held in Austin, TX. Through a myriad of educational sessions, workshops, and keynote speakers, attendees will be provided with new tools to learn and engage.

NSC Safety Congress & Expo

  • Dates: October 11-13, 2021
  • Location: Orlando, FL
  • Costs: $375+

For more than 100 years, safety, health and environmental professionals have attended the NSC Safety Congress & Expo – the largest annual safety event for industry-leading technology, education, networking opportunities, and more. Held in the West Concourse of the Orange County Convention Center, this year’s NSC Congress & Expo aims to help attendees make connections and tap effective solutions.

Forum21 – 2021 NAEM EHS & Sustainability Management Forum

  • Dates: October 19-22, 2021
  • Location: Tucson, AZ
  • Costs: $990+

NAEM’s EHS & Sustainability Management Forum is the largest annual gathering for environment, health and safety, and sustainability (EHS&S) professionals. Each year attendees gather for networking, and to learn best practices and effective solutions, and more.

Ex4OSH 2021 (Expanding Occupational Safety & Health)

  • Dates: December 9-11, 2021
  • Location: Houston, TX
  • Costs: TBA

Ex4OSH 2021 brings together employers, workers, health and safety professionals, researchers and more to move the needle in occupational safety and health (OSH). This year’s conference will focus on three critical areas for the future of OSH: research, training, and policy.