The guide provides an overview of how safety professionals perceive conferences as well as advice on how to maximize your time and energy at a conference. It is clear that safety professionals find value in conferences, as the guide notes that 9 out of 10 people who work in safety believe that conferences are useful.
However, almost two-thirds of people also struggle to secure the necessary approval to go. Fortunately, the guide outlines several best practices for making the case to attend a safety conference. It also provides:
- tips on networking in the safety industry
- worksheets to plan out which speaking sessions to attend
- what to look for in a good presenter
- how to navigate a safety tradeshow
If you’re attending a safety show—or you’ve never been to one and would like to convince your employer to send you—this safety conference guide is an essential resource.