The Best EHS Conferences and Tradeshows to Attend in 2020

February 1, 2020

Never underestimate the value of networking and learning in a community setting! Attending an EHS conference or trade show can be a fantastic opportunity to build connections, strengthen your skills and knowledge base, and find out what to expect from the latest innovations in the industry. To make it easy for you, we’re rounded up a list of some of the top events scheduled for the upcoming 2020 season. 


Cority Connect 2020

February 10-13, 2020 | Nashville, Tennessee, USA

Join the Cority team for three fully packed days of great presentations, hands-on training, networking, and much more! The Cority Connect conference features multi-track education sessions, user training at both the beginner and advanced level, keynote presentations, networking events, a gala dinner party, and more! With over 40 sessions across five dynamic subject areas, attendees will have the opportunity to participate in hands-on training, earn continuing education credits, network with peers, learn best practices from Cority’s partners, and hear how industry experts and Cority clients are advancing sustainability, safety culture, worker well-being, and operational excellence initiatives within their organizations. Plus, stay tuned for the Cority Connect Roadshow coming to a city near you in 2020 - locations are confirmed for events in Houston, Calgary, Washington, London, and Australia for the upcoming year! 


National Safety Council 2020 Symposium

February 13-14, 2020 | Bonita Springs, Florida, USA

“Work to Zero” is the theme of 2020’s symposium. With a focus on the intersection of safety and emerging technology, this summit will explore how industry leaders are working to eliminate death in the workplace. Hear perspectives from the top minds in EHS, research, and technology.


Verdantix HSE & OPEX Innovation Summit EMEA 2020

March 2-4, 2020 | London, England

The ninth Verdantix Summit convenes senior managers in HSE, operations, and engineering roles from diverse industries to share insights on how to improve HSE & OpEx outcomes with innovative technologies such as software, mobile apps, drones, in-vehicle monitoring, virtual reality training, smart PPE, and data analytics.


EHS & STECH20 | Software, Innovation, and Technology Showcase

March 4-5, 2020 | New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

NAEM's annual Software, Innovation & Technology Showcase offers deep-dive training sessions, keynotes, and numerous opportunities for connecting one-on-one that can help you achieve your technology and software goals. This conference's pragmatism and candid discussion is coupled with a curated approach to optimize peer interactions.


AAOHN National Conference

April 6-8, 2020 | San Antonio, Texas, USA

Take your career to the next level with continuing education and professional development this spring in San Antonio, Texas, at the 2020 AAOHN National Conference! The agenda includes networking, workshops, and inspiring keynotes focused on occupational health and safety. The 2020 National Conference includes the opportunity to earn up to 35.75 continued nursing education credits, all in the heart of beautiful San Antonio!


EHS Congress 

April 21-22, 2020 | Berlin, Germany

This event features 300 delegates, forty speakers, ten hours of networking, and twenty exhibitors for endless exploration and discovery! Featuring Professor Sidney Dekker of Griffith University in Brisbane, Australia as the 2020 keynote speaker, this conference is not to be missed! 


NAEM EHS Operational Excellence Conference

May 5-7, 2020 | Columbus, Ohio, USA

Ready to understand how your EHS compares? Get new ideas, strengthen your practices, and understand the best ways to reduce risk in your business! The 2020 conference topics include stakeholder management, responsive changes, risk management strategies, metrics, and more!


American Industrial Hygiene Conference & Exposition

June 1-3, 2020 | Atlanta, Georgia, USA

This popular annual event is being hosted at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, GA - and is expected to attract over 5,000 attendees! Join thousands of OEHS professionals from around the world to discuss emerging issues, trends, the latest technology, best practices, and more.


Safety 2020 Professional Development Conference & Exposition

June 23-25, 2020 | Orlando, Florida, USA

This event includes more than 240 concurrent sessions presented by the best minds in the industry, focused on 20 subject areas from construction to transportation and everything in between. New attendees will find it easy to get the most out of the experience thanks to the comprehensive app, two included lunches, and resource center!


Verdantix EHS & OPEX Innovation Summit Americas 2020

September 15-17, 2020 | Austin, Texas, USA

The tenth Verdantix Summit centers EHS as the cornerstone of successful, financially profitable business practices. The three-day conference is structured so that each day has a specific focus on OpEx or HSE, so attendees can gain as much benefit as possible. Held at the beautiful Lost Pines Resort, attendees can relax between sessions on the 405 acre property.


IOSH2020 Conference

September 16-17 | Birmingham, United Kingdom

Tailored to the practitioners, leaders, and innovators in safety and health - and hosted by the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health - this conference provides opportunities to take the next steps in becoming a safety and health leader while being inspired, gaining experience, and developing new connections.


XXII World Congress on Safety and Health at Work 

October 4-7, 2020 | Toronto, Canada

Held every three years at a different location each time, the World Congress brings together leaders from across the globe with a focus on prevention. In 2020, convene with industry peers and professional in Toronto for networking, learning, and socializing. This conference features keynote speeches, symposia, poster presentations, technical sessions, and much more!

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