Jan 17, 2023

All About ASSP - Safety Conference & Expo

Event in a Snapshot:

  • When: June 5-7, 2023
  • Where: San Antonio, Texas
  • Venue: Henry B. González Convention Center 900 E. Market Street, San Antonio, TX 78205
  • Where to register: ASSP’s Safety Conference & Expo website

As the world quickly dives into all that 2023 has to offer, safety professionals are gearing up to make their mark all throughout the industry and blaze the trail when it comes to the discourse around workplace safety. There’s no better place to do that than at one of North America’s biggest and most renowned safety events.

That’s right, ASSP’s Annual Safety Conference (2023) makes its grand return in San Antonio, Texas. Halfway through the year, ASSP will take over Texas to showcase the finest and brightest of all things safety. On that note, we’ve created an ‘All About ASSP’ guide for safety professionals to get to know the conference and learn how they can get the most out of it.

What is Safety23?

ASSP’s Safety23 conference is an annual safety show that has been held for more than 60 years and is an industry-leading event that has been shaping, reflecting and challenging the status quo of occupational health and safety. It is hosted as a three day, in-person event that serves as an all-encompassing experience that includes educational training sessions, opportunities to network with like-minded safety professionals, showcases of the latest and greatest safety technologies, and much more. With a schedule jam-packed with inspiring keynote speakers, the conference’s attendees are sure to leave feeling like they learnt something and are ready to take on their greatest safety challenges head-on.

Here are just a few of the general sessions that will be taking place at this year’s Annual Safety Conference:

How Equity Drives Safety Forward: Exploring the “E” in DEI:

  • Presented by exemplary panelists such as Chia-Chia Chang, M.P.H., M.B.A., and  Ricky Gonzales, this session will explore how equity in the workplace plays a major role in the efficacy of your safety management and how organizations can implement better programs that use diversity, equity and inclusion as driving factors to improve worker health and safety.

Emergency Preparedness & Response: The Ripple Effect:

Who’s It For?

The short answer is if you work in safety, this event is for you. The longer answer, everyone from plant managers to occupational safety supervisors will be attending. Furthermore, companies just looking to strengthen their safety management program can benefit from this event too.

Who’ll Be There?

The demographic of attendees at ASSP’s Safety23 is a diverse group of everyone interested in safety. Not to mention, countless speakers, sponsors, and vendors will be attending this event. In other words, this is the perfect opportunity for safety professionals all across North America to learn about new offerings on the market that can help them reach their compliance targets and solidify their workplace safety programs.

Some of this year’s sponsors include safety driven organizations such as Grainger, EHSToday, and Cintas. Along with ASSP’s conference sponsors, expect countless vendors exhibiting safety services and products that you can utilize to better your organization’s safety and compliance program. Everything from personal protective equipment, to visitor sign-in systems, to contractor management software, ASSP’s floor will be home to cutting edge solutions across the market. Expect to see industry leading safety products, so be sure to look around and reflect on how you can use new products and services to propel your organization’s safety program.

Contractor Compliance - Booth 1762

Along with many other exhibitors, Contractor Compliance will be bringing its world-class contractor management software solution to ASSP’s floor. We’ll be there to showcase just how our tool can help you better manage your business by using automation technology to track, manage and requalify your third-party workforce. With innovative features like real time compliance levels, audit-ready insights, and built-in prequalification systems, this software is the prime solution to manage and scale your contractor safety program. Interested in learning more about how you can improve compliance, cut costs, and significantly reduce admin time using our tool? Stop by booth 1762 at ASSP’s Safety Conference & Expo to chat with one of our experts. 

In the meantime, take a deep dive into our website to learn how Contractor Compliance’s digital solution has helped companies like Bonduelle and Genpak significantly increase contractor safety, reduce risk, and hit their compliance targets all through a single platform. Alternatively, schedule an online demo and see how you can transform your safety program in real time!

About the Author

Addison Moore
Director of Marketing at Contractor Compliance

Addison has spent the last four years learning from and participating in the Health & Safety community. He has travelled to numerous EHS conferences, trade shows and events with the intention of helping organizations with their contractor management programs. Addison is also responsible for curating the collection of white papers, case studies and eBooks that provide real world insights into the workforce safety space.

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