LAS VEGAS, Nov. 23, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The 16th Annual National Ergonomics Conference and Exposition (ErgoExpo) at Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, November 30 – December 3, will highlight the importance of workplace ergonomics in a time of economic recovery. ErgoExpo's core educational topics of safety, return on investment, increasing productivity, managing healthcare and workers' comp costs, and the aging workforce will be coupled with workplace specific conference tracks for office, industrial, lab, healthcare, 24/7 and uncontrolled environments including energy, utility, and maintenance.
There are hundreds of attendees from 45+ states across the nation and 11 foreign countries pre-registered, including those from, Amgen, Boeing, CDC, Chevron, Dow Corning, E&J Gallo Winery, Ford, GSA, Honda, Intel, John Deere, Kaiser Permanente, Liberty Mutual, Mayo Clinic, NASA, OSHA – US Dept of Labor, Raytheon, SC Johnson, Unilever, the US Army, Air Force, Navy and Marines, VA Medical Center, Whirlpool, Zurich and numerous municipal and state government and healthcare facility representatives.
"Both attendees and exhibitors are talking about coming to ErgoExpo in order to continue their organization's push toward economic recovery. This year's event is 10% larger than last year, which indicates the importance of this Conference and Expo to the ergonomics community," commented Walter Charnizon, President of Continental Exhibitions, Inc., owners/producers of ErgoExpo which is the largest and longest-running ergonomics conference and trade show in the nation. "ErgoExpo is currently outpacing the trade show industry's average growth for 2010 – in fact, nearly doubling it. 99% or more of attendees report each year that they would recommend ErgoExpo to a colleague. The strong attendee base makes ErgoExpo an important market place for those selling safety, wellness and ergonomics products and services," Charnizon further remarked.
Attendees have over 70 unique educational opportunities to choose from, and a wide variety of products to evaluate at the Expo, including dozens of new products nominated for the 9th Annual ErgoExpo Attendees' Choice Awards program. Products from Steelcase, ErgoGenesis, Fellowes, Herman Miller, Neutral Posture, and others will be on the official Attendees' Choice ballot. Attendees vote for the product they believe offers the best opportunity to increase productivity and profitability while improving workplace health and safety. Winners are announced on Dec. 2 during a reception and ceremony in the exhibit hall, Augustus Ballroom, at 5:30 PM. Attendees will see a larger Expo this year, exhibitors will include: 3M, AliMed, Cardinus, Electro Kinetic Technologies, Equipois, Fellowes, Hello Direct, Herman Miller, Kinesis, Nuance Communications, Power Pusher, Workrite and many others.
On-site registration opens Tuesday, Nov. 30 at 7:30 AM, outside the Augustus Ballroom, 3rd floor of the Palace Tower at Caesars Palace . The full event schedule, speaker bios, and registration (available through Nov. 29) are available online at www.ErgoExpo.com . The Expo opens Wednesday, Dec. 1 at 11:15 AM, registration for the Expo, Keynotes and Networking Receptions is free when attendees register online by Nov. 29.
Lenore Kolb, VP, Sales & Marketing
Continental Exhibitions, Inc. - owners/producers of ErgoExpo
P: 212-370-5005 x23, Email: lkolb@ErgoExpo.com
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