AIHce EXP took place in Phonix, Arizona, May 21-24, 2023. The annual event is put on by AIHA, the association for scientists and professionals committed to preserving and ensuring occupational and environmental health and safety in the workplace and community. This year was the last year under its current name. 

Take a look through this photo gallery for a peek into 2023's conference and expo, which featured a wellness area, arcade games, and a PPE fashion show as well as plenty of networking and educational sessions.


old-school video games
Attendees were invited to take a break from networking and learning at sessions by playing some old-school video games at the "arcade" at the back of the expo hall.


opportunities for learning on the expo floor
Besides the educational sessions focusing on various topics in meeting rooms throughout the convention center, there were also opportunities for learning on the expo floor. Experts discussed various topics in brief in a casual environment.


This year's expo hall
This year's expo hall featured many exhibitors, including universities, software companies, technology and more.


PPE fashion show
The PPE fashion show in the expo hall featured some new innovations by various companies.


DuPont overalls and jacket combo
DuPont showed off overalls and a jacket combo.


An educational session on mental health and suicide prevention
An educational session on mental health and suicide prevention in the construction industry was led by Peggy Peterson, Bureau Chief On-site Consultation for Iowa OSHA, and Diane Rohlman, Director of Healthier Workforce Center at the University of Iowa.


an opportunity to learn something new even when getting a drink of water
There's always an opportunity to learn something new throughout the convention center, even when getting a drink of water.


wellness classes
A great way to unwind in between sessions, these wellness classes offered everything from chair yoga to meditation to quick tips on eating healthy.


AIHA unveiled a rebranding on May 24, 2023, during the conference. It will now be known as “AIHA CONNECT: The Conference and Expo for OEHS Professionals.” 

AIHA staff developed the new name and brand to reflect the evolution and growth of OEHS and emphasize the conference’s value to OEHS professionals at all career stages. In a news release, AIHA said the new name is intended to better inform potential attendees of the conference's purpose, which includes presenting opportunities to network, discover new ideas, and access professional resources.

The first conference under the AIHA CONNECT name will be in Columbus, Ohio, from May 20 to 22, 2024.