The 2013 Voluntary Protection Program Participants’ Associationannual conference, to be held at the San Antonio Convention Center,  is one of the premier safety and health conferences in the nation.  With thousands of participants, hundreds of exhibitors, and peer taught workshops in your industries focusing on several key categories of safety and health, this is an opportunity that can’t be missed. 

This is an invitation to empower yourself and advance your organization through innovative and educational workshops and exceptional networking opportunities.  This conference has a great deal to offer Safety and Health Professionals as well as the everyday employee.  Every year professional and peer taught sessions are made available to you. OSHA courses are also available so that you can earn valuable CEU credits.  Instructors from OSHA, Texas Engineering Extension Service, the University of Texas at Arlington, and others have put together a solid line-up for your benefit.

Pre Conference Courses

OSHA 7105: Evacuation & Emergency Planning

OSHA 7405: Fall Hazard Awareness for Construction

OSHA 7500: Introduction to Safety & Health Management

l VPP Mentoring Workshop

l VPP Strengthening Star Quality

l VPP Application Workshop

l Challenge Workshop

l Conference First-Timers Workshop

General Conference Courses

Additionally there will be several General Workshops to choose from that cover a variety of topics such as: Safety Management, Technical and Engineering Standards, Human Behavior, Environmental Hazardous Materials, Industrial Hygiene, Emergency Response, Regulatory Issues, and many more. We also have a strong lineup of workshops relating to the OSHA Challenge Program.

Exhibitor Expo

This may turn out to be our largest Exhibitor Expo yet.  For several years we have been able to bring you the absolute best line-up of Exhibitors from several key industries important to your operation.  Some of the categories include: Safety Apparel, Compliance Software, Air Quality Management, Ergonomics, Fall Protection, Medical Insurance, Gas Detection, Hand Tools, Risk Management Services, Training, Containment, and many more.


WHAT: VPPPA Region 6 Annual Conference & Expo

WHERE: San Antonio

WHEN: May 6-9, Expo May 6-8, 2013


To register, visit:

Call: (713) 489-1086


Payment Types Accepted:MasterCard, VISA, AMEX/ Check. You will be able to set up payment invoicing if paying by check. THERE ARE NO REFUNDS.

Early Registration:

$475 per person Jan 2-March 15, 2013

Regular Registration:

$575 per person March 16-April 19th, 2013

Late Registration:

$675 per person April 20th-April 30th, 2013

Onsite Registration:

$675 per person