Who will be at Safety 2013?
Manufacturing, public sector safety pros most numerous
According to the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE), attendees who will make their way to Las Vegas for Safety 2013 June 24-26 are predominantly highly experienced safety professionals, with 78% having more than 10 years experience in their field.
Manufacturing well represented
Manufacturing will contribute the largest percentage of convention-goers (28 percent), followed by government (15 percent), construction (13 percent), service industries (12 percent) and insurance/finance/real estate and transportation/communication/utilities (tied at 10 percent). Eight percent of attendees will be from the mineral and chemical industries, three percent from retail and one percent from agriculture/forestry/fisheries.
Conference-goers identify their key duties and responsibilities as:
- Safety Management/Administration
- Risk Management/Insurance
- Safety Engineering
- Fire Protection
- Industrial Hygiene
- Safety Training
- Fleet Safety
- Product Safety
- Off-Job Safety
Buyers say they'll spend...
The ASSE says that 84% of conference attendees visit the exposition, and that 51% of the buyers say they plan to spend $50,000 or more for products seen at the expo:
- Over $1 Million – 11%
- $500,001 - $1 Million – 8%
- $100,001 - $500,000 – 17%
- $50,001 - $100,000 – 15%
- $25,001 - $50,000 – 10%
- $10,001 - $25,000 – 9%
- Under $10,000 – 15%
PPE, training and ergonomics products popular
The busiest booths will be those exhibiting PPE (46 percent of expo visitors are interested in them); training programs (43 percent); ergonomics (33 percent); safety footwear (31 percent); eye protection/eyewash stations (29 percent); monitoring devices (29 percent); hearing protection (28 percent); detection devices (gas, vapors, etc.) (27 percent); face/head protection (26 percent); sound/noise/vibration control devices (26 percent); computers and software programs (25 percent); emergency signs/labels (23 percent); consulting services (22 percent); safety floor products (22 percent); fire protection (22 percent); incentive programs (21 percent); environmental compliance products (19 percent); emergency equipment (19 percent); first aid supplies (19 percent); storage containers (15 percent); air purification equipment (12 percent)’ cleaners/solvents (11 percent) and back support equipment (ten percent).
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