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2022 ISEA Executive Summit

Sunday, April 24, 2022 - Tuesday, April 26, 2022


This event is for ISEA members only.

Cost: $1,350

– All networking events and receptions
– Breakfast and lunch on Monday & Tuesday



Join your colleagues, peers, and friends at
ISEA’s premier education and networking event for safety executives.

After two years of online meetings and virtual events, business is finally getting back on track. But, not without some major consequential changes, many of which may be here to stay.

We met the challenges of COVID head-on, but there are more to face as we navigate a disrupted workplace and manage other reverberations to come from the pandemic shift.

How do we plan and lead Beyond the Pivot?

Where Industry Leaders Meet

ISEA’s Executive Summit serves as a powerful resource and networking opportunity for leaders in the safety equipment industry.

This year’s speakers will offer insights and opinions about today’s economic landscape, current business challenges, and adjusting to new corporate cultures.

Education and Insights to Lead 

Top-rated speakers in global economics, supply chain challenges, and workplace culture will offer insights and expertise about the following pressing topics:

  • Economic Forecasting for Strategic Planning
  • Strengthening the PPE Supply Chain
  • Navigating Shifts in Today’s Workforce
  • Making ESG a Core Part of Business


Sunday, April 24, 2022

1:00 PM - 5:00 PM CT

ISEA Board of Trustees Meeting

6:00 PM CT

Welcome Reception

Monday, April 25, 2022

7:30 AM CT

Breakfast & Registration

8:00 AM - Noon CT

General Session

Noon - 2:00 PM CT


Board Buses at 5:30 pm ET

Chicago Blackhawks Reception & Game

Tuesday, April 26, 2022

8:00 AM CT


9:00 - Noon CT

General Session

Noon CT



Robyn Bachochin

Partner, Senior Communication Consultant @ Mercer
Robyn has more than 25 years of workforce change and communication experience and specializes in leading large client relationships and change initiatives. Her communication and change expertise includes digital engagement, business and HR transformation, and …Read More

Jay Byrne

President, v-Fluence
Jay Byrne is president of v-Fluence, a strategic communication and research agency.  Jay has more than 25 years of experience in public affairs, crisis and issues management.  He has held senior communications positions in industry …Read More

Steve Gardner

Interim CEO @ ISEA

Connor Lokar

Senior Forecaster @ ITR Economics
Few young economists present their insights with the authority, accuracy, and humor that Connor Lokar brings to the stage. From the intimate executive retreat to the standing-room-only keynote, he delivers with charm and candor, rousing and enlightening …Read More

Dr. Anand Nair

Eli Broad Endowed Professor in Supply Chain Management @ Michigan State University
Dr. Anand Nair is the Eli Broad Endowed Professor in the Department of Supply Chain Management at Michigan State University. After completing his undergraduate degree in Engineering and MBA degree, he worked as a Manager …Read More

Steve Rochlin

CEO & Founder of Impact ROI
Steve Rochlin is Founder and CEO of Impact ROI. Impact ROI, LLC (formerly known as IO Sustainability) helps organizations achieve superior social, environmental, and financial performance. Through research and management consulting, Impact ROI assesses the …Read More

Tom Votel

President & CEO, Ergodyne, ISEA Board Chair
ISEA Board Vice ChairmanRead More

Networking Events

Sunday, April 24 | 6:00 PM CT Welcome Reception

It's time to say 'Hello' again - and this time it's Face to Face! We'll kick-start the ISEA Executive Summit with a casual welcome reception to celebrate the return of in-person meetings. The reception will feature an open bar and buffet with heavy hors d'oeurves, which can serve as your meal for the evening or a prelude to dinner reservations.

Monday, April 25 | 6:00 PM CT Special Event: Chicago Blackhawks Game

ISEA will host Executive Summit attendees at the United Center for a reception and to cheer on the Chicago Blackhawks as they take on the Philadelphia Flyers. ISEA will provide transportation to and from the hotel and area. In the Bud Light Legends Lounge, attendees will be treated to a large buffet dinner and a full-service bar.


Hotel Accommodations

Hotel Chicago Downtown
Chicago, IL

Deluxe King rooms are $225/night + taxes & fees.

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Hotel Chicago Downtown COVID-19 Guidance
As part of Marriott International’s family of brands, the hotel has implemented a multi-pronged approach to meet the health and safety requirements of their “Commitment to Clean” standards.


April 24
April 26
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Hotel Chicago
333 N. Dearborn
Chicago, IL 60654 United States
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