2023 ISEA Annual Meeting

At the Annual Meeting, you’ll experience:

Interactive Product Group Sessions

Engage with your peers to discuss opportunities to create and innovate standards to keep workers safe.  The Annual Meeting is where our product groups and committees meet to accomplish the essential work of the association – developing standards, formulating policy positions, and planning for the future.

Rich Networking Opportunities

Between the popular Awards Reception & Dinner, Networking Reception, and more, the Annual Meeting is full of can’t-miss opportunities to connect with your peers. 

High Value General Sessions

Hear the latest safety trends straight from end-users. Get a deeper understanding of shifts in the regulatory and political landscape and how to capitalize on them to drive growth. It’s all at the ISEA Annual Meeting. 

Need to Know

Start: Dec. 4 (8am)
End: Dec. 6 (3pm)

We recommend arriving the evening of Sunday, December 3, flying into DCA.

Ritz Carlton Pentagon City
Arlington, VA

Westin Crystal City Arlington, VA

All registrants and participants agree to adhere to our event policies.

Please familiarize yourself with our latest health & safety guidelines.

"The ISEA event delivered excellent insights into what's coming and how we need to pivot. I've already used information provided with my management staff."
John Doe

Registration Options

All Access Pass

$ 1,300 Increases to $1,500 after Oct 6
  • Product Group Meetings
  • All Evening Networking Events & Meals
  • Business Meeting & General Session (Dec 5)
Best Value

Awards Dinner

$ 250 + Add On for Product Group Only Attendees
  • Reception with appetizers and spirits
  • Full plated dinner
  • ISEA Foundation awards presentation
Add On

Product Group In-Person

$ 250 Increases to $500 after Oct 6
  • Access to Product Group Meetings
  • Breakfast & Lunch

Product Group Virtual

$ 175 VIrtual product group access
  • Virtual access to Product Group Meetings
  • Limited Visual Engagement
  • Microsoft Teams

Sponsorship Options

Are you interested in reaching decision makers at leading companies and their executives in the safety equipment industry? We have a limited number of sponsorship opportunities for our:

  • Awards Dinner & Networking Events
  • Keynote Speaker
  • Safety Partner Sponsorship


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PW: ISEA2023

Monday, December 4


7:00 am | Salon II Foyer


7:00 – 9:00 am | Diplomat

ISEA Board of Trustees Meeting

8:00 am – Noon | Board Room

Product Group Meetings

8:00 am – 5:15 pm

Time Session Room
8:00 AM – 10:00 AM Heat Stress Solutions Plaza C
9:00 AM – 1:00 PM Respiratory Protection Salon II
10:00 AM – 10:15 AM Coffee Break Salon II Foyer
10:15 AM – 12:15 PM Head Protection Plaza C
11:30 AM – 1:30 PM Lunch Diplomat
1:00 PM – 3:00 PM Eye & Face Protection Salon II
1:00 PM – 3:00 PM Protective Apparel Plaza C
3:00 PM – 3:15 PM Coffee Break Salon II Foyer
3:15 PM – 5:15 PM Hand Protection Salon II
3:15 PM – 5:15 PM Instruments Plaza C
Awards Reception & Program

Reception | 6:00 pm | Ambassador
Dinner | 7:00 pm | Diplomat

Join us for a networking reception followed by a formal dinner and the presentation of top awards to honor ISEA members and industry leaders helping to advance worker safety.

Tuesday, December 5


7:00 am | Salon II Foyer


7:00 am | Salon II

General Session

8:00 am | Salon I

Learn about all ISEA has done to advocate for the industry in the last year, and what member can expect for 2024.

ISEA Chair and Ergodyne CEO Tom Votel will interview OSHA’s Jim Frederick about the agency’s current and future enforcement priorities.

Take the time to mingle with colleagues and meet new members. 

Connor Lokar with ITR Economics is back with an update on the US and global economy, where we are and where we’re going. 

Take some time to check in at work and refuel for the day.

The ISEA Standards Planning & Development Committee will update membership on the latest effort to modernize our standards development process. 

In our closing keynote, we’ll talk with Jennifer Langton, who leads Player Health & Safety Innovation at the National Football League about how the NFL is advancing player safety using the Digital Athlete and other initiatives. 

Product Group & Committee Meetings

2:30 pm – 5:00 pm

2:30 PM – 4:00 PMHearing Protection Plaza C
2:30 PM – 4:00 PMEmergency Eyewash & Shower Plaza D
4:00 PM – 5:00 PMStandards Planning & Development Committee (closed session) Salon I
Cocktails with Kristen

6:00 pm | Salon II

CNN’s Kristen Soltis Anderson will join us for a networking event to chat about our current political landscape as we head into a Presidential election year. Attendees will enjoy heavy hors d’oeuvre and an open bar. 

Wednesday, December 6

Product Group & Committee Meetings

8:00 am – 1:00 pm (breakfast included)

8:00 AM- 11:30 AMAdvocacy Committee (closed session) Salon II
8:00 AM – 1:00 PMHigh Visibility Ambassador

On-Site Health & Safety Guidelines

ISEA is committed to providing an event experience where our participants, partners and staff can safely and effectively collaborate, learn, and network. As we make evidence-based decisions about how best to put health and safety first., we will continue to communicate to keep everyone safe. By participating in person, you understand and acknowledge that you risk exposure to and contraction of potentially dangerous diseases (including but not limited to COVID-19). You understand and acknowledge the risks associated with diseases and viruses and you are fully aware that exposure may result in, including without limitation, infection, illness, injury, or otherwise. In consideration of the above, you hereby release ISEA and its partners of any liability related to your attendance. By attending our Event, you agreed to abide by and engage in certain health-and-safety-beneficial conduct while attending the Event. This may include, but is not limited to, submitting to daily temperature checks, wearing a mask in public areas, engaging in appropriate physical distancing, and not attending the Event if you are ill or have been recently exposed to COVID-19. If you have questions regarding ISEA’s COVID-19 procedures or need accommodations, please contact ISEA at 703-525-1695.




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