OPEX21 | EHS Operational Excellence Conference - March 10 - March 11, 2021 - Virtual Event, Join From Anywhere!
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Who Attends

NAEM's annual EHS Operational Excellence Conference is a must-attend event for environmental, health and safety (EHS) professionals who are tasked with creating and maintaining strong EHS management systems and culture.


The conference draws an engaged group of Senior Managers, Directors and Vice Presidents who are accountable for EHS performance, mitigating risk, reporting to executive leadership, and setting EHS strategy and metrics. It is also a great opportunity for professionals who aspire to EHS management and leadership roles to learn from those with deep experience and expertise.


EHS as a Business Core

Aligning EHS programs with business objectives leads to strong compliance, improved safety performance and competitive advantage.


OPEX21 | EHS Operational Excellence Conference

Come meet environmental, health and safety managers from across industries to benchmark your program and learn from their hard-won lessons.


NAEM's peer-developed agenda is designed to ensure that you'll walk away with actionable strategies you can use to strengthen your EHS programs immediately.



Expected 2021 Attendance: 550+ Virtual Attendees

More than 500 attendees participated in last year's virtual EHS Operational Excellence conference, a 375% increase in attendance from the 2019 conference. And, most companies continue to have travel bans in place, making our event a great way to reach your target audience.


The National Association for Environmental Management (NAEM) is the largest professional community for corporate EHS&S managers, directors and vice presidents. Its members are responsible for establishing environmental policy and integrating those programs into business operations.




Who should attend: 


NAEM's target audience are decision-makers. They are corporate vice presidents, directors, and managers responsible for leading EHS programs such as:


  • Compliance and Regulatory Assurance
  • Risk Management and Reduction
  • EHS Metrics and Performance Tracking
  • Managing COVID-19 Health and Safety Challenges and Return to Work
  • EHS Leadership During Challenging Times
  • Tools for Remote Work and Virtual Auditing

See a Sampling of the Companies that Attended the 2020 Virtual EHS Operational Excellence Conference

  • Allergan
  • Bristol-Myers Squibb
  • Cargill
  • Comcast
  • Colgate
  • CVS Health
  • DuPont
  • Honeywell Aerospace
  • Lockheed Martin
  • Southern Company
  • Tampa Electric
  • Toyota North America



Be Inspired, Hear the Testimonials

Hear what attendees have had to say:


Lissa Aquino, Senior Staff Representative - Environmental Analysis & Reporting Programs; United Airlines Inc.

"The EHS Management Excellence Conference is a great opportunity for connecting and collaborating with likeminded EHS professionals across a broad range of industrial sectors. It's a wonderful learning environment where group discussions are dynamic and participants are encouraged to share ideas and lessons learned."


-- Lissa AquinoSenior Staff Representative - Environmental Analysis & Reporting Programs; United Airlines Inc.


Anita Dawson, Manager, Global Environmental & Regulatory; Air Liquide Advanced Materials

"I just attended my first Management Excellence Conference in 2016. Wow! It's a great meeting with presentations and discussions on target with current programs; it has a nice exhibit area to meet with affiliates and vendors one on one; and, it's a GREAT place to have the best of conversations with EHS leaders and colleagues from a wide range of industries on programs, practices, and developing issues. I can't wait for the May 2018 Conference!"


-- Anita DawsonManager, Global Environmental & Regulatory; Air Liquide Advanced Materials

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