The 2018 Safety and Health Excellence Conference, sponsored by Region IV VPPPA, will be held June 19-21, 2017 in Biloxi, MS at the Beau Rivage Resort and Casino.  

An OSHA Special Government Employee (SGE) Training Class will be held in conjunction with the conference and will be June 17-19, 2018. See workshop tab above for more details. 

Come join the "best-of-the-best" in safety and health for networking, educational opportunities, as well as to see the latest safety services and products being showcased by the exhibiting companies. Conference includes safety improvement opportunities for manufacturing, healthcare, mining, chemical, and other industries. 

Not a VPP participant or know what VPP is about? No problem! If you are just looking for ways to improve your safety and health program, this is where you want to be. There will be 54 workshop options to choose from over the span of the conference, not including the pre-conference workshops, to learn from and carry back the excitement and knowledge to get your program moving in the right direction. If you would like to learn more about what VPP is, there will be some workshops on that too.

10% Conference Registration Discount: Stay at host hotel, and receive 10% conference registration discount. When registering, just click the staying at hotel option when asked, and the discount will be applied. (Note: If at registration for the conference, you are not staying at host hotel, the 10% discount would not apply).  Also, if staying at host hotel, you will be entered into a special drawing at the Closing Session for: 2 night voucher for Chattanooga Marriott; 50% discount on 2019 Conference in Chattanooga; 2 - $50 Amazon gift cards; 2 - $50 Visa gift cards; and 1 $100 Visa gift card. 



Registration Includes

  • 6 Free Pre-Conference Workshop Opportunities (June 19, 2019 - 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM )

  • Welcome Registration Package

  • Opening / Closing Sessions with Motivating Keynotes

  • Exhibitor Expo w/ Heavy Snacks and Refreshments 

  • Wednesday Lunch

  • Conference Break Refreshments

  • 54 Conference Breakout Session Training Opportunities

  • Great Prize Winning Opportunities 

  • Exhibit Hall Access

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 Beau Rivage Resort & Casino  875 Beach Blvd                                                             Biloxi, MS 39630  800-239-2771

Beau Rivage Resort & Casino

875 Beach Blvd                                                             Biloxi, MS 39630


Conference Rates

Early Bird (1/2/18 - 3/16/18)
$375 - Member                                           $450 - Non-Member
$300 - Speaker
$350 - Nursing / HC*
$40 - Guest**

Standard (3/17/18 - 6/8/18)
$450 - Member                                           $525 - Non-Member
$300 - Speaker
$350 - Nursing / HC*
$40 - Guest**

Late / Onsite (6/9/18 - 6/21/18)
$525 - Member                                           $600 - Non-Member
$375 - Speaker
$400 - Nursing / HC*
$40 - Guest**       

*Nursing / HC rates are for the nursing and healthcare professionals.

**Guest tickets are for family members and/or attendee guest that has traveled with them. Ticket will allow access to Wednesday Luncheon and Exhibitor Expo.

To register by phone: Contact Event Coordinator at 847-620-4481