2018 Virginia Environmental Health & Safety Conference

16th Annual Virginia Environmental Health & Safety Conference (VEHS)

September 26 & 27
Hilton Richmond Hotel and Spa
12042 West Broad Street
Richmond, VA 23233

This years’s VEHS Conference will be held at the Hilton Hotel & SPA/ Short Pump.  This conference is dedicated to industrial environmental, health and safety excellence.  Participants also explore the affordability and sustainability of regulations on the Virginia economy.  It is the premiere event of the year where Virginia industry, regulators, legislators and allies join together for information, best practices, and technology.

Conference topics include:

  • Virginia Occupational Safety & Health (VOSH) Regulatory Workshop
  • DEQ Regulatory Briefing
  • VMA Safety Awards & Chairman’s Award Presentations
  • SWIFT Water Treatment Project – Eastern VA Aquifer & Industrial Development
  • Public/Private Partnerships for Wastewater & Water Treatment Projects
  • Environmental/EHS Date Management & Information Management Solutions
  • Membrane Bioreactor Technology
  • RGGI – Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative

Program Timeline:

Wednesday, 9/26
10:30am – 12:30pm – Safety Committee Meeting (Members Only)
10am – 12:30pm – Water Subcommittee Meeting (Members Only)
1pm – 5:15pm – VEHS Conference
5:15pm – 5:45pm – VMA Safety Awards
5:45pm – 7pm – Cocktail Reception & Networking

Thursday, 9/27
7:30AM – 8:30AM – Breakfast
8:30am – Noon – VEHS Conference
12:30pm – 4pm – Post Conference Workshops

Post Conference Workshops 
Conference attendees will have an opportunity to participate in two workshops from 1pm – 4pm on Thursday, September 27.  The course outline and registration link for both has been provided below.  The cost is $75 per person which includes lunch and workshop.  You must register in advance if you want to participate in the workshops.  Seats are limited so register today!

Exhibiting at VEHS
If your company is interested in participating in the Trade Show at this year’s VEHS Conference, click here for more information or contact Kimberly Noonan at Knoonan@vamanufacturers.com.

Room Block Information
A block of rooms have been secured at the Hilton for a rate of $139 per night.  Guests can contact the reservation line at 1-800-445-8667 or (804) 364-3600 to make reservations by phone.  Please request Virginia Manufacturers Association when making your reservation to receive the discounted rate.  Guests can also book online here.  The cut-off date for room reservations is September 11.

If you are interested in sponsoring this years event, please contact Kimberly Noonan at knoonan@vamanufacturers.com.

Thanks to this year’s Sponsors!

Platinum Sponsors

Gold Sponsors​

Silver Sponsors


Bronze Sponsors


Break Sponsors







Enjoy the photo gallery from last years event!

Photo gallery