NEW YORK, Dec. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- The 15th Annual National Ergonomics Conference and Exposition (ErgoExpo) at Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, Nov. 17 - 20, 2009 was yet again the largest annual gathering of ergonomics decision makers and vendors held in the U.S. with nearly 900 attendees representing the U.S., Canada, and a dozen foreign countries including the U.K., China and Japan.
Attendees from Apple, Boeing, ConocoPhillips, Eli Lilly & Co., Kaiser Permanente, Liberty Mutual, NASA, Nintendo, plus U.S. Depts. of Defense, Energy, Environmental Protection, and Labor, and hundreds of other companies and healthcare facilities came to ErgoExpo looking for ways to combat a challenging economy. Attendees returned to their workplace with proven strategies for increasing safety, productivity, and the bottom line in any type of workplace.
"Seeing nearly all of the exhibit space used this year already renewed for 2010, and having an astounding 100% of conference attendees report that they would recommend ErgoExpo to a colleague is especially rewarding given the current economic climate," remarked Walter Charnizon, President of Continental Exhibitions, Inc. Sherry Davis, Ergonomics Product Manager for AliMed (exhibitor) commented, "This was a strong gathering of returning and new attendees from an impressive group of companies! "
This year's show featured the 8th Annual ErgoExpo Attendees' Choice Awards. The audience voted for the new products most likely to increase productivity and profitability, while improving workplace health and safety. The 2009 winners, in alphabetical order: Equipois Inc.'s ZeroG2 Arm, Herman Miller's Envelop(TM) desk, Neutral Posture's NV(TM) chair, and REDpoint International's Versatilt wheelchair tilt device. Wayne Baxter, Sales and Marketing Lead, Herman Miller, noted, "The Attendees' Choice Award has become one of our most coveted awards for ergonomic design. ErgoExpo atte
|SOURCE Continental Exhibitions, Inc.|
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