LRP Conferences acquires the largest ergonomics conference in the United States.
Online PR News – 17-July-2012 – Palm Beach Gardens, Florida – LRP Conferences, LLC, a division of LRP Publications, producers of national conferences and professional research services, announces the acquisition of The National ergonomics conference and Exposition (ErgoExpo) – the largest, best-attended ergonomics conference and trade show in the United States; as well as a monthly webinar series focused on ergonomics.
Now in its 18th year, ErgoExpo, being held at Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, on December 4 - 7, 2012, focuses on new ways to improve productivity, and raise profitability by reducing workplace related injuries.
The event, previously owned and managed by Continental Exhibitions, Inc., offers nearly 75 educational opportunities, displays thousands of new products and provides hours of valuable networking. It is regularly attended by more than a thousand professionals from some of the world’s leading organizations, including Apple, Boeing, ConAgra, eBay, ExxonMobil, Ford, GE, Kaiser Permanente, the Mayo Clinic, each branch of the United States Armed Forces, and scores of governmental agencies from the local, state and federal levels.
"The National Ergonomics Conference and Exposition was a natural fit with our other conferences and provides an excellent growth opportunity for the company," said Kenneth Kahn, President and Founder, LRP Publications.
The executive management team from Continental Exhibitions, including President Walter Charnizon, and Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Lenore Kolb Higgins, has joined LRP Conferences and will continue to manage the event.
"I am excited about the opportunity to be part of the LRP team. Their organization and its resources will help ErgoExpo reach into new markets and better serve those it currently supports," said Charnizon.
For more information about ErgoExpo, including a list of companies that have already reserved exhibit space in the upcoming event, including Herman Miller, Steelcase, Microsoft, AliMed and Darcor Casters and Wheels; visit www.ErgoExpo.com.
LRP Conferences, LLC, produces nearly a dozen professional conferences and trade shows including: HR Technology® Conference, HR in Hospitality Conference, and National Workers’ Compensation and Disability Conference®.
About LRP Publications
LRP Publications, founded in 1977, publishes two industry-leading magazines, Human Resource Executive® and Risk & Insurance®, as well as hundreds of newsletters, books, videos, eCourses, and case reporters in the fields of workers’ compensation and disability, human resources, education administration and law, and federal employment law. For a complete list of LRP products, conferences and trade shows, please visit www.lrp.com.