2022 Annual Educational Conference & Exhibition

Attend the Hybrid 2022 AEC & Exhibition

June 28–July 1, 2022

Spokane, Washington (Spokane Convention Center) and Virtually 


The NEHA AEC is so much more than a conference. It is the nexus for environmental health training, education, networking, and advancement. NEHA’s AEC is the most comprehensive training and education investment your organization can make to achieve immediate and long-term benefits. 

  • Acquire practical and real-world information and expertise from like minded professionals that share your passion for environmental health.
  • Leave trained, motivated, inspired, and empowered to further advance your organization and yourself.
  • Gain the skills, knowledge, and expertise needed to help solve your organization's daily and strategic challenges and improve your bottom-line results.
  • Earn continuing education (CE) credit to maintain your professional credential(s).

Employer Justification Letter

Need help convincing your employer of the value in attending the AEC? Use the justification letter template below!


Continuing Education Credits

Earn CE contact hours, potentially enough to meet your full 2-year NEHA professional credential requirement, by attending and participating in the NEHA AEC. CEs can be fulfilled by attending:

  • Training and educational sessions
  • Keynote Address
  • Educational sessions via the recorded sessions on-demand after the AEC is over

See the Continuing Education page for information on credits for other organizations and for the California REHS program.













For more information about the AEC, email aec@neha.org.

Exhibitor Registration Now Open!

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Maximize Your Impact by Promoting Your Brand Worldwide for Less!

Exhibiting at the 2022 AEC will provide you with the opportunity to:

  • Interact live with your target market
  • Invest in your growth and future 
  • Easily maximize your ROI and generate quality leads
  • Showcase your products and services to a worldwide audience

Booth Includes

  • 10’ x 10’ space with back drape and side drape, a 2’ x 6’ covered and skirted display table, two chairs, and wastebasket
  • Two full conference registrations that include access to ~200 educational sessions, the Exhibition Grand Opening & Party, and social events
  • Inclusion as an exhibitor on the conference app with links to your website
  • Preconference attendee mailing list
  • Carpeted ballroom exhibit hall with security

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NEHA will follow all COVID-19 safety guidelines set by CDC.


Per CDC recommendation, full vaccination is strongly encouraged for all in-person attendees and vendors.

  • Full vaccination is defined as two shots of the Pfizer or Moderna COVID vaccine or one shot of the Johnson & Johnson product (or a comparably approved vaccine if you are an international attendee). All attendees are also encouraged to obtain any recommended boosters. 
  • Attendees who are not yet fully vaccinated against COVID-19 are strongly encouraged to do so in time for the conference. Note that it can take up to six weeks to complete the full schedule of two-dose COVID vaccines.
  • We welcome virtual attendance for those who are unable to be vaccinated.
  • Those traveling from outside the United States should check for any travel restrictions placed on your country of origin to ensure quarantine is not required.

Face Mask

Wearing a face mask at the AEC is encouraged. 

Other Precautions

NEHA will provide physical distancing whenever possible in meeting rooms, hand sanitizer throughout the meeting venue, and an outdoor networking event.

  *COVID-19 Precautions and Requirements are subject to change. Check back here for the latest guidance.


View the tentative schedule of events. 

Featured Speakers

View information on featured speakers at the AEC.


Get all your questions answered about the new Hybrid Format. 

Preconference Offerings

Enhance your AEC experience with a preconference offering!

In-Person Attendee Guide

View details about attending the AEC in-person.

Hotel and Travel

Plan your trip to Spokane, Washington.