Special Events

networking eventsAIHce isn’t just about learning and products. It’s also about networking with your peers and relaxing through our special events!

AIHce Social

Expo Hall Networking Reception

Mark of Excellence Breakfast

First Timer’s Orientation

AIHF Fun Run/Walk (and Pin!)

AIHce POWER HOUR Sponsored by MSA

Full Special Events Listing


AIHce Social

Sunday, May 22
7:00 – 9:00 PM
Key Grand Ballroom, Hilton Baltimore

Back by overwhelmingly popular demand, the AIHce Social (formerly known as the Welcome Party) kicks off this year’s conference with food, drinks, live music, and fun.

Expo Hall EventsExpo Hall Networking Reception

Monday, May 23
4:00 – 5:30 PM
Hall E, Baltimore Convention Center

Mix, mingle, (sip!) and network at this perfect blend of exhibitors, peers, poster presenters, and colleagues. Learn about new products and services from AIHA at our expansive booth! A free drink ticket is included with registration.

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Mark of Excellence Breakfast

Wednesday, May 25
6:30 – 8:00 AM
Ballroom, Baltimore Convention Center

Though known for world-class IH/OH education and networking opportunities, AIHce is also a time to recognize and celebrate the extraordinary contributions made by AIHA and ACGIH members and volunteers to the industry and the profession.

The second annual Mark of Excellence Breakfast, taking place at AIHce 2016, will feature entertainment, awards, networking, and a delicious breakfast buffet. Connect with fellow leading and emerging industry trailblazers and pay tribute to those whose exemplary dedication to the profession has made a positive and lasting impact.

This event is taking place in lieu of the Wednesday morning General Session and is included in your registration, but pre-registration is required.


First Timer’s Orientation

Monday, May 23
6:30 – 7:30 AM
Holiday Ballroom 6, Hilton Baltimore

networkingFirst time attending AIHce? You’ll want to participate in the First Timers Orientation and breakfast, sponsored by Dupont. It is recommended that you attend this with your PAL (if you have one).

During this session you will:

  • Meet other first-time conference attendees
  • Learn how to effectively use the mobile app and the Final Program as your conference guides
  • Discover the best networking events that can lead to meeting valuable contacts
  • Learn about on-site resources and what they can do for you
  • Hear tips on how to maximize your overall conference experience

AIHce 2016 Pin

AIHF Fun Run/Walk + Pin

Tuesday, May 24
6:30 AM

The American Industrial Hygiene Foundation (AIHF) presents the 30th Annual Fun Run/Walk. Have fun, get some exercise, and support the AIHF! Register for the Fun Run/Walk during the online registration process.
Distance: 5K Run/2K Walk
Donation: $35 in advance, $40 on site

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AIHce Conference Pin

Show your commitment to the Foundation by proudly wearing your pin throughout the week!
Donation: $10

About AIHF

Since 1982, the American Industrial Hygiene Foundation (AIHF) has distributed more than $1,617,000 to 549 students studying industrial hygiene and related disciplines at 53 different schools and universities.

Financial investments and contributions to the AIHF are tax-deductible.



AIHce Power Hour event MSAAIHce POWER HOUR Sponsored by MSA

Tuesday, May 24
6:30 – 7:30 PM
Francis Scott Key Grand Ballrooms 5-12, Hilton Baltimore

A legendary event in its day, the once-famous “MSA Power Hour” is now an official AIHce mega-event! So popular that there were lines of people waiting days just to get a glimpse*, the new AIHce POWER HOUR (now in all caps, so it’s definitely prestigious!) is the place to be for networking, socializing, and finalizing world-shaking deals of absolute power**.

*Not really, but can you imagine?
**Not that we know of, but conspiracists theorize….