Exhibitor registration is now open for ISEE’s 45th Annual Conference on Explosives & Blasting Technique, scheduled Jan. 27–30, 2019, at the Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center in Nashville, Tenn.

Don’t miss this opportunity to reserve space at the largest gathering in the world of its kind—bringing together exhibitors and buyers in the commercial explosives marketplace. As many as 1,600 blasters, manufacturers, government officials and suppliers will gather from all over the world to gain new insights and ideas and form new business alliances. Each year more than 130 exhibit booths are filled by recognized companies who showcase their latest technology, equipment, designs, products and services.

Reserve your space today by completing the exhibitor acceptance and registration form and returning it with your payment. Exhibit space is assigned in the order in which applications and payments are received. We encourage you to reserve your booth online and view the floor plan. Act now to reserve your booth to ensure you are assigned the exhibit space that will best meet your organization's needs. Space is selling fast!

Be sure to reserve your booth at the 45th Annual Conference and actively participate with the experts in this industry. Show your support and become a sponsor. See the last page of the exhibitor agreement for available marketing opportunities. This is an event you cannot afford to miss. Contact ISEE at (440) 349-4400 for questions and additional information.

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A ribbon cutting ceremony held Wednesday, July 19 at the new ISEE headquarters was attended by Brad Sellers, Warrensville Heights Mayor and retired NBA star, the ISEE Board of Directors and ISEE staff. The board of directors was in Cleveland for ISEE’s mid-year board meeting. ISEE President Jim Daley held the honor of cutting the ribbon and officially opening ISEE’s new headquarters. The mayor was then given a tour of the building before heading out to his next engagement.

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Back Row (From Left to Right): Lon Santis, director; Ric Hosley, Jr., vice president, technical; Kurt Oakes, director; Daniel Leach, director; Mike Allen, director; John Watson, director; Middle Row (From Left to Right): Bill Hissem, director; Jay Schafler, director; Alastair Torrance, vice president, administration; Bill Reisz, director; Cam Thomas, director; Janeen Smith, secretary; Jerome Duval, Warrensville Heights economic development director; Braden Lusk, treasurer; Tristan Worsey, director; Front Row (From Left to Right): Warrensville Heights Mayor Brad Sellers; Jack Eloranta, past president; Jim Daley, president; Winston Forde, executive director

The 45th Annual Conference on Explosives and Blasting Technique will be held Jan. 27 - 30, 2019, at the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center in Nashville, Tenn. Exhibit booth space assignments will soon be underway with more booth opportunities than ever before. Organizations are invited to showcase their latest technology, equipment, design, products and services to the global explosives marketplace. To reserve exhibit space, contact ISEE or register online starting Aug. 2, 2018.

As many as 1,600 blasters, manufacturers, government officials and suppliers from all over the world are expected to gather for this conference to gain new insights and ideas and form new business alliances. Participation is expected to be strong as the largest conference of its kind in the explosives industry returns to the Music City.

This annual event is an international forum designed for the hands-on explosives user. As in past years, the 2019 program will include exhibits, technical sessions, panel discussions and educational workshops. The informative Blasters Training Seminar and the Blasters R Us Video Roundup are a few highlights of the popular Blasters Weekend package, which begins on Saturday, Jan. 26.

In addition, educational programs, books, DVDs and ISEE apparel will be sold at the ISEE bookstore, including the 18th Edition ISEE Blasters’ Handbook (print and digital) and the 45th Annual Conference Proceedings.

About ISEE
Created in 1974, ISEE is a professional association that promotes the safety, security and controlled use of explosives. The society has more than 4,000 members and 45 chapters from around the world.

Do you have a knack for photography and some great shots of a recent job you’d like to share? Submit them to our 26th annual photo contest for a chance to win a $500 gift certificate to the ISEE Bookstore.

The winner will be announced during our 45th Annual Conference on Explosives and Blasting Technique held Jan. 27–30, 2019, in Nashville, Tenn.

There are categories for blasters and drillers at work, construction blasting, quarrying and mining, demolition blasting, specialty blasting and student entries. All submissions will be judged on composition, content and quality.

The deadline to enter has been extended to Monday, Jan. 7. So what are you waiting for? Download an entry form today.

Photo Contest Form (PDF)

Meet and network with our industry’s key decision makers, sit in on ISEE board of directors meetings and provide input on the direction of ISEE committees and student chapters. Apply for the 2018-2019 student board of directors seat today.

The position is a one year term that runs concurrently with the presiding ISEE President’s term. To be eligible, applicants must belong to an ISEE student chapter and have approval from their chapter and institution prior to applying.

Applicants who have applied for the position before are encouraged to resubmit an application. The final deadline is Friday, June 22. Download the PDF below for all the position requirements and instructions on how to submit an application.

Download the Announcement (PDF)