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Be Ready Utah Expo

Preparedness, Health, & Safety

Friday, February 25, 2022
2:00 to 8:00 p.m.

Saturday, February 26, 2022
9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Mountain America Expo Center
9775 S. State St.,  Sandy, Utah

50+ Exhibitors | 30+ Preparedness Classes
$4 Early Bird price before February 1
$5 per day per person beginning February 1
12 and under always FREE


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Be Ready Utah Expo COVID Precautions

The Be Ready Utah Expo planners, in partnership with the Mountain America Expo Center, want to provide a safe environment for all Expo participants. Several COVID-specific safety measures will be put into place at the Expo. Click to read the 2022 Be Ready Utah Expo COVID-19 Precautions.

With the observance of these health safety measures, we anticipate that we will be able to safely conduct the 2022 Be Ready Utah Expo as planned.

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Be Ready Utah Expo Keynote Address

The Be Ready Utah Expo is pleased to have Dr. Richard A. Heaps, PH.D., ABPP, Board Certified Clinical Psychologist and Professor Emeritus, BYU, as this year's keynote speaker. Dr. Heaps provided great insight, experience, and expertise on the topic of Understanding & Coping With Painful, Traumatic, or Fearful Life Events. You can find the presentation slides used by Dr. Heaps, as well as his Thinking and Emotions handout and Trauma Model Explanation handout below.

Understanding & Coping with Painful, Traumatic, or Fearful Life Events slides

Thinking and Emotions handout

Trauma Model Explanation handout

2022 Workshops Include

  • Lessons from Northridge Earthquake
  • Emergency Communication: Ham Radio
  • Water Storage, Food Storage
  • Preparing for Power Outages
  • Sanitation in a Disaster
  • Emergency Kits on a Budget
  • Surviving Freezing Temps without Power
  • Earthquake Preparedness
  • Easy Neighborhood Emergency Preparedness
  • Conversations on Preparedness
  • Conversations in an Emergency
  • BSA Emergency Preparedness Merit Badge
  • Neighborhood Watch: Protecting Your Home
  • Flood Preparedness for Homeowners
  • Importance of Healthy Living for Emergency Preparedness
  • Suicide Prevention
  • Pet Preparedness
  • Pandemic Preparedness and Coronavirus
  • Brain Health, Mental Health Resilience
  • Survival Gardening
  • Wild Edible Plants and Edible Landscaping
  • Instant Pot Cooking - Cooking Safety
  • Safety in the Workplace for People with Functional Needs
  • Radon Safety
  • Active Shooter Training
  • Dealing with Opioids
  • Naloxone Training
  • Internet Crimes Against Children
  • Stop the Bleed
  • Disaster Preparedness for Aging Adults

And Much More...

2022 Exhibitors Include

  • AAETO DNA Drops
  • Amateur Radio Emergency Services (ARES)
  • American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
  • American Red Cross
  • An Empowered Life/doTerra
  • Apocalypse Well
  • Be Ready Utah
  • Basil and Rose
  • Bruderer Outdoors Fire Puffs
  • The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
  • Churches of Scientology Disaster Response
  • Community Emergency Response Teams
  • Disaster Discovery Center
  • Emergency Essentials
  • Evexia Science
  • Fire Corps
  • The Food Storage Depot
  • Gutter Helmet
  • Harvest Right
  • High Country Foods
  • Hill AFB Emergency Management Flight
  • Ion Oxygen
  • Lead Safe Housing SLCo
  • Medical Reserve Corps
  • National Weather Service Salt Lake Office
  • Natural Solutions doTerra
  • Norwex
  • Poison Control
  • Perpetual Storage
  • Prep Me Kits
  • Prep 7
  • Prepper Marketplace
  • Progressive Power Solutions
  • Quantum Packs
  • Ready Wise Foods
  • Ring US Wireless
  • Rockwell Water Systems
  • R72
  • Salt Lake County Emergency Management
  • Salt Lake Crossroads Amateur Radio Club
  • Shield Safety
  • Smart Wave Solar
  • Sophos Survival
  • Sound Sleep Medical
  • State Farm Insurance
  • Team Rubicon
  • United Way of Utah
  • University of Utah Health
  • University of Utah Seismograph Stations
  • USU Extension Service
  • UT Brick
  • Utah Amber Alert
  • Utah Co-Op
  • Utah County ARES
  • Utah Department of Health
  • Utah Div. of Emergency Management
  • Utah Flood Risk
  • Utah Forestry, Fire and State Lands
  • Utah Poison Control Center
  • Utah State Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (VOAD)
  • Utah Valley University
  • Vie Essentials
  • Water Prepared
  • Water Pure Technologies
  • Zero Fatalities
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Volunteers Needed: 2 Ways to Help

Volunteers are needed for four-hour shifts. Volunteers get free admission to the Expo. There are two ways you can help:

Click here to help with Expo administrative functions such as class facilitation, entrance monitoring, check in desk, booths and more. No experience necessary. On the spot orientation provided.
Volunteer with Expo Admin
Click here to help with the interactive Disaster Discovery Center area of the Expo. Here you will help run interactive experiences. No experience necessary. On the spot orientation provided.
Volunteer with Interactive Area