Conference Exhibit & Sponsorship Opportunities

Conference Expo Floor

As the leading association of the world’s experts in firefighting, emergency medical services, terrorism response, hazardous materials spills, natural disasters, search and rescue and public safety policy, the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) supports the community through vision, information, education and services to enhance their capabilities.

Currently, IAFC hosts the following events annually:

Where Leaders in Fire/Emergency Response Come Together

IAFC events include Fire-Rescue International, the premier event for leaders in the industry as well seven targeted events to specific segments including wildland-urban interface, hazmat, EMS, technology, community risk and volunteer/combination departments.

Event Attendees

Conference Expo Floor

IAFC events convene leading industry decision-makers and thought leaders who influence or authorize purchasing — and are a must-attend for all ranks of volunteer and career fire departments who come to engage in high-level programming, networking, and vendor procurement.

  • First Responder (all ranks)
  • Chiefs/Executive
  • Company/Chief Officer, IMT
  • Firefighter/Paramedic/Master
  • Volunteer & Combination Fire Department

IAFC Conferences Offer

  • Unique environments to connect with senior and executive level professionals in the fire & emergency management service.
  • Dedicated engagement opportunities with attendees who have purchasing power within their organizations.
  • Gain insight into current industry topics through event programming.

Upcoming Opportunities

The premier event to connect with fire and EMS decision-makers and influencers that are on the front lines of providing solutions, tools, and technologies to enhance department efficiencies, services and safety.

August 16-18, 2023
Kansas City Convention Center
Kansas City, Missouri

Expected Attendance: 6,500-8,500

An intimate and engaging educational and networking event that brings together leaders within volunteer and combination Fire Departments to connect, share, and learn best practices.

November 9-12, 2023
Hilton Clearwater Beach
Clearwater, Florida

Expected Attendance: 500-600

Direct engagement opportunity between vendors, fire service leaders and technology officers. Bringing the tech of the future to today’s fire and emergency service professionals — helping them reduce risks to their communities and improve their ability to respond to emergencies.

December 5-7, 2023
Irving Convention Center
Irving, Texas

Expected Attendance: 300-400

Brings together dedicated professionals who have a vested interest in wildland fire response, safety, planning, education and mitigation.

March 26 - 28, 2024
Peppermill Resort
Reno, NV

Expected Attendance: 500-600

Geared specifically to the education and training needs of fire service leaders seeking to create, execute and evaluate measurably successful CRR platforms and programs.

May 14 - 16, 2024
The Renaissance Glendale
Glendale, AZ

Expected Attendance: 300-400

Virtual Fire-Rescue Med addresses the issues impacting today’s fire-based EMS leader, including education and training to stay ahead on today’s tough issues, including current events and changes in fire-based EMS.


Showcase new and updated practices in Hazmat response including transportation, safety, weapons of mass destruction (WMD), gear, mass decontamination terrorism, bioterrorism, and more. Hazmat teams from across the country converge to explore new products and training.

June 5-10, 2024
Baltimore, MD

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