About FRI

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FRI - Your Trusted Source

Fire-Rescue International (FRI), the annual conference and expo of the IAFC, has provided senior-level leadership training to fire chiefs for 140 years. As an organization, the IAFC represents the world's leading experts in the first responder community. The IAFC's commitment to excellence is seen throughout FRI—from the classroom to the expo, the IAFC delivers when it comes to quality and value.

Want more?

Whether you're looking for more education, more networking or more resources, you'll find more of what you're looking for at FRI. We offer comprehensive education, new ways to connect with vendors and colleagues, and the latest solutions to today's toughest challenges.

Officer Development

Fire-Rescue International provides the best in leadership education but it's not just for chiefs. We attract company officers and chief officers looking to excel in their current positions and preparing for future career advancement. The Officer Development Program is the only program of its kind—it's designed to meet the Job Performance Requirements (JPRs) of NFPA 1021 and is backed by the IAFC. If you're committed to mentoring and training future leaders, commit to this program.

Beyond the Classroom

Position yourself in the know. Fire-Rescue International offers numerous ways for attendees and vendors to engage, creating valuable relationships and essential information sharing. Get involved with focus groups, sponsored programming and the FRI Expo. Pick the format that's best for you and you'll see FRI showcases the best the marketplace has to offer.

FRI is an award-winning show!

FRI is a TSNN top-25 fastest-growing show in attendanceFire-Rescue International has been named one of the top 25 fastest-growing shows in attendance.

FRI is a TSNN top-50 trade show by exhibit spaceFRI 2017 was awarded with the Trade Show Executive's Fastest 50 Award by net square feet of exhibit space.