Attendees at the FRI diversity  breakfast

There's no substitute for face-to-face networking! The events held at FRI combine networking, education and a little relaxation for the perfect conference experience.

Industry related events or a night in the city!

Wednesday, August 8, 5 PM

FRI General Session

Thursday, August 9, 8 AM - 11 AM

IAFC Business Meeting

Thursday, August 9, 11 AM - Noon

IAFC members, please stay after the general session for the IAFC business meeting. Hear about the issues impacting members and make your voice be heard.

Division Luncheons

Thursday, August 9, Noon - 1:30 PM

IAFC members, meet with colleagues to discuss and problem-solve issues unique to your area of the country. Find out about upcoming events in your division and learn new ways to get involved with your peers.

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Big Bang Reception 

Thursday, August 9, 5 PM - 7 PM

New in 2018! We're combining the fun into one great night! Come together as we kick-off both the conference and exhibit hall! Network with fellow fire service leaders and vendors while you enjoy food and entertainment.

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Diversity Breakfast

Friday, August 10, 7 AM - 8:30 AM

The diversity breakfast is a great place to engage with other leaders interested in fostering diversity and inclusiveness in their department and throughout the fire and emergency service. Together, attendees bring unique perspectives as they work toward shared goals that will move us forward with a united mission. This is not included in the All-Access package and does require an additional ticket.

Diversity Bfast

Friday, August 10, 6:00 PM - 8 PM

Thank Goodness It's FRI Fest! Let's close out a great week relaxing with friends old and new, sharing the great experiences and takeaways from FRI, and enjoying good food and entertainment.

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Presidential Celebration Luncheon

Saturday, August 11, 1 PM - 3 PM

The Presidential Celebration is a special time to honor the outstanding work of the outgoing IAFC President, Chief Thomas Jenkins. Please join us as we look back on the accomplishments of the past year and look forward to the initiatives of our incoming officers. Dress code for this celebration is business casual. Tickets are included with All-Access package or can be purchased separately.