Registration and Hotel

**March 17 Update: VCOS Symposium in the Spring is Canceled

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Embassy Suites Minneapolis Downtown Conference Headquarters Hotel

Join the Club

The VCOS Club is an elite group of attendees who register first for the conference.  VCOS Club attendees will receive:

  • Special badge recognition
  • VIP reserved seating at the general session
  • Commemorative challenge coin

There is no cost to be in the club, but it is limited to the first 25 registrants. Don’t delay, secure your spot in the club when registration opens!

Conference Rates

Early Bird
(On or Before March 19, 2020)
Advanced & Onsite
(After March 19, 2020)
VCOS/IAFC Member $385 $435
IAFC Member $415 $460
Non-Member $465 $515

Conference Headquarters Hotel

Embassy Suites Minneapolis Downtown, Minneapolis, MNEmbassy Suites Minneapolis Downtown
12 6th Street South
Minneapolis, MN 55402
Ph: 612-351-2554

A block of rooms has been reserved at the Embassy Suites Minneapolis Downtown for $151 plus tax. Rooms are available from Tuesday, April 28 to Sunday, May 3, 2020. To receive this discounted rate, book your room before April 7, 2020.

Discrimination & Harassment Policy

The International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) has zero-tolerance for discrimination and all forms of harassment, including but not limited to sexual harassment. This zero-tolerance policy means that no form of discriminatory or harassing conduct by or toward any IAFC member, exhibitor, presenter, attendee or staff member will be tolerated.

The IAFC is committed to enforcing its policy at all levels within the association and at any IAFC meeting. Any person who engages in discrimination or harassment will be subject to discipline and possible removal from a conference premises. If you feel that you have been harassed by any person(s), immediately contact the IAFC at 703-273-0911 or or, if on location at an IAFC conference, go to the registration desk and ask to speak to the onsite conference manager.