Registration & Hotel

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Register

Registration is now open for Symposium in the Sun 2019.

Register Now

Or print out the registration form and return it via fax.

Hotel

Housing is available once you complete your registration.

Hotel Options

Conference Rates

Early Bird: By October 9 After October 9 Onsite
VCOS/IAFC Member $375 $495 $505
IAFC Member $400 $520 $530
Non-Member $505 $615 $625

Onsite Registration Hours

Registration will take place in Salon ABC

Wednesday, November 13 3 - 5 PM
Thursday, November 14 7 AM - 5 PM
Friday, November 15 7 AM - 2 PM
Saturday, November 16 7 AM - 1 PM

Cancellation/Substitution Policy

All cancellations will be subject to a $75 administrative fee. Cancellations must be sent in writing to the registration center via e-mail to VCOS@experient-inc.com by Wednesday, October 9, 2019. Telephone cancellations will not be accepted. After Wednesday, October 9, 2019, substitutions will be allowed in the event the registrant is unable to attend, but no refunds will be issued. Telephone substitutions will be permitted.

Housing

Housing links are available to all attendees once they register for the conference.  Please email rbogozi@iafc.org if you experience difficulties with housing after you complete your registration.

Hilton Clearwater Beach
Conference Headquarters Hotel

400 Mandalay Avenue
Clearwater, FL 33767
Ph: 727-298-1486

Hilton Clearwater

A block of rooms has been reserved at the Hilton Clearwater Beach for $199 plus tax. The Daily Resort Charge is included in the group rate per room per night.  Rooms are available from Monday, November 11 to Monday, November 17, 2019.  To receive this discounted rate, book your room before October 21, 2019. 

*A 1 night room and tax deposit will be required for all reservations.  Any reservations that are cancelled at the Hilton Clearwater Beach will be charged a 1 night cancellation fee equivalent to 1 night room and tax.  To avoid this, attendees should only book the number of rooms they will need for the conference.  

Marriott Suites on Sand Key

1201 Gulf Blvd
Clearwater, FL 33767
Ph: 727-596-1100

Marriott on Sand Key

A block of rooms has been reserved at the Marriott Suites on Sand Key for $199 plus tax. Rooms are available from Monday, November 10 to Monday, November 20, 2019.  To receive this discounted rate, book your room before October 13, 2019. 

*A 1 night room and tax deposit will be required for all reservations.

Wyndham Grand Clearwater Beach

100 Coronado Drive
Clearwater, FL 33767
Ph: 727-281-9500

Wyndam Clearwater

A block of rooms has been reserved at the Wyndham Grand for $205 plus tax. The Daily Resort Charge is waived for attendees at this hotel. Rooms are available from Monday, November 13 to Monday, November 17, 2019.  To receive this discounted rate, book your room before September 30, 2019. 

*A 1 night room and tax deposit will be required for all reservations.

Hyatt Regency Clearwater Beach

301 S Gulfview Blvd
Clearwater, FL 33767
Ph: 727-373-1234

Hyatt Regency Clearwater

A block of rooms has been reserved at the Hyatt Regency for $209 plus tax. The Daily Resort Charge is waived for attendees at this hotel. Rooms are available from Monday, November 17 to Monday, November 17, 2019.  To receive this discounted rate, book your room before October 15, 2019. Attendees will not be able to book after the October 15 deadline.

*A 1 night room and tax deposit will be required for all reservations.

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 admin@iafc.org or, if on location at an IAFC conference, go to the registration desk and ask to speak to the onsite conference manager.

Travel

For hotel parking, maps and information on getting around, visit our Travel Page.