Fire-Rescue International (FRI) the annual conference and expo of the IAFC, has provided senior-level leadership firefighter training 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.
Fire-Rescue International (FRI) takes place at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Centre, Dallas
8 – 11th August 2018
Celebrate 140 years of leadership, education and dedication to the fire and emergency service at the IAFC’s Annual Conference and Expo. FRI brings top leaders from around the country together for:
Networking and sharing experiences
A forum for interaction that will enhance the future of the fire service
Our education sessions provide intensive learning for all leaders and the opportunity to network and participate in enriching discussions with colleagues.
The FRI Expo is a welcoming destination for attendees and vendors, representing every facet of the fire and emergency service. Meet with company representatives eager to engage in conversation, learn about your current and future needs and showcase the best of what’s available in the marketplace.
FRI 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.