Training. Education. Networking.
In three words, that's what we're about. Our mission is to support you - as fire and EMS professionals - with superior training and educational opportunities designed to enhance your skills and advance your career. For more than 35 years, we've served the public safety industry with a 360-degree platform for information exchange - in print, online and face-to-face. Because we know that when you're equipped with the latest information and insights into techniques, skills and experiences, you're better prepared to save lives while protecting your own.
As an attendee at Firehouse Expo, here's what you can expect:
Hands-On Training Classes
Featuring a variety of classes from extrication, to search and rescue, to apparatus, our HOT classes provide practical training to learn the vital skills necessary to effectively perform your job. Nothing prepares you better than experiencing challenging situations first-hand to master new techniques and learn how to quickly adapt to rapidly changing scenarios. These classes are a must-attend for those wanting to gain actionable new skills in real-time.
Exhibition Showcasing 250+ Leading Companies
If you're looking for the latest advancements in products, equipment, technologies and services, we've got you covered. More than 250 exhibitors pack the Firehouse Expo exhibit hall, showcasing thousands of products, tools, apparel, apparatus, equipment and more. Visit face-to-face with vendors to get answers to your questions, recommendations on solutions, and up close demonstrations.
Taught by the best in the industry, the Firehouse Expo conference program features more than 100 sessions covering the most important topics for fire and EMS professionals. From leadership development and career tips, to both basic and advanced firefighting principles, you'll benefit from a wealth of information, insights and experiences that will shape your approach to how you do your job.
Networking Events = Some Serious Fun
It's not all work and no play! Enjoy networking with more than 6,000 colleagues at the IAFF Local 140 Welcome Party at the Walk of Fame, the NFF Boot Scootin' Boogie at the Wildhorse Saloon and more. Cut loose and relax with old friends, plus meet new friends from around the country while listening to live music and enjoying great food and drinks.
A Premier Event Destination - Nashville, TN
The family-friendly music capital of the USA, Nashville is an exciting city filled with attractions, nightlife and dining options. From the famous Broadway area featuring every bar and music genre you can think of, to the Johnny Cash Museum and Belle Meade Plantation, there something for everyone in Nashville. Extend your stay, bring the family and enjoy everything that Nashville has to offer.