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The IAFC's Fire-Rescue International (FRI) Conference has evolved over the last several years and continues to introduce new programming and opportunities. As you've made changes in how you run your department and make purchases, we too continue to transform FRI to meet your needs. From the classroom to the expo floor we proudly remain a source of excellence within the fire service.
Fire-Rescue International is the fire executives "go to" show. Each August, 12,000+ of the most prominent fire and emergency service leaders from across North America and around the globe come together for 5 days of learning, networking and collaboration at FRI. FRI education covers all areas of the emergency service: navigating the political environment, managing change, ethical leadership, EMS issues, career development and more. More than 600 exhibitors showcase the newest fire service innovations in apparatus, technology, equipment, gear and more.
Connect With Your Customers
Face-to-face marketing is still one of the best tools you have to reach and influence customers. FRI offers you the opportunity to connect with the leading chiefs and officers who make, approve, influence and recommend purchases for their departments.
Partner with FRI to cultivate relationships with the world's largest gathering of fire service professionals to build your brand and deliver end-to-end solutions. FRI is the ONLY national fire service conference that offers all of this and reinvests the revenue back into the fire service!
Why Exhibit at FRI?
FRI helps you to raise your brand’s profile, generate leads and make sales with 12,000+ fire and emergency service leaders, personnel who use your equipment and services every day and have significant purchasing power.
Reach the leading chiefs and officers across North America and around the globe
Strengthen and build relationships with decision makers
Increase your company’s sales
Launch new products and services
Determine new and emerging customer needs
Keep ahead of your competition
Where Buyers Come to Learn More
From communication tools and the latest in technology to apparatus and fire protection gear- thousands of chiefs and chief officers will be at FRI and in the market for your product. This is the ideal location to tell your company’s story and make loyal customers out of our key attendees. FRI is the best return on your two-day investment. FRI exhibitors represent every segment of the industry, including:
Apparatus, Vehicles and Boats
Administrative Resources (ie. Personnel management)
Communications and Technology
Firefighter Safety and Personal Protective Equipment
Products and Services for: Emergency Medical Services, Wildland Fire, and Hazardous Materials Response
The IAFC represents the leadership of firefighters and emergency responders worldwide; our members are the world's leading experts in firefighting, emergency medical services, terrorism response, hazardous materials spills, natural disasters, search and rescue, and public safety policy.
If the FRI 2013 - Fire-Rescue International is important to your business, act now and make the appropriate connections. See the contact information below.
|Conference/Event Dates:||08/13/2013 - 08/17/2013|
|Conference/Event Hours:||Tue. 8:30am - 4:30pm; Wed. 8:15am - 4:30pm; Thur. 7am - 7pm; Fri. 8:30am - 6pm; Sat. 8:30am - 6:30pm|
|Expo/Exhibit Dates:||08/16/2013 - 08/17/2013|
|Expo/Exhibit Hours:||Fri. 10:30am - 5pm; Sat. 10am - 4pm|
|First Move-In Date:||08/14/2013|
|Other Industries:||Associations: Trade / Professional, Business, Emergency Medicine, Professional Healthcare, Safety|
|Audience:||Fire, Rescue and Emergency Services Chiefs and Officers|
|Notes:||FRI attendees represent a "who's who" among fire, rescue and emergency services chiefs and officers from all types and sizes of departments from North America and throughout the world.
21% Fire Chief
20% Chief Officer
12% Company Officer
4% Staff Officer
|Venue Phone:||(312) 791-7000|
|Venue Type:||Indoor - Convention Center|
|Official Conference Hotel:||Hotel Information:|
|Conference Hotel URL:||http://www.iafc.org/micrositeFRIconf/RegistrationHotel/ContentHotel.cf...|
|Number of Exhibitors:||500+|
|Event Square Footage:||225,000|
|Exhibit Floorplan:||Click Here|
|Show Manager:||IAFC - Shannon Gilliland|
|Sponsorship Details:||FRI will help you meet the customers you need to grow your business. Conference sponsorships are powerful opportunities to expand your reach, enhance your presence and achieve your marketing goals. To align with your needs, FRI sponsorship offerings are organized into 3 distinct categories:
|Booth Size||Booth Cost||Available Amenities|
|100 - 2,000 square feet||$13.75/sq. ft. General Exhibitor; $12.25/sq. ft. Conference Partner; $11.50/sq. ft. GEM Partner||Electricity:||Yes||- Unknown Price|
|2,001 - 4,000 square feet||$11.75/sq. ft. General Exhibitor; $10.50/sq. ft. Conference Partner; $9.50/sq. ft. GEM Partner||Water:||n/a|
|4,001+ square feet||$11.25/sq. ft. General Exhibitor; $10.25/sq. ft. Conference Partner; $9.00/sq. ft. GEM Partner||Generator:||n/a|
|Pavilion||$16.00/sq. ft. General Exhibitor, Conference Partner, GEM Partner||Marketing Vehicles Allowed:||Yes|
|Other Booth Sizes Available: n/a|
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