Each August, thousands 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.
FRI Expo Floor
The FRI Expo Hall allows you to experience what's new in the industry. See live demos; talk one-on-one with vendors; and collect information on new tools, technology and equipment. Whether you're specing a future purchase or reviewing the recommendations of your team, the companies you want to do business with will be at FRI.
Hot trends. Cool tools. New products.
FRI attendees have a proven demand for a wide range of products and services. If you have a new product to launch, a new service to showcase or an innovative approach to share - FRI is the perfect place to make a splash amongst key decision makers and influencers.
The IAFC offers a number of ways for companies to get involved at FRI including flex (hosted buyer program), focus groups, sponsored programming and the FRI Expo. Work with the IAFC team to develop the custom program that best meets your company’s individual needs.
Maximize Your Investment
Whether your goal is to enhance brand exposure for your company, distinguish a new product from competitors, or simply attract more prospects to your booth, Fire-Rescue International offers a wide range of opportunities. The IAFC has several programs to help match buyers and sellers for mutually beneficial relationships. Let us help you meet your unique goals through:
fleX- The FRI Hosted Buyers Program, matches qualified buyers planning to make specific purchases with companies in that marketplace.
Focus Groups- Meet with key leaders in an informal setting where you can gather market research about how your target audience uses your product or changes that would help them in their day-to-day job.
The International Association of Fire Chiefs 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. Since 1873, the IAFC has provided a forum for fire and emergency service leaders to exchange ideas, develop professionally and uncover the latest products and services available to first responders.