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Overview & Attendees:

NFPA  Conference & Expo is the year's largest and most important event for the fire protection, life safety, and electrical professionals. NFPA combines an unrivaled training conference with a comprehensive expo featuring more than 360 of the industry's top product and service providers—all in one place for your convenience!

 Join us in Chicago this June!

● Learn from industry experts

● Choose from more than 150 educational sessions

● Earn valuable CEUs and more!

Here’s why you belong at the largest industry event of its kind in North America.

Every year thousands of the top fire, electrical, and building safety professionals from all over the country—and around the world—consider attending the NFPA Conference & Expo a MUST. What do they know that keeps them coming back? They know there’s no better place to be when they’re looking for ways to do a better job…update their knowledge…solve a problem…save money…make more money…keep up with their competition… and much more. Whatever their reasons may be, you’re sure to find plenty of great reasons of your own to attend, including:

1. Get information you can use on the job immediately.
Sessions are geared toward practical knowledge that makes even complex safety issues easy to understand and apply in the workplace.

2. Learn directly from the leading authorities.
Conference speakers include the industry’s top experts, providing their expertise and insight.

3. Gain up-to-date knowledge on current industry topics.
NFPA helps develop the codes and standards, so you can be sure you’re getting the most current technical information available.

4. Select sessions for your specific needs.
With 12 tracks and more than 150 sessions to choose from, you can schedule your time to maximum advantage.

5. Earn valuable continuing education credits.
CEUs will be awarded for most sessions and standards forums to help you keep up with your licensing requirements.

6. Extend your training opportunities.
Take advantage of pre- and post-conference seminars to get the maximum value from conference attendance.

7. Make your voice heard.
Take part in shaping future codes and standards at the Association Technical Meeting.

8. Network with your peers.
There will be plenty of opportunities to meet fellow professionals to exchange information and ideas.

9. Meet more than 300 top solution providers at the Expo.
The exhibit hall will be filled with product and service experts willing to share their knowledge and help solve your problems.

10. Advance your career faster.
Expand your professional perspective and industry profile, making you a more valuable asset to any business.


The NFPA Conference & Expo® brings to life the products and services needed to meet and maintain compliance with prevailing codes and standards in the design, construction and operation of buildings and facilities of every kind.

If your products are used in fire protection, security, electrical or life safety, this event is a great opportunity to position your brand and your company as an industry leader and promote the benefits and solutions you offer.

Industry Reach, Penetration, and Influence

As the authority on fire, electrical and life safety codes and standards, NFPA is the go-to resource for all types of fire and life safety professionals—from architects, engineers, contractors, and building managers to public and private fire service, enforcement agencies, insurers and utilities.

NFPA media gives you access to these buying influencers.

Constant communication with our 70,000 membership is achieved with content-rich media (NFPA Journal,,, and monthly e-newsletter) that speak to the information needs of professionals who are personally engaged in the NFPA mission—saving lives and protecting property.

Then there’s the annual main event, NFPA Conference & Expo®, where your industry comes together to learn, network, evaluate suppliers and their products, and participate in the code development process.

With attendance of over 4,500 professionals, NFPA C&E is a great opportunity to meet face-to-face with customers, prospects and the industry players that can help move your products through the value chain.

If you sell products for fire protection, security, electrical or life safety, NFPA media and events should be the foundation of your marketing plan.

About NFPA:

The mission of the international nonprofit NFPA, established in 1896, is to reduce the worldwide burden of fire and other hazards on the quality of life by providing and advocating consensus codes and standards, research, training, and education.

If the NFPA Conference & Expo 2013 - National Fire Protection Association is important to your business, act now and make the appropriate connections. See the contact information below.

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Conference/Event Dates: 06/10/2013 - 06/13/2013
Expo/Exhibit Dates: 06/10/2013 - 06/12/2013
Expo/Exhibit Hours: Mon, 3:30-7:30pm; Tues, 11am-4pm; Wed, 10am-2pm
First Move-In Date: 06/08/2013
Classification: B2B
Primary Industry: Safety
Other Industries: Associations: Trade / Professional, Business, Safety
Estimated Attendance: 4,500
Audience: NFPA Conference & Expo is the year's largest and most important event for the fire protection, life safety, and electrical professionals.
Notes: Industry / Business (Percentages exceed 100 due to activity in more than one industry)
3% â" Architectural
13% â" Consulting
15% â" Contractor / Installation
8% â" Education
7% â" Electrical
28% â" Fire Protection
14% â" Fire Service (Public or Private) / EMS
10% â" Government
5% â" Health Care
9% â" Industry/Factory/ Warehouse
7% â" Insurance/ Risk Management
3% â" Military
3% â" Utilities
15% â" Other

Product Interest: (Percentages exceed 100 due to multiple product interests)
46% â" Alarm / Detection Systems
18% â" Building Cons truction Materials
30% â" Education / Training
18% â" Electrical Equipment / Ser vice
32% â" Extinguishers/Foams/Exiting Products
22% â" Fire Department Equipment / Ser vices
13% â" Hazmat Handling & Storage
30% â" Pumps / Controls / Valves
21% â" Security Products / Ser vices
23% â" Signaling Systems
38% â" Sprinklers / Sprinkler Systems
18% â" Other
Venue: McCormick Place Convention Center
Venue Phone: (312) 791-7000
Venue Type: Indoor - Convention Center
Official Conference Hotel:Hotel List:
Conference Hotel URL:
Number of Exhibitors:360
Event Square Footage:75,000 (Past Event)
Exhibit Floorplan:Click Here
Show Owner:National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)
Show Manager:ROC Exhibitions
Prospectus PDF:Download Exhibitor Prospectus PDF
Sponsorship: Yes
Sponsorship Details: Interested in extending your message as a participant in the 2013 NFPA Conference & Expo sponsorship program?
Contact our Sponsorship Sales Account Representative, Laura Koski, at +1 630 271 8226 for more information.

Booth Size Booth Cost   Available Amenities
10' x 10' $3,100   Electricity: Yes - Unknown Price
10' x 20' $6,200   Water: n/a
20' x 20' $12,400   Generator: n/a
  Marketing Vehicles Allowed: Yes
Other Booth Sizes Available: n/a

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Exhibit Contacts:

Mark Sorensen – Accounts # - L

Phone: 630-271-8218

Fax: 630-271-8234

Matt Hawerbier – Accounts M - Z

Phone: 630-271-8227

Fax: 630-271-8234

Noel Hoekstra

Phone: 630 271-8246

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