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IAFC's conneXions networking event

Connecting Departments and Companies

One-to-one company and department meeting at conneXionsconneXions is the only event of its kind for the fire service, by the fire service. All proceeds directly support the IAFC in its mission to lead, educate and serve. Join us for a 2.5 day focus group event bringing together purchasing decision makers and influencers from fire and EMS departments across North America with businesses through one-on-one appointments.

conneXions Helps Chiefs:

  • Create a strong network of peers among other chiefs in attendance.
  • Identify and support a future leader of the department to attend the event.
  • Learn about current products and future development.
  • Inform suppliers about your needs and challenges.
  • Gain technical advice on products and technology you already have.

Value to Chiefs

Chiefs: To be considered, please complete the conneXions interest form.

conneXions Helps IAFC Business Partners:

    Flipchart: Participants list key concerns at conneXions session
  • Achieve success by providing quality, dedicated time with chiefs of major fire departments.
  • Gain product reviews and insights on current and future needs.
  • Create and enhance relationships through focused appointments and additional networking time.
  • Save time and money compared to exhibiting at multiple events or finding time to meet with chiefs back at their departments.

Value to Companies

2017 Schedule

  • February 27-March 1, 2017 Orlando, FL
  • May 8-10, 2017, Dallas, TX

Sample Program Schedule

Contact Leslie Distler at 703-537-4805 for more information.