The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), the authority on fire, electrical and building safety is holding their Annual Conference & Expo on June 10-13, 2013, in Chicago, Illnois.

Thousands will travel to attend this Annual educational, widely regarded as one of the most comprehensive events in the industry bringing both fire and life safety industries together.  Not only is the NFPA, rendered as the go-to agency for fire, electrical and life safety codes and standards, but offers hundreds of opportunities to learn,  network, evaluate suppliers, see product demonstrations and for NFPA members, to play an active role in the code development process.

Here is a highlight of some of the Education sessions* [some may be applicable to receive CEUs* Check course description & restrictions]:

Building & Life Safety
Codes & Standards
Emergency Preparedness
Fire & Emergency Services
Fire Suppression
Fire & Explosion Investigations

A partial listing of suppliers in attendance:

Dupont Company
Cease Fire

This year’s conference will be at Chicago’s beautiful Memorial Place Convention Center.  Registration is now open and if you register prior to April 26, 2013, you can save 15%.

Several registration options:

(1) Register online at

(2) Download the registration form and fax to 800-593-6372.

(3) Download .pdf form and mail to:  NFPA Registration, 11 Tracy Drie, Avon, MA 02322-9908.

Registration Questions?  You can reach them at 800-344-3555.

Two New Featured Expos:

*The Inaugural Accessibility Expo, will be co-located at the Expo. This addresses the ADA in new construction design and building.

*The Electric Vehicle Safety Showcase. This is to help address the potential hazards encountered in electric vehicle (EV) collisions.

Are you a Vendor/Exhibitor?

Contact Information:

Mark Sorensen
Phone #630-271-8218

Matt Hawerbier
Phone #630-271-8227

Next Expo will be held June 9-12, 2014.  Las Vegas, NV.

[Disclaimer: No portion of monies were received for this article and is soley being published to help provide training opportunities for our readers and followers.]

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