Pre-Registration Opens for the 2018 NVFC Training Summit

Pre-Registration Opens for the 2018 NVFC Training Summit

Press Release Dec 05, 2017

The National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) is pleased to announce that pre-registration is now open for the 2018 NVFC Training Summit. The NVFC’s signature training conference will take place June 1-2, 2018, in Concord, NC. Scholarships are available for NVFC Members.  

This two-day seminar provides an opportunity to participate in valuable classroom training as well as exchange ideas and best practices with attendees from across the country. The conference is open to all volunteer firefighters, EMTs, department leadership, and other fire department personnel nationwide. Attendees will be able to select six out of 12 breakout sessions to attend, with sessions addressing critical issues in first responder health and safety, recruitment and retention, and fire prevention. Full registration with course descriptions will be available in February 2018. Read more about the 2017 event here.

The registration fee for the Summit is $75, which includes two days of training from industry leaders and most meals. To help more first responders attend, a scholarship is available for select attendees. Scholarships will be awarded on a monthly basis, with deadlines on the first of each month from January–April. The scholarship will reimburse up to two nights hotel at the room block rate, plus up to $500.00 per person for transportation expenses. In addition, the registration fee will be waived. To apply for a scholarship, complete this form. Each individual requesting a scholarship must apply separately; a maximum of two people per department can receive reimbursement. To be considered eligible for reimbursement, you or your department must be a current member of the NVFC. Membership options and benefits can be found at www.nvfc.org/BeYourBest.

Attendance is limited! Reserve your spot today at https://nvfc.wufoo.com/forms/2018-nvfc-training-summit-preregistration/. Learn more about the Summit at www.nvfc.org/summit. Questions? Contact Rachel Buczynski, Event Planner, at Rachel@nvfc.org or 571-969-7590.

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