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39th Annual NC Fire & Life Safety Education Conference

February 25-27, 2015

Great Wolf Lodge, Concord, North Carolina

WELCOME! We hope you will join us for the 39th Annual NC Fire & Life Safety Education Conference in Concord. Our conference is dedicated to preventing injuries and deaths by providing a forum that delivers common-sense solutions to today’s fire and life safety problems and addresses a wide range of prevention and safety topics. This year’s conference will give attendees the chance to gain professional development as they network with peers and enjoy the new and exciting workshops being offered. SEE YOU IN CONCORD!

back to top of page Conference Agenda

back to top of page Registration and Fees

Conference Registration Fees(before Jan 26, 2015)

On or Before Jan. 17, 2014:

(In-State) $125.00 Conference (Wed - Fri)
(Out-of-State) $150.00 Conference (Wed - Fri)

After Jan 26, 2015:

A $25.00 Late Registration fee will be assessed.

*Please note that checks are made payable and mailed to different agencies.

Check Payable To:

NC State Firemen's Association
Federal Tax ID: 56-0614254

Mail Check To:

NCDOI - OSFM (Attention: Allison Cummings)
1202 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-1202

back to top of page Meals

Meals included:

Conference meals included: Thursday Breakfast and Lunch, Friday Breakfast and Lunch.

Name badges will be provided at registration check-in. You must have your name badge for entry to each meal.

back to top of page Host Hotel/Lodging

Great Wolf Lodge
10175 Weddington Road
Concord, NC

You must make reservations by calling the toll-free Central Reservations Department at 1-866-944-WOLF (866-944-9653) by Monday, January 26, 2015. Please identify yourself as members of the FLSE Group, with Reservation #2015FLSE for the $99 room rate, plus $4.99 lodge fee (Lodge fee include unlimited access to high speed, wireless internet service; USA Today newspaper; local and outgoing 800 telephone calls; in-room coffee, unlimited access to Iron Horse Fitness Center.) plus tax. Room rate will also be honored 1 day pre-conference at $99 and 1 day post conference for $149.

back to top of page Award Nomination Forms

Each year at the conference we recognize Fire and Life Safety Educators that have performed above and beyond. If you know a person or agency from NC that you would like to nominate for the BT Fowler Award or Award of Excellence please complete and submit the nomination forms by Friday November 14, 2014.

back to top of page Scholarships

A waived registration fee is available for a limited number of qualified applicants to help offset conference cost. Registration fee covers a conference badge to attend the conference and meal tickets for meals provided during the conference. You may register for the conference but do not pay until you have been notified if you have or have not received a scholarship.

back to top of page Due Dates and Cancellations

Award Nomination Forms: Applications for awards must be submitted by Nov 14, 2014.

Scholarships: Applications for waived registration are due by Jan 9, 2015.

Hotel Reservations: In order to receive the reduced conference room rate you must reserve your room prior to Monday January 26, 2015.

Conference Registration: After January 26, 2015 a $25.00 Late Registration fee will be assessed. NO EXCEPTIONS after this date!

** Refund Policy: The conference will be held unless there is a state of emergency in NC. There will be no penalty for cancellations and refund requests received on or before January 26, 2015.  All refund requests must be sent via e-mail to: Allison Cummings allison.cummings@ncdoi.gov. Telephone requests WILL NOT be honored.  Refunds will not be issued for cancellations received after midnight on January 26, 2015. 

Emergency Illness or Death of Registrant or Immediate Family Member: Late requests for refunds from attendees who are unable to attend the conference due to a death or family emergency will be considered on a case-by-case basis by the NC FLSE Council Executive Committee.

Substitution Policy: Substitutions are welcome any time before or after the indicated deadline. Registration fee may be transferred from one registrant to another.

back to top of page Sponsor Information

By becoming a corporate sponsor of the NC Fire and Life Safety Conference, your organization makes the statement that yours is a company committed to saving lives. Take part in this great marketing opportunity receiving exposure before, during, and after the conference to over 200 local and state safety advocates representing fire departments from across the state.

back to top of page Sponsor and Vendor Information:

By becoming a corporate sponsor of the NC Fire and Life Safety Conference, your organization makes the statement that yours is a company committed to saving lives. Take part in this great marketing opportunity receiving exposure before, during, and after the conference to over 200 local and state safety advocates representing fire departments from across the state.

Exhibiting at the Fire & Life Safety Education Conference provides an organization/company the opportunity to interact with over 200 of North Carolina's Fire, Rescue, and Emergency Service personnel.

Exhibit Times:

Wednesday Feb 25th:
8:00am-12:00pm Vendor Set up
12:00am-4:30pm Vendor Display

Thursday Feb 26th
8:30am-11:00am
11:15am – Vendor Breakdown

back to top of page Entertainment

(coming soon)