2018 Conference/Expo

132nd Conference/Expo



132nd Conference/Expo

  August 1 – 4, 2018 at the Hampton Roads Convention Center

How to Register

CONFERENCE REGISTRATION: On line and payment by credit card. If you’d like to mail in your registration, click here

Attendee Registration will be available on April 1st.

Registration fees for the Conference/Expo will be $50.00 for adults, $10.00 for children ages 6 – 12, and children under 6 are free.

Please read the Exhibitor Show Kit before proceeding to the registration page.

 Exhibitor Information

Mail in Exhibitor Registration form available at bottom of page.

Program Ad information  and Sponsorship opportunities are included on the registration form.

List of  Conference Training Classes and Seminars Coming Soon

Attendees must be registered for the Conference to attend the classes and seminars.

*** Deadline to register for classes on FSTRS is July 15, 2018 ***

Follow this link to go the VDFP website to sign up for classes: https://www.fstrs.virginia.gov/Course/CurrentCourses

Where to Stay


The Embassy Suites – Please note, You will be charged a one night non-refundable deposit for each room reserved.
Embassy Suites Hampton Roads Hotel, Spa & Convention Center

Conference Events at a Glance

Full conference program coming!

Wednesday August 1

  • Training
  • Auxiliary & VSFA Executive Committee Meetings
  • Dogwood Dedication/Memorial Service
  • Meet Greet & Eat Social Phoebus American Legion

Thursday, August  2   

  • VSFA & Auxiliary Business Meetings
  • Exhibit Hall Open:  1:00-5:00 PM
  • Training
  • Firefighter Night at PBR
  • Visit The Vanguard Brewery & Distillery

Friday, August 3

  • Virginia Fire Services Board Meeting
  • Training
  • EMS Contest – Morning
  • Exhibit Hall Open: 10:00 AM – 6:30 PM
  • 4:30 – 6:30 pm Reception in Exhibit Hall
  • Corn Hole Tournament: $20.00 per team entrance fee – 30 team Double Elimination Register at VSFA Booth

Saturday, August 4

  • Training
  • Evolution Contests for Fire & Truck Rodeo
  • Awards Ceremony
  • Night at the Races – Langley Speedway

Please keep in mind that this schedule is subject to slight modifications. All displays, meetings and most functions will be at the Hampton Roads Convention Center 


Reminder for Voting members to send in their Credentials form in order to be able to vote at the business meeting.

 Deadline to submit Deceased Member form July 15, 2018

For additional information call (757) 810-8335 or e-mail lsgwaltney@cox.net