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NVFC Training Summit

REGISTRATION HAS CLOSED - There will be no on-site registration available. Stay tuned for information about future training opportunities.

When: Friday, June 20, 8:30am-4:30pm and Saturday, June 21, 8am-noon  

Where: Sheraton Myrtle Beach, 2101 North Oak Street, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577

Purpose: This event will provide an opportunity to share ideas and best practices, network, and participate in valuable training. Attendees will be able to select six out of 12 breakout sessions to attend, with sessions addressing reputation management in a digital era, firefighter cancer, behavioral health, PPE usage during overhaul, fire codes, and more. Click here to view the event agenda and course descriptions. (Updated 5/16/14)

Who should attend: The conference is open to all volunteer firefighters, EMTs, department leadership, and other fire department personnel from across the United States. Attendance is limited.

Cost: The registration fee for the Summit is $75 per person. This fee covers one and a half days training, lunch on Friday for attendees and their families, and some refreshments throughout the weekend. The fee will be waived for individuals receiving a scholarship.

Lunch: On Friday, June 20, the NVFC is pleased to provide a lunch for Summit attendees and their families traveling with them. Lori Mercer, founder of, will give a presentation on the role of families in the fire service. Please indicate the number of guests attending the lunch event on your registration form.

Questions? Contact Rachel Buczynski, Program Manager, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 202-887-5700 x116.