2018 AFAA Annual Meeting and Codes Conference 


Registration is now OPEN!

Join us at the 2018 AFAA Annual Meeting May 21-24. 

We have a full line up of educational sessions and exhibitor opportunities.

Full details are available on the Main Conference page and Sponsorship page.

Email operations@afaa.org with questions.



AFAA is accepting applications for Board Members
AFAA is actively seeking interested people to serve as a member of our board of directors. The ideal candidate must be an AFAA member who has a vested interest in the fire alarm industry and/or related career fields. Also, the ideal board member must believe in supporting the AFAA mission and is willing to be active in this governance role. AFAA has a structured application and review process. 

The Automatic Fire Alarm Association was founded in 1953 and is the only professional national association dedicated to representing the automatic fire detection and fire alarm systems industry through education, codes & standards, advocacy, and research.

Board positions are two year terms and will run June 1, 2018 through May 31, 2020.

Expectations of Committee Member
Familiarize yourself with AFAA and our mission
Actively participate in association work as a Board Member
Ability to discuss and disagree in a professional manner. Consensus is based on a balance of discussion and disagreement is natural
All board members are expected to attend all board meetings and actively participate on a minimum of one committee
Board members are responsible for their own travel and lodging expenses to attend meetings

Meeting Time Commitment
Approximately 4-5 meetings per year. Some meeting are two days, most are one day. AFAA holds an annual meeting every Spring for approximately 5 days
Meetings are held at various locations around the country
Task group work may be done via e-mail, conference calls as well as physical meetings

If interested please fill out this application and e-mail it to Admin@afaa.org by February 18, 2018 

All questionnaires will be forwarded to the AFAA nominating committee for consideration to be placed on ballot at the annual business meeting in May 2018.



Interested in Fire Alarm Training?

AFAA offers some of the best fire alarm and code related training available.

We have scheduled several open enrollment and sponsored seminars around the United States.

Would you like to host sponsor a training program at your facility? 
Did you know that our instructors can come to you?

Contract with A
FAA for a seminar and eliminate your travel costs.

For our current schedule of training seminars, please click on the calendar above.

If you have any questions about our training seminars or would like to host a program please e-mail us at - training@afaa.org.

  Training Accreditation and Recognition



All AFAA onsite training seminars are now recognized and accepted by American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC).

The Registered Continuing Education Providers Program (RCEP) is a single comprehensive education management system for engineers, surveyors, design professionals and quality education providers. Managed by the American Council of Engineering Companies, the purpose of RCEP is to create a comprehensive registry of quality continuing education providers for engineers and related A/E/C industry professionals.



                    Online Training

Are you aware that The Automatic Fire Alarm Association has over 100 courses available to you online at our online training center?  If you would like more information about any of these courses please see our (click here) Online Training Page. To see a detailed description of the above mentioned courses please click here.






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Our mission is to be the foremost industry advocate organization dedicated to improving the quality, reliability and value of Fire and Life-Safety Systems. 


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