Register Now for the NVFC Training Summit

Travel stipends available for two-day classroom training event

Registration and course selection are now open for the National Volunteer Fire Council’s (NVFC) Training Summit. The Summit will take place June 14-15 in Portland, OR, and is open to all volunteer firefighters, EMS providers, department leadership, and other fire department personnel from across the United States.

This two-day seminar is an opportunity to share ideas and best practices, network, and participate in valuable training. The conference will be held at the Doubletree by Hilton Portland, near downtown and other attractions. Attendees will be able to select six out of 12 breakout sessions to attend, addressing critical topics including behavioral health, department training programs, recruitment and retention, leadership, situational awareness, and more. The full schedule, course and instructor information, and additional details are available at

In addition, the NVFC will offer a networking social event on the evening of June 14. The reception will include a vendor area featuring sponsors California Casualty, Columbia Southern University, ESIP/McNeil & Company, NFPA, Provident, and IAFC-VCOS. Additional sponsorships are available; visit for more information.

The registration fee for the Summit is $99, which provides two days of training from nationally-recognized instructors, lunches, and the networking social event. To help more first responders attend, eligible attendees can apply for a travel stipend that will reimburse up to $600 for any combination of approved expenses, including travel, mileage, lodging, and the event registration fee. Stipend applications must be received by April 1 and recipients will be notified by April 20. For more information and to apply for a scholarship, visit

Learn more and register for the Summit today at Can’t make it to the Summit? Access dozens of on-demand online courses at

Questions? Contact Rachel Buczynski, NVFC Training Summit Conference Planner, at 202-887-5700 or


About the National Volunteer Fire Council The NVFC is the leading nonprofit membership association representing the interests of the volunteer fire, EMS, and rescue services. The NVFC serves as the voice of the volunteer in the national arena and provides invaluable resources, programs, education, and advocacy for first responders across the nation. Learn more at