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This convention is the premier event for Chief Officers and aspiring Chief Officers in Montana. Through networking you will build relationships and engage in meaningful conversations with your peers. This alone will be worth your time to travel to Fairmont, not to mention the valuable education and training you will receive. If this is your first time attending the convention, we are offering a discounted registration rate. You can be assured that MSFCA is an inclusive member driven association of professionals who value active and honest communication. We welcome all to attend and actively participate.

Convention Venue

Fairmont Hot Springs Resort
1500 Fairmont Road
Fairmont, MT

Located off I-90, Exit 211 (Between Anaconda and Butte)

We have reserved a block of hotel rooms at Fairmont Hot Springs, the rate is $94/night + tax. All registered resort guests have 24-hour access to the hot springs pools.

Click here to make your hotel reservation 
(Enter Group Code: 23150)

Fairmont’s spacious guest rooms will comfortably accommodate a family. Each Room and Suite has a telephone with data port, flat panel tv with LodgeNet, AM/FM radio, coffee maker, microwave, mini-fridge and a private bath. Handicapped rooms are also available. Two elevators service the three-story resort. All Guest Rooms, Studios, and Suites are designated non-smoking.

Sponsorship/Vendor Opportunities

Vendor and Sponsorship Prospectus (PDF)


Sponsoring or displaying at the Convention will give you the opportunity to showcase your products or services to decision makers within the fire service, during and after the event. We are anticipating 100+ Fire Chief Officers, as well as Aspiring and Potential Chief Officers from all around the state of Montana.

There will be dedicated networking time during the convention to build the profile of your organization. All the sponsorship options give you opportunities for high visibility with delegates. We can also build tailored sponsorship packages to suit your organization’s needs.

Vendor Table: $600

  • One vendor table space including table & chair
  • Outdoor vendor space available
  • One full convention pass including catering and social functions
  • Logo and company description listing in Convention Program book

Additional Table: $600

Platinum Sponsor: $4000
Gold Sponsor: $3000
Silver Sponsor: $2000
Bronze Sponsor: $1000

Individual Items

  • Pens: $250
  • Lanyards:$350
  • Bag: $1100
  • Breakfast: $1700
  • Lunch: $2000
  • Banquet: $3600
  • Coffee Break: $1000

Important Dates:
Registration Closes for Vendors – Monday, September 30
Vendors set up – Thursday, October 10 from 12:00 – 2:00 pm
Vendor Social Reception – Thursday Evening, October 10
Vendor tear down – Friday, October 11 at 3:30 pm
Breakfast with a Vendor – Saturday morning (optional)

Convention Registration

Registration is now open for the 2019 Montana State Chiefs Convention. We are pleased to offer discounted rates to MSFCA Members and First Time Convention Attendees.  We are also encouraging department to send multiple officers to the convention by offering a discounted rate for additional representatives.

Registration Pricing
MSFCA Member – $175
Non-Member (includes 2020 membership) – $250
First Time Convention Attendee – $125
Additional Department Representatives (up to 4) – $125

Companion Pricing
Full Conference- $100
Banquet Only – $45