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The 2022 Montana Fire Service Convention is a joint convention hosted by the Montana State Fire Chiefs and the Montana State Volunteer Fire Fighters Association.

This year, we are proud to offer the IAFC Company Officer Leadership Symposium, Level 2 (COLS 2), in conjunction with hands-on training, forums, and nationally known speakers specializing in the areas of leadership, retention, and recruitment. We ensure there will be something for everyone.

Our trade show will feature several vendors displaying their products and services throughout the entire conference.

The convention is family-friendly, and attendees guests are always welcome.

Company Officer Leadership Symposium

We are proud to offer the IAFC Officer Development Program at this year’s convention. This year we will offer Company Officer Leadership Symposium – Level Two (COLS2). In the following year, we will offer COLS 3. COLS does not need to be done in order, you can participate in COLS2, even though you haven’t participated in COLS1.

Gain the leadership and management skills to excel in your current position while preparing for future career advancement with a perfect combination of what company officers need and what chief officers expect of you. COLS is a three-level program designed to meet the specific management and training needs of company officers based on their roles and responsibilities.

The program is designed to meet the job performance requirements outlined in NFPA 1021 and follows leadership standards published by the IAFC in the Officer Development Handbook.

COLS 2 participants must attend all sessions, attend the General Sessions, and visit exhibitors and sponsors during dedicated exhibit hall time. Be sure to obtain the Validation Code for the General Session and the exhibit hall. Due to schedule restrictions, we may record the concurrent sessions and those who wish to receive the certificate must watch the recordings on their own time after the convention (approximately 4 hours).

Convention Registration

COLS 2 (Member) – $300.00

Company Officer Leadership Symposium – Level Two (COLS).

COLS2 (Non-member) – $375.00

Company Officer Leadership Symposium – Level Two (COLS2).

Member – $195.00

MSFCA and/or MSVFFA Members receive a discounted registration rate for the convention.

Each member is allowed up to 5 additional representatives from their department at a discounted rate of $125. (Register additional department representatives as a guest)

Non-Member – $275.00

Each attendee is allowed up to 5 additional representatives from their department at a discounted rate of $200. (Register additional department representatives as a guest).

Copper King Hotel
4655 Harrison Ave
Butte, MT 59701
(406)-533-6960

We have reserved a block of room at $96/night.

Sponsoring or displaying at the Convention will allow you 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, Aspiring and Potential Chief Officers, and Volunteer Firefighters from all around the state of Montana.

Platinum Sponsor - $7,500

Platinum Sponsor - $7,500

The platinum level is designed to give you maximum exposure and profile throughout the convention and position your organization as a leading participant in this field.

  • Acknowledgment as Platinum Sponsor on the official convention website and in the program book with logo.
  • Opportunity to address conference attendees prior to keynote presentation ( 2-3 minutes)
  • Company name printed on convention banners/signs.
  • Two complimentary 8×10 exhibit booths (includes 2 representatives) & list of participants.
  • Two additional full convention registrations.
  • One company banner (provided by the sponsor) displayed in a prominent location in the convention facility.
  • Full-page advertisement in the convention program book.
Gold Sponsor - $5,000

Gold Sponsor - $5,000

  • Acknowledgment as Gold Sponsor on the official convention website and in the program book with logo.
  • Opportunity to address conference attendees prior to keynote presentation ( 2-3 minutes)
  • Company name printed on convention banners/signs.
  • Complimentary 8×10 exhibit booths (includes ( 1 representatives) & list of participants.
  • Two additional full convention registrations.
  • One company banner (provided by the sponsor) displayed in a prominent location in the convention facility.
  • Full-page advertisement in the convention program book.
Silver Sponsor - $2,500

Silver Sponsor - $2,500

  • Acknowledgment as Silver Sponsor on the official convention website and in the program book with logo.
  • Company name printed on convention banners/signs.
  • Complimentary 8 x 10 exhibit booth (includes 1 representative) & list of participants.
  • One additional full convention registration.
  • One company banner (provided by the sponsor) displayed in a prominent location in the convention facility.
  • Half-page advertisement in the convention program book.
Bronze Sponsor - $1,750

Bronze Sponsor - $1,750

  • Acknowledgment as Bronze Sponsor on the official convention website and in the program book with logo.
  • Company name printed on convention banners/signs.
  • Complimentary 8×10 exhibit booths (includes one representative) & list of participants.
  • Quarter page advertisement in the convention program book.
Vendor - $850

Vendor - $850

  • One vendor 8×10 exhibit booth 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 representative $250/each
Extras

Extras

  • Lunch + Platform | $3,000 (with presentation/demo)
  • Additional Representative |$300
  • Saturday Show & Shine |$1,000
  • Saturday BBQ | $2,000
  • Writing Journal | $475 (with your logo)
  • Pens With Your Logo | $400 SOLD OUT
  • Lanyards | $350 SOLD OUT
  • Dessert or Appetizer At Your Booth | $400 (limited)
  • keg Of Beer At Your Booth | $500 (limited)
  • Pint Glasses with your logo | $1000

*Sponsorship extras are confirmed on a first-come, first-serve basis and may have limited availability.

Important Vendor Information

  • Vendor booths include One 6-foot shirted table, 2 chairs, 3-sided pipe & drape, electricity, and signing
  • To be included in the program booklet, All logos and ads must be received by Monday, September 26, 2022
  • Outdoor exhibit space is included in vendor registration
  • Vendor booths must be set up by 9:30 am Thursday, October 6, 2022
  • Set up hours are Wednesday 10/5 (4-6 pm) & Thursday 10/6 (7:30-9:30 am)
  • All vendors are required to remain set up until 10:30 am Saturday 8th, 2022
  • Host BBQ to follow

Vendor Hall Scedule

Thursday

  • 9:30-10:00 am – Networking
  • 3:30 pm – Networking
  • 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm – Vendor Social Event

Friday 

  • 9:30 am – 10:00 am – Networking
  • 11:45 am -12:45 pm – Networking / Outdoor Vendor Demo’s
  • 3:00 pm – 3:30 pm – Networking

Saturday 

  • 10:00 am – 10:30 am – Networking
  • Saturday Tear Down after 10:45 am

*Please note all times listed are subject to slight changes

Thank you to our Sponsors & Vendors for their support

Gold Sponsor

Silver Sponsor

Bronze Sponsors

Vendors

Thank you to our Sponsors and those who participated in the 2021 Montana Fire Service Convention.