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Looking for a Firestop Professional? For the best Firestop Contractors, Associates, Manufacturers, Consultants, Distributors, Reps and more, Member List is the place for you.   From Firestopping Contractors to Special Inspection Agencies, Firestop System Manufacturers to Firestop product Distributors, FCIA Members have the expertise you need.  Also, check out the FM 4991 Approved & UL Qualified Contractors Map.

FCIA Events

Firestop Contractors International Association is a very active group dedicated to education and promotion of our membership.  In addition to two annual conferences, several educational symposiums and outreach events throughout the year, our group can often be found working trade shows around the globe spreading the word of the 'DIIM' of Firestopping and Effective Compartmentation.

Want to know where to find us next?  Check out these upcoming events!

FCIA Educational Webinar Series
Barrier Management Symposium
FM and UL/ULC Firestop Exams

2018 Upcoming Events


FCIA Education & Committee Action Conference - ECA 2018

The Peabody Hotel

Memphis, TN

May 1-4, 2018

This May, enhance and perfect your knowledge of the Firestop & Effective Compartmentation industry with FCIA at the FCIA Education & Committee Action Conference - ECA 2018 - heading to the historic Peabody Hotel in Memphis, TN.

Here you'll find the FM & UL/ULC Firestop Exams and Education, FCIA Committee meetings, technical sessions, seminars tailored to personal and professional growth, meet and greets with peers from around the world and so much more!

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FCIA Firestop & Effective Compartmentation 'DIIM' Symposium Canada


Winnipeg, MB (Tentative)

September 20-21, 2018

The FCIA Firestop & Effective Compartmentation 'DIIM' Symposium Canada is the premier event dedicated to improving fire- and life-safety through education for those involved in Firestop & Effective Compartmentation in Canada.

More info COMING SOON!


FCIA Firestop Industry Conference & Trade Show - FIC 2018

Hyatt Regency Lost Pines

Austin, TX

November 6-9, 2018

The FCIA Firestop Industry Conference & Trade Show - FIC 2018 - features immersive days at the only national event dedicated to the development of the Firestopping & Effective Compartmentation industry.  Your industry.  Your issues.  Your solutions.

Stay tuned for more information COMING SOON!


UL/ULC Firestop Exam

Specialty Firestop Contractors and Special Inspection Agencies seeking third-party Accreditation, can begin the process by writing - and passing - the UL/ULC Firestop Examination.  The UL/ULC exams will be offered at least five times in 2017:


FM Firestop Exam

Firestop Contractors and Special Inspection Agencies interested in the FM 4991 Approved or IAS AC 291 Accredtation Programs can begin the process by writing - and passing - the FM Firestop Exam.

The FM Firestop Exam is offered at all FCIA Conferences and Symposiums and will be offered at least five times in 2017:

  • 3 April 2018 - Dubai, UAE
  • 5 April 2018 - Doha, Qatar
  • May 2, 2018 - Memphis, TN
  • September 20, 201 - Winnipeg, MB (TENTATIVE)
  • November 6, 2018 - Austin, TX

NFPA Conference & Expo®

Mandalay Bay Convention Center

June 11-14, 2018

The NFPA Conference & Expo® - June 11 - 14, Las Vegas - is one of the world’s largest and most comprehensive fire, electrical, and life safety education events. It’s an opportunity to meet with industry suppliers, learn about new products, and participate in over 110 Education Sessions hosted by industry experts and professionals, with special events focusing on Wildfire Prevention and Preparedness, Fire Suppression and Emerging Technologies.

The learning opportunities don’t end with the education sessions — connect with more than 350 exhibitors who will help you discover solutions for your technical challenges and everyday needs. In addition, the NFPA Conference & Expo offers you the chance to network with your peers, as well as grow your personal and professional contacts worldwide.

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AIA Conference on Architecture 2018

Javits Convention Center, New York City, NY

June 21-23, 2018

AIA Conference on Architecture is one of the largest and most exciting annual gatherings of architects and design professionals in the US. The people, the ideas, the environment, the setting—it all comes together for an unforgettable experience that happens just once a year.

Get the first look at new materials and technology from hundreds of exhibitors. A’18 is attended by visionaries, grassroots champions, change agents, and rising stars who take center stage to give dynamic educational presentations.

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BOMA International Annual Conference & Expo

Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center, San Antonio, TX

June 23-26, 2018

Your commercial real estate career is always in motion. You need to know what’s now and what’s next to stay ahead in a changing industry. The BOMA International Annual Conference & Expo is your big moment to learn, connect, grow and shine.

The 2018 event will be held in San Antonio, Texas from June 23-26, and boasts a full schedule of new educational content, the latest technology and innovative solutions, and prime networking time. If it has the power to impact your future. It’s here. Big opportunities await.

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Long Beach Convention Center, Long Beach, CA

October 3-5, 2018

CONSTRUCT is the only national trade show dedicated to bringing commercial building teams together to procure real-world, practical knowledge for building success. CONSTRUCT offers a variety of different solutions-driven learning opportunities for you to stay up-to-date on the latest trends, work smarter, boost your career, and earn continuing education credits.

Join industry leaders, including Construction Specifiers, Architects, Designers, Engineers, Project Managers, Contractors, Construction Managers, Estimators and Manufacturers for CONSTRUCT 2018.

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ICC Building Safety & Design Expo

Greater Richmond Convention Center, Richmond, VA

October 21-22, 2018

The Building Safety & Design Expo is an educational expo for building safety and design professionals.

This event is where building safety and design professionals go to learn about the latest products and services needed to keep buildings safe, and meet and maintain compliance with accepted codes and standards. No place else do those responsible for ensuring code compliance as well as those that specify, design and build our communities come together in one convenient location!

Make plans to attend the Building Safety & Design Expo to connect with manufacturers, suppliers and other industry leaders who can help you increase your productivity and grow your business. FREE Education Sessions and FREE registration.


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