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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

2017 Upcoming Events


FCIA Fire & Smoke Barrier (FSB) Firestop & Effective Compartmentation 'DIIM' Symposium

The Oryx Rotana Hotel

Doha, Qatar

18-20 April 2017

Join FCIA and other like-minded individuals this 18-20 April for the FCIA Fire & Smoke Barrier (FSB) Firestop & Effective Compartmentation 'DIIM' Symposium, the highly anticipated educational symposium dedicated to educating interested professionals in the region on the Firestop & Effective Compartmentation industry.

Join FCIA for a full-day of education sessions on key topics related to the 'DIIM' of Firestopping, followed by two days of FCIA Education for the FM and UL Firestop Exams, concluding with the FM and UL Firestop Exams.

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FCIA International Building Code Firestop & Effective Compartmentation 'DIIM' Symposium Dubai

Le Meridien Dubai Hotel & Conference Centre

Dubai, UAE

23-25 April 2017

The FCIA International Building Code (IBC) Firestop & Effective Compartmentation 'DIIM' Symposium Dubai returns to Dubai, UAE this 23-25 April 2017.

Join FCIA and other interested professionals from the Firestop & Effective Compartmentation industry in Dubai for a full-day of education related to the 'DIIM' of Firestopping, followed by two days of education for the FM and UL Firestop Exams.  The entire event wraps up with interested delegates being able to write the FM and UL Firestop Exams.

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FCIA Education & Committee Action Conference - ECA 2017

Chase Park Plaza Hotel

St. Louis, MO

May 2-5, 2017

ECA 2017, the FCIA Education & Committee Action Conference, brings together Innovators, Change Makers and Industry Powerhouses from the firestop industry for a dynamic event designed to lay the foundation for your professional success for today and tomorrow.

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FCIA 'DIIM' Canadian Symposium


20-22 September 2017

The FCIA 'DIIM' Canadian Symposium focuses on providing education sessions tailored to the Firestop and Effective Compartmentation industry specific to Canada.  Hear from key speakers on code related topics, new products and innovative technologies and more.

This is THE event in Canada for those who design, specify, install, inspect, maintain and manage Firestop systems in the built environment.


FCIA Firestop Industry Conference & Trade Show - FIC 2017

Palm Springs, CA

November 7-10, 2017

More information COMING SOON!  Stay tuned for more details.


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:


IFMA Facility Fusion

Caesar's Palace, Las Vegas, NV

April 4-6, 2017

FM is a mash-up of strategies, tactics, operations and soft services. You know something about everything. But as new twists and tasks reshape your role, betting that you’ll always know what you need to is a long shot.

Don’t leave your future to chance. Join industry innovators, workplace change-makers, emerging professionals, and mid- to senior-level FMs at IFMA Facility Fusion to discuss and grasp the increasingly multifaceted layers of FM.

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AIA Conference on Architecture

Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, FL

April 27-29, 2017

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

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Public Venues and Events Safety and Security

Dubai, UAE

8-10 May 2017

Safety and security in the Middle East has always been on a medium to high alert status due to age old territorial fights and recent conflicts resulting from human behavior in the region.

At the upcoming Public Venues and Events Safety and Security conference scheduled on 8th-10th May 2017 in Dubai, UAE, we will be gearing you up for the upcoming Expo 2020, the FIFA world cup in 2022 and preparing public management staff for any threats that may come their way.

Topics that will be examined are the current state of security in the region and how it affects the overall security level of your event. This conference will focus on crowd management and control which directly affects crowd reaction in an emergency; fire safety measures to curtail fires especially in high rise buildings; and terrorism and the various methods to tackle the situation.

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BOMA International Conference & Expo

Music City Center, Nashville, TN

June 24-27, 2017

In the world of building ownership and management, there’s something new to learn around every corner. No day is the same and you need to be prepared for the one constant: change.

The BOMA International Annual Conference & Expo, June 24-27, 2017 in Downtown Nashville, TN helps you set and achieve your goals through exposure to industry experts, and access to innovation, best-practice education and top-of-the-line technology trends—all designed to help the next chapter of your story be even more successful than the last.

Maximize your effectiveness and optimize the performance of your commercial assets.

Register before 5/1 & save $100!

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