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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 'DIIM' Canadian Symposium


Holiday Inn Toronto International Airport

Toronto, ON

September 20-21, 2017

The FCIA 'DIIM' Canadian Symposium is the only event in Canada dedicated to improving fire- and life-safety through education for those involved in the firestop & effective compartmentation industry in Canada.

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

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FCIA Firestop Industry Conference & Trade Show - FIC 2017

Omni Rancho Las Palmas

Palm Springs, CA

November 7-10, 2017

FCIA Firestop Industry Conference & Trade Show - FIC 2017 - features immersive days at the only national event dedicated to the development of the Firestopping & Effective Compartmentation industry..  Your industry.  Your issues.  Your solutions.

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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:


ICC Building Safety & Design Expo

Greater Columbus Convention Center, Columbus, OH

September 10-11, 2017

The Building Safety & Design Expo is the go-to location for building safety and design professionals 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!

The Building Safety & Design Expo brings professionals from the built environment including local tradesmen, architects, engineers, along with plumbing, mechanical, fuel gas, building and fire safety professionals from around the world together to make it easier to exchange critical information on the latest technologies for building a safer, more resilient world.


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Rhode Island Convention Center, Providence, RI

September 13-15, 2017

Knowledge Today.  Innovation Tomorrow.  That's the theme of this year's CONSTRUCT Show.

CONSTRUCT is the only dedicated national trade show and educational conference for the commercial building teams that spec and source building products. CONSTRUCT links thousands of industry leaders to procure real-world, practical knowledge for building success.

CONSTRUCT offers a variety of different solutions-driven learning opportunities to stay up to date on the latest trends, work smarter, boost your career and earn continuing education credits. Whether you are a commercial architect/designer, specifier, contractor, project manager, product rep, or building owner/manager, new to the industry or with 20+ years of experience – CONSTRUCT has the education that you need!

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