Nashville Conference 2002

Firestop Industry Conference

November 6-8, 2002
Opryland Resort, Nashville, TN
Preliminary Agenda as of August 15, 2002

Please view the photo album of the conference!

Conference Registration Information

Opryland Resort Nashville:
2800 Opryland Dr., Nashville, TN 37214
(615) 883-2211 Reservations - Mention Firestop Contractors International Association, or FCIA to receive the rate of $145/night. Reservations need to be made before October 14, 2002 to receive the special FCIA rate.

FCIA FAXBACK Form: Don't forget to register for the conference using this official form, also available on the website. Cost for each person to attend the conference is $420/member, $520/non member.


FCIA Firestop Industry Golf Tournament - $120/person , with proceeds to benefit FCIA Programs - Sign up NOW! The FCIA Golf Tournament will take place at Springhouse Golf Club - site of BellSouth Senior Classic - PGA Tournament….18 holes of championship golf, but not too difficult! Springhouse Golf Club is only ¼ mile from the hotel!

Awards for longest drive, longest putt sunk, closest to the pin, and a surprise award! Play your own ball, yet compete in a "blind team" format. FCIA Traveling Trophy Award to individual winner. We'll be watching handicaps closely!

Denver: FCIA Vice President Scott Rankin (Pyro-Stop, LLC) awards Tom Hottenroth, (Life Safety Systems, Inc.) the 1st FCIA Golf Tournament Trophy. Don't miss this fall's tournament and your chance to win big!


FM DRI Testing:
Sign up for FM Approvals Testing to attain your DRI, (Designated Responsible Individual) Status. Invest in your career through study of FM 4991 Standard for the Approval of Firestop Contractors and the FCIA Manual of Practice. (MOP available from FCIA), then take the test and prove your knowledge quantitatively. Cost to take the test is $120 per FCIA Member with a signed FM 4991 Approval Contract, $305 without.

FCIA Firestop Industry Banquet:
Bring a sport jacket for this event you won't want to miss. Hear about 2002's accomplishments from Kathy Taraba, President FCIA. FCIA's next President will talk about 2003. We'll also award honors for FCIA Volunteerism and golf outing champions. Extra dinners will be $65 per person.

 FCIA Firestop Industry Conference takes place November 6 - 8, 2002 at Opryland Hotel, Nashville, TN. This will be a great opportunity to show "Leadership through Standards". Learn about the new ASTM E 2174 Standard for Inspection of Through Penetration Firestops and how it interfaces with FM 4991 Approval Standard for Firestop FCIA Industry Conference Agenda - November 6-8, 2002 Opryland Resort, Nashville, TN - Preliminary Agenda as of August 15, 2002

Listen to leading building owner, architect and code consultants discuss construction industry quality programs. Learn how to package your business "risk portfolio" to a present to insurance firms. Network with Firestop Industry Leaders.

All this and more is in store for you when you attend the FCIA Firestop Industry Conference. Print the FAXBACK Form and fax it to 630.690.0682, or email it. Send a check for $420 per member, $520 for non-member, and send it to the FCIA office.

FCIA - Firestop Contractors International Association
1257 Golf Circle
Wheaton, IL 60187
630.690.2871 FAX
Email: info@fcia.org

Future FCIA Conferences

  1. Spring 2003 - Las Vegas, NV - Embassy Suites, Las Vegas, NV (Across Street from Hard Rock Café/Casino and 1/2 mile from "The Las Vegas Strip")
  2. Fall 2003 - Toronto, Ontario - Canada
  3. Spring 2004 - Chicago, IL
  4. Fall 2004 - 5-year anniversary gala…. Watch for this big event in a special place!

AS OF 08/15/02 WJM Rev. 4

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