Registration open for 2017 NVFC Training Summit

GREENBELT, Md. — Registration and course selection is now open for the National Volunteer Fire Council’s (NVFC) Training Summit. The Summit will take place Friday, June 9, and Saturday, June 10, from 8am-4pm each day in Myrtle Beach, SC. The conference is open to all volunteer firefighters, EMTs, department leadership, and other fire department personnel from across the United States. Find out more and register now at

This two-day seminar will provide an opportunity to share ideas and best practices, network, and participate in valuable training. Attendees will be able to select six out of 12 breakout sessions to attend, addressing firefighter cancer, behavioral health, recruitment and retention, leadership, functional fitness, and more. Click here for a full course list with descriptions and instructor information.

New for 2017, the NVFC is excited to announce a networking social event after class concludes on Friday, June 9. The event will be held on the oceanfront lawn of the conference hotel, the DoubleTree by Hilton Myrtle Beach Oceanfront, and include a vendor area featuring sponsors American Military University, California Casualty, Columbia Southern University, National Fire Protection Association, and Trident University.

The registration fee for the Summit is $75, which provides two days of training from nationally-recognized instructors, lunches, and the networking social event. To help more first responders attend, a scholarship is available for select attendees. The scholarship will reimburse two nights hotel plus up to $500 per person for transportation expenses. In addition, the registration fee will be waived (or reimbursed, if you have already registered). Click here to apply for a scholarship. A maximum of two representatives per department can receive reimbursement. To be considered eligible for reimbursement, you or your department must be a current member of the NVFC. Membership options and benefits can be found at

Find detailed travel information and register today at Can’t make it to the Summit? Access dozens of on-demand online courses at

About NVFC
The National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) is the leading nonprofit membership association representing the interests of the volunteer fire, EMS, and rescue services. The NVFC serves as the voice of the volunteer in the national arena and provides invaluable tools, resources, programs, and advocacy for first responders across the nation.

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