70th Annual MFSIA Conference



Our Conference will be held

October 25, 26, 27 & 28, 2018

The Park Place Hotel

300 E. State Street

Traverse City, MI 49864

Do you have a 2 or 4 hour class that you feel the rest of the Michigan Fire Service would benefit from attending?

Do you have a new program you would like to present to a group of peers to get feedback on?

MFSIA is currently looking for individuals who would like to present at our annual conference in Traverse City.

The conference is October 24 thru October 28th at the beautiful Park Place hotel in downtown Traverse City.

Please email President Don Bigger before May 1st with your class ideas and to get more details:



70th Annual MFSIA Conference Registration Form

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70th Annual MFSIA Conference Lineup

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70th Annual MFSIA Conference Vender Information

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Conference Award Forms

Conference Grant for One individual from a department that has a training budget of $1000.00 or Less.
Conference Training Award.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [1.4 MB]
Innovation may be linked to positive changes in efficiency, productivity, strategies or safety in the areas of training carrying over to the fire ground, producing results like nothing ever experience
Innovative form .pdf
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Instructor of the Year Award marks individual accomplishment.
IOY Form .pdf
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Awards will be made each year to high school graduates to assist in paying tuition at accredited institutions whether they are Vocational/Technical School, a community college or a four-year college
Adobe Acrobat document [128.8 KB]

Please distribute the following to anyone that may be interested.Thank you!



Open to any Michigan Fire Department involved in fire safety and prevention!

Honoring a firefighter who lost his life to a burn injury, a $500 award is given annually to a fire department whose innovative efforts have had a demonstrated impact on fire safety & prevention.Submit by August 31st:  www.traumaburn.org/prevention/leland.shtml


Burn Injury Awareness Day
October 1, 2017
Come celebrate together at the 5th annual picnic reunion! The event will be held at a new venue this year, with zip lines, ropes course, trails, and lots of fun activities for all ages!   Registration for the picnic reunion is open now atbiaw.med.umich.edu


Register for Awareness Day before July 31!
Gayheart Prevention Award deadline is August 31!


Stop The Bleed is a nationwide campaign to empower individuals to act quickly and save lives. Uncontrolled bleeding injuries can result from natural and manmade disasters and from everyday accidents. Learn more at:  http://www.bleedingcontrol.org/

Instructor training is available for free, please contact us for more details. 


Burn Survivors and Family Workshop
March 10, 2018
Co-hosted with the Phoenix Society for Burn Survivors and Detroit Medical Center's Burn Center. This free workshop is open to burn survivors, their family members, firefighters, and medical professionals. 



The Park Place Hotel

Located near Downtown Traverse City, the beautiful Park Place Hotel will be our host for this year's convention. 

The Traverse City area is home to a wide variety of attractions including fishing, golf, casinos, sightseeing, shopping....  we guarantee you won't be bored!

Be sure and get your reservations well in advance- the TC area is a popular year-round destination. 
The MFSIA conference has made special rate arrangements for rooms that ends September 26, 2017, so mention that you are attending this conference to get the best prices.

Reservations:  Call 231.946.5000

MFSIA conference room block ends on September 26th, 2017    Need to register EARLY

Park Place Hotel website click on picture

Do not use for booking Rooms Please call phone number above.
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