2018 Conference/Expo

132nd VSFA & Auxiliary Conference/Expo



132nd Conference/Expo

  August 1 – 4, 2018 at the Hampton Roads Convention Center

How to Register

CONFERENCE REGISTRATION: On line and payment by credit card. Departments are encouraged to use on line registration.If you’d like to mail in your registration, click here

Registration fees for the Conference/Expo will be $50.00 for adults, $10.00 for children ages 6 – 12, and children under 6 are free.

 Attendee Registration


Please read the Exhibitor Show Kit before proceeding to the exhibitor registration page.

 Exhibitor Information

Mail in Exhibitor Registration form available at bottom of page.

Program Ad information  and Sponsorship opportunities are included on the registration form.

View our Sponsors Below

Conference Sponsors

Click Here for:  Conference Training Classes 

Attendees must be registered for the Conference to attend the classes and seminars.

*** Deadline to register for classes on FSTRS is July 15, 2018 ***

Register for classes at the following link:    https://www.fstrs.virginia.gov/Course/CurrentCourses

Auxiliary to the VSFA


The Embassy Suites – Please note, You will be charged a one night non-refundable deposit for each room reserved.
Embassy Suites Hampton Roads Hotel, Spa & Convention Center

Schedule of Conference Events

Wednesday August 1

8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.             Training                                                                                          HRCC
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.             Registration                                                                                    Exhibit Hall A Foyer
1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.             VSFA Executive Committee Meeting                                             Room 103
1:00 p.m.                                Auxiliary Committee Meetings                                                       Room 104
6:00 p.m.                                Memorial Service & Dogwood Dedication                                     Ballroom A
7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.              Social Sponsored by: Hampton Vol. Fire & Rescue Assoc.         American Legion
& Poquoson Vol. Fire Dept.                                                                                                         221 E. Mellon St., Phoebus

Thursday, August  2  

8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.             Training                                                                                          HRCC
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.             Registration                                                                                    Exhibit Hall A Foyer
9:00 a.m.                               VSFA Business Meeting                                                                 Ball Room A
9:00 a.m.                               Auxiliary Business Meeting                                                             Room 106
1:00 p.m. – 5:00 pm               Exhibits Open                                                                                 Exhibit Hall A & B
3:00 p.m.                               VFSB Administration, Policy & Finance Committee Mtg.               Conference Room D
4:00 p.m.                                VSFB Training & Education Committee Meeting                          Conference Room D
4:00 p.m.                               EMS Team Captains Meeting                                                         Room 106
Evening on your own            Peninsula Pilots – Firefighter Appreciation Night

Friday, August 3

8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.             Training                                                                                            HRCC
8:00 a.m.                                VSFA & Auxiliary Past President’s Breakfast                                 Salon C
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.             Registration                                                                                     Exhibit Hall A Foyer
9:00 a.m.                               Va. Fire Services Board Meeting                                                    Conference Room D
10:00 a.m. – 6:00 pm             Exhibits Open                                                                                 Exhibit Hall A & B
10:00 a.m.                             EMS Contest                                                                                  Exhibit Hall A
11:30 a.m.                             Exhibitor Lunch                                                                              Exhibit Hall B
12:00 – 1:30 p.m.                   Lunch for Attendees                                                                      Exhibit Hall B
1:30 p.m.                               VSFA/VAVRS Joint Conference Meeting                                      Room 105
3:00 p.m.                               Team Captains Meeting                                                                Conference Room C
4:30-6:30 p.m.                       Vendors Reception/Corn Hole Tournament                                  Exhibit Hall A
Evening                                  PBR

Saturday, August 4

8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.             Training                                                                                           HRCC
7:00 a.m.                               Truck Rodeo Breakfast & Drivers Meeting                                     Embassy Suites
9:00 a.m.                               Contest                                                                                           Hampton Coliseum
9:00 a.m.                               Truck Rodeo                                                                                   Parking Lot across
from HRCC
4:30 p.m.                                Awards Program                                                                            Conf. Rm. A-D
5:00 p.m.                                Shuttle Buses Depart from HRCC for Langley Speedway            Front of Exhibit Hall B
Races and Dinner
5:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.            Saturday Night at the Races                                                         Langley Speedway
Evening                                  PBR

Download Complete Schedule Here

Please keep in mind that this schedule is subject to slight modifications. All displays, meetings and most functions will be at the Hampton Roads Convention Center 


Reminder for Voting members to send in their Credentials form in order to be able to vote at the business meeting.

 Deadline to submit Deceased Member form July 15, 2018

For additional information call (757) 810-8335 or e-mail lsgwaltney@cox.net