2019 Conference/Expo

Members and exhibitors, make your plans to join us as we embark on a new chapter in 2019. The VSFA and VAVRS are joining together for one great conference/expo.

Convention Information and registration is available at First Responder Virginia

Reservations for rooms at the Embassy Suites will open on Friday, March 1st at 12 Noon. 

Remember that there will be a 1 night non-refundable deposit for each room reserved at the time of the reservation.

Please reserve the rooms that you will actually need. Room nights that are cancelled at the last minute result in excess costs to your association.

Phone Number: 1-800-EMBASSY

Your Group Code is: VSF

Here is a link to online reservations:

We look forward to seeing you in August


Additional Lodging Information

Additional Conference Information

Conference Forms

*NEW*The deceased member form and the credentials can be completed and submitted online or downloaded and sent via mail.

Deceased Members


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Deceased member

2019 Schedule of Activities

This schedule is subject to change.

Information on exhibit space, sponsorship opportunities and program ads is available from the button below.

On line Exhibitor Registration is Now Available

Exhibitor Information

“Support those you support, become a First Responder Virginia Sponsor”

First Responder Virginia Sponsorship Opportunities

Hot off the Presses! Here is the 2019 Hampton Visitor Guide. It is chock full of information about activities and things to do while you are in Hampton for the Conference/Expo!

This is the official “call for presentations” for the First Responder Virginia Conference August 7-10, 2019 at the Hampton Roads Convention Center. This is the first joint conference of the Virginia State Firefighters Association (VSFA) and the Virginia Association of Volunteer Rescue Squads (VAVRS)

Click here to submit your information: Call For Presentations