Attendee Information

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Registration Rates

  Early Rate (by Sept. 1st) Late Rate (after Sept.1st)
Member Full Conference Registration $325 $350
Non-Member Full Conference Registration $400 $425

Onsite registration is available, please visit the registration booth at the DECC. 

Banquet Tickets
Full conference registrations receive one (1) banquet ticket. Additional banquet tickets can be purchased for $40 each.

Purchase Additional Banquet Tickets

Complimentary Expo Passes
If a department's Fire Chief is registered for the Annual Conference, they receive complimentary expo passes for the trade show on Thursday, October 19th to share with non-registered individuals from their department. Expo passes do not include meals. To take advantage of the complimentary passes, please click the button below.

Complimentary Expo Passes

Administrative Support Track
If a department's Fire Chief is registered for the Annual Conference, department administrative support personnel can attend the Administrative Support Track Session on Friday, October 20 from 8:30am - 4:00pm for no cost. There is a separate registration form for this session, below.

Administrative Support Track Registration

Partners Program
The Partners Program - Vista Boat Cruise will be Friday, October 20 from 1:45pm - 3:45pm. There is an additional fee of $33/person. Meet at the DECC lobby at 1:45pm. 

Be part of the Duluth’s active waterfront bustle on this fully narrated 75-minute tour aboard the Vista Star. Cruising the scenic Harbor, their engaging guide will give you the insider info on Duluth’s regional landmarks while showcasing the panoramic views of the North Shore.

Sights include: Duluth Aerial Lift Bridge, Lake Superior (weather permitting), Great Lakes Tugboat Fleet, Historic Grain Elevators.
Please visit the registration booth at the DECC to purchase tickets.

Cancellation Policy
A cancellation penalty of 50% shall be imposed if cancellation occurs between 30 and 60 days from the first day of the event. If cancellation occurs under 30 calendar days of the first event day, a 100% penalty shall be imposed. Substitutions are permitted and not subject to a fee. Extenuating circumstances such as a death in the family will be handled on a case-by-case basis, please e-mail the MSFCA Office at [email protected].


If you have questions, please email the MSFCA Office at [email protected] or call us at (800) 743-0911.