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2024 Annual Conference

Leading Into the Future

March 19-22, 2024 | Waco Convention Center, Waco, TX

The Texas Fire Chiefs Association Annual Conference is the signature event of the Texas Fire Chiefs Association and is one of the state’s largest gatherings of fire chiefs, fire service leaders, and decision-makers.

The conference attracts hundreds of attendees from all regions of the state each year. Our attendees are fire chiefs, assistant fire chiefs, deputy chiefs, battalion chiefs, training officers, fire fighters, and city department executives who work together and get positive results. Come meet and network with top leaders in the fire service, learn from those who are foremost in their divisions winning awards, guiding others, and join in the tough discussions. Further relationships which push through legislation and team up across borders to aid one another. Come witness and celebrate with those who have been called out and awarded valor and honor in the line of duty, and cheer for the one who has been nominated and will be name Fire Chief of the Year.

You won’t want to miss it!

Agenda  & Speaker Details

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Pre-Conference Education Session

Additional $100 Registration Fee Required.

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Event Registration

You must be a Fire Professional to register for this event.  All industry partners must become an exhibitor or sponsor to attend this event.

Online registration is now closed. Onsite registration will begin at 5:00 pm, Tuesday, March 19 at the Waco Convention Center.

 Early Registration
(until March 5, 2024)
Regular Registration
Regular Registration (until March 15, 2024)
Onsite Registration
(begins March 15, 2024)
Conference Only Pass $445 $495 $545
Conference Pass + Pre-Education Session $545 $595 $645
Pre-Conference Education Session Only Pass $100 $100 $100
Additional Sponsor/Exhibitor Pass $175 $175 $175
Annual Conference One Day Pass (Non-industry attendees only) $150 $175 $200


Cancellation Policy

A full refund will be given for written requests received on or before Monday, March 5, 2024. A 50% refund will be issued for written requests received between March 6 - 16, 2024. No refunds will be issued after March 16, 2024. Cancellations must be received in writing from the original registrant to [email protected]. No cancellations will be taken by phone.

Registrants who do not attend the conference and/or do not contact TFCA via written correspondence during the set window as directed above will be responsible for the full attendee registration fee.

Substitution Policy

Substitute attendees may be named prior to Thursday, March 15, 2024, or during on-site registration. Notification of substitution must be submitted in writing from the original registrant to [email protected]. No substitutions will be taken by phone.

Sponsor/ Exhibit Opportunities

Sponsorship Opportunities are Now Available.

Please add your name to the Waitlist and if something comes available we will contact you in the order you were added to the list.


Hotel Information

TFCA has two room blocks at the Courtyard by Marriott Waco and the SpringHill Suites by Marriott Waco. The cut-off date to book in these blocks is February 16, 2024.

Courtyard by Marriott Waco
101 Washington Ave.
Waco, TX 76701

Group Rate - $154 King/$164 Double Queen (Please confirm an arrival date of 3/19/2022 before checking availability)

Courtyard Hotel Booking Link

SpringHill Suites by Marriott Waco
115 S Jack Kultgen Expy, Waco, TX 76706

Group Rate: $142 per night + tax

SpringHill Suites Booking Link

Hilton Waco Hotel (The Hilton Waco Hotel is Sold Out)
113 South University Parks Drive
Waco , TX, 76701 254-754-8484

Group Rate - $159 King/$169 Double Queen (Prices listed include 3.604% TPID and State Recovery fees)