Ohio Fire & Rescue Officer Development Conference

Save the date - July 12 - 16, 2021 for the 2021 Ohio Fire & Rescue Officer Development Conference.


Attendee Registration

Registrations are now being accepted for the 2021 Ohio Fire & Rescue Officer Development Conference. Mark your calendars and plan to join us for the 2021 Ohio Fire & Rescue Officer Development Conference, July 12 - 16, 2021 at the Columbus Hilton at Easton. The theme for this year is: A New Decade of Dedication & Opportunity.

To register:

Online, click here.

To print off and mail in your registration form, click here.


Vendor Registration

We look forward to seeing you for another stellar trade show in 2021. This is the perfect opportunity for you to get your goods and services in front of those who make the buying decisions in their departments. All the information you need to register for this year's show can be found here. 

To access the 2021 Vendor Packet, please click here

To assist in your booth selection, we are posting each map with the spaces that have already spoken for. These maps will be updated weekly. For specific questions regarding availability, please call (614) 410-6322. The yellow highlighted spaces are taken. Click the links below to see each map.

 Inside Vendor Map

 Outside Vendor Map


Hotel Accommodations

Hilton Columbus at Easton
3900 Chagrin Drive
Columbus, OH 43219
1 (800) 774-1500

Group Name: Ohio Fire Chiefs Association
Group Code: FCA2 

To book your hotel reservation online, please click here. 


Conference Scholarship Opportunities

Apply today for a $250 scholarship for the 2021 Ohio Fire & Rescue Officer Development Conference!

The Conference will be held July 12-16, 2021 at the Columbus Hilton at Easton, and the theme for this year is "A New Decade of Dedication and Opportunity". 

To be eligible for the scholarship, you must be an OFCA member who is in good standing. The scholarship will be awarded to one individual per department, and priority will be given to those in the Dominion Energy territory. 

To be considered for the scholarship, apply by March 31, 2021 to info@ohiofirechiefs.org.

 Click here for more information, to apply, and for the list of counties in the Dominion Energy territory. 


Essay Contest to Win a FULL Conference Registration

The Ohio Fire Chiefs’ Association is again offering a scholarship opportunity to its members to attend the 2021 Ohio Fire & Rescue Officer Development Conference at the Columbus Hilton at Easton, July 12-16, 2021.

This scholarship will cover a 4-night stay at the Hilton AND a full Conference registration for you and a guest. Annually, over 500 attendees participate in the educational sessions, networking, exhibits, and social activities presented by the OFCA.

To enter:

  • Submit an essay of 500 words or less outlining how you and your department would benefit from this opportunity. Your essay must include specific educational and financial benefits.

  • Completed entries must be postmarked no later than Friday, April 30, 2021.
    The winner will be notified by June 1, 2021.

  • Scholarships are non-transferrable.

Mail your entry to:                                                                    

CONFERENCE SCHOLARSHIP
The Ohio Fire Chiefs’ Association
450 West Wilson Bridge Road; Suite 150
Worthington, OH 43085


If you have any questions, comments, or suggestions for the 2021 Annual Conference please contact Chief Tom Wallace, Conference Director: (937) 623-1419 or chiefwallace@station67.org.