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2023 Annual Int’l Educational Symposium

2023 Annual Int’l Educational Symposium

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

September 25-28, 2023

Recommended Travel Dates:

Arrival:  9/24/23 (To participate in pre-symposium activities)

Departure:   9/29/23

Time until conference starts

September 25, 2023
September 28, 2023
509 W. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee, WI 53203



Notice of the annual meeting of the Aircraft Rescue & Fire Fighting Working group, Inc. is hereby given.  The meeting will be held at the Wisconsin Center, Grand Ballroom A&B, 400 W. Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53203, September 26, 2023.  The meeting is called for the purpose of receiving annual reports of the Officers and Directors, and to transact such business which comes before the ARFFWG.

The ARFF Working Group Annual Int’l Educational Symposium is the premier event for the aviation firefighting industry.  We expect more than 60+ companies to exhibit at this year’s program.  This is the perfect opportunity to visit and shop for products and services that deal specifically with the aviation fire safety and protection industry.

Registration Fee = $625 Member (Prior to 6/15/23) $690 Non-Member (Use Registration Link Above)

Registration Fee = $695 (After 6/15/23) $760 Non-Member (Use Registration Link Above)

Benefits of Registration

  • Access to Exhibit Hall
  • Access to Educational Presentations
  • Welcome Reception & Information Exchange Program
  • Three (3) Breakfasts
  • Three (3) Lunches
  • Five (5) Coffee Breaks
  • Final Night “Break-Out” Event
  • Networking with aviation fire protection industry experts from around the world

2023 Call for Presentations – Interested in presenting at the 2023 Int’l ARFF Educational Symposium?  Complete the “Call-For-Presentations” form at this LINK

2023 Awards Program (Coming Soon)

2023 Board of Directors Nomination Form – LINK



The ARFF Working Group Int’l Educational Symposium, provides aviation fire safety manufacturers/suppliers unmatched international exposure for their products to the largest gathering of ARFF professionals in one location.

Our members are well versed on the products and services they want to see in the exhibit area.  For some of our members, this is the one chance each year to see the products and services that are available to the aviation firefighting community.

“Early Bird” Exhibitor Registration Member – 10×10 Booth Space (Prior to 6/15/23) = $ $1,355.75 (Savings of $239.25) — Non-Member = $1,691.50 (Non-Member rate includes one (1) year Corporate membership)

Benefits of Exhibitor Registration

  • Three (3) Exhibitor Registrations per 10×10 booth
  • Exhibitor Ribbons for Representative Name Badges
  • Welcome Reception
  • All Food Functions Held Inside Exhibit Area
  • Final Night “Break-Out” Event
  • Company Listing on Mobile App
  • Recognition on Pre  E-Mails Sent to Thousands of Potential Attendees
  • Recognition on Post E-Mails Sent to All That Attended the Event
  • Access to All Educational Presentations
  • Admittance to All Off-Site Activities



Register for Sponsorship at this LINK

Please consider sponsoring.  We have sponsorship opportunities to fit everyone’s budget.  Your support is truly appreciated.




Built in 1927, this Art Deco hotel retains many of its original features and is connected by skywalk to the Wisconsin Center. It is within a mile of the Pabst Theater, Milwaukee Art Museum, Fiserv Forum, and Deer District. Enjoy four dining options including the Miller Time Pub.

Hotel room rate is $179 + applicable taxes for Single/Double rooms.

Hotel rooms must be guaranteed with a credit card (no deposit is required)

Any changes and/or cancellations must be made 48 hours prior to start of stay.  There is a penalty for early check-out.




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