AFDA sponsors two premier conferences and exhibitions a year which provide information and educational opportunities for member Districts’ staff, Board of Directors, and personnel. AFDA conferences bring together national and state decision makers and experts on all facets of emergency service, from leadership and management to operations. These conferences provide educational opportunities in all areas of Fire District administration and governance with instruction on topics such as legal or financial issues, human resources, liability, fire protection, safety, etc. Continuing education opportunities are also available based on individual certification requirements. These conferences are held at various locations throughout the state. AFDA members receive a registration discount for all educational conferences.

 On-line Conference Registration

2018 AFDA Winter Conference
January 11-13, 2018

Laughlin, NV

Conference Attendees


We have a NEW user-friendly registration system!
Use the link below to register an individual or group registration. Once completed, you will be emailed a confirmation email that will include a link to make modifications. You can easily add on extra lunch tickets or individual or group registrations for the golf tournament, as well.

Attendee registration fee is $190 and includes all conference materials, continental breakfast on Friday and Saturday, morning and afternoon breaks, and lunch on Friday and Saturday. Extra lunch tickets are available for guests at $30 each. Conference badge must be worn for admission to conference sessions and lunch.

On-line Conference Registration

Golf Tournament
Thursday, January 11th @ 8am at the Laughlin Ranch Golf Club. Price is $90 and will include lunch.

Hotel Room Block Information

Aquarius Casino Resort
1900 S. Casino Dr., Laughlin, NV
Single/Double, SUN – THURS Rates: $37.00 per night
Single/Double, FRI – SAT Rates: $69.00 per night

Group rates are available two days prior to start of the conference and two days after.

For reservations call: 1-800-662-5825
Reference Group Code: C-AZF18
Conference room reservation deadline: December 29, 2017

Vendors – SOLD OUT (Please contact us at to be put on a wait list)

We are excited to welcome you to the 2018 Winter Conference. Please find details regarding Sponsorship and Vendor Application information in the links below.

2018 AFDA Winter Sponsorships

2018 AFDA Winter Conference Vendor Application


AFDA Needs To Hear From You!

Your suggestions for workshop subjects, instructors, comments about past or potential facilities, or other ideas may assist in helping to improve our conferences in the future.

Thanks for your help!

Education Committee Chair
Brenda Tranchina
(520) 297-9351