2023 Annual Fire Expo Registration

Apply for our Jack McNamara Memorial Scholarship for your chance to win $5k!!

Jack McNamara Memorial Scholarship

Upcoming Live Online Fire Alarm Training

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AFAA/UMD: Best Practices for Mass Notification System Risk Assessment

Bill Koffel & Larry Rietz

March 22nd AND April 12th
Fire Alarm Fundamentals
Merton Bunker April 11th & 13th
Elevator and Fire Alarm Interface
Larry Rietz April 18th
NICET Preparation - Level I & II for Fire Alarm Systems
Tom Hammerberg May 16th & 18th AND
May 23rd & 25th
A User's Guide to Simplifying NFPA 72 & the NEC
Tom Parrish June 13th & 15th
Fire Alarm Plan Review
Art Black June 27th & 29th

Please contact [email protected] with any training inquiries or questions.

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Who are we?

Automatic Fire Alarm Association (AFAA) is the only not-for-profit association exclusively focused on the fire alarm industry. Founded in 1953 in Chicago, Illinois by a mixed group of contractors, engineers and manufacturers. It grew to be a two-tiered organization (National and Local) in 1987 when Larry Neibauer became Executive Director. AFAA now has several local Member Associations representing 25+ states nationwide. Membership consists of manufacturers, consulting engineers, distributors, AHJ's and end users. For more information on the history of AFAA, head over to our 'About Us' page!

Our Vision:

Automatic Fire Alarm Association is the leading advocate for the fire alarm and emergency communications industry.

What is our Mission?

To help save lives by empowering the fire alarm and emergency communications industry through code development, education, advancements in technology and leveraging research.


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Check out our individual membership levels here:

AFAA Individual Membership

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Club 72 Membership

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