Our 2022 Annual Fire Expo topics have been ANNOUNCED!!

Please visit: 2022 AFX Schedule to view our topics and presenters! Register today!!

2022 Live Online Training Seminars
NICET Prep - Level I and II Fire Alarm Systems February 8th & 10th AND
15th & 17th
Understanding the Fire Alarm Requirements of the 2015 & 2018 International Building Code
February 22nd & 24th
Fire Alarm Plan Review March 8th & 10th
Fire Alarm Inspection & Testing March 15th & 17th
Intermediate Detection Systems March 22nd
Basic Fire Alarm Systems April 5th & 7th
Elevator and Fire Alarm System Interface April 14th
A User's Guide to Simplifying NFPA 72 & the NEC April 19th & 21st

Check out our new Training Bundle/Company Training Subscription!

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.


Not a member? No problem!

Check out our individual membership levels here:

AFAA Individual Membership

Check out our corporate sponsorships here:

Club 72 Membership

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