The Fire Protection Industry Is Ablaze with Innovation

Professionals, specifically contractors, must stay ahead of the curve to keep the flame of knowledge burning bright. In 2024, fire protection events like the ones listed here will provide the perfect platform for a deeper understanding of the latest trends, technologies, and regulations.


PAST: 2024 CAFAA 54th Annual Conference

When: February 7 – 9
Where: Palm Springs, CA
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The CASA Annual Conference sets the stage for fire alarm professionals in California, offering a glimpse into the latest technologies, code updates, and best practices. Attendees can attend educational seminars, connect with industry experts, and expand their professional network.


PAST: Alarm Innovation in An AI World 

When: February 18 – 20
Where: Austin, TX
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Potter strives to lead in fire and life safety systems by leveraging the latest technology for effective threat detection. As the tech world advances in AI, we too, continue to evolve our fire and life safety systems to be smarter and more interconnected. We invite you to be part of this transformative journey where the future is bright for you and your customers. Join us to see Potter’s innovations over the past year and our vision for the future in this AI-driven landscape. Discover how Potter has redefined AI and drives alarm innovation in an automated world.


PAST: FSSA 40th Annual Forum – Fire Suppression Systems Association 

When: February 22 – 26
Where: Phoenix, AZ
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The FSSA 2024 Annual Forum is the premier industry event of the year, featuring a program of dynamic speakers, educational sessions, technical sessions, and forums amongst peers to discuss real-time issues affecting the fire suppression industry.


NAFED 2024 Conferences

When: March 7
Where: Las Vegas, NV
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When: April 22
Where: Atlantic City, NJ
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When: May 23-24
Where: New Orleans, LA
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For those dealing in fire equipment distribution, these 3 NAFED 2024 Conferen

ces promise a fiery discussion on emerging trends, advancements, and best practices. Attendees will immerse themselves in educational sessions and workshops and get hands-on experience with the latest fire equipment technologies and services.

The Inspect Point team has had a blast meeting and talking to fire protection professionals at the NAFED conferences so far this year! In New Orleans, we’ll be at booth #103. Stop by and say hi!



PAST: The Annual Vendor Show – New York Fire Alarm Association

When: March 20
Where: Farmingdale, NY
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The Annual Vendor Show from New York Fire Alarm Associate is the premier industry event of the year, featuring a program of dynamic speakers, educational sessions, technical sessions, and forums amongst peers to discuss real-time issues affecting the fire alarm industry. 

Inspect Point Chief Strategy Officer and co-founder Drew Slocum, joined by Shalin Dave, manned the booth at the New York Fire Alarm Association’s Annual Vendor Show.


PAST: AFAA 2024 Annual

When: April 29 – May 1
Where: Providence, RI
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Automatic Fire Alarm Association (AFAA) is the only not-for-profit association exclusively focused on the fire alarm industry. While more information will become available further into the year, please contact for more information.

The Inspect Point team was represented by Drew, Shalin, and Vin at the AFAA Annual Fire Expo.


PAST: The Fire Safety Event

When: April 30 – May 2
Where: NEC, Birmingham, U.K.
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At this exciting event, all the way across the pond, network with the entire community, from Fire Safety Managers, Officers, and Risk Assessors to Insurers–Consultants, End-User, and Manufacturers.


PAST: NFSA’s Annual Seminar – National Fire Sprinkler Association

When: May 7 – 10
Where: Maui, HI
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NFSA’s Annual Seminar and North American Fire Sprinkler Expos occur on odd-numbered years. These events feature a full expo hall. Vendors and attendees across North America come together to learn, engage, and celebrate the fire sprinkler industry’s finest. Learning sessions, many with CEUs available, opening and closing sessions with keynote speakers, and an awards banquet combine to make this event one of the most sought-after industry conferences on the continent. 


PAST: CAA Spring Convention

When: May 15 – 18
Where: Palm Springs, CA
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Mark your calendars for the 2024 Palm Springs Convention in May! While more information will become available further into the year, please register for the event for more information.


CASA Annual Conference 2024

When: June 2 – 4
Where: St. John’s, Newfoundland, Canada
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The 2024 CASA Annual Conference will be held in colorful St. John’s, the capital city of Newfoundland. The Canadian Automatic Sprinkler Association is a National Trade Contractor’s Association. It has existed in one form or another since the 1920s and was incorporated under a Dominion Charter in 1961. CASA promotes, defends, enhances, and improves the business design, installation, and manufacturing of fire sprinkler devices and systems.


NFPA Conference & Expo® – National Fire Protection Association

When: June 17 – 19
Where: Orlando, FL
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NFPA Conference & Expo® features a wide variety of 350+ exhibitors and 120+ educational sessions, workshops, and presentations for anyone involved in safety. Collaborate and network with thousands of fire protection engineers, electricians, firefighters, building and facility managers, safety equipment manufacturers, government officials, and all other safety professionals.


AFSA42 – American Fire Sprinkler Association Convention & Exhibition

When: September 18 – 21
Where: Aurora, CO
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The AFSA42 Convention & Exhibition is a must-visit for those immersed in fire sprinkler systems. A gathering of industry leaders, this event offers a variety of educational sessions, opportunities to engage with industry experts, and a firsthand look at the cutting-edge products and technologies in fire sprinkler systems.



When: October 4 – 5
Where: Palm Springs, CA
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Be sure to keep an eye out for this iconic convention this fall, with more information to follow later in 2024!


We’ll See You Around!

Attending these industry events is not just a choice; it’s a commitment to staying informed, networking with peers, and expanding your knowledge in the ever-evolving field of fire protection. 

These top fire protection events in 2024 offer invaluable opportunities for professionals to learn, collaborate, and discover the latest advancements. 

Make sure to mark your calendars and register for these events to stay at the forefront of the fire protection industry. And say hi to the Inspect Point team when you see us!