Deccan International
Elite Sponsor
www.deccanintl.com

Custom-built to meet the unique needs of each department, Deccan International’s decision-support software applications – ADAM, LiveMUM, BARB and DiVa – help Fire & EMS departments improve their response times, optimize their resources and defend their budgets. Combining powerful data analysis, predictive modeling and operations research methods with unmatched customer service and support, Deccan has been working with the Fire & EMS industry for more than 20 years and continues to develop new and enhanced technology to meet the changing landscape of emergency response. Dedicated to serving those who serve, Deccan proudly supports the Metro Fire Chiefs Association and its members and has been a sponsor of the Metro Fire Chiefs Conference since 1996.

E-ONE
Elite Sponsor
www.e-one.com

At E-ONE, our manufacturing processes combine with a dedicated and skilled workforce to develop the highest quality fire apparatus in the industry.  E-ONE builds custom and commercial pumpers and tankers, aerial ladders and platforms, rescues of all sizes, industrial trucks, and aircraft rescue firefighting vehicles to meet the needs of first responders around the world. The E-ONE chassis, cab, body, and aerial device are engineered and manufactured by E-ONE at its headquarters in Ocala, FL or Hamburg, NY facilities.

For more than 40 years, E-ONE has been the innovative manufacturer of emergency response vehicles using extruded aluminum technology and also offers products with stainless steel bodies.

Motorola Solutions
Elite Sponsor
www.motorolasolutions.com/fire

When every second counts, you need to be able to share information seamlessly across multiple response teams – regardless of the device or network. Motorola Solutions empowers fire services to better serve and protect lives through reliable communications and by turning data into actionable intelligence.

AT&T Public Safety Solutions
Elite Sponsor
www.att.com/firstresponders

Call, to Car, to Crisis, AT&T Public Safety Solutions:

  • Access and share critical information when and where you need it.
  • Effectively meet day to day challenges and contain costs
  • Create tactical responses to keep vital services operational during demanding situations.

See what else is possible at www.att.com/firstresponders.

UL Firefighter Safety Research Institute
Official Training & Research Partner
www.ULfirefightersafety.com

FM Global
Official Training & Research Partner
www.fmglobal.com/fireservice

Properly equipped and trained fire service agencies can help limit damage from a fire or other emergency.  FM Global is committed to assisting fire service agencies worldwide to provide them the resources they need.  As one of the world’s largest industrial and commercial insurers, FM Global specializes in engineering-driven property protection. The organization offers a full range of broad-based risk management services, insurance products and certification services.

Scott Safety
Premier Sponsor
www.scottsafety.com

Scott Safety, by Johnson Controls, is a premier manufacturer of innovative respiratory and personal protective equipment and safety devices for firefighters, industrial workers, police squads, militaries, homeland security forces, and rescue teams around the world. With five global manufacturing locations, Scott products protect thousands of individuals each day from environmental hazards including smoke, toxic fumes, combustible gases, falling objects, and contaminants. The Scott Safety product line includes self-contained breathing apparatus, supplied air and air-purifying respirators, PPE, gas detection instruments, thermal imaging cameras, and firefighter locators. For more information, visit www.scottsafety.com.

Pierce Manufacturing
Joint Premier Sponsor
www.piercemfg.com

Pierce is the leading North American manufacturer of custom fire apparatus. Products include custom and commercial pumpers, aerials, rescue trucks, wildland trucks, minipumpers, elliptical tankers, and homeland security apparatus. In addition, Pierce designs its own foam systems and was the first company to introduce frontal airbags and the Side Roll Protection system to fire apparatus. To learn more about Pierce, visit www.piercemfg.com.

Oshkosh Airport Products
Joint Premier Sponsor
www.oshkoshairport.com

Oshkosh Airport Products, LLC, a division of Oshkosh Corporation, is a designer and builder of industry-leading airport firefighting and snow removal vehicles. Its flagship Striker® Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) vehicle and Oshkosh® H-Series™ snow removal chassis are known for their durability and superior performance and sold throughout the world. For more information, visit www.oshkoshairport.com.

Symbol Arts
Platinum Sponsor
www.symbolarts.com

In 1994, SymbolArts recognized the opportunity to expand into the public safety market by applying their creative design and jewelry quality manufacturing standards to badging. The Company entered the public safety market by producing a limited number of badges for a small number of departments that were commemorating the Utah State Centennial. The company’s reputation for “jewelry quality” products soon led to rapid and widespread recognition both inside Utah and on a national level.

SymbolArts now sells public safety products in all fifty states and internationally.  SymbolArts has operated in this market sector for 17 years and continues to be the leader in jewelry quality badges and insignia.

LION
Platinum Sponsor
www.lionprotects.com

LION is always ready to make sure you’re ready for what’s next. We have a legacy and on-going vision of introducing new products and services — always designed to ensure the health, safety and performance of the first responders who serve our communities and our country. Game-changing innovations in PPE designed to best prepare firefighters, EMS teams and law enforcement officers for the new dangers and hazards they face each day. Paradigm-shifting supply chain and logistics programs that best equip our warfighters for the rigors of training and the challenges of battle.

Emergency Reporting
Platinum Sponsor
www.emergencyreporting.com

The Easiest Way to Manage Your Entire Department Online

Emergency Reporting provides a powerful, web-based records management and NFIRS/NEMSIS reporting system for the Fire and EMS industries. With over 100,000 users, we have a solution that fits the needs of departments ranging from small volunteer stations, to multi-station career departments, to NASA and the Department of Defense.

Life Scan Wellness Centers
Platinum Sponsor
www.lifescanwellness.com

With over two decades of service, Life Scan is dedicated to “Saving the Lives of America’s Heroes.” As a nationwide provider of on-site NFPA 1582/1583 Compliant Firefighter Physicals and WFI Fitness Evaluations Life Scan provides fire departments with an unsurpassed level of medical clearances and the ability to ensure healthier, more physically fit firefighters.

Life Scan’s unique approach to annual and candidate firefighter physicals integrates NFPA 1582 compliant physicals with our life-saving testing for potentially catastrophic diseases including cancer, heart disease, stroke, diabetes, and aneurysms.  In addition to a comprehensive hands-on exam, cardio-pulmonary testing, and fitness evaluations each Life Scan physical includes our early detection ultrasound imaging assessments to identify catastrophic diseases at earlier, more curable stages.

W. S. Darley & Company
Gold Sponsor
www.darley.com

Founded in 1908, W. S. Darley & Company is a manufacturer and distributor of firefighting pumps, fire apparatus, and firefighting equipment. They remain a family owned and operated company. Darley has a current customer base of more than 60,000, which includes federal, state and local governments as well as customers in over 100 countries. Darley is headquartered in Itasca, Illinois and has manufacturing, engineering and operations in Chippewa Falls, WI, Janesville, IA and Toledo, Oregon. Darley has been a supporting partner of the IAFC Metro Chiefs for 30 years and will establish Metro Chief fire departments as a service center with direct access to parts and training at dealer pricing.

For more information, visit www.darley.com

USDD’s Phoenix G2 Station Alerting System
Gold Sponsor
www.stationalerting.com

Dispatchers and firefighters perform daily routines confidently knowing that the Phoenix G2 Fire Station Alerting System will communicate information to the right personnel at the right station, with the industry’s most effective communication technology.

Powered by US Digital Designs, the Phoenix G2 integrates crystal clear text-to-speech technology, automated dispatching and high-contrast signage to help first responders react promptly and efficiently every time. The Phoenix G2 awakens only on-call units with ramped tones and lighting so non-dispatched crews remain undisturbed to receive essential proper rest. Meanwhile, well-rested crews operate at peak effectiveness.

The Phoenix G2 offers complete built-in features and abilities; multi-year, 24/7/365 proven reliability; easy, hassle-free installation; web-based remote configuration and control; and virtually zero required maintenance. Plus, remain NFPA 1221 compliant and lower ISO insurance rates.

Learn more at stationalerting.com or call us at 1-602-687-1730 to request a catalog and customer list.

Bullard
Gold Sponsor
www.bullard.com

Founded in 1898, Bullard is an internationally known manufacturer of high-quality personal protective equipment and systems designed to help save lives. Serving workers in the industrial, fire service and law enforcement markets, Bullard is a leader in manufacturing thermal imaging cameras, firefighter and rescue helmets, head and face protection products and respiratory protective equipment.  Headquartered in Cynthiana, Kentucky, Bullard is a fifth-generation family-owned company led by its Chairman of the Board, Edward “Jed” Bullard and President and CEO Eric Pasch. The Company’s products are available throughout the world from a network of distributors operating in most major country markets. Bullard maintains sales offices in Europe and Asia-Pacific in addition to its headquarters in Cynthiana, Kentucky, USA. For more information on Bullard’s complete line of products, visit www.bullard.com

Global Traffic Technologies
Gold Sponsor
www.gtt.com

GTT is the worldwide leader in emergency vehicle preemption technology that has helped reduce response times and save lives for nearly 50 years.  GTT’s Opticom priority control solutions are deployed in over 70,000 intersections and 70,000 vehicles in approximately 3,100 cities worldwide, including every U.S. state.  This includes 41 of the largest 50 cities in the United States. Reliable, scalable Opticom systems help to ensure safer, faster on-scene arrival while maximizing resources and the investment. GTT’s industry-leading team has extensive experience in emergency vehicle preemption, transit signal priority, and traffic sensing solutions.  With over 100 U.S. and international patents as proof, GTT believes strongly in the power of innovation to drive success.

Fire-Dex
Gold Sponsor
www.firedex.com

Fire-Dex, headquartered in Medina, OH, is a leading manufacturer and marketer of protective firefighting clothing, emergency response apparel, NFPA hoods, helmets, gloves and boots. Fire-Dex started in 1983 and our impeccable customer care and quality products have been the core ingredients to us becoming the premier protective gear company. Whether your needs are for a simple hood or a large custom-configured order, Fire-Dex is thrilled to give you our best and support your efforts in protecting our first responders.  Fire-Dex proudly acquired TECGEN PPE in September of 2015, as its latest addition to the Fire-Dex family of brands. Visit www.firedex.com for more information.

Globe Manufacturing Company, LLC
Gold Sponsor
www.globeturnoutgear.com

Globe invented turnout gear 130 years ago. Today we still deliver the most advanced, best-fitting, and longest-lasting protection by listening to our customers and creating breakthrough designs.

Unlike any turnout gear today, new material technology enables the all-new athletic design of ATHLETIX™ with stretch fabrics that allow closer, body-contoured fit to provide unprecedented range of motion with less bulk, more flexibility, and lighter weight.

Firefighters informed and inspired ATHLETIX™, a step-change in PPE. As part of our Voice of the Customer development process, we interviewed hundreds of firefighters to get a 360-degree view of their experience wearing turnout gear to perform their duties and then shared findings with our supplier partners to develop the technology that enables this all-new design.

Innovation in PPE design and capability sets Globe apart. No matter what challenges tomorrow’s firefighters face, you can be sure that Globe will continue to be there to protect them.

TriTech Software Systems
Gold Sponsor
www.tritech.com

TriTech Software Systems has been developing innovative solutions for public safety for more than 25 years. The company provides products and services to address any size and type agency with an end-to-end product suite to meet the needs of any agency—PSAP, Law, Fire, or EMS.

TriTech Software Systems’ sole focus is public safety software. The company’s experienced team contributes on average, 13 years of industry experience. TriTech has delivered the most trusted public safety software for over two decades and continues to lead the market with innovative, enterprise-wide cloud-based and on-premise solutions for 9-1-1, computer aided dispatch, records management, jail management, analytics and intelligence, field-based reporting, patient care reporting, and ambulance billing software.

For the best end-to-end integrated solution with unparalleled workflow, join the 3,000+ agency installations serving over 255+ million citizens across 14 countries who rely on one company—TriTech Software Systems.

Knox Company
Gold Sponsor
www.knoxbox.com

Trusted by over 13,000 public safety departments for over 40 years, Knox has been manufacturing high security, commercial rapid entry products designed for fire departments and first responders. The Knox product lineup includes key boxes, key vaults, pad locks, key switches, FDC caps and plugs, power shutdown boxes, master key retention devices, and more.  Knox rapid access solutions have provided first responders with immediate access into secure buildings, campuses, residencies and commercial properties when it matters most.  Removing barriers to entry reduces injuries to responders and minimizes property damage. That’s the power of the Knox rapid access system.

To learn more, visit knoxbox.com or call 855-GET-KNOX (855-438-5669).

Esri
Gold Sponsor
www.esri.com/fire

Description: Esri applies The Science of Where to unlock data’s full potential in every organization. We continue to pioneer real-world problem solving using geographic information systems (GIS).  Using this powerful platform to reveal deeper insights in their data, Esri users are creating the maps that run the world.

Sutphen Corporation
Gold Sponsor
www.sutphen.com

Since 1890, Sutphen has set the standard for engineering, technology, innovation, performance and durability in the fire apparatus industry.  Today, our broad product line includes all the apparatus necessary to meet the needs of your department and your community.  Strong, Stable, and Committed to the Fire Service, Since 1890.

Ward Diesel Filter Systems
Ward Clean Air Products
Joint Gold Sponsor
www.WardDiesel.com
www.WardCleanAirProducts.com

Res-Q-Jack
Joint Gold Sponsor
www.res-q-jack.com

At Res-Q-Jack®, we take vehicle stabilization to the next level by offering the most versatile vehicle stabilization and lifting struts on the market.  Our RJ3 Series struts feature integrated lifting jacks, providing you with built-in lifting capability when you need it, while our X-Strut® Series transform from shoring to lifting struts in seconds with our patented Add-On Jack technology. We offer struts ranging from light-duty to heavy-duty, both pin-operated and pin-free, each with a 2:1 safety factor.  No matter your needs or your budget, Res-Q-Jack® makes sure you have the right tool for the job.  And with free training with every kit purchase, we make sure you get the most from our tools.

Kidde
Joint Gold Sponsor
www.kidde.com/home-safety/en/us/

In 1917, Walter Kidde founded the Walter Kidde Company, which produced the first integrated smoke detection and carbon dioxide extinguishing system for use on board ships. This invention marked just one of many firsts that would help make the world a safer place to live and define a nearly 90-year history of industry leadership.

Today, Kidde products are found in homes and businesses around the globe. Our smoke and carbon monoxide detectors help prevent injuries and minimize damage by alerting people to dangers earlier. Our wide range of fire extinguishers equips people to stop the spread of fires before they cause catastrophes. Our escape ladders and other safety accessories bring peace of mind to homeowners. And our key security solutions provide convenience and safety in countless applications.

These provide just a high-level overview of our commitment to producing the technology that saves lives.

FACETS Consulting
Joint Gold Sponsor
www.facetsllp.com

FirstWatch Solutions, Inc.
Silver Sponsor
www.firstwatch.net

THERE’S AN APP FOR THAT!  Real-time Fire & EMS performance, operational and clinical compliance data at your finger-tips via your iOS or Android device, that’s FirstWatch!  More than 350 agencies across the USA & Canada count on FirstWatch every day, as we monitor CAD, ProQA, ePCR, RMS and Hospital data in real-time, automatically!

Center for Public Safety Excellence
Silver Sponsor
www.cpse.org

The Center for Public Safety Excellence is committed to leading the fire and emergency service to excellence through the continuous quality improvement process of accreditation, credentialing, and education. Agency Accreditation is a process of organizational evaluation to determine if a fire and emergency service agency is meeting the needs of the community. Professional Credentialing recognizes career excellence in fire and emergency service and offers strategies for continuous personal improvement. CPSE’s Technical Advisor Program offers agencies expert resources in project management and technical support as they work towards accreditation. Our expert-led seminars provide the tools for continuous improvement and are available in person and via web. Our annual Excellence Conference offers educational and networking opportunities for accreditation and credentialing.

PBI Performance Products
Silver Sponsor
www.pbiproducts.com

PBI-blended fabrics have been trusted in the fire service for over 30 years. Recognized as the leading high-performance protective fabrics, PBI products are the preferred choice of active departments across the Americas looking for increased thermal performance, durability, and comfort.

Everything we do is making products to protect firefighters from a worst-case situation. Consider it firefighter insurance: better to have and not need than to need and not have.

Our high-performance protective fabrics are:

  • PBI Max™ Outer Shell
  • Kombat™ Flex Outer Shell
  • PBI Matrix™ Outer Shell
  • Gemini™ XT Outer Shell
  • Stedair Gold Moisture Barrier
  • Glide Ice™ with PBI G2™ Thermal Liner
  • TenCate Quantum4i™ Thermal Liner
  • BaseGuard™ Apparel
  • TriGuard™ Wildland Fabric

PCG Health
Silver Sponsor
www.publicconsultinggroup.com/health/

PCG Health helps state and local health agencies achieve their performance goals. Our seasoned professionals and proven solutions help agencies increase program revenue, cut costs, and improve compliance with state and federal regulations. From behavioral health cost reporting to public hospital rate setting, PCG Health offers a wide array of consulting services to help state and local health agencies operate more efficiently and improve service to the populations they serve.

Blauer Manufacturing Co, Inc.
Silver Sponsor
www.blauer.com/fire

Blauer produces a full line of uniforms and PPE for the public safety market. Grant-eligible tactical HAZMAT suits, fire retardant uniforms, blood born pathogen resistant outerwear, high-visibility safety vests and outerwear, footwear, base layers and accessories.  For four generations and 80 years, Blauer has set the benchmark for serious protection.

Rescue Air Systems
Bronze Sponsor
www.rescueair.com

Rescue Air Systems is the leader in firefighter air replenishment systems (FARS), a building-installed standpipe for air that delivers a safe, reliable, constant supply of breathing air when and where firefighters need it most — inside a structure and closer to the seat of a fire. FARS eliminates the bottle brigade that manually transports air bottles up stairs in mid- and high-rises, and deep into complex structures like “big box” horizontal buildings and tunnels.  Firefighters can refill their air bottles in less than 2 minutes under full respiration at fill stations located throughout a building. No other method can deliver air faster, more efficiently or in the volume that FARS can. More than 100 jurisdictions around the country now require FARS, and FARS are installed in more than 500 buildings nationwide. FARS is in the 2015 ICC International Fire Code under Appendix L. We are proud to support the Metro Chiefs.

W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc.
Bronze Sponsor
​www.crosstech.com

Turnout gear using GORE® moisture barriers maximizes breathability to help reduce heat stress that interferes with firefighter performance and safety.  We can’t change the working conditions, but we can engineer gear that works best in them.  Your Safety. Your Performance. Our Commitment.

FDM Software
Bronze Sponsor
www.fdmsoft.com

Trusted across North America for over 25 years, FDM is known for its powerful, flexible solutions for managing your day-to-day data and operations, using your data to make better decisions, and for the best support in Public Safety.

FDM Computer-Aided Dispatch (CAD), Records Management System (RMS), Mobile and Business Analytics solutions are now used by jurisdictions across North America, with many implementations fully operational for 10, 20 and 25+ years. FDM remains focused on providing the best public safety products in the industry backed by exceptional 24/7 customer service.

ISO Community Hazard Mitigation
Bronze Sponsor
www.isomitigation.com

ISO Community Hazard Mitigation, a Verisk Analytics (Nasdaq:VRSK) business, works to foster an active relationship with fire departments, building departments, water suppliers, and communities. Your participation in our Public Protection Classification (PPC™), Building Code Effectiveness Grading Schedule (BCEGS®), and flood management programs is critical in attaining our shared goal: safer communities.

PPC is an evaluation program that provides important information on the quality of public fire protection in nearly 50,000 fire protection areas across the United States. We analyze fire departments, water supply systems, emergency communications, and community risk reduction efforts and assign a PPC grade from 1 (superior property fire protection) to 10 (does not meet ISO’s minimum criteria). To learn more, go to www.isomitigation.com.

USSC Valor Seating
Bronze Sponsor
www.usscgroup.com/first-responders/

Valor – USSC Valor Seating is the leader in safety and survivability solutions for firefighters.  Our first responder seating allows for safe transport of our fire fighters to where they are needed most.  Valor seating solutions allow for the quickest possible ingress and egress from the vehicle.  Valor seats use SCBA support straps that allow for quick strap in, as well as easy access to seat belts and buckles. These innovations allow firefighters to be safely secured in the seat in record time.  Our dynamically adjustable back will allow the firefighter to be properly and safely seated against the bolsters and headrest areas without the pack uncomfortably pushing on the lower back area.  Valor seats are available in multiple applications with IMMI Roll-Tek airbag and rollover technology.  When the truck reaches the scene, our patent pending single point remote release system allows the firefighter to get free with simply the pull of a handle located between their legs. With a single pull the firefighter is out of the seat and on to saving lives. Our military grade construction allows for some of the most durable seats available.  To put it simply, our seats are built to last.

International Fire Service Training Association (IFSTA)
Bronze Sponsor
www.ifsta.org

Firefighter Training is Our ONLY Business. IFSTA training content is validated by firefighters for firefighters. Traditional texts are also available as eBooks and IFSTA has App study tools for firefighters and fire officers, who are connected with mobile devices to communicate, socialize and learn.

IFSTA is proud to provide ResourceOne, the online Fire Service Training Solution based on award-winning IFSTA publications and curriculum. ResouceOne is FREE. It is a one-stop learning management system (LMS) and provides all IFSTA curriculums free to instructors.

Just Released!
Hazardous Materials for First Responders, 5th Edition
Principles of Vehicle Extrication, 4th Edition
Structural Fire Fighting: Initial Response Strategy and Tactics, 2nd Edition.

These texts meet the JPR’s in the associated NFPA professional qualification standards.

TRAIN   LEARN   PERFORM   SUCCEED   with IFSTA!

Sonim Technologies
Bronze Sponsor
www.sonimtech.com

Sonim Technologies is a provider of mission critical solutions designed specifically for professionals in the public safety and defense space.  The Sonim solution includes ultra-rugged, mission ready LTE handsets, applications and a suite of public safety-grade accessories, collectively designed to increase the productivity, accountability and safety for today’s first responders. Sonim’s commitment to delivering the most reliable and mission ready handset is amplified by our industry-leading, 3-year comprehensive warranty, which has redefined user expectations for ultra-rugged technology.  The company is headquartered in San Mateo, Calif., and offers its products with mobile operators around the world.

ImageTrend
Bronze Sponsor
www.ImageTrend.com

ImageTrend’s software solutions help emergency professionals collect and analyze key data, and connects health data for multiple disciplines, including EMS, hospitals, critical care transport and revenue recovery, to provide fully integrated patient care. Its comprehensive fire solution seamlessly integrates EMS and NFIRS data reports, inspection data, response plans and more into a singular Web-based platform. User-friendly reporting and data management capabilities reduce time spent entering data and provide for complete and accurate fire reporting. We work with you to create the right solution – your solution – built on industry-adopted standards. ImageTrend is the solution trusted in nationwide.

MSA Fire
Bronze Sponsor
www.msafire.com/breathe

At MSA, our business is safety.  We’ve been the world’s leading manufacturer of high-quality fire/rescue and safety products since 1914, providing sophisticated, life saving devices and protective gear — the result of countless R&D hours, relentless testing, and an unwavering commitment to quality that saves lives and protects those men and women who protect us each and every day.  Our core product focus emphasizes Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA), including the revolutionary MSA G1 SCBA and respiratory protective equipment, Cairns® head, eye, face, hearing and communications protection, fall protection and rescue products, Altair® portable gas detection instruments and Galaxy Test Systems, and Evolution® Thermal Imaging Cameras (TIC).  When You Go In, We Go In With You.  For more information, please visit www.MSAfire.com or call 1-877-MSA-FIRE.

Darkhorse Emergency Services
Bronze Sponsor
www.darkhorseemergency.com

Darkhorse Emergency Services helps agencies improve response performance.  The company has deep experience in emergency services planning and offers simple, effective, software and consulting solutions to critical performance issues. Whether you need performance reporting for accreditation or predictive modeling for a deployment plan, we have custom solutions to meet your needs.

Darkhorse grew out of a research environment. At the University of Alberta, we pioneered techniques that have led to over a dozen peer-reviewed publications and two doctoral theses on emergency services modeling.  More importantly, we have successfully implemented these techniques in some of the most demanding services in the world.

We give you the tools, training, and support to transition to an evidence-based culture.

DuPont™ Nomex® and Kevlar®
Bronze Sponsor
www.dupont.com/dpt/nomex-knowledge-center/industries/emergency-response

DuPont Innovations for Fire Service – providing the secret ingredient to what’s powering the protection in your turnout gear…..it’s what inside that matters most.

For 50 years, DuPont has been committed to helping protect firefighters and other first responders with science-based innovations such as Nomex® and Kevlar® which help provide proven protection, durability and comfort from the inside out. They are the secret ingredient powering more than 70% of the protective technology in turnout gear made today. Even if you don’t see it on the label – it’s there in every layer, providing the critical protection needed, inside and out.

The innovations continue with the launch of Nomex® Nano and Nomex® Nano Flex. Nomex® Nano was developed to address the growing problem of heat stress, which now causes more firefighter injuries than any other single factor. It was engineered to be thinner than other advanced FR materials used for thermal liners. Nomex® Nano Flex is the latest breakthrough in barrier protection for firefighter hoods. It is a highly breathable, FR material with exceptional elasticity and superior particle barrier performance. Nomex® Nano Flex is thinner and lighter weight than other FR materials.

TargetSolutions
Bronze Sponsor
www.targetsolutions.com

TargetSolutions delivers cutting-edge software applications, engaging online training courses, and world-class customer service. Founded in 1999, today there are more than 2,000 organizations across the country using our technology to solve their training needs. Our goal is to make the entire training management process for public entities more efficient.

Plymovent
Bronze Sponsor
www.plymovent.com/us

For more than 40 years, we have made it our business to ensure clean air in fire stations. We provide high-quality products to protect firefighters and others from exposure to hazardous diesel exhaust fumes. From existing stations, to new turnkey facilities, our totally automatic start-up and disconnect source capture systems are the recommended method for controlling exhaust emissions in your station.

Virtual Education Systems (VES)
Bronze Sponsor
www.virtualedsystems.com

Virtual Education Systems (VES) provides real-life immersive virtual reality experiences to improve competency and assess clinical/fire-ground decision making skills. The VES Case Builder, along with a suite of proprietary web-based and virtual reality (VR) patient encounters feature exclusive functionality and best-in-class technology to create or modify patient encounters that comply with local protocol. The VES experience is a progressive and LMS agnostic solution that becomes part of any agency’s training arsenal desiring to deliver the highest quality of service to their citizens.

Intermedix
Contributing Sponsor
www.intermedix.com

Intermedix delivers technology-enabled services and SaaS solutions to health care providers, government agencies and corporations. The company supports more than 15,000 health care providers with practice management, revenue cycle management and data analytic tools. Intermedix connects more than 95 percent of the U.S. population with crisis management and emergency preparedness technologies.

EMS Management & Consultants
Contributing Sponsor
www.emsbilling.com

EMS Management and Consultants (EMS|MC)  provides EMS revenue cycle management, compliance, training, legislative advocacy and consulting services. EMS|MC has a proven history of maximizing revenue for clients with a strict adherence to regulatory compliance and risk mitigation. Our proprietary products and services, aptly named the “EMSolutions Suite,” deliver best-in-class applications to our clients. These solutions were developed to provide our clients with visibility to their revenue cycle data, reporting, training content and account management support. Our applications help clients with challenges and opportunities that face them in the EMS industry, equipping them with the insights, reporting, and analytics needed to stay ahead of the curve.

Fisher Scientific Company LLC
Contributing Sponsor
www.fishersci.com/us/en/products/I9C8KNQU/first-responder-products.html

Fisher Scientific is a leading provider of emergency response and preparedness equipment to responders at all government levels, including the U.S. military. We participate in various contract and procurement programs that offer special pricing and options for our federal, state and local government customers. Major product categories are Fire, Rescue and EMS, Hazmat and WMD, Law Enforcement, Mass Casualty and Military product. Fisher Scientific Customer Service team is divided into two groups: one focused solely on the federal government and military, the other on state and local government. Each group is experienced in providing solutions that help our customers do what they do best: Protect What Matters Most. Fisher Scientific Safety Service provides a wide range of services for SCBAs, compressors, and gas detectors, as well as a full suite of testing, inspection, and assessment services.

ESO Solutions
Contributing Sponsor
www.esosolutions.com

ESO provides software solutions for the pre-hospital healthcare market that are helping redefine the way healthcare communicates. The ESO Suite features industry-leading, integrated electronic patient care reporting (EHR), quality management, personnel management and fire modules for better efficiency and data accuracy in the field and in the office. ESO Health Data Exchange (HDE) works with any ePCR and any EMR to connect EMS, hospital systems, regional authorities and health information exchanges to provide patient outcomes like never before.

Westnet Inc.
Contributing Sponsor
www.westnet-inc.com

First-In Fire Station Alerting Systems can be activated by CAD, IP & radio systems.  Features include Automated Voice Dispatch (text to speech) announcements, selective bedside alerting, heart-friendly ramping tones, Video Messengers for displaying call details on TVs and more.  First-In helps meet NFPA 1221 & 1710 thru monitoring connectivity, reducing response times, improving firefighter health and safety by providing call information quickly to First Responders.  Contact Westnet, Inc. at (800) 807-1700 or www.FirstInAlerting.com

Stryker
Contributing Sponsor
ems.stryker.com

Since Stryker first began designing and manufacturing EMS equipment, our goal has been to serve the needs of both patients and the personnel who care for them. To reach that goal, we work with EMS personnel to understand the environment in which our equipment must operate. The result: a line of EMS products that provides the best solutions to caregivers and their patients, day in and day out giving more power to you!