In-Person & Hybrid Conference and Expo
September 27-30, 2021
Nugget Hotel    |  Sparks, NV  89431

Sponsored by the FireShowsWest First Responders Training and Education Foundation
​a 501c3 non-profit organization

We are thrilled to have our exhibitors planning to join us 

in September.

2021 Program Sessions

are posted!


Watch for more sessions to be added to the conference program.

Registration will
open in July.

FireShowsWest being held in Sparks, NV
Coming Back to Our Roots....Together

MANY years ago, in 1994, the first Fire Officer Development Seminar (FODS) was held in Sparks at the Nugget Hotel. At that time, all the fire chiefs in the area would take on specific committee tasks to make the FODS conference a huge success for the region and give everyone a warm welcome to Sparks.

The professional development of some of the finest fire officers began in those early years and continued throughout their careers.  Many of the faces you see today behind FireShowsWest are the individuals who have spent tireless hours over the years planning and creating educational training opportunities to keep our firefighters safe and our chief officers better prepared to meet the challenges that each decade seems to bring.

Given the nature and complexities facing our men and women in the fire service who have dedicated their lives and careers in serving their communities, we thought this location would be a great place to “refresh and reconnect” after the COVID pandemic and rely on the roots of our growth to bring opportunities to our attendees, allowing them to make new connections and friendships toward their career growth.

FireShowsWest is committed to providing a safe and enjoyable experience for all participants and will follow whatever measures are expected of the best in class for meetings and gatherings, which includes all measures that applicable health and safety authorities and trade organizations recommend.

In Appreciation to our 2021 Program Coordinators

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Thank you to all of our sponsors

for making FireShowsWest 2020 Virtual a success. 

Visit our sponsor page....

FireShowsWest has the right to modify and/or cancel this event should circumstances arise that require such action.

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Please help us to support all
first responders throughout
the country to receive the best training possible.

It may be your small donation that helped keep a first responder trained when they responded to your emergency.
                         Learn more......

Donate to FireShowsWest 501c3 non-profit

Contact Us


PO Box 5227

Sun City West, AZ  85376
Tel:  623-337-4114

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​​Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, FireShowsWest will abide by all guidelines set forth for large gatherings for the safety and health of our participants by the CDC and state/local agencies.  FireShowsWest has the right to modify and/or cancel this event should circumstances arise that require such action.

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