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Looking for a Firestop Professional? For the best Firestop Contractors, Associates, Manufacturers, Consultants, Distributors, Reps and more, Member List is the place for you.   From Firestopping Contractors to Special Inspection Agencies, Firestop System Manufacturers to Firestop product Distributors, FCIA Members have the expertise you need.  Also, check out the FM 4991 Approved & UL Qualified Contractors Map.

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Firestop Contractors International Association is a very active group dedicated to education and promotion of our membership.  In addition to two annual conferences, several educational symposiums and outreach events throughout the year, our group can often be found working trade shows around the globe spreading the word of the 'DIIM' of Firestopping and Effective Compartmentation.

Want to know where to find us next?  Check out these upcoming events!

2019 Upcoming FCIA Events


FCIA Firestop & Effective Compartmentation 'DIIM' Symposium - Canada

Hotel Omni Mont-Royal

Montreal, QC

September 25-26, 2019

The FCIA Firestop & Effective Compartmentation 'DIIM' Symposium - Canada is an immersive full-day of education tailored to the Firestop & Effective Compartmentation industry in Canada.

Afterwards, interested Firestop Contractors and Special Inspection Agencies can pursue third-party accreditation with the ULC Qualified Contractor Program or IAS AC 291 by writing the ULC Firestop Exam.

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FCIA Firestop Industry Conference & Trade Show - FIC 2019

Trump National Doral

Miami, FL

November 5-8, 2019

The FCIA Firestop Industry Conference & Trade Show - FIC 2019 - features immersive days at the only national event dedicated to the development of the Firestopping & Effective Compartmentation industry.  Your industry.  Your issues.  Your solutions.

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UL/ULC Firestop Exam

Specialty Firestop Contractors and Special Inspection Agencies seeking third-party Accreditation, can begin the process by writing - and passing - the UL/ULC Firestop Examination.  The UL/ULC exams will be offered at least five times in 2019:

  • 28 February 2019 - Dubai, UAE
  • 5 March 2019 - Doha, Qatar
  • April 24, 2019 - Chicago, IL
  • September 26, 2019 - Montreal, QC
  • November 5, 2019 - Miami, FL
  • Online - Contact FCIA



FM Firestop Exam

Firestop Contractors and Special Inspection Agencies interested in the FM 4991 Approved or IAS AC 291 Accredtation Programs can begin the process by writing - and passing - the FM Firestop Exam.

The FM Firestop Exam is offered at all FCIA Conferences and Symposiums and will be offered at least four times in 2019:

  • 28 February 2019 - Dubai, UAE
  • 5 March 2019 - Doha, Qatar
  • April 24, 2019 - Chicago, IL
  • November 5, 2019 - Miami, FL



Industry Events


BOMA International Conference & Expo

Salt Palace Convention Center, Salt Lake City, UT

June 22-25, 2019

Your commercial real estate career is always in motion. You need to know what’s now and what’s next to stay ahead in a changing industry. The BOMA International Annual Conference & Expo is your chance discover smart new ways to cut costs, improve efficiency, increase asset value and make sure you’re fully equipped to save the day, every day.

The 2019 event will be held in Salt Lake City, Utah from June 22-25. In just three days you’ll gain the momentum you need to optimize your building operations and elevate your career.


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ASHE Annual Conference & Technical Exhibition

Baltimore Convention Center, Baltimore, MD

July 14-17, 2019

The ASHE Annual Conference & Technical Exhibition is the trusted national conference and exhibition for health care facility management and engineering professionals.

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39th Annual Conference of the Canadian Healthcare Engineering Society

Saskatoon Arts & Convention Center, Saskatoon, SK

September 22-24, 2019

The CHES Annual Conference is the definitive event for health care facility engineers in Canada.

"The "HUB" that enables resiliency in healthcare"

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CONSTRUCT AEC Education & Expo

Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center, National Harbor, MD

October 9-11, 2019

CONSTRUCT is an AEC educational program and exhibition dedicated to bringing together all disciplines in the commercial built environment. Earn CEUs, see the latest products, and network with industry peers.

CONSTRUCT provides a platform for exploring and refining innovative solutions to solve complex problems facing the AEC industry today. During the three-day educational program and two-day expo, industry leaders converge with a common goal of educating and inspiring for the betterment of the industry.

From emerging professionals to influential industry veterans, AEC professionals can enhance their skills and increase their knowledge that will in turn give them a competitive edge in their field. At CONSTRUCT you can earn continuing education credits, network with peers, and see the latest in products and services from top manufacturers.


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IFMA World Workplace

Phoenix Convention Center, Phoenix, AZ

October 16-18, 2018

IFMA’s World Workplace is the largest annual gathering of our Facility Management community.  This year IFMA’s World Workplace will be held on Oct. 16-18, 2019, in Phoenix, Arizona, USA.

Attendees are provided the opportunity to learn new tips and techniques to take back to their organizations. Exhibitors at IFMA’s World Workplace get to network with FM leaders and influence the trends they implement in their organization. The World Workplace educational program is regarded as the finest in the FM industry. Presenters have the opportunity to gain recognition as a topic expert among FM leaders and workplace decision makers.

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ICC Building Safety & Design Expo

Rio Hotel & Convention Center, Las Vegas, NV

October 20-23, 2019


The Building Safety & Design Expo is an educational expo for building safety and design professionals.

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