111th Annual Conference at Myrtle Beach

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04/24/2015 -

The S.C. State Firefighters’ Association is proud to present the 111th Annual S.C. Fire-Rescue Conference to be held at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center, June 8-13, 2015.

This training and education conference features world-renown instructors and keynote speakers delivering programs that will impart knowledge, provoke thought, and revive your love for the job! The conference also features a 100,800 square foot exhibit hall with over 150 vendors! Exhibit hall hours are June 11 from 11:00-4:00, June 12 from 9:00-4:00 and June 13 from 9:00-1:00.


This conference is FREE to our members. Remember to bring your association membership card, and you will be issued a conference lanyard at the check-in area. Guests of members (family and children) will be issued a guest badge for the conference.

Non-members can attend all seminars and workshops and visit the exhibit hall for a $150 fee. Exhibit hall day passes are $10 per adult (children get in free) and will be available for purchase at the conference registration desk.

H.O.T. Classes

Classes to be held Tuesday and Wednesday at the Myrtle Beach FD Training Station (2108 S. Kings HWY, Myrtle Beach, SC).

  • All Hands on Training Classes will take place at the Fire Department Training Ground. You are responsible for your own transportation to and from the training ground. We will not provide Transportation.
  • All H.O.T. Classes require you to bring your own PPE. H.O.T. Classes attendance is limited, you must register for these classes online and you must sign the liability wavier.

Some Events at the Conference

  • Monday, June 8 — The annual golf tournament will be held at the Wild Wing Plantation from 7 a.m. until.
  • Tues.-Fri. 6:30 a.m. GET FIT morning workout
  • H.O.T. Classes at the Myrtle Beach Training Ground and Professional Development Seminars each day. Topics include Basic Fire/Arson Investigation, Sweating the Small Stuff, Risk Based Response Air Monitoring, Firefighter Safety at Roadway Incidents, plus many more.
  • Firefighter BASH Thursday, 6 to 10 p.m.
  • Explorer Competition Thursday, 6 to 8 p.m.
  • Blood Drive Friday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Friday, June 12 — Wonderworks Family Fun at Broadway at the Beach, 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.
  • Friday, June 12 — Broadway at the Beach Celebration – Celebrity Square, 6 p.m. - 10 p.m.
  • Saturday, June 13 — 5K Fitness Race

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