Wesco Sponsored FFEDA Conference Coming Up

We are just weeks away from the 50th Anniversary Celebration! Have you made plans yet? Take a look at the information below for hotel reservations, registration, conference highlights and more detailed information about CE hours.

Hotel Reservations

You can make your reservation directly with the Wyndham Grand Orlando Resort by calling 407.390.2330. Be sure to mention you are with the Florida Fire Equipment Dealers Association to receive the special reduced room rate of $125.00 (deadline is May 30, 2013).

Registration and Schedule

There is still time to register for the conference! Click here for the registration form and click here for the updated conference schedule.

License and Permit Renewals

REMINDER: You must renew your license and/or permit every two years. The current cycle ends 12/31/13, so any courses taken January 2012 – December 2013 count towards your renewal.

All licensed fire equipment dealers are required to complete:

    • 14 hours of technical content
    • 1 hour business practices
    • 1 hour workers compensation

in a 2 year period

All permitted fire equipment dealers are required to complete:

  • 1 hour business practices (new rule as of 2011)
  • 1 hour workplace safety (new rule as of 2011)

in a 2 year period

Hours Offered at Annual Conference

Friday Courses:

2 technical hours and 2 Business Practice hours

Saturday Courses:

8 technical hours PLUS 1 hour workers compensation or 1 hour workplace safety

(if you attend the entire day – 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.)

FAQ:

Why is business practice 2 hours when I only need 1 hour?

Bruce Carter’s course is so full of information that it needed to be 2 hours. You will receive the required 1 hour of business practice for this course along with another hour of professional development.

Is business practices being offered on Saturday?

No, if you still need that hour, you will need to attend the class on Friday.

Sponsors

(as of 5-16-13)

We would like to thank our sponsors who have stepped up to the plate and supported FFEDA for this special 50th Anniversary Celebration!

  • Amerex Corporation
  • Badger Fire Protection
  • Brooks Equipment
  • L & J Fire Equipment
  • WESCO HMB, Inc.

Please make sure to thank the representatives when you see them at the meeting and look at all of the great products and services they have to offer!

50th Anniversary Celebration Dinner

Wrap up the conference with a dinner and music event that will celebrate and commend FFEDA on the past 50 years! Musical entertainment will be provided by Bobby Blackmon, an entertainer with a talent for contemporary Southern soul, blues and classic R&B. Don’t miss this important event! Additional fees apply.

Don’t miss out on this once in a lifetime opportunity to celebrate 50 Years of FFEDA! We look forward to seeing you in Orlando in June!

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