Annual Conference

The North Carolina Office of State Fire Marshal is excited to be hosting the 2019 North American Fire Training Directors’ Conference!

The conference will be held Monday, September 23rd through Wednesday, September 25th, 2019 in Concord, North Carolina. The host hotel is the Great Wolfe Lodge. Our hotel rate is $114.00 a night for a standard suite. Each standard suite has 2 queen beds and a pull-out sleeper sofa or 1 king bed with pull-out sleeper sofa. All guest rooms include 6 waterpark passes.

North Carolina’s weather in September can range from hot and humid to cool fall temperatures. However, the average temperature in Concord during this time is 83 (F) for the highs and 60 (F) for the lows, so please be prepared for both types of weather. There are many things to do in the area such as visiting the Charlotte Motor Speedway, shopping at Concord Mills and dining at a variety of restaurants.

The closest airport is in Charlotte, NC and is about 30 miles from Concord.

This notice will also serve as notification for your annual NAFTD membership dues. NAFTD’s annual dues are $1,000.00 for the Director of the organization. The Director may also opt to register additional members of their organization, at a rate of $250 per additional member. Registration information can be found at

The North Carolina Office of State Fire Marshal looks forward to seeing you at the 2019 North American Fire Training Directors’ Conference. Please contact me if you have any questions at 919-647- 0089 or by email at

2019 Draft Agenda