Ohio Fire & Rescue Officer Development Conference

Join the OFCA on July 21-25, 2024 for the 2024 Ohio Fire & Rescue Officer Development Conference - Ignite Leadership: Shaping the Future of Fire Service Excellence at the Hilton at Easton in Columbus, Ohio.


For online registration, click here! 

If you want to print off and mail in your registration form:

Member Registration Form

Partner Registration Form

Guest Registration Form


 Click here for the 2024 Conference Course Description and Presenters Guide

 Click Here for the Conference schedule. 


Memorial Scholarship: 
The OFESF Memorial Scholarship is now available for OFCA members. Click here for the application.

This scholarship must be used toward the Winter Symposium, or Ohio Fire & Rescue Officer Development Conference, registration costs.

Scholarships are open to members of the OFCA. The scholarship is intended for those who are first time attendees of the event(s) at a department with limited budgets. Please submit any necessary documents, such as proof of budgetary needs, along with the scholarship form. 

Please remit the application to:
Ohio Fire & Emergency Services Foundation Memorial Scholarship
450 W. Wilson Bridge Road, Suite 150
Worthington, Ohio 43085

Essay Contest:
This scholarship will cover a 4-night stay at the Hilton AND a full Conference registration for you and a guest. 

To enter:

  • Submit an essay of 500 words or less outlining how you and your department would benefit from this opportunity. Your essay must include specific educational and financial benefits.
  • Completed entries must be postmarked no later than Friday, April 26, 2024. The winner will be notified by June 7th.
  • Scholarships are non-transferrable

Mail your entry to:                                                                    
The Ohio Fire Chiefs’ Association
450 West Wilson Bridge Road; Suite 150
Worthington, OH 43085


 Click here for the 2024 Ohio Fire & Rescue Officer Development Conference.

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Hilton Columbus at Easton
3900 Chagrin Drive
Columbus, Ohio 43219 

Phone: (614) 414-5000
Online Reservations: Click here

For a discounted hotel rate, please use the following information:
           Group Name: OH Fire Rescue Officer
           Group Code: 93 D

The hotel discount rate is good for Thursday, July 18, 2024 through Thursday, July 25, 2024. 

The Hilton Columbus at Easton will accept packages three days prior to the start of the Conference on Friday, July 19, 2024. 

All item(s) must be marked with:

Company Name
Chief Tom Wallace
Ohio Fire Chiefs' Association