FDIC International 2018

Fire Department Instructor Conference & Exhibition

23 Apr 2018 - 28 Apr 2018
2 days to go

Indiana Convention Center & Lucas Oil Stadium
Indianapolis / Indiana / United States of America

Fire Department Instructor Conference & Exhibition (FDIC International) is the premier conference and exhibition for the fire industry and the largest firefighter training conference and expo, serving as a spearhead for networking, relationship development and future revenue growth, offering pre-conference workshops, hands-on training evolutions, classrooms, exhibits and special events. This 6 days fire industry event is being organized by Penn Well. The venue of this event is Indiana Convention Center which is located in Indianapolis, Indiana, United States of America. The event will be held from 23 April 2018, Monday to 28 April 2018, Saturday. FDIC International 2018 will showcase a wide range of products and services related to fire protection and fire rescue sectors from the leading exhibitors, for example, apparatus and apparatus accessories, protective clothing, scba and supplies, education, training services, tools, nozzles, hoses and reels, ropes, chains, and safety belts, personal safety devices, accountability systems, pumps, gauges, monitors and detectors, sirens, lights, alarms and signaling devices. Over 800 exhibitors are expected at this event to showcase their products and services. Over 35,000 visitors from 60+ countries are expected at this fire industry event. Visitor profile of this event includes fire chiefs, administrative chiefs, line chiefs, training officers, company officers, career and volunteer firefighters, EMTs and paramedics, apparatus and equipment specialists, technical rescue specialists, haz-mat. The frequency of FDIC International is annual. The first year of this fire industry event is 1929.


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  Address : 100 South Capitol Avenue

  City : Indianapolis, IN

  Country : United States of America

  Phone : +1 317-262-3400

  Website : Click here for venue website

Indiana Convention Center

Situated in downtown Indianapolis, Indiana Convention Center is a major convention center in the nation offering over 1.300.000 square feet (120.000 square meters) of space for convention/meeting uses including over 566.000 square feet (50.000 square meters) of open exhibit space and almost 140.000 square feet (13.000 square meters) of group meeting space.


23 Apr 2018 - 28 Apr 2018
The 2018 Classrooms, Workshops and Hands-On Training Evolutions are now available! Register today to secure your courses before they sell out!
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No, FDIC International is not open to the public.
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Organized by

Penn Well

Penn Well is a business media, trade shows, expositions, conferences and marketing communications company serving global markets since 1910. It provides key resources, knowledge, customers and audiences through its vast offerings to make your business a success in today’s changing market.

Address: 1421, S Sheridan Road

City: Tulsa, OK

Country: United States of America

Phone: +(1)-(918)-835-3161

Phone: (800) 331-4463

Fax: (713) 963-6285

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  • Thursday : 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM (Exhibit Hall Open, Lucas Oil Stadium)
  • Thursday : 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM (Exhibit Hall Open, Indiana Convention Center & South Street)
  • Friday : 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM (Exhibit Hall Open, Lucas Oil Stadium & South Street)
  • Friday : 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM (Exhibit Hall Open, Indiana Convention Center)
  • Saturday : 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM (Exhibit Hall Open, Indiana Convention Center, South Street & Lucas Oil Stadium)

Event at a glance

  Event Type International Trade Show & Conference
  Start Date 23 April 2018, Monday
  End Date 28 April 2018, Saturday
  Countdown 2 days to go
  Category Fire & Rescue
  Venue Indiana Convention Center
  City Indianapolis, IN
  State Indiana
  Country United States of America
  Organizer Penn Well
  Web Site Click for official website
  First Year 1929
  Frequency Annual
  Visitors 35,000+
  Exhibitors 800+
  Open to Trade visitors
Dates and venue of the event are subject to change or possibly canceled without notice to Tradeshowz. Contact organizer for more information before making arrangements.

Future Dates

  • FDIC 2019 : April 8-13
  • FDIC 2020 : April 20-25

Past Editions

  • 24 Apr 2017 - 29 Apr 2017
    Indiana Convention Center, Indianapolis, IN
    33,979 visitors - 798 exhibitors
  • 18 Apr 2016 - 23 Apr 2016
    Indiana Convention Center, Indianapolis, IN
  • 23 Apr 2015 - 25 Apr 2015
    Indiana Convention Center, Indianapolis, IN
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