94th AGM & International Conference 2017

We are delighted to announce that the 94th AGM and 2017 International Conference will be held at the Greater Manchester Fire & Rescue Service Training Centre in Manchester, supported by GMFRS and our local branches

Our theme this year will be based around:


It is important that you register at the earliest opportunity via the delegate booking system which is now live. Attendance at the IFE AGM will be restricted to members only.  The booking system for all registrations, including attendance only at the AGM, will close on Friday 30th June 2017, any bookings received after this date will not be accepted.

2017 Conference Price(s):

  • AGM attendance for IFE members only – free of charge 
  • IFE member/partner delegate 2 day conference package - £165.00 + VAT 
  • Non member/partner delegate 2 day conference package - £185.00 + VAT

The IFE 2017 International President’s gala dinner on the evening of Tuesday 11th July 2017 will be held this year in the Nave at Manchester Cathedral, Victoria Street, Manchester, M3 1SX, UK. 

Tickets are on sale at £120.00 + VAT per person.  This cost will include a four course fine dining experience with wines.   Further details on the IP dinner venue is available to view by clicking on the following link:

2017 International President’s gala dinner

Exhibitor Package Price:

For information relating to the exhibitor package with costings please download the following leaflet.  Exhibitor places can be booked via the event booking system.

Exhibitor package leaflet

Conference Programme:

The IFE is pleased to have available the current working draft of our 2017 conference programme. This may have amendments and further changes made to it and updated versions of the programme will be uploaded:

IFE 2017 conference programme

Delegate Joining Instructions:

For information on the timings for our 2017 conference and directions to Greater Manchester Fire & Rescue Service, please download our delegate information leaflet.

For information on accommodation near the conference venue please download our Manchester hotels information leaflet.

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Upcoming Dates for this event

  • 11th-12th July 2017
  • Friday 30th June 2017
  • Greater Manchester Fire & Rescue Service Training Centre, Cassidy Close, Manchester, M4 5HU, UK