UFBA Annual Conference & AGMs

When: 30 October - 1 November 2020
Where: TSB Arena, Wellington
Why: New Zealand's largest gathering of firefighters. Networking, learning, sharing, entertainment, living 141 years of tradition, inspirational sector keynote speakers, trade show.

Registration opens April 2020

The UFBA Annual Conference & AGM brings together more than 600 firefighters from brigades and rural fire forces across New Zealand to:

Have a voice at Conference: Voting Process for UFBA delegates

One delegate with voting rights from each Fire and Emergency NZ brigade/rural fire force that is also a member of the UFBA is funded for Conference registration, accommodation and travel.

Delegates have the opportunity to vote for representatives on the UFBA team including Board Directors, the President and the Technical Panel.

Additional members of each brigade/rural fire force may attend as observers. These delegates do not have delegate voting rights and accommodation and travel are not funded.

Exhibition Opportunities

The United Fire Brigades’ Association (UFBA) works with over 13,500 firefighters from urban, rural, volunteer, career, industry and defence brigades throughout New Zealand. We give back to these selfless individuals by promoting their work and supporting them through advocacy and learning opportunities. FRFANZ represents the interests of rural and forest firefighters and agencies.

The 2.5 day AGM & conference is one of the largest gatherings of firefighters in New Zealand, bringing together firefighters from the length of the country and senior decision makers to share new ideas and keep informed on key issues.

As a non-profit organisation, UFBA seeks sponsorship and exhibitors to ensure our members have the best range of learning opportunities available. This includes displays of the latest technologies and services that you the exhibitor have to offer.

Please email the UFBA Events Team if you have any queries.

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Past conferences


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