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OAFC and Industrial Expo partner for trade show

Feb. 22, 2011, Toronto - The Ontario Association of Fire Chiefs (OAFC) and the Canadian Industrial Emergency Expo are partnering to create a larger, more comprehensive trade show.

February 22, 2011 
By Carey Fredericks

OAFC trade show manager Barry Malmsten says the combined trade show, on May 1-2 at the Toronto Congress Centre, provides an excellent opportunity for exhibitors who target municipal and industrial first responders to benefit by reaching both markets with one trade show investment.

Exhibitors in the Industrial Emergency Expo section will be placed on the same show floor as municipal exhibitors and will have access to more than 1,800 fire chiefs, deputy fire chiefs, chief training offers, fire prevention officers, municipal politicians, purchasing committees and volunteer firefighters.

“This is a win-win for both exhibitors as there is a lot of cross-over between the industrial first responder market and the municipal market,” says Malmsten.

“We are looking forward to giving exhibitors even more added value.”


The agenda for the OAFC conference May 1-4 in Toronto includes an industrial emergency track and organizers are looking for speakers. Speakers should submit a 250-word abstract prior to March 7 to

Exhibitors who book booths before March 1 will benefit from an early rate. Exhibitors wanting to book into the industrial sector should contact Lee Baker at

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