Today, we mark #GivingTuesday with #FireHeroTuesday, kicking off the holiday season of giving by making sure our Fire Hero Families know that we remember.
World Fire Congress 2024
U.S. Fire Administration
National Fire Chiefs Council

The U.S. Fire Administration will host the World Fire Congress

6-8 May, 2024

Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill - Washington, DC

The United States Fire Administration is pleased to announce the inaugural World Fire Congress, taking place in Washington, DC on 6-8 May 2024. This historic event establishes a global fire service leadership network dedicated to supporting and strengthening the fire service around the world.

Registration Tips

Key information needed at time of registration includes:

International Participants: You must register no later than 6 March, 2024.

Agenda at-a-Glance

Your arrival day will vary based on your optional event participation

Arrival in Washington, DC

Washington, DC

4 May - 6 May, 2024 (am)

2024 National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Service and Tour of U.S. National Fire Academy

Family Day

Round-trip transport provided from Washington, DC to Emmitsburg, MD

5 May, 2024

2024 World Fire Congress

Closing Reception and Signing of the World Fire Congress Charter at the Library of Congress

8 May, 2024


International guests will have rolling arrivals based upon the itinerary you choose.

For Two-Day World Fire Congress only:

For Congress plus Optional Activities:

If attending National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weekend on 5 May:

Transportation from the Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill – Washington DC to the U.S. National Fire Academy – Emmitsburg, MD is provided.

If attending Cultural Tour of Washington, DC on 6 May:


The meeting location is at the Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill. The event has special reduced pricing. To secure the special room rate pricing, book through the event booking link. You will receive a link to secure your room in your reservation confirmation email once you have successfully registered for the event.

The rooms are based on first come, first served basis until the cutoff date of 4 April, 2024.

Nearby Airports

Reagan National Airport (DCA)

Reagan National Airport (DCA)

Dulles International Airport (IAD)

Washington Dulles International Airport

Baltimore/Washington Airport (BWI)

Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport

Thank You to Our World Fire Congress Sponsors

Platinum Corporate Sponsor

Gold Corporate Sponsor

Welcome Reception Sponsor

Closing Reception Sponsor

Program Planning Partner

Become a World Fire Congress Sponsor