2014 Annual Convention Recap

2014 Annual Convention and Policy Meeting in Dallas, TX

Discounted Airfare

NFPA is pleased to have partnered with American Airlines for discounted travel to the Convention in Dallas.

Discounted Ground Transport

GO Yellow Checker Shuttle of Dallas offered a special rate for the NFPA Convention for those using their pre-registration service.

Fairmont DallasThe Fairmont Dallas
1717 N. Akard Street
Dallas, TX 75201

About the Fairmont Dallas
Making its home in the Dallas Arts District, the Fairmont Dallas is just minutes from the Central Business District and the Financial District. Outstanding cultural and entertainment activities abound in The Arts District, as well as the nearby West End Historic District, Victory Plaza (home of the American Airlines Center) and West Village, all known for their shopping and lively restaurants.

Guest room amenities include a spacious desk, multi-line telephone with voice mail, On-Command Video featuring 24-hour in-room movies and games, new premium pillow-top mattresses, goose-down or hypoallergenic pillows, iron with ironing board, coffee/tea and maker, plush terry robes, in-room safety deposit boxes and refreshment center.  Enhanced technology adds another level of convenient luxury through new high-definition, flat-screen televisions in every room and wireless high-speed Internet access throughout the hotel.

Tex-Mex Breakfasts

DAPA and NFPA arranged for the Rock and Roll Tacos truck to serve on Friday and Saturday mornings from 7:00 to 7:30.

Convention Charity

North Texas Food BankFriday, October 10 was “Denim Up” day.  Proceeds benefited the North Texas Food Bank.  (www.ntfb.org)

North Texas Food Bank is a Dallas-based non-profit that pursues a hunger free community. They provide approximately 130,000 meals a day spread across 13 Texas counties, and support the nutritional needs of children, families and seniors through education and advocacy. This association has a large and strong impact. Every dollar donated to NTFB provides three meals to hungry North Texans, and out of every dollar, 94 cents goes directly to hunger relief programs.

Social Event

JFK MuseumFriday, October 10
6:30pm – 10:00pm
Registration Fee was $67 and includes dinner and viewing of exhibits.

The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealy Plaza
411 Elm Street
Dallas, TX

The Museum is within walking distance of the Fairmont Hotel. The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza chronicles the assassination and legacy of President John F. Kennedy; interprets the Dealey Plaza National Historic Landmark District and the John F. Kennedy Memorial Plaza; and presents contemporary culture within the context of presidential history.


Thursday Luncheon

Friday Luncheon

Social Event


Convention Bags



Student Event


Association Pro Bono Award


PACE Scholarship

Program Printing

40th Anniversary Printed Program

40th Anniversary Celebration Cake

BAHaworth Enterprises, LLC
d/b/a English Sons & Cherokee Daughters

Door Prizes



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