Together We are Stronger Membership in the American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA) brings a measurable return on investment (ROI). Like any business decision, contributing dues to a trade association must bring value for the members and for the fire sprinkler industry in ways that matter. When I was a younger …Read More »
Membership in Your Association
Why It Matters The American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA) was founded 40 years ago based predominately on the need for training merit shop fire sprinkler fitters. It was the rallying cry of common interest and a basic need for open shop sprinkler contractors across the USA, but that wasn’t the …Read More »
Health Insurance for 2018
What You Need to Know Mass Marketing Insurance Consultants, Inc. (MMIC) is pleased to market health insurance programs to members of the American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA). Based on our experience, MMIC provides a number of options that are efficient, cost-effective and designed to meet the true needs of AFSA …Read More »
Explore the Largest U.S. Fire Sprinkler Exhibit
AFSA36 Features Top Manufacturers, Suppliers in the Fire Sprinkler Industry The American Fire Sprinkler Association’s (AFSA) 36th Annual Convention, Exhibition & Apprentice Competition (AFSA36) is offering this year’s largest display of fire sprinkler products and services in the country! Visit Las Vegas and the top fire sprinkler industry manufacturers and …Read More »
What the Government Doesn’t Want You to Know…
… About Apprenticeship In 2008, the Department of Labor, Employment, & Training Administration (ETA) revised the Labor Standards for the Registration of Apprenticeship Programs. Revisions to these standards are uncommon, but this time the ETA got it mostly right. The revisions were intended to promote quality control of training programs, …Read More »
Thank You for Your Support!
Members Celebrate Milestone Anniversaries As the American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA) celebrates its 36th anniversary, we recognize those members who are also celebrating milestone membership anniversaries. These member companies have belonged to AFSA for 15 or more years of continuous membership. Several members are celebrating milestone anniversaries in May and …Read More »
Don’t Believe the Stereotypes
Look to the Next Generation When Recruiting Millennials are taking over the United States, and if you have seen the stereotypes that exist about our generation, this might make you a bit uneasy – but try to not judge us by our generational labels. The Millennials follow Generation X, born …Read More »
ITM Program Celebrates Successful Inaugural Cycle
Training Helps Students Succeed and Companies Grow Are you looking to grow your business? Do you have employees seeking advancement opportunities within your company? Do you believe in the value of training? If so, then look no further than the American Fire Sprinkler Association’s (AFSA) ITM (Inspection, Testing and Maintenance) …Read More »
Is Your Company Tweeting?
AFSA Member Companies in the Age of Social Media The American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA) has some of the best and brightest in the industry. Our members are forward-thinking individuals looking to connect with their fellow AFSA members, their customers, and their friends. In this digital age, one of the …Read More »
What Can Businesses Learn from the Not-So-Friendly Skies?
Flying back from a chapter meeting last week, I began thinking about how the customer service woes that the airline industry has faced recently have become a teachable moment for businesses in general. As the manager of chapter relations for a hungry and growing national trade association, the concept of …Read More »