NFPA Journal - May/June 2020 - 10

Special

"To say I am
disappointed at
having to share
this news is an
understatement,
and I'm sure
many of you are
disappointed as well.
This is not the
decision I wanted
to make."

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For more information on the cancellation
of the 2020 NFPA Conference & Expo®,
and for information on next year's event
in Las Vegas, visit nfpa.org/conference.

Same Time
Next Year
Jim Pauley, NFPA president and CEO,
on the cancellation of this year's
Conference & Expo

T

hese are indeed unprecedented times as the

world battles COVID-19 on many fronts, and
the lingering impact of the pandemic will
likely continue for some time. Against the
backdrop of a global health emergency and a
widespread economic shutdown, NFPA has had to be creative
and resourceful to meet the needs of stakeholders and maintain its varied business operations, all while doing everything
in its power to keep its employees safe.
A vital part of those operations is our annual conference,
and since the start of the pandemic it has been our singular intent to hold the 2020 NFPA Conference & Expo® (C&E)
in Orlando in June-but only if it could be done safely for
all involved. My team and I have spent weeks monitoring
countless data and information sources on COVID-19. We
have also been listening to our stakeholders, some of whom
asked us to not hold the event and others who encouraged
us to move forward. After a great deal of thought, and based
on the best information available to us, we have determined
that we cannot hold our event in Florida. For the wellbeing of everyone involved, we are cancelling the 2020 NFPA
Conference & Expo.
To say I am disappointed at having to share this news is an
understatement, and I'm sure many of you are disappointed
as well. This is not the decision I wanted to make. NFPA
annual meetings represent important milestones in the organization's long history, and have been held through wars and
periods of economic distress; they were held even during

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