FDIC

August 2-7, 2021
Indianapolis, IN
Indiana Convention Center
& Lucas Oil Stadium

PARTICIPATE IN FDIC'S MATCH! PROGRAM

FDIC International MATCH!

PARTICIPATE IN FDIC'S MATCH! PROGRAM

MATCH!

Personalized Matchmaking to Help You Get Business Done 
Simply tell us what product or service you’re looking for and our MATCH! software provides a list of participating exhibitors who will meet your needs. You’ll then be able to select who you want to meet with. 

Dedicated Time to Meet With Exhibitors Before the Exhibit Hall Opens 
Preschedule 1X1 meetings with exhibitors in our VIP Lounge 4 hours before the exhibit hall opens to the public — this gives you more time to explore the show floor during the event. 

Complimentary Service 
The MATCH! Program is a complimentary service offered to fire officers who are participating in selecting products and services for their departments. 

  • This MATCH! program is by far the most amazing and personable program that FDIC has ever done. It makes it easier to speak with the reps you want to meet with
    Carl Brown, Asst. Chief
    Union TWP. Fire Department, IN
  • It was an incredible experience. We enjoyed meeting with vendors we weren’t familiar with and allowed us to get the information we needed.
    Kaylan Driskell, Fire Chief
    Magnolia Springs VFD
  • The MATCH! program rocks. Firefighters are no nonsense and like to get things done. This program allows for straightforward, one on one meetings with the vendors you need. MATCH! was able to provide that and treated us like VIPs. Well worth it.
    Wayne Morris, Captain
    Eugene Springfield Fire, OR
  • If you’re looking for something specific, MATCH! is the best place to do it. Being able to sit down with a vendor and have a conversation, uninterrupted, is invaluable.
    Anthony Segars, Fire Chief
    Belmont Fire Dept, SC
  • An excellent opportunity to sit down with vendors and describe your specific needs to see if they can meet them. It was outstanding!
    Brian McNevin, Fire Marshal
    Southern Stone County FPD, MO
  • This is my second FDIC and this one is much better than last year. The MATCH! VIP Lounge made this much more enjoyable.
    Ed Clancy, Captain
    FDNY
  • MATCH! is a very comfortable, personalized and interactive format. You can get information, ask questions and get immediate answers.
    Burke Stiles, Captain
    City of Leduc Fire Services, AB

PERSONALIZED

YOU decide who to meet with
  • Prescheduled 1X1 meetings – exhibitor knows who you are prior to meeting.  

  • Guaranteed 20-minute meeting time with no outside interruptions. 

  • Opportunity to ask questions and discuss personal needs so you can make informed decisions.

EFFICIENT

Meetings take place in the VIP Lounge
  • MATCH! software suggests companies with products and services that match your identified needs.  
  • Schedule 1X1 meetings when it’s most convenient for you.  
  • Get your business done ahead of time so you have more time to explore the show floor.

CONVENIENT

MATCH! concierge assistance throughout
  • Personal program manager will assist you along the way and help to secure your meetings.  
  • Access to the VIP Lounge during the entire show – with free Wi-Fi, power to recharge, and refreshments throughout the day.  
  • Virtual meetings are available if you are unable to make it onsite, or if you need a follow up meeting for your team back home.  

Highest return on your time 

  • MATCH! is all about efficiency and convenience for BOTH attendees and exhibitors, so participants must be selecting or researching products or services to buy within the next two years.  
  • MATCH! VIPs are decision makers, authorized buyers or recommenders made up of high-ranking department officers, committee members and chairs.  

Get VIP Access, Extra Perks, and more 

  • As an FDIC MATCH! VIP, you will complete a sourcing profile that identifies your current product or service needs. 
  • Our matchmaking software will work to organically generate vendor recommendations based on the specifications you provided. 
  • You will then decide if you would like to take a meeting with vendor suggestions provided - the decision to meet is controlled by you.  
  • You agree to complete at least five, 20-minute meetings through MATCH!
  • If you cannot attend in person, you can still take advantage of this opportunity virtually. 

Interested in Participating

Fill out the form below and our program director, Susan Charamut, will reach out to you directly. 


 

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CONFERENCE

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