Unfortunately, the hotel room block is now full, but that is no reason to miss a great FAMA Spring Meeting!

Coronado Island has plenty of nearby hotels and a lot of Ubers for easy transportation, so register to attend the meeting today!

Click HERE for a List of Alternate Hotels on Coronado Island

Coronado Island Marriott Resort & Spa

You must book your hotel reservation separately and directly with the hotel– either online or by phone by Friday, January 12, 2018.

Event Dates:  February 21 – 24, 2018
(For details see Preliminary Event Schedule provided below.)

Coronado Island Marriott Resort & Spa
2000 Second Street
Coronado, CA 92118

  • Note:  Please be sure to make your hotel reservations under the name of the FAMA member attending the meeting.
  • Click HERE to make your hotel reservations
  • Hotel Phone: 619-435-3000
  • Specify Group Name: Fire Apparatus Manufacturers’ Association (or FAMA) and the block dates of February 21-24
  • Group Room Rate: $243/night plus $12.50/day resort fee and applicable taxes
    (Based on availability, the group room block rate is applicable 2/16/18 – 2/28/18)
  • Room Reservation Deadline:  Friday, January 12, 2018



Thursday, February 22, 2018
Deadline to Register for Golf:  February 1, 2018

Golf:  $120.00/pp includes green fees, golf cart, range balls, lunch, and round-trip transportation.
NOTE:  The bus will depart the hotel promptly at 11:30 AM.
Club Rental is:  $45.00

The schedule for the tournament follows:
11:30 AM Bus departs from the Marriott Coronado Island
12:00 PM Lunch
1:30 PM Shotgun start

Register for the meeting and for golf at the same time using the red “REGISTER TO ATTEND” button at the top of the page.

To register for golf only (separate from the meeting), please click HERE.

Deadline to Register for Golf:  February 1, 2018

Dress Code and Proper Conduct – Proper attire and conduct are strictly enforced. Damages to persons, the golf course, equipment, rental clubs, golf cars, or clubhouse facilities are the responsibility of the individual accountable.

Riverwalk Golf Course Address:
1150 Fashion Valley Road
San Diego, CA 92108

For questions regarding the golf tournament, please contact Ron Truhler at 574-850-2395 or Sonya Kelly at 352-843-3404.

Other tournament information to come.




Spring Meeting Spouses and Guests Are Invited
To Enjoy A Private Old Town Trolley Tour
on Friday, February 23, 2018 – 8:45 AM – 12:15 PM

During the tour, registered Spouse/Guests will see the following sites of San Diego:
Balboa Park, Little Italy, Old Town Market, Embarcadero Marina, Seaport Village,
Horton Plaza, Gaslamp Quarter, and Hotel Del Coronado.
For more details on the above sites, click here.
During the tour, guests will stop and explore Seaport Village.

To reserve your guest’s seat on the trolley, please email your RSVP to: info@fama.org
no later than Wednesday, February 7th.


Wednesday, February 21st
1:00 – 5:00 PM PST
Coronado Island Marriott Resort & Spa
Meeting room:  Coronado Ballroom (A/B) on second floor
Refreshments will be served, please send RSVP to info@fama.org.

More information and agenda to come.



Wednesday, February 21 Arrival
11:00 am – 11:00 pm Hospitality Suite Open
1:00 pm – 5:00 pm Technical Committee Planning Meeting (open to all member representatives) Advance registration required for accurate meeting planning.
5:30 pm – 6:00 pm New Member/First-Time Attendee Reception
6:00 pm – 7:30 pm Welcome Reception – All Registered Member Representatives, Spouses and Guests
Thursday, February 22
7:00 am – 7:30 am Board of Directors Breakfast
7:30 am – 9:30 am Board of Directors Meeting
9:30 am – 11:00 am Board of Directors/Committee Chairs Meeting
11:00 am – 11:00 pm Hospitality Suite Open
11:30 am – 5:00 pm Golf Tournament – Advance registration required.
Friday, February 23
7:30 am – 8:00 am Member Breakfast
8:00 am – 12:00 pm FAMA Membership Meeting
8:45 am – 12:15 pm Spouse/Guest Event – Advance registration required.
12:30 pm – 4:00 pm Networking Event with lunch included – All Registered Member Representatives, Spouses and Guests
12:00 pm – 11:00 pm Hospitality Suite Open (exclusive of dinner hours)
6:00 pm – 7:00 pm Reception – All Registered Member Representatives, Spouses and Guests
7:00 PM Awards Dinner – All Registered Member Representatives, Spouses and Guests
Saturday, February 24
7:30 am – 8:00 am Member Breakfast
8:00 am – 12:00 pm FAMA Membership Meeting
Saturday, February 24 Departure





    Employees of member companies: $325 per person
    Each employee must complete a separate registration form
    Guests (non-employee) / Spouses- $200 per person
    Children 11 years or more – $200 per person
    Children 3-10 – $100 per person
    Children under 3 – no charge
  • No “a la carte” meeting fee schedules are available to members, spouses and/or guests with the exception of
    children under 11 years of age. Meeting fees may be modified as necessary by the Board on notice to the membership.
  • RESERVATION POLICY – The association negotiates a special room rate each year. After the date the room block closes, the association rate might not be available and attendees may have to pay the full rack rate. A fixed number of rooms are set aside based on anticipated attendance. Reservations are made on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • HOTEL CANCELLATION POLICY – 72 hours prior to reservation arrival date/time. Early departures or checking out prior to your original reservation departure date, may be charged a cancellation fee.
  • REFUND POLICY – Annual membership meeting fees will not be refunded, but will be credited toward the next annual membership meeting. Credits are valid for one year. Due to hotel food and beverage order requirements, cancellations received within seven days of the start of the event and without extenuating circumstances, are not valid for credit. Written cancellations are required and should be emailed to info@fama.org.

Members are reminded that FAMA policies prohibit direct selling during meeting events and in common areas of the hotel where members socialize and network.