Registration & Hotel

Registration & Hotel

2018 Symposium in the West Registration is open.  Register Today!

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IAFC & VCOS Member $385
IAFC Member $415
Non-member $465


Cancellation/Substitution Policy:
All cancellations will be subject to a $75 administrative fee. Cancellations must be sent in writing to the registration center via e-mail to by Tuesday, January 23, 2018. Telephone cancellations will not be accepted. After Tuesday, January 23, 2018, substitutions will be allowed in the event the registrant is unable to attend, but no refunds will be issued. Telephone substitutions will be permitted.

Conference Headquarters Hotel

Embassy Suites by Hilton Phoenix/Scottsdale
4415 E. Paradise Village Pkwy South
Phoenix, AZ 85032
Phone: 602-765-5800
Rate: $130 per night plus tax

Book your room at the Embassy Suites.

A block of rooms has been secured at the Embassy Suites by Hilton Phoenix/Scottsdale from April 30 - May 6, 2018 for a rate os $130 per night plus tax.  Reservations must be made by April 12, 2018.  After April 12, 2018, reservations will be based on availability and current rate.  Please make your reservations early to ensure availability.

VCOS West will address topics such as transitioning from a volunteer to a combination department, recruitment and retention, leadership and management, staffing and more.