68th Annual IFBA Convention – Music City 2020

Hosted by Box 55 Association Nashville, TN
and the
Middle Tennessee Rehab Alliance

Box 55 Association, founded in 1952, hosted the 44th Annual IFBA Convention in 1996. Plans had been made to host again in 2010 but a major flood resulted in those plans being cancelled.

We are pleased to invite you to join us for the 68th Anniversary of Box 55 and the 68th IFBA Annual Convention in Nashville, TN, known as the Music City.

Nashville/Davidson County, TN is a Metropolitan combined City/County Government and the State Capitol of TN. Our population is approximately 700,000 and currently the 23rd largest City in the US, occupying 526 Square Miles.

Our City is known for Rock, American, and of course Country Music. Our diverse culture provides many memorable places to visit as well as outstanding food choices.

Many activities and attractions are in store for you.

  • Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum
  • The Parthenon
  • The Grand Ole Opry
  • Ryman Auditorium
  • The Hermitage-Home of President Andrew Jackson
  • Civil War Battle Fields
  • Belle Meade Plantation and Winery
  • Recording Studio Tours such as RCA Studio B-Elvis Presley
  • Opryland Hotel and Gardens
  • Cheekwood Botanical Gardens
  • Antique Archaeology- famous “Pickers” from TV shop

Many, many others too numerous to mention will attract men, women, and families to join us for a great time, both before, during, and after the 2020 Convention.

The Middle Tennessee Rehab Alliance consisting of Box 55 Nashville, Rehab 23-Wilson County, Rehab 83-Sumner Country, Box 100-Lavergne, Bpx 60-Dekalb County, Box 50-Lawrence County, Box 94-Williamson County, Service Company 25-Rutherford County, will be hosting all of you as you come to visit Tennessee.

The Nashville Fire Department operates from 39 stations and provides ALS Ambulance service from about 38 of those stations. Our activities will include:

  • Visits to many new and historic stations
  • Fireboat tour and rides
  • Visit to State Fire Academy in Bell Buckle
  • Tour of Jack Daniels Distillery and Fire Department
  • Educational classes on Firefighter Rehab
  • Photo opportunities
  • Visit to Nashville Fire Training Academy with demonstrations
  • Life Flight Helicopter tour and demonstration
  • Workshops on building and maintaining Volunteer Rehab organizations
  • Special Operations Division Tour and demonstrations
  • Many other possibilities

Our Central location will make this convention easy and economical for travel.

Watch your email and Facebook posts and IFBA websites for updates and registation forms.

Rick Short, Convention Chairman
Tom Bilbrey, Convention Co-Chair