Characterization Conference

Risk Reduction through Characterization Conference

Jan. 25-27, 2022

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This training is for groups and individuals interested in teaching Risk Reduction programs in their community using a variety of means including Educational Characterization. It will provide new and creative techniques and approaches to enhancing your Risk Reduction efforts. The conference was the first of its kind ever offered nationwide and continues to be a premier learning opportunity for Educational Characterization.

Of course, we’ll be back at Bullhead City Chamber of Commerce. It can be chilly, so dress warm and dress for fun. No fancy clothes needed at this conference.

Conference Cost: $250 member $300 non-member

Opening School Show performance by McKinney Fire Department - A Day at the Barbershop

Chamber performances by McKinney, TX, Ben FranKlown, Timber Mesa Fire District

Classroom - Breakout sessions include:

*Magic Skills, *Uke & Music Writing, *Beginning Make-up, *Sound Essentials, *Puppets Skills for all levels, *Stage Presence, *Using Humor, *Character Development, *Prop Building - hands-on, *Nuts and Bolts for Newbies

Tuesday Night Mixer - THEME: Best 1/2 zoom meeting attire - held at Old Town Saloon

Conference Location:

Bullhead City Chamber of Commerce

1251 Hwy 95

Bullhead City, AZ 86429

Listening to your feedback, Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner will be on your own. We will have coffee and light refreshments throughout the day.

Tuesday - 7:30 registration - 8:00 am to 4:30 pm - Tuesday - Thursday

Suggested travel days – Monday and Friday.

Please register everyone individually, one invoice can be created if needed.

Las Vegas airport / Laughlin is 90 minute drive east of Las Vegas. Renting a car is highly suggested.

Host Hotel information: Tropicana Laughlin, NV.


Group Code: # S01AFB2 Cutoff Date: Saturday, December 25

Reservation Dept Phone #: 800-343-4533 Reservation Dept Hours: 5:00am – Midnight

Reservation cancellation: 72 hours prior to arrival or 1st night will be charged

Sunday, January 23rd - Thursday, January 27th $30.00 per night plus daily resort fee of $12.00 plus Tax. Friday, January $70.00 plus listed fees.

Room rates are based on 1 or 2 guests in the room and do not include tax or the daily Resort Fee of $12.00 + tax. Triple and quad occupied rooms will be charged an additional $10.00 + tax per person, per night, per room

A credit card is required to guarantee room reservation. In addition to room, tax and resort fee, an incidental deposit will be collected at time of check in equaling $30.00 per day with a credit card or $50.00 per day with cash.


Performance, presentations and course questions send to: conference@afbea.org

General registration or invoice questions send to: membership@afbea.org


Host Hotel

2121 S Casino Dr

Laughlin, NV 89029