This month: Hiring and Training Staff / 2015 NFDA Expo Preview
Don’t Be Left Out: Book Your Hotel Room For Convention Now
If you're planning to attend the 2015 NFDA International Convention & Expo, October 18-21 in Indianapolis, Indiana, and haven't booked your hotel room, you must act now. Limited space remains at official NFDA Convention hotels.
Video Interview: Meet Your New At-large Representatives
The NFDA Policy Board met on July 11 in Orlando, Florida, and elected Randy Anderson, CFSP, CCO, and R. Bryant Hightower Jr., CFSP, to serve as at-large representatives on the association's Executive Board. They will begin two-year terms of service immediately following the 2015 NFDA International Convention & Expo, October 18-21 in Indianapolis, Indiana.
Protect Your Families and Your Firm: Earn Your Cremation Certification from NFDA
NFDA's cremation certification program was developed for all funeral professionals – not just operators – and, with the increasing rate of cremation, it's more important than ever for you to be fully prepared to serve families that choose cremation. Don't miss your chance to earn the respected Certified Crematory Operator (CCO) designation from NFDA. Join your colleagues for the August 5 seminar in Birmingham, Alabama. Onsite registration will be available.
Boost Families' Confidence in Your Firm: Earn the CPC Designation
Invest in your career and earn the NFDA Certified Preplanning Consultant (CPC) designation, the recognized standard of excellence and professionalism for advance funeral planning, to boost family confidence and differentiate yourself from the competition. There are limited spots available for the August 20-21 program Ashland, Virginia; register now!
2015 NFDA Cremation and Burial Report Released
Rate of Cremation Continues to Increase; Cremation Projected to Surpass Burial in 2015
For Immediate Release: July 20, 2015
Brookfield, Wis. – The national rate of cremation is projected to surpass that of burial in 2015 according to a report released today by the National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA). The 2015 NFDA Cremation and Burial Report: Research, Statistics and Projections features statistics and in-depth analysis of consumer attitudes toward cremation. NFDA is the world's leading and largest association representing funeral professionals.
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