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Jan
22
Tue
2019
Indiana Funeral Directors Mid-Winter Conference @ JW Marriott
Jan 22 @ 1:00 pm – Jan 23 @ 5:00 pm
This is a two half-day Conference that includes seminars and table top displays. It will be held at the JW Marriott in Downtown Indianapolis. CE hours will include 6 general and 2 law.

January 22 1:00pm – 5:00pm, January 23 9:00am – 1:00pm

To register go to https://www.infda.org/online-registrations

 

Jan
23
Wed
2019
ICCFA Wide World of Sales Conference @ Bally's Las Vegas
Jan 23 @ 8:00 am – Jan 25 @ 5:00 pm
For more information, visit www.wideworldofsales.com
Feb
5
Tue
2019
CANA’s 2019 Cremation Symposium & The Art of Selling Cremation: A Preneed Summit
Feb 5 @ 8:00 am – Feb 7 @ 5:00 pm
Join CANA in Las Vegas for the 2019 Cremation Symposium. Short, sweet, and packed with a marketing punch, the Cremation Symposium is known for its topicality and practical tips. This year, you’ll learn how to unleash your superpowers and gain knowledge to better serve your community. Plus, back by popular demand, you can come a day early to our second Preneed Summit and master The Art of Selling Cremation. Check back soon for program details.

Register online at https://www.cremationassociation.org/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=1131658 or by calling 312-245-1077.
Feb
22
Fri
2019
NFDA Cremation Conference @ Tradewinds Island Grand Resort
Feb 22 @ 8:00 am – Feb 24 @ 5:00 pm
Feb
24
Sun
2019
NFDA Business Conference @ Tradewinds Island Grand Resort
Feb 24 @ 8:00 am – Feb 26 @ 5:00 pm
Feb
26
Tue
2019
Crematory Operations Certification Program – Whittier, CA @ Rose Hills Memorial Park
Feb 26 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
In this increasingly competitive and litigious environment, possessing qualifications that set you apart from the rest of the industry is critical. The CANA Crematory Operations Certification Program (COCP) is the mark of distinction. Join us at Rose Hills Memorial Park in Whittier, CA for the gold standard in certification.

You will gain extensive knowledge—technical, scientific, and legal—all of which is proactive prevention for future business problems. The class addresses major topic areas such as an overview of the cremation process, equipment and operations, the cremation process in detail, chain of custody, reducing legal risk, and environmental issues related to cremation. A detailed manual is also provided for use during class and serves as an important reference tool. Taught by industry experts, this program provides death care professionals of all backgrounds and levels of experience a thorough knowledge of the practices and procedures that will help reduce the risk of litigation.

Complete course details and registration options are on CANA’s website: https://www.cremationassociation.org/COCP
Fees: $495 for employees of CANA Member firms, $595 for nonmembers. Students currently enrolled in a funeral service or mortuary science program can take the course for $195 with proof of enrollment. Visit gocana.org/COCP to learn more.
Mar
10
Sun
2019
NFDA Meet the Mentors @ Emory Conference Center Hotel
Mar 10 @ 8:00 am – Mar 12 @ 5:00 pm
Mar
13
Wed
2019
MIAMI FUNER, Worldwide Funeral Industry Conference & Expo @ Miami Airport Convention Center
Mar 13 @ 9:00 am – Mar 15 @ 6:00 pm

MIAMI FUNER , Worldwide Funeral Industry Conference & Expo, taking place on March 13/15, 2019 at the MACC – Miami Airport Convention Center, will be the forerunner event with the newest professional Conferences and a matchless Expo in the amazing city of Miami, leisure location and financial capital of Florida.

Jointly developed and organized by TANEXPO [the leading International Funeral and Cemetery Exhibition, gathering in Bologna 18.000 professionals from 55 Countries every two years] and MEMORIAL INTERNATIONAL LLC., [the largest funeral assistance corporation in the world with offices in 14 countries] it’s the perfect blend of the newest professional conferences and a matchless Expo!

Miami, financial capital of Florida, is the ideal place where to start new businesses and can act as a springboard for a great success in the United States, Latin America and worldwide! Join us and fly your business to new markets!

Visitors can register for tradeshow, single workshops or for the entire packages divided into 5 different categories (marketing, IT, CEO, technical and technology and innovation). (Workshops registered visitors can visit the Tradeshow for free).

Online registrations from January 2019.

Apr
2
Tue
2019
ICCFA 2019 Annual Convention & Expo @ Charlotte Convention Center and The Westin Charlotte
Apr 2 @ 8:00 am – Apr 6 @ 5:00 pm
For more information, visit www.iccfaconvention.com
Apr
3
Wed
2019
NFDA Advocacy Summit @ The Mayflower Hotel
Apr 3 @ 8:00 am – Apr 5 @ 5:00 pm
Apr
12
Fri
2019
NFDA Professional Women’s Conference @ Loews Annapolis Hotel
Apr 12 @ 8:00 am – Apr 14 @ 5:00 pm
Apr
24
Wed
2019
Crematory Operations Certification Program – Baltimore, MD @ Gary L. Kaufman Funeral Home
Apr 24 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
In this increasingly competitive and litigious environment, possessing qualifications that set you apart from the rest of the industry is critical. The CANA Crematory Operations Certification Program (COCP) is the mark of distinction. Join us at Gary L. Kaufman Funeral Home at Meadowridge Memorial Park in Baltimore, MD for the gold standard in certification.

You will gain extensive knowledge—technical, scientific, and legal—all of which is proactive prevention for future business problems. The class addresses major topic areas such as an overview of the cremation process, equipment and operations, the cremation process in detail, chain of custody, reducing legal risk, and environmental issues related to cremation. A detailed manual is also provided for use during class and serves as an important reference tool. Taught by industry experts, this program provides death care professionals of all backgrounds and levels of experience a thorough knowledge of the practices and procedures that will help reduce the risk of litigation.

Complete course details and registration options are on CANA’s website: https://www.cremationassociation.org/COCP
Fees: $495 for employees of CANA Member firms, $595 for nonmembers. Students currently enrolled in a funeral service or mortuary science program can take the course for $195 with proof of enrollment. Visit gocana.org/COCP to learn more.
May
7
Tue
2019
Crematory Operations Certification Program – Minneapolis, MN @ Batting Cages of Minnesota
May 7 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
In this increasingly competitive and litigious environment, possessing qualifications that set you apart from the rest of the industry is critical. The CANA Crematory Operations Certification Program (COCP) is the mark of distinction. Join us at Batting Cages of Minnesota in Minneapolis, MN for the gold standard in certification.

You will gain extensive knowledge—technical, scientific, and legal—all of which is proactive prevention for future business problems. The class addresses major topic areas such as an overview of the cremation process, equipment and operations, the cremation process in detail, chain of custody, reducing legal risk, and environmental issues related to cremation. A detailed manual is also provided for use during class and serves as an important reference tool. Taught by industry experts, this program provides death care professionals of all backgrounds and levels of experience a thorough knowledge of the practices and procedures that will help reduce the risk of litigation.

Complete course details and registration options are on CANA’s website: https://www.cremationassociation.org/COCP
Fees: $495 for employees of CANA Member firms, $595 for nonmembers. Students currently enrolled in a funeral service or mortuary science program can take the course for $195 with proof of enrollment. Visit gocana.org/COCP to learn more.
Indiana Funeral Directors Annual Convention @ Embassy Suites by Hilton Conference Center
May 7 @ 8:00 am – May 9 @ 5:00 pm
Annual Convention with Trade Show. This event will be held at the Embassy Suites by Hilton Conference Center in Noblesville, IN.

You will be able to register at https://www.infda.org/online-registrations mid-March.
May
16
Thu
2019
NFDA Embalming and Restorative Art Seminar @ Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science
May 16 @ 8:00 am – May 17 @ 5:00 pm
Jun
5
Wed
2019
Crematory Operations Certification Program – Seattle, WA @ Washelli and Bothell Funeral Home
Jun 5 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
In this increasingly competitive and litigious environment, possessing qualifications that set you apart from the rest of the industry is critical. The CANA Crematory Operations Certification Program (COCP) is the mark of distinction. Join us at Evergreen Washelli at Bothell Funeral Home in Seattle, WA for the gold standard in certification.

You will gain extensive knowledge—technical, scientific, and legal—all of which is proactive prevention for future business problems. The class addresses major topic areas such as an overview of the cremation process, equipment and operations, the cremation process in detail, chain of custody, reducing legal risk, and environmental issues related to cremation. A detailed manual is also provided for use during class and serves as an important reference tool. Taught by industry experts, this program provides death care professionals of all backgrounds and levels of experience a thorough knowledge of the practices and procedures that will help reduce the risk of litigation.

Complete course details and registration options are on CANA’s website: https://www.cremationassociation.org/COCP
Fees: $495 for employees of CANA Member firms, $595 for nonmembers. Students currently enrolled in a funeral service or mortuary science program can take the course for $195 with proof of enrollment. Visit gocana.org/COCP to learn more.

Jun
14
Fri
2019
Crematory Operations Certification Program – Dallas, TX @ TBD
Jun 14 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
In this increasingly competitive and litigious environment, possessing qualifications that set you apart from the rest of the industry is critical. The CANA Crematory Operations Certification Program (COCP) is the mark of distinction. Join us at Dallas, TX (Location TBD) for the gold standard in certification.

You will gain extensive knowledge—technical, scientific, and legal—all of which is proactive prevention for future business problems. The class addresses major topic areas such as an overview of the cremation process, equipment and operations, the cremation process in detail, chain of custody, reducing legal risk, and environmental issues related to cremation. A detailed manual is also provided for use during class and serves as an important reference tool. Taught by industry experts, this program provides death care professionals of all backgrounds and levels of experience a thorough knowledge of the practices and procedures that will help reduce the risk of litigation.

Complete course details and registration options are on CANA’s website: https://www.cremationassociation.org/COCP
Fees: $495 for employees of CANA Member firms, $495 for nonmembers. Students currently enrolled in a funeral service or mortuary science program can take the course for $195 with proof of enrollment. Visit gocana.org/COCP to learn more.

Note: This course meets specific requirements by the NYS Division of Cemeteries.

Jul
13
Sat
2019
NFDA Leadership Conference @ Manchester Grand Hyatt
Jul 13 @ 8:00 am – Jul 16 @ 5:00 pm
Jul
31
Wed
2019
CANA’s 101st Annual Cremation Innovation Convention @ Omni Louisville Hotel
Jul 31 – Aug 2 all-day
The CANA Annual Cremation Innovation Convention is the preeminent gathering of cremation and memorialization specialists in North America. Attendees enjoy seminars and workshops focusing on everything from business marketing for memorialization to correct crematory procedures. CANA’s exhibits showcase an assortment of the latest products and services from top industry vendors.
Crematory Operations Certification Program – Louisville, KY @ Omni Louisville Hotel
Jul 31 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
In this increasingly competitive and litigious environment, possessing qualifications that set you apart from the rest of the industry is critical. The CANA Crematory Operations Certification Program (COCP) is the mark of distinction. Join us at Omni Louisville Hotel in Louisville, KY for the gold standard in certification.

You will gain extensive knowledge—technical, scientific, and legal—all of which is proactive prevention for future business problems. The class addresses major topic areas such as an overview of the cremation process, equipment and operations, the cremation process in detail, chain of custody, reducing legal risk, and environmental issues related to cremation. A detailed manual is also provided for use during class and serves as an important reference tool. Taught by industry experts, this program provides death care professionals of all backgrounds and levels of experience a thorough knowledge of the practices and procedures that will help reduce the risk of litigation.

Complete course details and registration options are on CANA’s website: https://www.cremationassociation.org/COCP
Fees: $495 for employees of CANA Member firms, $495 for nonmembers. Students currently enrolled in a funeral service or mortuary science program can take the course for $195 with proof of enrollment. Visit gocana.org/COCP to learn more.

Note: This course meets specific requirements by the NYS Division of Cemeteries.

Aug
15
Thu
2019
NFDA Embalming and Restorative Art Seminar @ John A. Gupton College
Aug 15 @ 8:00 am – Aug 16 @ 5:00 pm
Oct
9
Wed
2019
Crematory Operations Certification Program – Albany, NY @ TBD
Oct 9 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
In this increasingly competitive and litigious environment, possessing qualifications that set you apart from the rest of the industry is critical. The CANA Crematory Operations Certification Program (COCP) is the mark of distinction. Join us at Albany, NY (Location TBD) for the gold standard in certification.

You will gain extensive knowledge—technical, scientific, and legal—all of which is proactive prevention for future business problems. The class addresses major topic areas such as an overview of the cremation process, equipment and operations, the cremation process in detail, chain of custody, reducing legal risk, and environmental issues related to cremation. A detailed manual is also provided for use during class and serves as an important reference tool. Taught by industry experts, this program provides death care professionals of all backgrounds and levels of experience a thorough knowledge of the practices and procedures that will help reduce the risk of litigation.

Complete course details and registration options are on CANA’s website: https://www.cremationassociation.org/COCP
Fees: $495 for employees of CANA Member firms, $495 for nonmembers. Students currently enrolled in a funeral service or mortuary science program can take the course for $195 with proof of enrollment. Visit gocana.org/COCP to learn more.

Note: This course meets specific requirements by the NYS Division of Cemeteries.

Oct
22
Tue
2019
Crematory Operations Certification Program – Atlanta, GA @ TBD
Oct 22 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
In this increasingly competitive and litigious environment, possessing qualifications that set you apart from the rest of the industry is critical. The CANA Crematory Operations Certification Program (COCP) is the mark of distinction. Join us at Atlanta, GA (Location TBD) for the gold standard in certification.

You will gain extensive knowledge—technical, scientific, and legal—all of which is proactive prevention for future business problems. The class addresses major topic areas such as an overview of the cremation process, equipment and operations, the cremation process in detail, chain of custody, reducing legal risk, and environmental issues related to cremation. A detailed manual is also provided for use during class and serves as an important reference tool. Taught by industry experts, this program provides death care professionals of all backgrounds and levels of experience a thorough knowledge of the practices and procedures that will help reduce the risk of litigation.

Complete course details and registration options are on CANA’s website: https://www.cremationassociation.org/COCP
Fees: $495 for employees of CANA Member firms, $595 for nonmembers. Students currently enrolled in a funeral service or mortuary science program can take the course for $195 with proof of enrollment. Visit gocana.org/COCP to learn more.
Oct
27
Sun
2019
NFDA International Convention and Expo @ McCormick Place
Oct 27 @ 8:00 am – Oct 30 @ 5:00 pm
Nov
13
Wed
2019
Crematory Operations Certification Program – Houston, TX @ National Museum of Funeral History
Nov 13 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
In this increasingly competitive and litigious environment, possessing qualifications that set you apart from the rest of the industry is critical. The CANA Crematory Operations Certification Program (COCP) is the mark of distinction. Join us at National Museum of Funeral History in Houston, TX for the gold standard in certification.

You will gain extensive knowledge—technical, scientific, and legal—all of which is proactive prevention for future business problems. The class addresses major topic areas such as an overview of the cremation process, equipment and operations, the cremation process in detail, chain of custody, reducing legal risk, and environmental issues related to cremation. A detailed manual is also provided for use during class and serves as an important reference tool. Taught by industry experts, this program provides death care professionals of all backgrounds and levels of experience a thorough knowledge of the practices and procedures that will help reduce the risk of litigation.

Complete course details and registration options are on CANA’s website: https://www.cremationassociation.org/COCP
Fees: $495 for employees of CANA Member firms, $595 for nonmembers. Students currently enrolled in a funeral service or mortuary science program can take the course for $195 with proof of enrollment. Visit gocana.org/COCP to learn more.