This month: 2015 NFDA International Convention & Expo
2015 NFDA Convention Mobile App Now Available for Download
The 2015 NFDA International Convention & Expo free smartphone application, puts the world's largest gathering of funeral professionals at your fingertips, is available for download.
Have Your Families’ Requests Changed Over the Past Five Years?
Kathy Livingston, Ph. D, professor of Sociology at Quinnipiac University in Hamden, Connecticut, is conducting a survey is to assess funeral directors' recent experiences with client families' requests and participation in funeral events. The conclusions from this survey will only be reported at an aggregate level and will be shared with all NFDA members. Your participation in this study is entirely voluntary and all of your responses will be kept confidential. This short survey should take you no more than 5-10 minutes to complete. Please click the following link to take the survey: https://www.research.net/r/Non_Traditional_Funerals_Survey. If you have questions or comments, please contact Dr. Livingston at Kathy.Livingston@quinnipiac.edu or 203-582-8298.
Tuesday, October 20 will be "Think Pink" Day for Breast Cancer Awareness at the 2015 NFDA International Convention & Expo. Honor survivors and pay tribute to those who have died by wearing pink attire on Tuesday. If you forget to pack something pink, pick up a pink ribbon for your badge. You will find a variety of items for sale – the proceeds of which will support breast cancer research – in NFDA Central. Don't forget to visit the special Breast Cancer Awareness booth in the Expo Hall and share a thought or message.
Football season is underway and we're bringing the action to the 2015 NFDA International Convention & Expo! Help us take the Convention into overtime with a once-in-a-lifetime experience at Lucas Oil Stadium – home of the Indianapolis Colts and Super Bowl XLVI – during The Fifth Quarter, Wednesday evening's closing party!
Place Your Bid! NFDA Advocacy Auction Now Open
New for 2015: bid for items online!
The NFDA Advocacy Silent Auction, held annually at the NFDA International Convention & Expo, is an important fundraiser that supports the association's efforts to advance the interests of funeral service in Washington, D.C. This year, bidding in the auction will take place entirely online, enabling NFDA members to bid on exciting items even if they're unable to attend Convention. Convention attendees can view auction items in the NFDA Advocacy Booth in NFDA Central. Bidding is now open!
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