November 2023

Page A23 november 2023 FUNERAL HOME & CEMETERY NEWS Section A Starting as low as $2999 Standard 8 mil Body Bag Starting at $9.00 ea. 1~800~515~0400 Body Lift Mortuary Stretcher Starting as low as $1095 Great Prices & High Quality Cot Covers & Pouches Church Trucks Starting as low as $425 Starting as low as $1395 Hydraulic Embalming Table Starting as low as $199 Lowering Device Straps 1~800~515~0400 Cemetery Tents Roller Bars Great Prices & High Quality Lowering Device Stand & Drape Cemetery Grass Available in Hy-luster and Polyester $19.95 Chair Covers Collapsible Starting at $445 Includes Drape, Stand, bags Low Prices! 2023 NFDA International Convention & Expo Post-Convention Highlights Convention Attendees Leave with New Ideas and Connections to Benefit their Businesses and Families ergize their work and personal life. NFDA thanks Carriage Services for their sponsorship of Mark Shulman’s presentation. On Wednesday, Dennis Yu, CEO of BlitzMetrics, demystified AI (artificial intelligence). Using three real funeral directors – David Hernandez of New Jersey, Julia Prout of New Jersey and Larnique Mickens of Nevada – Yu showed how AI can help funeral homes expand their marketing capabilities and drive their business. NFDA Convention attendees could find almost anything they might need to improve their business operations in the Expo Hall. A perennial highlight for attendees, they were able to connect with valued supplier partners and discovered new products, services and innovations from around the world. In addition to visiting booths from funeral service suppliers in the Expo Hall, attendees learned how they could save time and money with NFDA Endorsed Providers, about resources for connecting with consumers through Continued from Page A22 Photos submitted by Mary Lou Cressy, Crowne Vault NFDMA Staff Continued on page A26