November 2023

Page A31 november 2023 FUNERAL HOME & CEMETERY NEWS Section A Join the world’s largest funeral service association NFDA has everything you need so you can focus on the families and communities you serve. Member benefits include: • 100+ educational opportunities (in-person & online - many with free CE) • Networking with 20,000 other funeral professionals • Access to exclusive resources • And so much more! Join NFDA or renew your membership so you don’t miss out on these events in 2024: • February 22-23: NFDA Consumer Trends Conference, Virtual • March 19-22: NFDA Meet the Mentors, Washington, DC • April 28-30: NFDA Professional Women’s Conference, Savannah, GA • May 2-3: NFDA Embalming & Restorative Arts Seminar, Pittsburgh, PA • July 29-Aug 1: NFDA Leadership Conference, Ponte Vedra, FL • Oct 20-23: NFDA International Convention & Expo, New Orleans, LA • +1.262.789.1880 Join NFDA today. 2023_NFDA Membership_NOMIS_1-4Pg_Ad2.indd 1 9/21/23 8:52 AM © Custom Air Trays YOU WOULDN’T USE OUR LEAK-RESISTANT CREMATION TRAY AS A BATHTUB, BUT YOU COULD. We test ours in the lab so you don’t have to test it in the real world. 1-800-992-1925 | 2023 NFDA International Convention & Expo Post-Convention Highlights Convention Attendees Leave with New Ideas Continued from Page A30 gas: ClearPoint Federal Bank & Trust, Nomis Publications Inc, Cooperative Funeral Fund, American Funeral Consultants, Patrick T. Lanigan Funeral Home time Attendee Reception to welcome those who had never attended an NFDA Convention. Additionally, the association hosted the second annual PWC ReConnect – A Winning Experience, sponsored by NGL. This enabled past Professional Women’s Conference attendees and other female and nonbinary funeral service professionals and their supporters to network and build relationships. The traditional Funeral Directors Under 40 Party was anything but traditional as the profession’s youngest members got together for social darts, cocktails and delectable bites at Flight Club in the Venetian Resort. Funeral Directors Give Back Sixteen volunteers – members, nonmembers and exhibitors – swapped their suits and trocars for jeans and hammers to help improve and refurbish a home for a local family by volunteering at a Habitat for Humanity of Las Vegas build site. NFDA thanks donors to and sponsors of its Habitat for Humanity volunteer effort in Las VeContinued on page A33 The team at Inman Shipping Worldwide Mortuary Lift Company Booth Staff SEND US YOUR NEWS! PO Box 5159 Youngstown, Oh 44514 1-800-321-7479