This month: "Cultivating Business Relationships"
NFDA Announces March 2015 Meet the Mentors Attendees
Tune in each day during the week of January 26 as NFDA announces the Meet the Mentors attendees. Ten names will be annouced each day; videos of each day's drawing will be available for viewing on NFDA's website and social media sites (Facebook, Twitter, etc.) at approximately 2 p.m. CST. The 50 young funeral professionals whose names are drawn will be attending the NFDA Meet the Mentors program, which will take place March 16-18 at the Emory Conference Center Hotel in Atlanta, Ga. Learn more about Meet the Mentors by visiting www.nfda.org/mentors. NFDA thanks the Funeral Service Foundation for its support of Meet the Mentors.
Community Outreach Opportunity: National Consumer Protection Week
Every year, National Consumer Protection Week (NCPW) encourages people and businesses to learn more about avoiding scams and understanding consumer rights. This year, NCPW takes place March 1-7. NCPW highlights free resources from government agencies and consumer organizations to help people make smarter buying decisions and spot rip-offs. NCPW may be a perfect community relations opportunity for your funeral home.
Funeral Service Foundation to Award Professional Women’s Conference Scholarships
In alignment with its mission to fund projects and programs that support all of funeral service in building meaningful relationships in the community, the Funeral Service Foundation is now accepting applications for its Professional Women's Conference Scholarship. The application deadline is March 1, 2015. Click here to read more.
NFDA Pursuit of Excellence Early Bird Deadline Is Feb. 13
In 2015, NFDA will, for the 35th time, honor member firms with the Pursuit of Excellence Award. Make this the year your firm is recognized for its commitment to providing exceptional service to grieving families and the community, while adhering to the highest ethical and professional standards.
Advocacy Summit Early Bird Registration and Hotel Deadlines Quickly Approaching
NFDA members will make their way to the nation's capital for the association's 2015 Advocacy Summit. The 2015 Advocacy Summit will be critical because of the changes following the 2014 midterm elections; NFDA needs its members to help educate newly-elected members of Congress and incumbents about the current issues impacting the profession. To help funeral professionals more effectively reach out to Congress, and deliver greater value to Summit attendees, NFDA has reinvigorated the conference by revising the schedule of events and offering opportunities to earn continuing education credits. In order to take advantage of NFDA's exclusive hotel rate, you must make your reservation by Friday, January 30. Additionally, you can save up to $50 when you register on or before Friday, January 30.
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