This month: What Do Consumers Want?
Convention Hotel Deadline is This Friday, September 19
Time is running out to book hotel rooms for the NFDA International Convention & Expo, October 12-15 in Nashville, Tenn.! The last day to book hotel rooms through the NFDA room block is this Friday, September 19. Hotel rooms are selling quickly; Visit the NFDA Housing Bureau website to book your room today! You can also visit the NFDA Housing Bureau website to change or cancel an existing reservation before September 19 (after September 19, you must contact the hotel directly to change or cancel your hotel reservation).
NFDA Gives Back to Nashville During Convention
Habitat for Humanity Build – Saturday, October 11, 6:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Since 2008, NFDA Convention attendees have given back to their host city by volunteering with Habitat for Humanity. Join your fellow funeral service professionals as we help Habitat for Humanity rebuild a neighboring Nashville community and make home ownership a reality for a local veteran.
New Hire Reporting – Required by Federal Law
Posted: September 12, 2014
During a recent small business forum hosted by the National Federation of Independent Businesses in Washington, D.C., a representative from the Office of Child Support Enforcement (part of the Department of Health and Human Services) reminded employers of their responsibilities under the New Hire Reporting program.
Deadline Extended: Take A Survey About The Importance of Flowers and Plants at Funeral Services
Posted: September 12, 2014
The American Floral Endowment (AFE) and the Floral Marketing Research Fund (FMRF) are conducting a study regarding flowers and plants at memorial services. This study will provide valuable information to both the funeral services and floral industries. Your participation is extremely important - the deadline for the survey has been extended to September 19. In exchange for your time, you could win a free NFDA Convention registration.
Free Webinar Series - Have the Talk of a Lifetime
Thursday, September 25, 1-2 p.m. CT
Learn more about how the Funeral and Memorial Information Council (FAMIC) is working to change consumer attitudes towards memorialization and about results of a pilot digital marketing campaign. Space is limited! Click here to register. This is the final installment in a series of three webinars about FAMIC's Have the Talk of a Lifetime campaign. To learn more about Have the Talk, visit www.nfda.org/havethetalk.
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