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NFDA Advocacy Summit

NFDA Advocacy Summit
March 3-5, 2015
Washington, D.C.

Join us in Washington, D.C. to advocate for the rights of funeral service professionals across the country!

Looking for more information about how Hill visits are scheduled? Review our simple step-by-step instructions.

This year's new expanded schedule and program content changes are sure to add value to your experience.

Here are just a few of the exciting changes you can expect at the 2015 Advocacy Summit:

  • Earn up to three hours of Continuing Education (CE)*
  • In-depth Welcome Briefing Tuesday evening
  • Advice from Congressional staff
  • How to lobby your issues effectively
  • Mock lobbying demonstrations
  • Panel discussions
  • Mid-day debriefing in the Capitol Hill Club
  • Capitol Hill Reception – Invite your member of Congress!
  • Exclusive outing at Arlington National Cemetery Thursday afternoon
    • Special operational overview with Superintendent Jack Lechner, Jr., CFSP
    • NFDA wreath laying at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
    • Changing of the guard at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
    • Visit to Kennedy grave
    • Full honors military funeral

Please note that activities are planned this year through mid-afternoon on Thursday, March 5. Plan your travel accordingly so you can enjoy all that this year’s Summit has to offer!


NEW 2015 NFDA Advocacy Summit Orientation Webinar

Whether you're a seasoned veteran, are attending the NFDA Advocacy Summit for the first time, or just want to learn what the Summit is all about, this webinar will give you the information you need.

  • What to expect at this year's Advocacy Summit
  • Congressional office overview
  • 2015 issues and talking points
  • Our new schedule, which includes the opportunity to earn up to three credits of CE
  • Tips for successful meetings on Capitol Hill
  • The new 2015 Advocacy Summit app
  • Building on your success in Washington by remaining active in your home state

(Originally broadcast February 24, 2015)


NEW  2015 Issues Information Now Available!


To stay up to date on the latest developments affecting funeral service throughout the year visit the NFDA Legislative Action page.

Thank you to our
2015 Sponsors!


Registration Bags
Sponsored by:
Messenger


Welcome Reception
Sponsored by:
Batesville


Program & Planner
Sponsored By:
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