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Can't Attend The NFDA Convention? Check Out The Live Webcasts!

If you can't travel to Charlotte for the 2012 NFDA International Convention & Expo, you can still experience part of this event from the comfort of your office or home. NFDA is webcasting+ several events live online and at no cost to you! NFDA will be broadcasting the following events live online (all times are Eastern Time):

Monday, October 8

10 a.m. – Opening Session*
Find out what you voted to be the most innovative product or service in funeral service this year when the NFDA Innovation Award winner is announced during the Opening General Session.

4:15 p.m. – All-star Recognition Ceremony
Celebrate your fellow funeral directors who have achieved more this year. Join NFDA to recognize individuals who have earned their NFDA Certified Preplanning Consultant designation, the CANA Crematory Operator Certification or Certified Funeral Service Practitioner designation and honor the firms that earned a 2012 NFDA Pursuit of Excellence Award.

Tuesday, October 9

9:45 a.m. – Service of Remembrance
Featuring U.S. Army, D Company, 1st Battalion, 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment, "The Old Guard"

Join us as we honor our veterans, pay tribute to those who have made the ultimate sacrifice for their country and remember funeral service family and friends we have lost this past year. This year's service will reflect the solemn and reverent military funerals that are conducted with precision every day at Arlington National Cemetery and across the country.

11:15 a.m. – House of Delegates
Hear the latest news about NFDA, including board elections, bylaw changes and other decisions being made by the leading and largest funeral service association in the world.

Wednesday, October 10

Noon – Closing Session*
Hear about the highlights of the 2012 NFDA International Convention & Expo and find out which Expo booth was voted the Best of the Best by NFDA Convention attendees! Don't miss the sneak peak video of the 2013 NFDA International Convention & Expo in Austin!

To watch the webcasts, simply click this link at the times listed above:

If you're unable to watch the live webcast, archived versions of each webcast will be available on October 23, 2012, at

+ A webcast is a live video streaming over the internet to your computer. It requires a high bandwidth internet connection. If you are using dialup connection, consider visiting your local library or internet café to watch the webcast.

* Note: The keynote speakers for the Opening and Closing Sessions cannot be broadcast due to contractual restrictions.