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Renew Your NFDA Membership For 2013 – Renewal Deadline is December 31

If you have already renewed your NFDA membership for 2013, thank you! We are glad to have you as part of the leading and largest network of funeral service professionals in the world. If you haven't renewed yet, the deadline for renewal is December 31*. NFDA doesn't want you to lose access to exclusive NFDA member benefits and services.

When you renew your NFDA membership, you guarantee continued access to the wide array of tools and resources that help you manage a successful business:

Informs: NFDA keeps you up to date on the latest regulations, trends and ideas to better serve families.

  • Free weekly e-newsletters and The Director magazine filled with the latest funeral service news
  • More than 120 free legal forms available online – anytime, day or night
  • Free legal, OSHA and human resources consultation
  • Free website listing to help consumers find your funeral home
  • Your personal member services representative – a knowledgeable resource who can help you achieve more

Educates: NFDA provides comprehensive educational resources using methods that are convenient for your schedule and fit your budget.

  • CE opportunities on important business topics and compliance issues
  • Convenient and cost-effective CE opportunities, including webinars, teleconferences and home study (online, books and DVDs)
  • NFDA events, including the CANA/NFDA Cremation Symposium, Asia Funeral and Cemetery Expo & Conference, Professional Women's Conference, Meet the Mentors program and NFDA International Convention & Expo
  • NFDA Certified Preplanning Consultant (CPC) Program, the only national certification for preplanning

Advocates: NFDA protects your interests in Washington, D.C., every day – something no other association does for you.

  • The only association with two full-time representatives in Washington, D.C.
  • Free regulatory updates on the FTC Funeral Rule, TSA regulations, formaldehyde and more
  • Annual Advocacy Summit, bringing together hundreds of funeral service professionals to educate lawmakers on key topics with a united voice
  • Free communications tool to send personalized letters about legislative and regulatory issues to your elected officials with just a few clicks of the mouse

And so much more!

  • Enforceable Code of Professional Conduct to ensure the highest standards of professional excellence
  • Lowest-priced music license available anywhere
  • Free customizable marketing materials to promote your funeral home and a positive image of the profession
  • Programs to recognize your achievements in funeral service, including the Pursuit of Excellence Award and Green Funeral Practices Certificate
  • Exclusive discount programs, including collections, at-need financing services, 401(k) plans and more

There are two ways to renew your membership for 2013:

  1. Mail: Fill out the renewal materials you received in the mail. You can mail the form and your payment to NFDA.
      
  2. Phone: Call your personal NFDA member services representative at 800-228-6332 and renew with a credit card.

When you renew your NFDA membership, don't forget to purchase a 2013 music license for each of your locations. With NFDA, you pay only $235 – the lowest rate available – for a music license covering all three licensing organizations (BMI, SESAC and ASCAP). Click here for more information.

*If your firm is located in a "partnership" state (your state association collects dues for your firm's membership in NFDA and the state association), you will receive a separate invoice from NFDA for a 2013 music license. If your firm is located in a "choice" state (you pay dues for your firm's membership in NFDA and the state association separately), the option to purchase a music license will be included on your NFDA renewal invoice

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