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NFDA International Convention & Expo: Updates on Education, Hotel Reservations and More

August 16, 2013

Learn how to grow your business and better serve families. From embalming and cremation to compliance and technology, you are sure to find a workshop to fit your interest and business and educational needs at the 2013 NFDA International Convention & Expo, October 20-23 in Austin, Texas.

Here is just a sampling of the variety of workshop opportunities:

  • New! NFDA Certified Crematory Operator Seminar (up to 7 CE hours, see website for details). Saturday, October 19, Preconvention Seminar; Michael Nicodemus and Michael Watkins, NFDA, Brookfield, Wis.
  • Are You Ready for OSHA December 1? How to Meet the Compliance Training Deadline for the Revised HazCom Standard (1 CE hour). Sunday, October 20; Edward M. Ranier, Law Office of Edward Ranier, Timonium, Md.
  • The Value of Visualization: A New Approach to Developing Enhanced Embalming Skills (1 CE hour). Monday, October 21; Karl Wenzel, CFSP, Arbor Memorial Services, Cobourg, Ontario, Canada.
  • "Wait a Minute, Mr. Postman!" Shipping Cremated Remains Domestically and Worldwide (1 CE hour). Wednesday, October 23; Corey Eggers, NFDA, Brookfield, WI

For details on all of the convention workshops and preconvention seminars, visit www.nfda.org/Austin2013 and click the "Education" link at the top of the page.

Make Your Hotel Reservations Today!

Hotels are filling very fast, with several hotels already sold out! Don't miss out on reserving your room at exclusive rates; make your reservations today! To make your reservations, visit www.nfda.org/Austin2013 and click the "Hotel & Travel" link at the top of the page.

Register Early and Save!

Register by September 13 for the 2013 NFDA Convention and save $100! You have four easy ways to register: online, phone, fax or mail. Register online and save an additional $20!

Register for Wednesday night's Boot Scootin' Bash for your chance to win a $50 gift certificate to Country Outfitters! Drawings are held the first Friday of every month between now and the NFDA Convention. If you've already registered for the Boot Scootin' Bash, you're already entered!

To get started, visit www.nfda.org/Austin2013 and click the "Registration" link at the top of the page.

Help Grieving Children

Find out how you can help grieving children during the 2013 NFDA Convention – and throw an NFDA board member in jail! Visit www.nfda.org/CZC.