CFSA Holds Successful Fall Conference & Trade Show

November 30, 2014
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LAKE BLUFF, ILLINOIS — November 25, 2014 — The Casket & Funeral Supply Association of America (CFSA) held its annual Fall Conference & Trade Show at the JW Marriott in Indianapolis, Indiana, on November 10-11, 2014.  Nearly 300 representatives from the funeral supply industry – including from Canada and Guatemala – attended the successful event celebrating the association’s 101-year anniversary.  Seventeen past CFSA presidents attended, spanning over 30 years.

Kim Ryan, President of Batesville Casket Company, was the keynote speaker and drew a crowd as she highlighted industry trends and forecasts for the next 20 years.  Ryan Thogmartin, CEO and Founder of ConnectingDirectors.com, presented a forward-looking assessment of how Social Media is impacting the funeral supply industry, and a special breakout session of panelists shared credit-management best practices.  Tom Fretwell of Freeman Metal Products was awarded the 2014 CFSA Lifetime Recognition Award during the two-day conference.

The exhibit hall included 45 companies that service the death care industry, including manufacturers, distributors, and financial service providers. A complete list of the exhibitors, sponsors, and attendees is available on the association website at CFSAA.org.

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The 2015 CFSA Fall Conference & Trade Show will return to the JW Marriott in Indianapolis on November 18-19, 2015.  The next association convention is the CFSA Winter Seminar at the Sandpearl Resort in Clearwater Beach, Florida, on March 5-7, 2015.

 


The Casket & Funeral Supply Association of America, Inc. (CFSA), is a professional association of funeral suppliers that provide goods and services to death care professionals. We promote communication and fellowship within the industry, and offer resources that enhance members’ businesses so that the public may continue to receive the full benefit of memorialization. Headquartered in Lake Bluff, Ill., CFSA has nearly 175 member firms throughout North America. For more information, contact George A. Buckley, Jr., JD, CAE, Executive Director, 847.295.6630[email protected].

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