Selected Independent Funeral Homes 97th Annual Meeting Offerings

August 3, 2015
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DEERFIELD, ILL. – August 3, 2015 – Selected Independent Funeral Homes  will host its 97th Annual Meeting at The Roosevelt New Orleans, Sept. 16-19, 2015.   Featuring a diverse collection of speakers, impactful sessions, and fun networking and social activities, the meeting is open to all professionals within the funeral industry interested in pursuing continuing education credit and networking opportunities.

Highlights this year include a presentation by guest speaker and leadership catalyst,  Simon Bailey, plus resources on building a healthy personal life when surrounded by death, discussions on retaining funeral services amidst growing cremation rates and Selected’s friendly Best Practices competition.  Participants also will experience an authentic New Orleans “jazz funeral” facilitated by Doug Gober and Louis Charbonnet.

Selected members will enjoy a special presentation by Lt. General Russel L. Honoré, as well as closed discussion forums and breakout sessions allowing for open sharing on topics of concern and interest amongst their peers. Also on tap is a members-only welcome reception and dinner, daily meal functions and an Association Update from Selected Executive Director Rob Paterkiewicz.

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Selected has been approved for 9.75 hours of continuing education for applicable sessions from the Academy of Professional Funeral Service Practice and has applied to all states requiring continuing education. For the most up-to-date list of approvals received, members can call Selected Headquarters at 800-323-4219 or visit www.selectedfuneralhomes.org/continuing-education. All of the meeting’s continuing education sessions are open to any funeral service professional.

Non-members may contact Selected at 800-323-4219 for pricing information, which is based on CE units.  Additional information on the meeting is available at www.selectedfuneralhomes.org/annual-meeting. To download the speakers biographies and full meeting information click here.

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