Funeral Industry Press Releases
Funeral Service Foundation Awards Record Number of 2015 NFDA Professional Women’s Conference Scholarship Recipients
In alignment with its mission to fund projects and programs that support all of funeral service in building meaningful relationships in the community the Funeral Service Foundation has awarded a record-setting 10 scholarships for attendance at the 2015 NFDA Professional Women’s Conference, which will be held April 24-26 in Chicago, Illinois.
The International Cemetery, Cremation and Funeral Association elected new leadership during its 2015 Annual Convention & Exposition, April 8-11, in San Antonio, Texas. ICCFA officers for 2015-2016 are:
We are truly excited about our decision to enter into this mutually beneficial partnership with Golden Considerations, Inc. This strategic alliance positions us to fully utilize our combined repertoire of services and products for our customers’ maximum benefit. Golden Consideration’s CEO, Robert Rae, recognized the potential of aligning our companies and pursued a relationship stating, “The experience of Capstone’s team will be a welcomed complement to GC”
To commemorate the 45th anniversary of Earth Day on April 22, 2015, Urns In Style, a leading provider of museum-quality cremation urns for people and pets, has launched a donation campaign that will run until April 30, 2015.
During the Annual ICCFA Convention this past week, Tukios introduced a new feature that eliminates the tedious task of scanning photos for tribute videos. Families can now upload their pictures directly to the funeral home to be used in the video. As many families already have digital archives of their photos this is a much more convenient way for them to contribute their photos to the memorial video. The funeral home retains control of the video but saves the funeral director a significant amount of time.
FrontRunner CEO, Kevin Montroy announced today that Sam Khan has joined the company as its new Chief Technology Officer. Along with the appointment brings a formal partnership with iSTORM New Media Inc., a world leader in custom software solutions. iSTORM is an expert in Analytics and ROI driven software development having worked with billion dollar public companies in Europe, United States and Asia, with a focus on maximizing end customer profitability and experience. Their experience in solutions spans many different industry verticals which will help enhance FrontRunner’s product offering.
“The addition of both Kris and Mark to FuneralTech really speaks to what we are doing as a company. Most companies would love to have these two gentlemen as part of their team, we are just excited they selected FuneralTech as their next career path.
There’s a reason why top funeral home owners, managers and professional staff eager to march up the ladder invest their time and money to come to the Funeral Service Business Plan Conference: They know it pays off – for them and their families. When you come to the Nov. 19-20 conference at the Renaissance Glendale Hotel & Spa in Glendale, Arizona, you’ll discover proven methods to boost market share and outshine competitors.
Your Dash is a user-friendly platform that allows families to create, share and treasure their own stories and the stories of their loved ones, thorough the creation of their very own website. The mission at Your Dash is to protect and share everyone’s life stories for generations to come.
Forethought Life Insurance Company (Forethought), a subsidiary of Global Atlantic Financial Group Limited, is helping funeral homes reimagine the preneed space once again with the launch of a new business analytics tool called Forethought InSight.