Funeral Industry Press Releases
Independent Funeral Directors of Florida and DNA Memorial, a DNA services brand of CG Labs, Inc., have entered into an agreement designating IFDF as the exclusive distributor of the DNA Memorial services and products to Florida’s independently owned funeral homes.
Messenger LLC, the leading funeral stationery supplier in North America, recently recognized its top 10 sales representatives with sales awards at the company’s National Sales Meeting held in Orlando, Florida. Top honors went to Tom Ahlers, Jay Amburgey, David Bednar, Jeff Burnett, Ellie Dane, John Duncan, Dave Kolbe, Glenn Vaughn, Rick Wood and father and son team, Gerry and Greg Wright
Perfect Memorials, the leading online retailer of premium quality memorial products has introduced biodegradable Grecians to their ever-growing list of unique memorials. The new product offers a responsible way of offsetting the carbon footprint created during the cremation process.
The International Order of the Golden Rule (OGR), the world’s leading professional association dedicated to making independent funeral homes exceptional, recently unveiled its new Supply Partner Program. The program will offer unique discounts and incentives to Golden Rule funeral homes on innovative products and services that will help them solve business and customer service challenges.
The national rate of cremation is projected to surpass that of burial in 2015 according to a report released today by the National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA). The 2015 NFDA Cremation and Burial Report: Research, Statistics and Projections features statistics and in-depth analysis of consumer attitudes toward cremation. NFDA is the world’s leading and largest association representing funeral professionals.
Creating new markets, leading through change and engaging employees will be the focus of the three keynote sessions at the International Cemetery, Cremation and Funeral Association’s 2015 Fall Management Conference, September 30-October 2 in Tucson, Arizona.
Funeral home owners can now protect themselves against low interest rates, thanks to a new pre-need product from Physicians Mutual. Cornerstone Index Advantage allows funeral homes to earn equity index-driven growth rates instead of a fixed rate set at the discretion of the carrier.
Answering Service for Directors recently enhanced the company’s training facilities to include a state-of-the-art Group Training center for new employees. With synced computers and a large projection screen, ASD’s Group Training center provides trainees with an in-depth look at ASD’s sophisticated computer systems. Question and answer sessions ensure new hires advance through the training program at the same level.
Daniel M. Isard, MSFS, President of The Foresight Companies, LLC, the nation’s leading financial and management consulting firm serving funeral homes and cemeteries throughout North America, announced today the dates for a new and revolutionary seminar. “If you own a cemetery it is not just about mowing, digging and coloring a map a few times a month. The operation of a cemetery is a holistic operation that speaks a whole different language than any other business including the language of funeral service. This event is called CEMETERY IMPOSSIBLE!”
“When I first heard DISRUPT Media’s name, I thought it was a great name in a profession so adverse to change,” Givnish went on to say. “We have found their systematic approach is very understandable and quantifiable. That’s the reason why Givnish Funeral Homes selected DISRUPT Media.”