Funeral Industry Press Releases
Created especially for small to mid-size funeral home businesses, the new National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA) Business Conference will arm funeral professionals with updated, essential business knowledge and tools to ensure growth, profitability and financial strength. It will be held May 6-7 at the association’s headquarters in Brookfield, Wis.
“Social media should be a crucial component of a growing funeral home’s marketing plan,” commented Fowlkes. “At Coleman Funeral Home, we have increased engagement and we are making an impact thanks to DISRUPT Media and their ‘unconventional’ marketing leader, Ryan Thogmartin.”
Social Media has provided a platform for funeral homes to share their story and initiate conversations within their communities to consumers. The exclusive offer provides funeral homes the ability to tell their unique story via Social Media with a suite of funeral content to engage consumers with positive and engaging messages.
The eighth annual National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA) Asia Funeral Expo & Conference (AFE) will take place May 13-14 at the Macau Tower Convention & Entertainment Center in Macau. AFE is an unparalleled opportunity for NFDA members to build meaningful relationships with funeral professionals from around the globe, share ideas, and solve common challenges, which ultimately leads to improved service to the dying, the dead and the bereaved. Last year, more than 2,250 funeral professionals from 30 countries and regions attended the conference.
To deliver what is called the ‘modern approach’ to funeral arrangements, InvoCare USA announced another new hire today. The cutting-edge company welcomes Steven Greenfield to their staff as a Customer Service Specialist. Greenfield will succinctly apply his 13 years of experience in the funeral industry to his new duties at InvoCare.
Qeepr #Talkdeath Roundtable Major Success, Announces Next Edition Held at ICCFA in San Antonio Texas
Social memorial platform, Qeepr.com successfully held the first #Talkdeath live roundtable event on March 12th, 2015. Noted mortician, funeral director and New York Times Best Selling author, Caitlin Doughty was the first panelist and provided great insight into the world of “alternative” funerals. Doughty touched on modern approaches within the death industry, including green burials and home care.
Pierce Mortuary Colleges (PMC) is pleased to announce two key additions to its management team. Donald G. Madelung has been appointed Vice President and will provide support to the overall administration of the colleges and work primarily with the Admissions and Financial Aid Departments. Madelung has served on the PMC Board of Directors since 2012 and has a deep background in postsecondary education leadership and consulting.
If you had one last message to send…what would it be? For many, when dealing with an imminent or sudden loss of a family member, the words can be hard to find. Entrepreneur Kelly Lassaline, has found a way that technology can help people leave their goodbyes.
One Room Funeral Webcasting announced that they will be featured in an upcoming episode of Innovations with Ed Begley Jr, airing via Discovery Channel. Dates and show times TBA. Innovations will explore One Room Funeral Webcasting (One Room), which allows funeral services to be webcast across the Internet to family members and friends who cannot be physically present.
Pierce introduces their NXT™ line of cucumber-melon scented embalming fluids to address the annoying formaldehyde odors in the prep room and lingering on the clothing of those who work in the prep room. The revolutionary Pierce NXT fluids combine a blend of scents and penetrating agents that result in pleasant-to-use products without compromising effectiveness.