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NFDA Convention Keynote Speakers Will Inspire Personal and Professional Success

April 5, 2015

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NFDA Convention Keynote Speakers Will Inspire Personal and Professional Success

Brookfield, Wis. – The National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA) today announced that Chip Eichelberger and Robert Stevenson will headline its 2015 International Convention & Expo. The NFDA Convention will take place October 18-21 in Indianapolis, Ind.


Chip Eichelberger, CSP, Get Switched On! The Incredible Power of Attitude and Activity

Opening General Session, Monday, October 19, 9:45-11:45 a.m.


After hearing an NFDA update from President Robert Moore IV, CFSP, CCO, and CEO Christine Pepper, CAE, attendees will learn how they can be “switched on” for every phone call, every day, every customer, every employee, and every time they walk in the door at home. They will discover how to recapture the energy that creates loyal, super-achieving employees. Eichelberger’s contagious vitality and entertaining, interactive approach will help attendees use early detection to reverse potential failures, confront brutal facts, clarify their vision, and close the gap between where they are and where they and their business can be. Eichelberger will help attendees find new ways to embrace change, seize opportunities, find balance and get “switched on.”

Robert Stevenson, How the Best Get Better!

General Session, Wednesday, October 21, 12-1:30 p.m.


“In life, as in nature, today’s peak will be tomorrow’s foothill.” This proverbial double-edged sword cuts to the core of performance – both business and personal. Right now, mandates from management throughout the country all seem to say the same thing: to be successful right now, and in the future, we must constantly strive to learn more, improve service, increase customer satisfaction, and expand market share – in less time and with fewer people. Internationally-renowned motivational speaker and bestselling author Stevenson will help attendees ignite the fire of positive change at their firm and keep it blazing long after the NFDA Convention is over.


The NFDA International Convention & Expo is the world’s largest gathering of funeral directors. It offers funeral service professionals unprecedented opportunities for learning, networking, and discovering new products and services. The latest information, including details on how to register for the Convention and reserve hotel rooms, can be found by visiting or calling 800-228-6332. Those who wish to attend convention can save up to $100 on the registration fee when they register on or before September 11.


NFDA thanks its 2015 International Convention & Expo sponsors:

  • Platinum: Chrysler, Federated Insurance
  • Gold: Batesville, Frazer Consultants, NGL Insurance Group, Physicians Mutual
  • Silver: ASD – Answering Service for Directors, Bass-Mollett Publishers, Carriage Services, The HELPCard, Homesteaders Life Company, Implant Recycling, Live Oak Bank, Madelyn Company, Messenger, Nomis Publications Inc.
  • Bronze: Doric, Hunter-Warfield, Inman Shipping Worldwide, LoveUrns


NFDA is the world’s leading and largest funeral service association, serving 19,700 individual members who represent more than 10,000 funeral homes in the United States and 39 countries around the world. NFDA is the trusted leader, beacon for ethics and the strongest advocate for the profession. NFDA is the association of choice because it offers funeral professionals comprehensive educational resources, tools to manage successful businesses, guidance to become pillars in their communities and the expertise to foster future generations of funeral professionals. NFDA is headquartered in Brookfield, Wis., and has an office in Washington, D.C. For more information, visit