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FrontRunner Professional Receives a “Keeping It Personal” Award

February 22, 2016

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FrontRunner Professional Receives a “Keeping It Personal” Award

FrontRunner Professional in Kingston, Ontario, Canada, has won an honorable mention in the International Cemetery, Cremation and Funeral Association’s 2015 Keeping It Personal (KIP) Awards, recognizing the best in personalization in the cemetery, funeral service and cremation profession.

 

Created by the ICCFA Personalization Committee, the KIP program honors recipients in five categories. FrontRunner was honored with honorable mention in the Innovative Personalized Product category.

 

The ICCFA’s 2015 KIP Awards contest attracted 32 entries from the United States and Canada. Communications and marketing professionals from outside the cemetery and funeral service profession performed the judging.

FrontRunner Professional is the exclusive distributor of the Simpler Times program. Simpler Times is a simple, practical way for consumers interested in cremation to organize and arrange funeral services on their own without the pressure of up-selling. The arrangements made are registered with a provider and are fully transferable to other Simpler Times providers.

 

All KIP Awards recipients will be recognized at the ICCFA 2016 Annual Convention & Exposition, April 13-16 at the Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, Louisiana, and in ICCFA Magazine.


 

Founded in 1887, the International Cemetery, Cremation and Funeral Association (ICCFA) is the only international trade association representing all segments of the cemetery, cremation, funeral and memorialization industry. Its membership is composed of more than 9,100 rooftop locations and 18,000 professionals in the cemetery, funeral home and crematory industries, as well as memorial designers and related businesses worldwide. To learn more, please visit www.iccfa.com or connect with ICCFA on Facebook and Twitter.