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NFDA Business Conference: Secure Your Firm’s Financial Future

May 7, 2018

NFDA Business Conference: Secure Your Firm’s Financial Future

Brookfield, Wis. – There’s no doubt that funeral directors are highly skilled when it comes to caring for the bereaved. However, managing their funeral home’s finances with expertise can be a challenge. Created especially for small to mid-size funeral home businesses, the annual National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA) Business Conference arms owners and managers with innovative solutions and essential business knowledge and tools to ensure growth, profitability and financial strength. It will be held July 11-13 at the Omni Grove Park Inn in Asheville, N.C.

During this highly interactive conference, attendees will learn from top national authorities who will help them make sense of their funeral home’s financial picture. They will also discover how to interpret and analyze financial statements; manage cash flow and expenses; consider acquisitions; learn key exit planning strategies to enjoy a fulfilling retirement; and so much more.

Participants will also engage with experts and their peers in breakout discussions and roundtable sessions. In addition, attendees will take a time out to enjoy the beauty of Asheville during a trip to the winery on the historic Biltmore Estate for a tour and tasting.

The NFDA Business Conference will be led by an all-star line-up of highly knowledgeable, successful and engaging business management and financial authorities: David Adams, Johnson Consulting Group; Will Bischoff, Homesteaders Life Company; Robert L. Buhrig Jr., CFSP, CPC, Myers-Buhrig Funeral Home & Crematory, Mechanicsburg, Penn.; and Steve Shaffer, Homesteaders Life Company.

Registration for the NFDA Business Conference includes presentations, handouts, lunch, refreshments and the Biltmore Winery Tour and CE.

 On or before June 4  After June 4
 NFDA Member $475 $525
 Nonmember $650 $700
 Additional Ticket for the Biltmore Winery Tour $10 $30

Classic comfort meets modern convenience at the historic Omni Grove Park Inn. Celebrating more than 100 years of service excellence, the staff at this beautiful resort is ready and waiting to welcome you with unmatched Southern hospitality. NFDA has secured a limited number of rooms at The Omni Grove Park Inn in Asheville, N.C., for a discounted rate of $284 plus tax. This rate includes the resort charge, which gives you the access to in-room high-speed internet access, entrance to the fitness center, and a guided history tour of The Omni Grove Park Inn. Attendees should visit the Business Conference web page,, to make reservations. The deadline for making hotel reservations is June 4.

For complete details about the 2018 NFDA Business Conference, visit or call 800-228-6332.

The Business Conference will be immediately preceded by the NFDA Leadership Conference, taking place July 8-11 at the Omni Grove Park Inn. Passionate volunteers serving on boards, committees and work groups help strengthen state and national funeral service associations. Funeral professionals who want to enhance their leadership skills to make a positive difference in their associations and the profession should attend the 2018 Leadership Conference. More information about the Leadership Conference can be found online at

NFDA is the world’s leading and largest funeral service association, serving more than 20,000 individual members who represent nearly 11,000 funeral homes in the United States and 49 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