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funeralOne to Present Innovation 360 The Live Event at NFDA 2009 In Boston; Industry’s Biggest Names To Share Their Secrets To Success In These Tough Economic Times

October 21, 2009

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funeralOne to Present Innovation 360 The Live Event at NFDA 2009 In Boston; Industry’s Biggest Names To Share Their Secrets To Success In These Tough Economic Times

image Detroit ? October 21, 2009 ? funeralOne, the global leader and pioneer in world-class innovations solutions and services for the funeral service profession, is proud to present Innovation 360 event at NFDA 2009, taking place Monday, October 25-28, 2009. The event themed ?Innovation 360? will feature a panel discussion on key issues affecting the funeral profession, including current market challenges, strategic opportunities, best practices, and key steps to achieving success amid the changing economic pressures, and more. Presented by funeralOne, the Innovation 360 event will be held Monday, October 26, 2009 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Seaport World Trade Center ? Amphitheater. Join panel of experts which include Bill McQueen, Michael and Randy Schoedinger, Lajos Szabo, Walker Posey, and funeralOne Founder and CEO Joe Joachim as they share inside secrets on how they are achieving business success by leveraging new and innovative technologies and approaches.

You can register for this free live event by visiting:

?The Innovation 360 event is designed to be an interactive start to NFDA 2009 Conference where funeral professionals will have the chance to network with their peers and hear from a panel of experts on the trends and issues shaping the funeral profession,? said Founder and CEO of funeralOne Joe Joachim. ?Further to this panel event, we will be providing a first look at our latest innovation, the profession?s first of its kind Social Website Platform that is helping these leaders revolutionize the way their clients? connect, communicate, engage, and capture the essence of someone?s life ? from start to finish. This is a unique opportunity to share best practices and explore how the profession needs to evolve and adapt to capture market share and provide a different approach to funeral service.?

The event kicks off the NFDA show and is open to all attendees free of charge. Moderated by Ryan Thogmartin, President of Connecting Directors, panel of experts include:

? Joe Joachim ? CEO & Founder, funeralOne

? Bill McQueen ? President, Anderson McQueen Funeral & Cremation

? Michael & Randy Schoedinger ? President, Schoedinger Funeral Services

? Lajos Szabo ? Chief Strategy Officer, Schoedinger Funeral Services

? Walker Posey – Vice President, Posey Funeral Directors

Event Details:

What: Innovation 360 at NFDA 2009, presented by funeralOne

When: October 26, 2009 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Where: Seaport World Trade Center ? Amphitheater, 1 Seaport Lane, Boston, MA 02210 (right across from the convention center)

Register: To register and secure your free seat, please visit

funeralOne will also be exhibiting at the NFDA 2009 October 25 ? 28 in Boston, Mass. Experience the Revolution visit funeralOne at Booth #1525.


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About funeralOne

Based in Michigan, funeralOne is the global leader in helping funeral professionals innovate, and is currently helping over 5,000 clients unlock the potential of their business spanning all around the globe. funeralOne provides world-class, all-in-one, interactive and educational solutions that empower companies to innovate through unparalleled personalization, technology and aftercare services for the funeral service profession. Through funeralOne?s solutions, funeral professionals can help families connect, communicate and share life?s experiences and memories across generations. funeralOne?s solutions and services include Life Tributes Software, Tribute Video Software, Personalized Printing Software, Memorial Website Software, Funeral Webcasting Software, Web Design and Strategy, e-Aftercare, Consulting Services, and Social Media Management. For more information, please visit funeralOne?s Website