Thursday, September 23, 2021

NFDA Recognizes Funeral Homes for Excellence in Service to Families and Communities

The National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA) is pleased to announce that 539 funeral home locations have earned a 2021 Pursuit of Excellence Award.

CANA Hosted Innovators in Seattle for 103rd Convention

Inspired by the enthusiasm of its members, the Cremation Association of North America decided to host the 103rd Annual Cremation Innovation Convention in-person this August 11-13, 2021 in Seattle, Washington.

How Community Involvement Can Grow Your Funeral Home

A vital aspect of building and maintaining a successful funeral business is cultivating strong connections with your local community. Being present and active in your community builds trust, brand recognition, and gives your business purpose and credibility.

Leader Links: Are Families Returning After Postponing Services?

As we seemingly begin to emerge from the pandemic, some funeral directors are continuing to see cremation spikes, while others aren’t seeing families return for scheduled postponed services. Here’s a roundup of the latest articles focusing on our industry.

How Creating an LGBTQ+ Friendly Funeral Home Helps Staff, Families, and Business

Creating an open, supportive, and safe work environment for all employees is important in any professional field, and research shows that failing to do so for LGBTQIA+ professionals can have negative repercussions for businesses.

First U.S. Funeral Peer Support Meeting a Success

Funeral Professional Peer Support (FPPS) successfully held its first U.S.-based meeting on Tuesday, June 22, 2021. But it wasn’t just Americans who participated – professionals joined from as far away as Kenya to find a community of their peers.

NFDA Will Bring the Funeral Service Profession Together Again at the 2021 International Convention...

The National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA) is bringing the funeral service profession together for the 2021 International Convention & Expo, taking place October 17 through 20 in Nashville, Tennessee.

Program Announced for CANA’s 103rd In-Person Cremation Innovation Convention

You can always count on the CANA Convention for fun, networking, and content centered around cremation.

Beyond Green: What is Fair Trade and Why Should You Care?

Darren Crouch, Founder and CEO of Passages International, leads a webinar on June 30, 2021 to show how your firm can join this movement and appeal to the growing number of eco-conscious families in your community.

Artist Goes Viral on TikTok for Tributes Featuring Cremated Remains

Federico Portalupi was 13 years into a sales career at the largest mattress company in America when it hit him: He was not living the life he wanted to live.