Saturday, September 24, 2022

How Perceived Value and Cremation Terminology Can Change Your Business

We are beginning to see a much-needed shift in the way our profession thinks about, talks about, and sells cremation services to families.

The Art of Maintaining Discipline in All Aspects of Your Firm

Plans look great on paper because they reflect what we know we should do. Execution can be difficult because “working the plan” demands discipline; sometimes the plan requires us to be leaders, and leading can be hard.

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.

Turning to Tradition: More than a Quarter of Americans Embrace Religion in Post-COVID Funeral...

The COVID-19 pandemic is expected to increase the average number of deaths in the United States by 494,000 in 2020 and 445,000 in 2021, according to the 2021 Cremation and Burial Report, released by the National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA).

COVID-19’s Impact on Branding — And How It Affects Your Firm

Why do we hate wearing masks? Is it because we have to smell our own breath, we can’t catch our breath when we try to talk, and we can’t identify our masked acquaintances?

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.

Exhibitors Featured At Cana’s 103rd Convention

The Cremation Association of North America (CANA) helps put funeral suppliers center stage at the 103rd Cremation Innovation Convention.

How to Explain 3 Disposition Eco-Myths to Your Community

Today our culture is more aware of the extreme climate emergency our planet is facing than ever before, and for good reason. Decades of bad business practices among billion-dollar industries, denial of scientific evidence by lawmakers, and general lack of awareness have pushed the risks of global warming to a breaking point.

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.