Brookfield, WI — The National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA) asks funeral service professionals interested in presenting an education session during its 2022 International Convention & Expo to submit proposals by December 31. The 2022 NFDA Convention will take place October 9-12, 2022, in Baltimore, Maryland.  

“NFDA prides itself on offering the best education in the funeral service profession, especially during our convention,” said Director of Education Carmella Hansen. “Our Convention Education Task Force is looking for thought-provoking sessions that offer innovative and practical ideas that have tangible takeaways for attendees.” 

Proposals can be for one- or two-hour education sessions and should fall into at least one of eight topical areas: business management and operations; cremation; customer service; grief and bereavement; compliance and legal; technical skills; technology; or preneed.  

Information about submitting a proposal and what the Convention Education Task Force looks for when reviewing proposals can be found on the NFDA website,  

All proposals must be submitted online by 11:59 p.m. CT on December 31. All proposers will be notified whether they have been selected will be notified via email by March 1, 2022. 

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

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