Mississippi Funeral 
Directors Association 

MFDA Winter Seminar
January 28-30, 2018
Vicksburg, MS


More information coming soon!

SUNDAY, February 8th

1:00 – 2:30 pm        MFDA Services Board of Directors Meeting

2:30 – 4:00 pm        MFDA Board of Directors Meeting                              

4:00 – 5:00 pm        MFDA Foundation Board of Directors Meeting

4:00 – 6:00 pm        Hospitality Suite Open

Reception and Dinner at Cedar Grove Mansion & Inn

6:30 – 7:30 pm        Cocktail Reception (bar takes CASH ONLY)

7:30 – 9:00 pm        Dinner

9:30 – 11:00 pm      Hospitality Suite Open

MONDAY, February 9th

MFDA Members Only

7:30 am                     Check-in Opens for MFDA Members Open 

8:00 am                     Buffet Breakfast for MFDA Members

8:45 – 10:00 am      MFDA Membership Meeting

9:30 am                     Check-in Opens for Students and Non-Members

 

Education Program Opens for All Registered Attendees

10:00 am – Noon     Cremation Litigation ~ Mike Nicodemus, NFDA Vice President of Cremation Services

Cremation litigation is at an all-time high and very expensive, not to mention the harm it could cause to your good name and reputation. Learn how to make your funeral home and crematory operate at its maximum potential when dealing with cremation.

Noon – 1:00 pm       Lunch

1:00 – 2:00 pm        Marketing Cremation for Profitability ~ Mike Nicodemus, NFDA Vice President of Cremation Services

Cremation rates are rising in Mississippi. Learn the newest trends in marketing cremation. Most cremation families know they want cremation, but are unaware of the options and services that funeral homes provide. From motivating your employees to explaining funeral directors’ misconceptions on cremation, this session is packed with info on how to maintain success and increase market share as cremation rates continue to rise each year.

2:00 – 2:15 pm        Break

2:15 – 4:15 pm        Why Growing Your Business is Key to Your Future and How Small Firms Can Make it Happen ~ Doug Gober, Gober Strategic Capital

                                    Learn financial and operational strategies that will help level the playing field with the big guys and seize opportunities for growth.

**Schedule subject to change.

SUNDAY, February 8th

1:00 – 2:30 pm        MFDA Services Board of Directors Meeting

2:30 – 4:00 pm        MFDA Board of Directors Meeting                              

4:00 – 5:00 pm        MFDA Foundation Board of Directors Meeting

4:00 – 6:00 pm        Hospitality Suite Open

Reception and Dinner at Cedar Grove Mansion & Inn

6:30 – 7:30 pm        Cocktail Reception (bar takes CASH ONLY)

7:30 – 9:00 pm        Dinner

9:30 – 11:00 pm      Hospitality Suite Open

MONDAY, February 9th

MFDA Members Only

7:30 am                     Check-in Opens for MFDA Members Open 

8:00 am                     Buffet Breakfast for MFDA Members

8:45 – 10:00 am      MFDA Membership Meeting

9:30 am                     Check-in Opens for Students and Non-Members

 

Education Program Opens for All Registered Attendees

10:00 am – Noon     Cremation Litigation ~ Mike Nicodemus, NFDA Vice President of Cremation Services

Cremation litigation is at an all-time high and very expensive, not to mention the harm it could cause to your good name and reputation. Learn how to make your funeral home and crematory operate at its maximum potential when dealing with cremation.

Noon – 1:00 pm       Lunch

1:00 – 2:00 pm        Marketing Cremation for Profitability ~ Mike Nicodemus, NFDA Vice President of Cremation Services

Cremation rates are rising in Mississippi. Learn the newest trends in marketing cremation. Most cremation families know they want cremation, but are unaware of the options and services that funeral homes provide. From motivating your employees to explaining funeral directors’ misconceptions on cremation, this session is packed with info on how to maintain success and increase market share as cremation rates continue to rise each year.

2:00 – 2:15 pm        Break

2:15 – 4:15 pm        Why Growing Your Business is Key to Your Future and How Small Firms Can Make it Happen ~ Doug Gober, Gober Strategic Capital

                                    Learn financial and operational strategies that will help level the playing field with the big guys and seize opportunities for growth.

**Schedule subject to change.

     
          

Mississippi Funeral Directors Association

PO Box 22584, Jackson, MS 39225

Phone: 601-978-1920  Fax: 601-978-1950  Email: MFDA@TatmanGroup.com

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