The 2023 Annual Convention & Exposition will be held in Kansas City, MO from Tuesday, May 16 – Friday, May 19, 2023. Co-chairs Don Winsett and Phil Zehms are looking for presentations with innovative ideas! If you have expertise in a particular area of cemetery, cremation, or funeral service, we want you!
We are most interested in sessions that share concrete, proven techniques, and programs, as opposed to theory or opinion. Extra consideration will be paid to sessions featuring content pertaining to the broad subjects of climate change as it pertains to the profession; cemetery operations; green burial best-practices; and sessions featuring the latest advances in thanatology and innovation within the profession.
We are looking for 50-minute presentations in the following areas:
- Cemetery Operations
- Funeral Home Operations
- Grief & Bereavement
- Technology and Innovation
- Sales and Marketing
- Business Management and Leadership
- Pet Loss
Please Note: We ask that speakers to refrain from speaking about prices or other issues subject to antitrust legislation. In addition, we ask that speakers refrain from any type of promotional marketing or selling of any product or service. Any requests for compensation must be included in the proposal.
We receive many more proposals than we can fit into the program, so please be sure to follow the guidelines and clearly explain the value proposition for attendees. Submissions are due by August 15, 2022. Questions? Please contact Tom Crosley at firstname.lastname@example.org.