January 12–14, 2022
Bally's Las Vegas  |  Las Vegas, NV

Kick off 2022 at ICCFA’s DEAD Talks Sales Conference!

The ICCFA’s acclaimed sales conference, DEAD Talks, returns in-person in 2022! Join us January 12-14 for three incredible days of networking and educational sessions. We’re continuing with our successful DEAD Talks format, modeled after the popular ‘TED Talks’, with fast-paced sessions that are absolutely packed with information, strategies, and tips that you can put into immediate action. For family service counselors and sales professionals in the deathcare profession, there’s no more important event to attend. Join us at Bally’s Las Vegas Hotel & Casino for a can’t-miss event!

Kick off 2022 at ICCFA’s DEAD Talks Sales Conference!

The ICCFA’s acclaimed sales conference, DEAD Talks, returns in-person in 2022! Join us January 12-14 for three incredible days of networking and educational sessions. We’re continuing with our successful DEAD Talks format, modeled after the popular ‘TED Talks’, with fast-paced sessions that are absolutely packed with information, strategies, and tips that you can put into immediate action. For family service counselors and sales professionals in the deathcare profession, there’s no more important event to attend. Join us at Bally’s Las Vegas Hotel & Casino for a can’t-miss event!

Registration is now open!

Early Bird Member Pricing:

  • Single Registrant: $650
  • 2-4 Registrants: $625 (each)
  • 5-9 Registrants: $600 (each)
  • 10+ Registrants: $575 (each)

Early Bird Non-Member Pricing:

  • All Registrants: $875
Click here to register!

Registration is now open!

Early Bird Member Pricing:

  • Single Registrant: $650
  • 2-4 Registrants: $625 (each)
  • 5-9 Registrants: $600 (each)
  • 10+ Registrants: $575 (each)

Early Bird Non-Member Pricing:

  • All Registrants: $925
Click here to register!

Schedule of Events

2:00 PM – 3:30PM
ICCFA Sales & Marketing Committee Meeting
4:00 PM – 5:15 PM
Sales Symposium
5:30 PM – 7:00 PM
Welcome Reception
7:15 AM – 8:15 AM
Welcome Coffee & Breakfast
8:20 AM – 9:20 AM
Keynote Presentation

“Open More Doors, Close More Sales” with Meridith Elliot Powell

9:30 AM – 12:30 PM
General Session

Our first general session DEAD Talks will focus on Prospecting/Outreach & Presenting/Educating.

12:30 PM – 2:00 PM
Lunch & Supplier Session

Our lunch speaker will be Welton Hong, CEO & Founder of Ring Ring Marketing

2:00 PM – 5:00 PM
General Session

Our second general session will feature our “Pre-Need Sales Championship” contestants and DEAD Talks focusing on Objections/Closing.

5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Reception
7:30 AM – 8:45 AM
Coffee & Breakfast
8:30 AM – 12:30 PM
General Session

Our final general session DEAD Talks will focus on Client Development/Referrals & Leadership, as well as the conclusion of our “Pre-Need Sales Championship” contest.

Keynote Speaker

 

Speaker: Meridith Elliot Powell

Presentation: Open More Doors, Close More Sales

You followed all the rules. You’ve read all the books. You’ve implemented the strategies. And still you’re struggling to hit the goals. Face it – the rules have changed and selling today is different. Customers demand more. Sales cycles are longer. Competition is stronger. And getting above the white noise is near impossible. Sales success today means attracting, investing, and powerfully adding value. In this keynote your team will uncover the 3 MUST have strategies to open more doors, close more sales and be the envy of your competitors!

 

Meridith Elliot Powell is a top business keynote speaker and business growth expert. With a background in corporate sales and leadership, her career expands over several industries including banking, healthcare, and finance. Meridith worked her way up from entry-level to earn her position in the C-Suite. She is a Master Certified Strategist, Executive Coach, and Certified Speaking Professional, a designation held by less than twelve percent of professional speakers.

Scholarships

Would you like to attend DEAD Talks for free!? Thanks to the generosity of the ICCFA Educational Foundation, a number of scholarship are available for ICCFA members! The application only takes a few minutes to fill out, so what are you waiting for?

 

The deadline to apply for a DEAD Talks scholarship is Wednesday, December 1, 11:59 PM EST.

Apply for a Scholarship

Scholarships

Would you like to attend DEAD Talks for free!? Thanks to the generosity of the ICCFA Educational Foundation, a number of scholarship are available for ICCFA members! The application only takes a few minutes to fill out, so what are you waiting for?

 

The deadline to apply for a DEAD Talks scholarship is Wednesday, December 1, 11:59 PM EST.

Apply for a Scholarship

Hotel Accommodations

This year’s ICCFA DEAD Talks Sales Conference will be held at Bally’s Las Vegas Hotel & Casino.

 

The rate in the ICCFA room block is $64 per night, not including a $30 resort fee (per night) and any applicable taxes.

 

Hotel Address: 3645 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109

 

If you make your reservation at Bally’s over the phone, be sure to mention the ICCFA Dead Talks Sales Conference. Callers may also use our group code to identify the group, SBICC2. Call: 800-358-8777.

 

Beware of unauthorized housing providers!

Please be aware of that hotel scammers may try to contact you regarding hotel rooms for DEAD Talks. These companies are not approved by the ICCFA. We encourage all attendees to register via the links provided on this site. If you have any questions about housing, please contact the ICCFA meetings department at 703-391-8400. Thank you!

Click here to book your hotel

Hotel Accommodations

This year’s ICCFA DEAD Talks Sales Conference will be held at Bally’s Las Vegas Hotel & Casino.

 

The rate in the ICCFA room block is $64 per night, not including a $30 resort fee (per night) and any applicable taxes.

 

 Hotel Address: 3645 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109

 

If you make your reservation at Bally’s over the phone, be sure to mention the ICCFA Dead Talks Sales Conference. Callers may also use our group code to identify the group, SBICC2. Call: 800-358-8777.

 

Beware of unauthorized housing providers!

Please be aware of that hotel scammers may try to contact you regarding hotel rooms for DEAD Talks. These companies are not approved by the ICCFA. We encourage all attendees to register via the links provided on this site. If you have any questions about housing, please contact the ICCFA meetings department at 703-391-8400. Thank you!

Click here to book your hotel

Thank you to our sponsors!

  • Blackstone Cemetery Development
  • Cypress Lawn
  • Davey Tree
  • Easeenet.com
  • Envision Strategic Partners
  • Forest Lawn Memorial-Parks & Mortuaries
  • Funeral Decisions
  • Hillside Memorial Park
  • Homesteaders Life Company
  • NOMIS Publications Inc.
  • Park Lawn Corporation
  • PlotBox
  • Service Corporation International