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OGR Annual Conference and Supplier Showcase Parades into New Orleans April 20-22

AUSTIN, Texas – The International Order of the Golden Rule, the leading professional association dedicated to serving independent funeral homes, will host its 58th Annual Conference & Supplier Showcase in New Orleans April 20-22.

. “This conference has been designed to provide attendees with valuable takeaways to capitalize on the new normal in funeral service and provide them with ways to keep their businesses above ground. In addition, the Supplier Showcase will feature top suppliers in the industry,” said Mark Allen, OGR's executive director and CEO. “This year’s event is a great opportunity for independent funeral home owners and staff to learn new ideas and gather tools to succeed in the ever changing funeral service profession.”

In addition to education, attendees will enjoy an incredible lineup of events planned at the New Orleans destination with a Welcome to the Big Easy Party featuring a jazz band, local food and drink. Representatives in OGR’s network of suppliers will be on hand in the Supplier Showcase to share how their unique and valuable products and services can help funeral service professionals become more efficient and increase profitability.

Conference participants will have a ball at the masquerade themed closing banquet and get a taste of true Mardi Gras masking.

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Posted Jan. 4, 2017


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