Conferences

JUST ANNOUNCED

Preneed Summit
November 2, 2018
Renaissance Concourse Atlanta Airport Hotel

Kates-Boylston Publications is teaming up with Homesteaders Life Company to offer this first-of-its-kind event to managers and producers. Spend an intensive day working with experts – and each other – to solve some of our greatest challenges in earning referrals, developing staff and growing market share.

Experts from within and outside the profession will help you:

  • Implement simple, step-by-step strategies to begin getting referrals immediately.
  • Develop a consistent, quality method to get feedback from clients.
  • Leverage reviews and ratings to build brand loyalty.

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UPCOMING EVENTS

Cremation Innovations Summit
May 4, 2018
Sheraton Charlotte Airport Hotel, Charlotte, N.C.

Join some of the profession’s top thought leaders on cremation at this one-day summit. Learn how to:

  • Differentiate your firm from discount funeral homes and minimal cremation businesses.
  • Leverage technology to reach more families that prefer cremation.
  • Boost family satisfaction and company revenue by offering celebrant services.
  • Design meaningful and personalized services for cremation families.
  • Determine if it’s financially feasible to invest in a crematory project.

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Cremation Innovations Summit - Las Vegas

Cremation Innovations Summit
September 28, 2018
Palms Casino Resort & Spa, Las Vegas

Join some of the profession’s top thought leaders on cremation at this one-day summit. Learn how to:

  • Communicate better with cremation information seekers.
  • Become your community’s expert on alkaline hydrolysis.
  • Design meaningful and personalized services for cremation families.
  • Determine if it’s financially feasible to invest in a crematory project.

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Cremation Strategies Conference
December 5, 2018
Hilton New Orleans/ St. Charles Avenue in New Orleans

Join some of the profession’s top thought leaders on cremation at this one-day summit. Walk away knowing how to:

  • Design a rock-solid cremation authorization form that protects your interests.
  • Adjust your business model to deliver what cremation families really want.
  • Bolster cremation revenue through innovative partnerships.
  • Navigate the approval process to open a crematory.
  • Help families honor their loved ones in robust and meaningful ways.

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Funeral Service Business Plan
December 6-7, 2018
Hilton New Orleans/ St. Charles Avenue in New Orleans

Network with your peers, and learn from experts who are determined to help you outpace competitors with a strategic plan for next year and beyond. You’ll learn how to:

  • Empower and energize employees to bolster business.
  • Craft powerful calls to action to collect email addresses and get phone calls.
  • Spot problem areas on your balance sheet and take corrective action.
  • Serve the fastest growing population in the United States.
  • Elevate your preneed message to communicate with tomorrow’s consumer.
  • Recruit qualified staff and retain your best people

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Webinars

Please check our webinar page for upcoming webinars.