2015 Annual Conference in Orlando, FL

Orlando World Center Marriott, Wednesday, April 22 - Saturday, April 25, 2015
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(Make it a vacation! 2015's Conference will be one day longer)

Join us in Orlando, FL for our Annual Conference & Supplier Showcase at the resort-style hotel
Marriott World Center! We’re extending the event an additional day to give you more time to relax
at the resort or explore all Orlando has to offer.


Wednesday, April 22 (*new start date!*)
Welcome Reception & Supplier Showcase

Thursday, April 23
Education, Supplier Showcase, Awards Luncheon,& Awards of Excellence Scholarship Fund Auction

Friday, April 24
Memorial Service and a Half-Day of Education

(Spend the rest of the day at Orlando theme parks, playing a round of golf at the resort, or resting in the World
Center spa.)

Saturday, April 25
Half-Day of Education, Free afternoon, and Luau-style banquet


2014 Annual Conference Photos & Materials, Charleston, SC


2014 Conference Materials - visit  "Downloadable Materials" page (login required) for the recorded presentations
& handouts from the following sessions:

  Speaker Session
alt Jake Johnson, Johnson Consulting Group Is it Time to Buy or Sell? Preparing Yourself for Succession & Opportunities
alt Waneita Bovan, June’s Flower Company Building Bridges with your Florist: Maximizing the Potential
alt Carolyn Thompson, PIMS Going Beyond Personalization: Meeting Families’ Needs
through Concierge & Event Planning Services
alt Rich Kizer & Georganne Bender Using the Science of Shopping to Increase Funeral Home Revenue