Annual Conference Schedule

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Come to OGR’s 2016 Annual Conference & Supplier Showcase in Las Vegas, NV ready to have a good time. The schedule builds in time for you to explore Vegas and starts sessions later each morning so you can sleep in. With a “Welcome to Vegas Opening Night Party” in the Supplier Showcase, half days of education, and a Rat Pack Soiree, you’ll have a blast conducting business and collaborating with your colleagues, friends, and suppliers.

Hosted by the newly renovated Tropicana Las Vegas, OGR’s 57th Annual Conference & Supplier Showcase will provide you with information and fun you won’t want to miss.

Wednesday, April 27, 2016  
3:00 PM    Registration Opens

5:00 – 7:30 PM

Welcome to Vegas Opening Night Party (Supplier Showcase)
   

Thursday, April 28, 2016

 
8:00 – 8:45 AM   Breakfast
8:45 – 10:00 AM Strategies for Moving from Surviving to Thriving
10:00 – 12:00 AM    Supplier Showcase
12:00 – 1:30 PM    Awards Luncheon
1:30 – 2:30 PM     How Body Presentation Can Make or Break the Casket
2:30 – 4:30 PM    Supplier Showcase 
4:30 – 5:30 PM  How Have the Talk of a Lifetime Will Increase ROI: A Case Study
6:30 PM  Dutch Treat Dinners (area restaurants)
9:00 – 10:00 PM Late Night Presidential Happy Hour (by invitation only)
   

Friday, April 29, 2016

 
8:00 – 8:45 AM Breakfast
8:45 – 10:45 AM The WHY of Meaningful Funerals: Helping Families Make Transformations
10:55 – 11:15 AM  Memorial Service
11:30 AM – 12:30 PM    Unsolved Embalming Mysteries
6:00 PM The Beatles® LOVE™ by Cirque du Soleil® (learn more.)
   

Saturday, April 30, 2016

 
7:30 – 8:30 AM Breakfast
8:30 – 9:30 AM  Annual Business Meeting
9:45 – 11:15 AM Great Ideas Exchange
11:30 AM – 1:00 PM Unhackable: Procedures for Protecting You & Your Client Families’ Info
1:00 – 2:30 PM Lunch / Closing - Funeral Service: Intersection of Service & Profit
6:30 – 10:30 PM  Rat Pack Soiree