2014 Educational Webinars - More interaction, More engaging, More impact!alt

This year ushers in a new wave of webinars – From the comfort of your office or local coffee shop, log online and access free, member-only webinars, roundtable discussions, and traditional CE webinars. These 60-minute programs are suitable for owners, managers and staff and offer an opportunity to interact with the presenter via polls, Q&A sessions, and live PowerPoint presentations. Just dial in using your telephone or log on using your computer. Your educational needs met by OGR. *All webinars are at 1pm (EST).

*For CE webinars, attendees still have the option to dial in. All other webinars are computer access only.

To register through paper, download the registration form

To register online, click on the button next to the webinar for which you wish to register.

Hot Topic, Roundtable Discussion & Post-Conference Webinars
Free to members!

Pricing for CE webinars
Members: $120 per firm, unlimited number of phone lines and computer/mobile connections
Non-members: $150 per firm, unlimited number of phone lines and computer connections
Save $$ when you register for all four webinars at one time.

For CE webinars – click on the button next to the webinar, and you will be taken to a brief online form.  Once completed, you will be redirected to a payment form where you may choose single or 4-pack webinar packages.  All attendees are eligible for one continuing-education credit (CEU) in states where approved.Note: Pennsylvania doesn’t approve webinars for CE credit. OGR cannot apply for CE approval in Virginia at this time.


April 24 – 1:00 PM EST
CE Webinar
Grow, Engage, and Convert Your Audience on Facebook – Greg Young and Zack Garbow, Funeral Innovations
Is your Facebook page filled with obituary notices and little else? How effective are you at using social media to generate revenue? Funeral Innovations will explore how to revitalize your company Facebook page, connect online with the families you serve, and implement tips on taking social media to the next level of revenue generation. Come check out all the resources available to you today to help make memorialization more meaningful and exciting.


June 26 – 1:00 PM EST
CE Webinar
Financial Forecast: Where’s Your Business Headed?
– Dan Isard, The Foresight Companies, LLC.
Where will your business be financially this next year? Are you prepared for the changes coming to the death care industry? Dan Isard, an industry business consultant and analyst at Foresight Companies, will cut through financial jargon and present the facts you need to increase your funeral home’s profitability. Join us for OGR’s June CE Webinar as he reports key findings from Foresight Companies’ annual survey and provides you with suggestions for how to increase your financial standing in a volatile climate.


August 28 – 1:00 PM EST
CE Webinar
Health Fair for Death Care: Reaching your Community One Event at a Time
- David Navarrete and Megan Clancey, Funeral Home Gifts
Learn how to become an integral part of the community you serve through community events. By hosting events centered on strategies for living a healthy lifestyle, you can shift the public’s perception of your funeral home as just a place for burials to a resource and advocate in your community. Learn to work with local healthcare and business leaders and generate leads through hosting events like health fairs, holiday programs, and other service opportunities. Come prepared to brainstorm with other participants on ways to become vested partners in your community.


October 28 – 1:00 PM EST
FREE – Roundtable Discussion Webinar
Marketing for your Firm – Brainstorm with OGR members on new ways to market.


November 20 – 1:00 PM EST
FREE – Hot Topic Webinar
Topic TBD – Listen to an expert discuss controversial/current events and participate in a discussion.

For more info, e-mail Jessica Smith, download the registration form or call (800) 637-8030.



Click here for the approval status of OGR's Webinars by state.