Annual Conference Exhibitors

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Why OGR’s Annual Conference & Solution Center?

Connect with owners and managers of independently owned funeral homes through their professional trade association – the International Order of the Golden Rule (OGR). OGR works to make independent funeral homes exceptional, and the Annual Conference & Solution Center is where members come together to find support for their businesses, networking opportunities, and solutions to the professional challenges they face daily.

Who attends:

  • Funeral home owners and managers from the United States, Canada, the Philippines, and beyond
  • 95% of attendees are decision makers for their organizations

The Annual Conference & Solution Center provides exhibitors specifically with:

  • Dedicated business time in the Solution Center (4 hours)
  • Structured networking opportunities (5 hours)
  • Access to education (1 hour)
  • Optional event add-ons

OGR’s personalized event will provide exhibitors with ten hours of attendee face time in Asheville, NC from April 19-21.

Exhibitors may choose one of the following:

(6’ table only)
Floor Display
(10’ x 8’)
Personnel #2
Personnel  #3
Booth Fee $1,199 $1,399 $550 $450
Discount for OGR
Supply Partners
-$200 -$200 -$100 -$100
Discount for room reservation
at Omni Grove Park Inn
-$200 -$200    
Total with discounts: $799 $999 $450 $350
*to get the $200 discount off your booth, please first make your hotel reservation at the Omni Grove Park Inn. You'll need your confirmation # to receive the $200 discount. Email [email protected] with questions.

All exhibitor registrations include:

  • (1) Complimentary Exhibitor Registration (access to Taste of Asheville Opening Party (Mon, 4/20), Breakfast and Lunch (Tues, 4/21), Solution Center (4/21), Morning Education session (4/21).)
  • (1) 6-foot skirted table, (1) waste basket
  • Complimentary wireless Internet
  • Exhibitor Listing in Conference Directory and Mobile App

*All exhibit companies will receive one (1) complimentary registration. Additional representatives can purchase tickets. All exhibitors must be registered and have a badge in orders to access the exhibit floor.


Sunday, April 19, 2020  


12:30 PM-5:30 PM

Biltmore Estate Tour (Tickets available)

6:00-7:00 PM, 7:00 PM

Networking Cocktails/Dine arounds (Exhibitors welcome to participate)

Monday, April 20, 2020


7:00-8:00 AM


8:00 AM - Noon

Education Sessions

Noon-2:00 PM

Celebratory Luncheon (Tickets available)

Noon-5:00 PM

2:00-5:00 PM

Exhibitor Move-In

Deep Dive Session

2:00-5:30 PM

Art Studio and Microbreweries Tour (Tickets available)

6:30-9:00 PM

The Taste of Asheville Opening Party with Exhibitors

Tuesday, April 21, 2020


7:00-8:00 AM

Breakfast with Exhibitors

8:00-9:15 AM

Engaging Your Most Important Asset: Your Employees (Exhibitors encouraged to attend education session)

9:15 AM-1:15 PM

Solution Center & OGR Foundation Silent Auction

1:15-2:00 PM

2:00-6:00 PM

Lunch with Exhibitors

Exhibitor Tear-Down

2:15-2:30 PM

2:30-5:00 PM

Service of Remembrance


6:30-9:00 PM

Closing Party: The Art of Dining Experience (Tickets available)

Exhibitor’s Profile for the Program Guide and App
OGR asks each exhibiting company to provide a descriptive profile detailing the product, service, or history of the company for inclusion in the onsite Program Guide and OGR Conference App. The description should be 60 words or less and be submitted by March 15, 2020 to Scott McClure at [email protected]. OGR reserves the right to edit all copy to comply with editorial guidelines and length specifications.