OGR is gathering topics and trends that are most relevant to you, from important HR and workplace topics to what is new and now in the industry. OGR is willing to have the tough conversations in order to provide you with the practical advice you need to thrive in 2021.

We know that your time is at a premium. We want to allow for the flexibility to access content either live or on-demand, so these will all be available in our new Learning Library after they are broadcast live.

Pick and choose which are most relevant to you for $25 each ($50 for non-members), or sign up for the whole series for just $100 ($175 for non-members)!

New & Now in Funeral Service: Top 10 Trends You Can't Afford to Ignore

Speaker: Alex McCracken, Funeral Innovations
August 24 | 3 p.m. ET

Member price: $25
Non-member price: $50

Each year consumer behavior changes and that inevitably trickles into the funeral profession. From digital marketing to what families expect from a funeral home all evolve as the greater public dives into what's new and next in other industries. Join Alex McCracken from Funeral Innovations to learn what funeral homes across the country are seeing, what is working for them, and what new trends are pushing into the funeral space from other outside industries. 

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify digital marketing best practices and assess whether you are implementing them at you firm.
  • Identify and know how to access digital marketing and other innovative technology to help streamline your business processes.
  • Learn what is working in the broader market and hear ideas on how to incorporate that into their business practices.
  • Learn what successful digital marketing strategies look like for other funeral homes and how some firms have implemented them.


Past Webinars

The Relevance of Restorative Art
Feb. 23 | Dominick J. Astorino, Wayne State University & Worsham College of Mortuary Science
This webinar expired Wednesday, March 10. No other webinars this year have pending expiration dates.

Implicit Bias: Why What You Don't Know CAN Hurt You
March 30 | Amy C. Waninger, Lead at Any Level, LLC

How to have tough conversations, from how to dress professionally to employee safety
May 25 | Amy C. Waninger, Lead at Any Level, LLC

Fresh Take: A guide to navigating the generation gap
June 29 | Karl Alrichs, SHRM-SCP, SPHR, CSP; Gregory & Appel

Filling your HR toolbox: Finding, developing and keeping top talent - 3 angles to a common challenge
July 27 | Karl Alrichs, SHRM-SCP, SPHR, CSP; Gregory & Appel

Did you miss one of these great webinars? Not a problem! We store our past webinars along with roundtable discussions, podcasts, conference sessions and other professional development opportunities in our online Learning Library. Click here to check it out.


Become an OGR Thought Leader

Is one of your goals in the coming year to be a thought leader or to share your time and talent with others in the industry? Then OGR can help you check that off your list!

We are looking for speakers who:

  • have actionable takeaways people can apply to their work;
  • create interactive environments that enhance the learning experience;
  • present original, thought-provoking content that is relevant to the work people are doing right now; and
  • leave audiences inspired and smarter than they were before.

Fill out the OGR Call for Presentations here.