NFDA is thrilled to welcome everyone attending the 2017 NFDA Professional Women's Conference, April 7-9 in Franklin, TN. This unique event is designed to help attendees generate new ideas for their business and create lasting friendships with women in funeral service.
NFDA is grateful to the Funeral Service Foundation for offering scholarships to the Professional Women's Conference through its Foundation '45 Awards program. Congratulations to this year's scholarship recipients: Berri Lynn Cooper, Chicago, IL; Dawn Nelson, Brownsville, WI; Heather Hill, Raleigh, NC; Heather Jennings, Arkona, ON; Joan E. Stasi, Albuquerque, NM; Kathlene Mary Rodgers, Dearborn, MI; Laura Holland, Land O Lakes, FL; Lisa Hedges Bacon, Rogers, AR; Lori J. Sheeler, Indianapolis, IN; Martha E. Swanson, West Grove, PA; and Tracy Spiess, Redford Township, MI.
Thank you to our generous conference sponsors: Homesteaders Life Company, The Dodge Company, Messenger, ASD - Answering Service for Directors, Dignity Memorial, Nomis Publications Inc., Implant Recycling and MKJ Marketing.
For more information about the Professional Women's Conference, visit www.nfda.org/pwc.
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We had a fantastic final day for the Professional Women's Conference. Today's speakers included Ken Collins from The Dodge Company, NFDA General Counsel Scott Gilligan, and business strategist and author Meredith Elliott Powell.
After an amazing powerhouse panel discussion, Professional Women's Conference attendees had an exclusive viewing of the documentary "The Empowerment Project.
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Beth Ziesenis (Your Nerdy Best Friend) shared tech tips to make like easier for funeral directors with our Professional Women's Conference Attendees.
The Professional Women's Conference is off to a great start this morning with a presentation by Martha Thayer about serving the perpetrator of a mass shooting.
Click the image below to hear Justin Baxley sing!
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NFDA staffer Heather Braatz is ready to check you in at the registration desk!
The room is set and ready for sessions to begin tomorrow.
Martha Thayer, one of our awesome presenters, has arrived in Franklin!