App will be useful to members beyond the event itself
For Immediate Release: February 27, 2015
Brookfield, Wis. – Following the release of its successful 2014 International Convention & Expo smartphone application, the National Funeral Directors Association has launched its Advocacy Summit App, which serves as a comprehensive guide for this annual event and offers a variety of resources to help members connect with federal legislators. The 2015 Advocacy Summit will take place March 3-5 in Washington, D.C.
The free mobile app puts the profession's premier legislative conference in attendees' hands. It features:
- Daily event schedule
- Speaker biographies
- NFDA policy positions and talking points
- Tips for working with legislators
- Capitol Hill Visit Report forms
- Legislator listings
- Maps to event venues and other Washington, D.C., attractions
- And more
App users can also enable push notifications regarding upcoming Advocacy Summit events, schedule changes, announcements and more.
"Our new Advocacy Summit app is just one of the many great new additions we've made to this event," said NFDA Senior Vice President of Advocacy Lesley Witter, MPA, CAE. "By downloading the app now, attendees can begin preparing for their time in Washington by studying the issues on which they will be advocating and making plans to attend the outstanding continuing education sessions on veterans' issues and mass-fatality management. After the Advocacy Summit, the app will help all NFDA members stay connected with legislators and urge support of the issues that matter most."
The NFDA Advocacy Summit mobile application can be downloaded for free from the Apple Store (iPhone and iPad users) or the Google Play Store (Android phone and tablet users); simply search for "NFDA Advocacy."
NFDA is the world's leading and largest funeral service association, serving 19,700 individual members who represent more than 10,000 funeral homes in the United States and 39 countries around the world. NFDA is the trusted leader, beacon for ethics and the strongest advocate for the profession. NFDA is the association of choice because it offers funeral professionals comprehensive educational resources, tools to manage successful businesses, guidance to become pillars in their communities and the expertise to foster future generations of funeral professionals. NFDA is headquartered in Brookfield, Wis., and has an office in Washington, D.C. For more information, visit www.nfda.org.
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