Kates-Boylston Publications – Events

Conferences:
Crematory Operations Certification Conference
Nov. 15, 2016 at the Doubletree by Hilton at the Charleston Airport
Kates-Boylston Publications is teaming up once again with the Cremation Association of North America to bring this popular program to Charleston, South Carolina. Whether your a funeral home, a third-party crematory or has a crematory on site, or if you work at a crematory or cemetery, this conference provides all the tools you need to protect yourself from liability, enforce best practices and extend the life of cremation equipment. Click here to learn more.

Crematory Operations Certification Conference
Dec. 6, 2016 at the Hilton New Orleans Riverside
Kates-Boylston Publications is teaming up with the Cremation Association of North America to bring this popular program to New Orleans as the prelude to the  Cremation Strategies Conference and Funeral Service Business Plan Conference. Click here to learn more.

Sixth Annual Cremation Strategies Conference
Dec. 7, 2016, at the Hilton New Orleans Riverside
The popular pre-conference to our annual Funeral Service Business Plan Conference will focus on all things cremation: from proper pricing, to ensuring the chain of custody of cremation cases, marketing to cremation families and much more. Click here to learn more.

Eleventh Annual Funeral Service Business Plan Conference
Dec. 8-9, 2016 at the Hilton New Orleans Riverside
Our signature event features top funeral home operators and experts who focus on the most important aspects of strategic planning: everything from bolstering market share via active preneed programs, crafting a succession plan, engaging in community outreach, hiring the right people and much more. Click here to learn more.

Webinars:
Transforming Funeral Home Workflows with Electronic Signatures
Date: Sept. 27, 2016
Funeral directors understand that nothing can replace the comfort and closure that face-to-face consultations provide families. At the same, they also understand that families are looking for the same type of quick and easy transactional experience they have grown accustomed to with low touch, high convenience mobile and digital services. (Sponsored by DocuSign.) Click here to learn more.

Creating a Powerful Business: Position Your Finances for Success
Date: Oct. 13, 2016
A powerful business gives you the ability to achieve your future goals, whether you want to grow your funeral home or prepare to sell it. Creating a powerful business begins by understanding the business’s financials and cash flow. Adequate cash flow gives you the opportunity to grow and adapt to market changes. (Sponsored by Live Oak Bank). Click here to learn more.

Unitrusts: Advanced Perpetual Care Financial Strategies
Date: Nov. 10, 2016
Maintaining perpetual care property as an attractive and safe environment for generations to come, even after every burial space is occupied, is a financial burden every perpetual care cemetery carries. The question arises: How do perpetual care cemetery owners continue to fund the ongoing maintenance and upkeep of properties like this into the foreseeable and unforeseeable future? (Sponsored by Funeral Services, Inc.). Click here to learn more.


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