The National Funeral Directors & Morticians Association, Inc.
6290 Shannon Parkway | Union City, Georgia 30291
770.969.0064(Phone) | 770.969.0505(Fax) | nfdma@nfdma.com(Email)
www.nfdma.com
 
COMMITMENT!
 
 
Please place your Funeral Director's, Mortician's or Embalmer's License Here _________, __________, __________ when you are submitting your education credit hours.

2018 Annual National Convention

Aug 04, 2018 01:00pm -
Aug 09, 2018 12:00pm
(GMT-5)

Event Type: Conference
Category: Annual Membership Meeting

Registration Instructions

Registration Information

Registration Rates

·   MEMBER REGISTRATION: The Pre-Registration Fee (until Friday, July 13, 2018) is $425.00 and covers all NFDMA planned meal functions (where noted), educational workshops and entrance into the exhibit hall. The on-site fee is $525.00. This amount DOES NOT include the PAC Event. PAC event tickets must be purchased separately from your convention registration. It can not be included on your registration credit card charge or check.

· PAST PRESIDENTS: The Registration Fee for Past National Presidents of NFDMA, Inc. (until Friday, July 13, 2018) is $150.00 and covers all NFDMA planned meal functions (where noted), educational workshops and entrance into the exhibit hall. The on-site fee is $250.00. This amount DOES NOT include the PAC Event. PAC event tickets must be purchased separately from your convention registration. It can not be included on your registration credit card charge or check.

STUDENT/APPRENTICE MEMBER REGISTRATION: The Registration fee is $75 for student members and $100 for apprentice members and covers all NFDMA planned meal functions (where noted), educational workshops and entrance into the exhibit hall, but it DOES NOT include the Awards Dinner ($175.00) or the PAC Event. PAC event tickets must be purchased separately from your convention registration. It can not be included on your registration credit card charge or check. Students/Apprentices must be a member of NFDMA by Friday, June 1, 2018 in order to be eligible to receive the student/ apprentice member registration rate.

· GUEST(S) OF MEMBER: Guests are welcomed to accompany you to the convention. Upon registration and payment of appropriate fees, your guest(s) will be entitled to attend planned meal functions that include: the Awards Dinner, Welcome Reception, Exhibit Hall Luncheon and Exhibits. Fees are $400.00 for pre-registration (until Friday, July 13, 2018) and $500.00 on-site. This amount DOES NOT include the PAC Event. PAC event tickets must be purchased separately from your convention registration. It can not be included on your registration credit card charge or check. For guests who do not wish to fully register, individual event tickets may be purchased. See the individual ticket prices located on the registration form. ***PLEASE NOTE: GUESTS REGISTRANTS DO NOT RECEIVE CEU CREDIT***

· NON-MEMBER REGISTRATION: Licensed Funeral Directors and Morticians who are not members of   NFDMA may register for the Annual Convention. The Pre-Registration Fee (until Friday, July 13, 2018)  is $550.00 and covers all NFDMA planned meal functions (where noted), educational workshops and entrance into the exhibit hall. The on-site fee is $625.00. This amount DOES NOT include the PAC Event. PAC event tickets must be purchased separately from your convention registration. It can not be included on your        registration credit card charge or check.

· NON-MEMBER STUDENT/APPRENTICE REGISTRATION: The Registration fee is $175 for students/apprentices who are not members of NFDMA. Registrants must include a copy of a valid student ID or apprenticeship license. This fee covers all NFDMA planned meal functions (where noted), educational workshops and entrance into the exhibit hall, but it DOES NOT include the Awards Dinner ($175.00) or the PAC Event. PAC event tickets must be purchased separately from your convention   registration. It can not be included on your registration credit card charge or check.

Registrations must be submitted by Friday, July 13, 2018 to be considered pre-registration and to be eligible to participate in absentee voting. Any registration submitted after Friday, July 13, 2018 is considered a late registration and will be treated as an on-site registration and will not be processed until the opening of convention on-site registration, Saturday, August 4, 2018. THERE WILL BE NO REGISTRATION EXTENSIONS. THIS IS THE LAST DAY TO REGISTER!

Online Registrations must be submitted by Friday, July 13, 2018 in order to receive the pre-registration fee.

One-Day Registration Packages are available for Monday, August 6th, Tuesday, August 7th & Wednesday,   August 8th. All packages are $300.00 for a full day to include: educational workshops, entrance into the exhibit hall and meals (where noted), with the exception of the Awards Dinner ($175) and PAC Event  These tickets can be purchased separately.

Exhibit Hall Only Passes are available for Tuesday, August 7th & Wednesday, August 8th. The cost is $200.00 for a Two-Day Pass, $150.00 for a Tuesday Pass and $175.00 for a Wednesday Pass *Please note individual tickets for Exhibit Hall Activities are not available. Each attendee must have a badge, wristband AND a ticket to enter the hall and enjoy activities within.

EVENT TICKETS:

Individual event tickets can be purchased in advance or On-Site:

Sunday, August 5, 2018 | Welcome Reception $75.00

Tuesday, August 7, 2018 | Awards Dinner $175.00

Wednesday, August 8, 2017 | PAC Event

(must be purchased separately from your convention registration with a personal check or credit card)

BADGES:

Badges are required for all sessions, except ticketed events. If you lose or damage your badge a fee of $30.00 will be assessed to reprint your badge. NO EXCEPTIONS!

Registration Cancelations & Refunds:

All registration cancelations must be submitted in writing on or before Friday, July 21, 2017 in order to receive a refund, minus a $75.00 service fee.  Cancelations made after the deadline will not be refunded. All refunds will be processed forty-five (45) days after the close of the convention.

MORE INFORMATION:

The Gaylord Palms Resort has shops and restaurants located inside the hotel. Meetings, events and exhibits will be held at the Gaylord Palms Resort Convention Center in Kissimmee, FL. Please refer to your Onsite Convention Guide for locations of meetings, events & exhibits.

Payment Policies

Checks, money orders and credit cards will be accepted at the pre-registration rate until Friday, July 13, 2018. Any registration received after this date will be processed on-site (August 4, 2018) and will be charged the ONSITE RATE accordingly. Credit card transactions may incur a 3% processing fee.

NO CHECKS WILL BE ACCEPTED ONSITE!


Early registration ends on 3/31/2018.
Regular registration starts on 4/1/2018 and ends on 7/14/2018.
Late registration starts on 7/14/2018.
All times are 12:00am (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada).

 

Registration Fees
Fee TypeEarlyRegularLate
 LICENSED PROFESSIONAL
Member Fee: $425.00$425.00$525.00
Non-Member Fee: $550.00$550.00$625.00
 GUEST
Member Fee: $400.00$400.00$500.00
Non-Member Fee: $400.00$400.00$500.00
 APPRENTICE / INTERN
Member Fee: $100.00$100.00$100.00
Non-Member Fee: $175.00$175.00$175.00
 MORTUARY STUDENT
Member Fee: $75.00$75.00$75.00
Non-Member Fee: $175.00$175.00$175.00
 PAST NATIONAL PRESIDENT (NFDMA)
Member Fee: $150.00$150.00$250.00
Non-Member Fee: $550.00$550.00$625.00
 ONE DAY REGISTRATION (MONDAY) (Does not include Awards of PAC Events)
Member Fee: $250.00$250.00$250.00
Non-Member Fee: $250.00$250.00$250.00
 ONE DAY REGISTRATION (TUESDAY) (Does not include Awards of PAC Events)
Member Fee: $250.00$250.00$250.00
Non-Member Fee: $250.00$250.00$250.00
 ONE DAY REGISTRATION (WEDNESDAY) (Does not include Awards of PAC Events)
Member Fee: $250.00$250.00$250.00
Non-Member Fee: $250.00$250.00$250.00
 EXHIBIT HALL ONLY (2 DAY PASS)
Member Fee: $200.00$200.00$200.00
Non-Member Fee: $200.00$200.00$200.00
 WEDNESDAY EXHIBIT HALL ONLY
Member Fee: $125.00$125.00$125.00
Non-Member Fee: $125.00$125.00$125.00
 TUESDAY EXHIBIT HALL ONLY
Member Fee: $125.00$125.00$125.00
Non-Member Fee: $125.00$125.00$125.00
 WELCOME RECEPTION TICKET ONLY
Member Fee: $75.00$75.00$75.00
Non-Member Fee: $75.00$75.00$75.00
 PROFESSIONAL OF THE YEAR BANQUET TICKET ONLY
Member Fee: $175.00$175.00$175.00
Non-Member Fee: $175.00$175.00$175.00