Upcoming Events


SAVE THE DATES FOR FUTURE EVENTS


District Meetings

North - October 9, 10 & 11

South - October 16, 17, & 18

Expo

March 4 - 6, 2018 at the Marriott Macon City Center, Macon, GA

Convention

June 3-6, 2018 at the King and Prince Beach & Golf Resort, St. Simons Island, GA

Be sure to mark your calendar for these events - you will not want to miss any of them!
Specific event details will be available soon & room blocks will be announced as they open!


2017 ANNUAL CONVENTION

Our 2017 Annual Convention was held June 4-7, 2017, at the King and Prince Beach & Golf Resort

Thank you for being a part of our 2017 Annual Convention! We enjoyed a beautiful venue, delicious food, outstanding programs and YOU! We know everyone’s schedule is filled with family, work and daily activities, the GFDA Executive Committee and Staff would like you to know how much we appreciate your commitment to funeral service and GFDA! You were part of our 230 attendees - what a great attendance – and we hope you enjoyed the event as much as we did!  

THANK YOU TO OUR 2017 CONVENTION SPONSORS

Hospitality Cottage
Wilbert Burial Vaults of Georgia / Pierce Chemicals

Welcome Dinner
Batesville

Past Presidents Breakfast
Matthews Aurora Funeral Solutions

Monday Break 
Thacker Caskets, Inc.

Monday Lunch
Doric Dealers of Georgia / CMV

Golf Tournament 
Physicians Mutual

Tuesday Breakfast
Cincinnati Equitable Life Insurance Company

Tuesday Break 
Georgia Eye Bank

Roundtable Discussion
National Funeral Directors Association
Shields Professional Vehicles

Tuesday Lunch 
Foothills Planning Services 
Homesteaders Life Company

Tuesday Dinner
Federated Insurance

Tuesday Party
Ambulance & Coach Sales
Cherokee Casket Company
Collegiate  Memorials
GFDA Executive Committee Members
SCI Georgia Funeral Services

Wednesday Breakfast 
LifeLink of Georgia
The Dodge Company

Wednesday Break 
Atlantic Coast Life Insurance Company

GFDA Supporters
A.S. Turner and Sons, Inc.
Bearden Funeral Home
Cannon Cleveland Funeral Directors
Cloud Mortuary Services
Columbian Financial Group
Customer Care Specialists, LLC
Hightower Family Funeral Homes
Investors Heritage Life Insurance
McDaniels Financial Services
McLeighton Funeral Service
Messenger
Music Funeral Services
Ogeechee Technical College - Funeral Service Education
Phoenix Funeral Services, Inc.
Southern Funeral Supply
Stanley Funeral Home & Crematory
Striffler-Hamby
Suits & Blazers
VJW Development & Family Services, Inc. 

2017 MID-WINTER

Our 2017 Mid-Winter was held February 26 & 27
at the Ritz-Carlton Reynolds, Lake Oconee


Thank you to everyone who participated in our 2017 Mid-Winter!  Attendees included funeral directors, vendors, spouses and new friends.  We enjoyed a beautiful venue, delicious food, fellowship and great presentations! Our Roundtable Discussion were filled with important discussion and information sharing. Thank you to our presenters Bruce Goddard; Daniel Poirier and Deacon Loris R. Sinanian with Missing in America Project; and Melissa Crawford,  Sr. Vice President - Markets, Products and Technology at Physicians Mutual.  We would also like to thank our Mid-Winter Sponsors and GFDA Supporters who played an important role in making this event a success!

THANK YOU TO OUR 2017 MID-WINTER SPONSORS

Sunday Hospitality

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Sunday Dinner

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Monday AM Break

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Lunch

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Monday PM Break

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GFDA Supporter

Akins Funeral Home

Amanda Henderson Lucas, Professional License Service

A.S. Turner & Sons, Inc. 

Barnwood Casket Company

Caldwell & Cowan Funeral Home, Inc.

Cannon Cleveland Funeral Directors

Cherokee Casket Company, Inc. 

Floyd Hurley

Jim Tully

McLeighton Funeral Service

Messenger

Music Funeral Services

Stanley Funeral Home and Crematory

The Paulk Funeral Home


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