2019 Annual Convention

2019 Annual Convention



June 9 - 12, 2019

The King and Prince Beach & Golf Resort
201 Arnold Road, Saint Simons Island, GA  31522

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Join us at a beautiful venue and spend time relaxing while enjoying delicious food 
and fellowship with fellow funeral service professionals! Our Continuing Education programs will be presented by Bob Boetticher, Chuck Gallagher, Dutch Nie, and Federated Insurance.  In all, this event will offer 8 hours of CE.  In addition to our CE programs, our convention will offer a Hospitality Cottage each evening and our annual events. Below is an overview of this event.  

  • Sunday: Our event will kick off with a Welcome Reception and Dinner.
  • Monday: The morning will start with our Past Presidents Breakfast, including our Nominating Committee Report and Elections, and NFDA Update.  Continuing Education Programs will follow during the remainder of the morning.  Our afternoon will offer our annual Golf Tournament and attendees not playing golf will have the afternoon to enjoy the resort and surrounding attractions. 
  • Tuesday: Our Continuing Education Programs will be held in the morning.  Attendees will have the afternoon to enjoy the resort and surrounding attractions before our evening's Dinner and Party with Entertainment by 1990 Something (Live Band & Karaoke). 
  • Wednesday: Our Memorial Service and Business Meeting will be held in the morning.  Our Business Meeting will include GFDA's Officer Reports, 2019-2020 Officer Installation, GFDA Scholarship, Warren Chandler Legacy Award, & Annual Charles W. Wynn Memorial Scholarship, 10,  25,  40,  50 & 60 Years of Service Awards, Academy of Professional Funeral Service Practice CFSP Presentations, and Georgia Funeral Supply Salesmen's Association Officer Installation. 

More details about this event, including agenda and registration forms
 for attendees, golfers and sponsors will be available soon! 

Please note, this is NOT an exhibit event; however, we encourage vendors to attend as this event is designed
 for numerous opportunities to network with our funeral director attendees. 


Our Room Block is OPEN - Make Your Reservation Early!

  • Online Reservations may be made HERE 
  • Call 800-342-0212 to speak with the Reservations Desk. 
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SPECIAL NOTES REGARDING OUR ROOM BLOCK

  • Room accommodations are the responsibility of attendees.  Our room block will be open until May 15, 2019 or until the block is sold out, whichever comes first. 
  • Our room block rates will be honored before / after our convention based on hotel availability. 
  • Per law, a $5 per room Hotel / Motel fee and current state and local taxes (total of 11%) per night will be charged. 
  • Rooms for this event are exempt from the resort fee. When booking online, this fee ($21.40 per night) will be automatically included; however, your confirmation email from the hotel will reflect this fee has been removed.  

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