Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

Annual Convention - June 7-10, 2020

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The King and Prince Beach & Golf Resort is the perfect location to spend time with your family and friends, while getting an early start on earning your Continuing Education hours. Over 3 days, our programs will offer attendees 8 Continuing Education hours filled with new and exciting information for funeral service professionals from dynamic presenters.

In addition to our programs, we will hold our annual events and have planned NEW fun filled events including Sunday Family Fun Day, Round of Golf with Board Members and Friends, and an Afternoon at the Beach with Federated Insurance  


We encourage attendees to make their reservations early!  

Online reservations may be made HERE

Our room block will close May 13, 2020, or when it is filled, whichever comes first.
Issues with online reservations may be sent to staff@gfda.org (please include
specific details so we may properly discuss them with the King and Prince staff. 

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We will once again be offering general convention and event host sponsorships. We want to immediately begin promoting you as a sponsor and include you in our convention mailer. Contact staff@gfda.org to learn more about these opportunities! 

Convention Agenda

Click on the graphic on the left to download the file.

Thank You to Our 2020 Convention Sponsors

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 “Funerals Build More Resilient Kids:
The Importance of the Youth & Funerals Initiative”
 with Joe Primo

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 “Protecting Your Business, You Hold the Key”
with DJ Hanlin 

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“The Life and Career of Frank E. Campbell –
The Most Famous Funeral Director in the World” 
with Todd Van Beck

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Nightly Hospitality House  

Striffler-Hamby Mortuary
Dignity Memorial 

Southern City Lights  
Tuesday Annual Party Live Entertainment

Diamond Platinum Sponsors

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Platinum Sponsor

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NOTICE - GFDA is continuing to monitor information and guidance regarding Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). 
At this time, our 2020 Annual Convention will proceed as planned. The health and safety of our attendees are our top priority.
 We will continue to monitor the situation, follow guidelines, and provide updates as the convention draws closer.

District Meetings - November 2020 

We will hold meetings in North and South Georgia.  More information will be available soon. 

GFDA Call for Presentations 

We are currently planning our 2021 Events.  If you have a program you would like the GFDA Executive Committee to consider, we want to hear from you.  

Program submissions should be sent to staff@gfda.org and must include specific details regarding the presentation, including but not limited to the following information:

  • Program: Title, Description, and Length 
  • Presenter: Name, Current Title, and Biography
  • Fees including travel, room and audio visual requirements  
  • If the program will be sponsored, details about the sponsoring company should be included.
Submissions will be accepted through March 31, 2020. 

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