Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events



Our Calendar of Events
Specific event details and registration forms may be found below when registration opens. 

2019 Mid-Winter


Our 2019 Mid-Winter will be held February 24 and 25, 2019 at The Ritz-Carlton Reynolds, Lake Oconee in Greensboro, GA. Join us Sunday evening for dinner and the latest in Legislative News from Charlie Watts, GFDA Lobbyist.  Immediately following dinner, our hospitality cottage will open.  Monday morning we will offer timely programs from first class speakers:  

  • "Be Audacious" with Mary Andres Russell, Professional Development Manager - East, Matthews Aurora Funeral Solutions
  • "The Distinctive Advantage" with Chuck Gallagher

Please note, this is NOT an exhibit event.  We encourage vendors to attend as we offer numerous opportunities to network with funeral directors. 



Mid-Winter - February 24 & 25, 2019 - Ritz-Carlton Reynolds, Lake Oconee, Greensboro, GA  

Take advantage of discounted pricing - Pre-Register by Tuesday, February 19

ATTENTION - Our pre-registration deadlines for sponsorship and attendance have been extended to Tuesday, February 19.  At this time, we do ask a copy of all registrations being mailed to the office also be sent by fax to 770-592-3686 or email to staff@gfda.org for our print, badge and headcount purposes. 


Our event will open Sunday evening with our Welcome Reception, followed by dinner with our Lobbyist, Charlie Watts.  
You will learn the latest legislative news and how GFDA is always advocating for our industry.  After dinner, visit the Hospitality Cottage, where you can spend a relaxing evening with your fellow funeral service professionals. 

Monday morning we will offer timely programs from first class speakers that will focus on helping your business 
not only survive the changes in funeral service but thrive!  You will not want to miss these classes! 

"Be Audacious: Adapting to Win" with Mary Andres Russell, 
Professional Development Manager - East, Matthews Aurora Funeral Solutions

"The Distinction Advantage: What You Need to Know to Not Only Survive But Thrive" with Chuck Gallagher 

Be sure to visit the drop down windows below for our agenda and more information about our programs and speakers.  


This is NOT an exhibit event; however, we encourage vendors to attend
as we offer opportunities to network with funeral directors. 

Continuing Education Hours - Please review "Important Reminders About Continuing Education Hours" below.

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1 Lake Oconee Trail
Greensboro, GA 30642


NOTE: There are a few rooms which have become available in the hotel and we can offer the GFDA room rate to you.  Contact staff@gfda.org for assistance in making your room reservation.


Our pre-registration deadlines for sponsorship and attendance have been extended to Tuesday, February 19.  At this time, we do ask a copy of all registrations being mailed to the office also be sent by fax to 770-592-3686 or email to staff@gfda.org for our print, badge and headcount purposes. 

Sponsorship

Opportunities are available & offer great benefits! 

Let's work together to keep your company on our members’ minds! 

GFDA event sponsorships include pre and post event marketing, event signage, and your pre-printed flyer included in our attendee packages.  Our Mid-Winter also offers an unique opportunity: 

  • Chuck Gallagher - Includes all of the above, individual signage, an opportunity to address attendees, and an opportunity for your representative to introduce his program and address our attendees. 



Sponsorship Form 

For inclusion in print items, register by February 19. 

Attendee Registration

Take advantage of discounted pricing - Register by February 15

Join your fellow industry professionals in a beautiful venue, enjoy delicious meals and good times,
while getting an early start on earning your Continuing Education Hours.

Remember, pre-registration helps us prepare for your attendance and saves you money.
 
As always, we will accept onsite registrations.  Onsite Registrations Fees are Member $150 / Non-Member $200. 




Attendee Form

For pre-registration pricing, register by February 19. 


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Thank You to Our Mid-Winter Sponsors


PROGRAM SPONSOR

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HOSPITALITY COTTAGE SPONSOR

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DIAMOND PLATINUM

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GOLD

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BRONZE

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EVENT DONATION

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SUPPORTER

To learn more about our Sponsors, click their logo to be directed to their website. 



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