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JUNE 14 – 16, 2016

Wildhorse Pass Hotel and Casino

The AFCCA Convention and Expo is an annual opportunity for funeral directors and exhibitors to come together, learn new skills, and share ideas to better serve the families in their communities.

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PRICING

Select vendor or attendee registration…sponsorship opportunities also available!

Vendor Registrations
$695 Vendor Members
$895 Vendor Non-Members
  • 8 Foot table in expo hall
  • One ticket included for each meal
  • Opportunity for discounted advertising
  • Supplier sponsored reception

Register Online as a Vendor

Download Vendor Packet

Attendee Registration
$175 2-Day Pass Members
$225 2-Day Pass Non-Members
  • All CEUs Included
  • Meals Included
  • Cocktail Reception on Wednesday Night
  • Swag Bags

Register Online as an Attendee

Download Attendee Packet

THANK YOU TO OUR  GENEROUS SPONSORS

Several sponsorship opportunities available to vendors and firm members!

CONVENTION SCHEDULE

Golf Registration & Breakfast

Sponsored by PBF Manufacturing

06:30 AM

Golf Shotgun Start

07:30 AM

Golf Lunch & Prizes

Sponsored by PBF Manufacturing

012:30 PM

Exhibitor Load In

01:00 PM

Foundation for Children Fundraiser

Live and Silent Auction

Cocktail Reception – Drink tickets sponsored by Matthews/Aurora Funeral Solutions

Appetizers – Sponsored by Handley Precast Systems

Comedy Show Featuring Jill Kimmel

06:00 PM

Breakfast

7:00 AM

Opening Ceremonies

Presenting of the Colors

Memorial Video

President’s Award

Presentation by Rudy Thomas, Gary Hendrix and Judi Stapley

1 CEU

08:00 AM

Communication Skills for Connecting with Cremation Families

by Mike Nicodemus

2 CEUs

09:00 AM

NFDA Presentation

by Kenneth A. Cahall, CFSP, CCO

1 CEU

11:00 AM

Buffet Lunch

12:00 PM

Expo Hall Open

12:00 PM

Arizona Veterans Cemetery Updates

by Joe Larson

1 CEU

1:00 PM

AFCCA Business Meeting and Election

1 CEU

2:00 PM

Supplier Cocktail Reception

Sponsored by our wonderful vendors!

4:00 PM

Continental Breakfast

Sponsored by Coldspring

08:00 AM

Expo Hall Open

08:00 AM

Delivering World Class Customer Service

by Brad Rex

2 CEUs

9:00 AM

Lunch Buffet

11:00 AM

Difficult Case Embalming

by Rory McKeown

1.5 CEUs

12:00 PM

Progressive Desairology

by Monica Torres

1.5 CEUs

1:30 PM

Award and Banquet Dinner

Wine sponsored by Dignity Memorial

Floral Arrangements sponsored by Arizona Floral Exchange

6:00 PM

AFCCA Annual Golf Tournament

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Whirlwind Golf Club at Wildhorse Pass

5692 W. North Loop Road • Chandler, AZ 85226

Registration begins at 6:30 am
Shotgun starts at 7:30 am
Lunch and prizes at 12:30 pm

Wildhorse Pass Hotel and Casino

You may make your reservation by calling the main telephone number at 520.796.4900. Be sure to identify your reservation as being part of the June 13 -17, 2016 Arizona Funeral, Cemetery & Cremation Association Convention room block to receive the convention rate.

Reservations must be made by May 16, 2016 in order to reserve at our special rate. Credit card guarantee is required.

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Wildhorse Pass Hotel & Casino

$89 +Tax per night

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AFCCA Foundation for Children Fundraiser

Live/Silent Auction and Comedy Show

Join us for a fun night dedicated to raise funds for the AFCCA Foundation for Children!

This year we are holding a live/silent auction complete with vacation packages, wine tastings, televisions and more for you to bid on.

Ending the evening, will be a comedy show. Fresh off her fourth European tour for the U.S. military, is comedian Jill Kimmel. This mother of two has been making audiences laugh for a decade…an AZ resident, she acts, writes and performs stand-up nationwide. www.jillkimmel.com

WHAT TO EXPECT

Two Days of Great Speakers

We’re honored to have 4 amazing industry experts Mike Nicodemus, Rory McKeown, Joe Larsen and Monica Torres!

Location

Wildhorse Pass Hotel and Casino has plenty of onsite activities for our attendees. Or you can take a short, free shuttle ride to Rawhide or Phoenix Premier Outlets!

Delicious food and drink!

Your convention pass includes breakfast, lunch and drinks at the supplier reception!

Expo Hall

We are so grateful to our wonderful vendors who support our Association and bring you innovative new products!

Nominate for Board of Directors

By May 15, 2016

This is your chance to be a part of the exciting changes and growth of your association. All members of the Arizona Funeral, Cemetery and Cremation Association are encouraged to apply. For the upcoming election, to be held at our Annual Convention in June 2016, we have the following board positions open:

Two Funeral Board Director Seats
Two Cemetery Board Director Seats
One Cremation Board Director Seat

Nominate for "Of the Year Awards"

By April 30, 2016

Each year at the AFCCA Annual Convention Banquet Dinner, we honor individuals and locations that exemplify the AFCCA Mission Statement: “…to ensure that those who require our services receive the highest degree of professional services available. AFCCA promotes continuing education, high ethical standards, and advocacy for families and professionals in the death care industry.”

This is your chance to nominate people/locations that you feel are professional, ethical, and compassionate towards families they interact with.

Frequently Asked Questions
How can I get to the venue?

Wildhorse Pass is conveniently located right off the I-10 in Chandler, AZ. For those who are flying in, there is a shuttle service to the hotel or it is a quick Cab Ride from Phoenix Sky Harbor.

Registration Fees

A basic registration fee must be paid by all attendees, but will cover CEUs, lunch, breakfast and breaks. Golf and the Thursday Banquet Dinner are a separate price per person. See the registration forms for the costs for both member and non-members.

What payment types do you accept?

We accept all major credit cards and check payments. You may also pay at the time of event. But please reserve your seat or table by contacting us directly.

Can I get a refund on my tickets?

Registrations cancelled by May 15 will be refunded in full less $25 processing fee. Cancellations made May 16-May 31, 2016 will be refunded 50%. No refunds June 1, 2016 or later and no refunds for no shows.

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AFCCA ADDRESS

To mail Check Payments or Registration

2473 S. Higley Rd

Suite 104, PMB 309

Gilbert, Arizona 852595

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CONTACT

Email/Call for a registration packet or for any further questions

director@azfcca.org

602 909 6135

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