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Charlotte Convention Center
Halls A, B & C

Expo Hours

Monday, October 8

Noon: Expo Ribbon Cutting
Noon – 5 p.m.

Tuesday, October 9
Noon – 5 p.m.

Wednesday, October 10
9 a.m. – Noon


Top five reasons to visit the Expo at the 2012 NFDA International Convention & Expo:

  • World's Largest Funeral Service Expo
  • New companies with Products and Services to help you achieve more
  • Innovative Ideas for serving your families better
  • Opportunities to compare similar products from different vendors
  • Network with supplier representatives and other funeral directors

The world's largest funeral service expo continues to bring you new and exciting ways to see the latest products, services and innovations to help you achieve more in your business, community and life.

Expo hours are:

  • Monday, October 8: Noon – 5 p.m.
  • Tuesday, October 9: Noon – 5 p.m.
  • Wednesday, October 10: 9 a.m. - Noon

Here's what's waiting for you at the 2012 Convention & Expo:

NFDA Business Solutions and The Director Magazine, Booth 354
Business Solutions Speak with experts who can help you save time and money as they show you tools that'll help you operate an even more successful business, including representatives from Bank of America Merchant Services, Director's Select Retirement Plan, Federated Insurance, Hunter Warfield and more. NFDA Publications Stop and chat with the editors of The Director. View the current issue online and submit your ideas for possible future articles. Always look to NFDA Publications to keep you informed.

Innovation Award
Your votes are needed! Find out which entries your fellow funeral directors determined to be the most innovative products and services and then vote for your favorite. Cast your vote online (www.nfda/innovationaward) June 15-September 14 for the 2012 NFDA Innovation Award. Top finalists and the award recipient will be announced during the Opening General Session on Monday, October 8. Be sure to visit all of the entries on the Expo floor.

Best of the Booths Competition
Cast your vote onsite to determine the best booths at the 2012 NFDA International Convention & Expo. Which booths are the most creative, use the best visuals, have the best staff enthusiasm and interaction and have the best giveaways? Winners will be announced at the Closing General Session on Wednesday, October 10.

International Pavilion, Booth 4254
Representing nearly a dozen countries and associations, the International Pavilion is your one-stop international resource for finding answers to questions about funeral service around the world, including repatriation. This is a must-visit Expo staple whether you're currently doing business with funeral directors in other parts of the world or simply want to learn more. Snacks and beverages are available for purchase at several concession stands in the Expo hall.