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Featured Exhibitors - 2012 Charlotte

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Charlotte is small enough to be personal, big enough to have it all!

Browse the 2012 NFDA International Convention & Expo Charlotte Featured Exhibitors below:

Bronze Sponsor

American Funeral Financial  -  Booth #1441

American Funeral Financial serves as a true strategic partner with the death care industry. By assisting funeral homes and cemeteries with insurance assignment verification and funding, and debt collection, they provide quick payment, unequaled service and extraordinary value. American Funeral Financial's team of experts has provided decades of service to families through funeral homes and cemeteries.

864-232-4233  |  

Bronze Sponsor

Bass-MollettBass-Mollett  -  Booth #2545

Established in 1951, Bass-Mollett's mission continues to be to provide customized solutions to funeral directors using excellent quality, value, and service so that each family they serve may memorialize their loved one with dignity. Now in its 5th generation of family ownership, Bass-Mollett not only manufactures its own line of stationary completely in house with the latest digital printing technologies, but carries multiple lines from vendors that include chapel furniture, laminating supplies, Ferno, advertising specialties, urns and more. Bass-Mollett's customers value being able to have one single vendor for all their funeral supply needs.

618-664-3141  | 

Silver Sponsor

BatesvilleBatesville Casket Co.  -  Booth# 3445

For more than a century, Batesville's innovation has changed the face of funeral service, from advancements in casket manufacturing and design, to profit-enhancing burial and cremation merchandising solutions, technology offerings, innovative vault products, as well as comprehensive personalization and memorialization offerings. Batesville's success hinges on providing the right combination of products and resources that enhance a funeral home's business and help families create meaningful funerals that celebrate and honor the lives of those they love.

812-934-7500  |

CJ Boots LogoC.J. Boots Casket Company  -  Booth #731

C.J. Boots Casket Company's mission is to provide innovative, practical and superior products that reflect their quality and craftsmanship to the funeral directors and their customers. They work toward building positive relationships with their customers by exceeding customer expectations. Through a long-term commitment to this mission, C.J. Boots expects to create relationships inundated with integrity with all of their customers. The vision of C.J. Boots Casket Company is to be the preferred supplier of hardwood caskets appointed with custom hand-sewn interiors to a select group of customers in an increasing number of strategic areas.

765-683-9760  |

cherLogoCherokee Casket Company  -  Booth #3345  

Since 1941 Cherokee Casket Company has prided itself on Integrity, Quality, and Service in providing infant, children, and youth caskets. By doing one thing and doing it well, Cherokee has become an internationally known specialist in Child Caskets. We feel that our children deserve as nice a casket as our adults. Dedicated Cherokee employees strive for Excellence without Exception when handcrafting Cherokee's precious caskets. As a funeral director, you can be proud to offer a Cherokee Child Casket. Cherokee can manufacture over 10,000 different child caskets in a variety of sizes, styles, colors and other options.

800-535-8667  |  |   This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  

Bronze Sponsor

DSRPDirector's Select Retirement Plan (DSRP)  -  Booth #255

The Director's Select Retirement Plan (DSRP), administered by Milliman, was created by funeral directors to serve the retirement needs of funeral home owners and their employees. DSRP gives every funeral home - regardless of size - the opportunity to build a competitive and rewarding retirement plan that, from a cost perspective, has historically been available to only the largest businesses. With Charles Schwab as the trustee, DSRP offers a wide range of high-performing mutual fund investment options to plan participants with no commissions and no front-end, back-end, deferred or trailer 12b1 fees.  

877-810-3777  |  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it   

Bronze Sponsor

Deaton-Kennedy Company  -  Booth #841 & 4154

For eight decades, Deaton-Kennedy has made a point to maintain an unrivaled tradition of quality and excellence, and has continued to provide innovative stationery products and funeral services solutions to meet the needs of an ever-changing industry. A respected designer and producer of fine-quality funeral stationery, Deaton-Kennedy has expanded their line to include temporary grave markers, urns and promotional products. Careful attention to every detail of a transaction from initial idea to receipt of merchandise makes Deaton-Kennedy #1 in customer satisfaction.

800-435-4068  |

Bronze Sponsor

Doric Products, Inc.  --  Booth #1239

Doric Products, Inc. is a leading manufacturer of burial vaults, cremation vaults and memorialization products. Doric offers families reasonably priced burial vaults of exceptional quality, value and strength. Although Doric is best known as a leader in traditional concrete burial vaults, the Classic Metal Vaults division features one of the largest selections of air-seal metal vaults available anywhere. The people of Doric Products are dedicated to providing outer burial enclosures that will honor a loved one's memory while giving family members comfort and peace of mind.

800-457-0671  |  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it   

Silver Sponsor

Facultatieve_Tech_1061154_imgFacultatieve Technologies  -  Booth# 934

Facultatieve Technologies is your partner in technical development. Their designs and innovations for cremation equipment are based upon providing maximum energy savings, operational savings and most importantly, operator safety. They provide advice, support and recommendations for complete "turn-key" cremation equipment system solutions. Their product range is extensive and therefore they are able to furnish the right product for any situation. Their Customer Care Unit provides daily support and all FT cremators are equipped with high speed modems for 24/7 technical support assistance anywhere in the world.

888-883-2876  |  |  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Platinum Sponsor

Federated_Insurance_Co_Logo_484_138_CMYK_-_SmallFederated Insurance  -  Booth# 554  

NFDA recommends Federated Insurance to its members for business insurance and risk management services designed specifically for the funeral service industry. They offer Property, General and Professional Liability, and Workers Compensation insurance, along with business succession and estate planning services. In 2011, Federated earned an A+ (Superior) rating from A.M. Best Company, and was included in the Ward's 50® group of companies that have excelled at balancing financial safety, consistency, and performance over a five-year period (2007-2011). For more information, contact Mike Russell at:

800-533-0472  |  |  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Gold Sponsor

Frazer LogoFrazer Consultants  -  Booth #2858

Frazer Consultants is a personalization, technology and consulting company for the death care profession. Their primary products and services include interactive funeral home website design, funeral tribute video software, funeral webcasting, funeral register books, funeral stationery, and funeral keepsakes that include their award winning Life Journey Candle and Holiday Remembrance Ornaments. Their focus is to provide world-renowned solutions that help funeral home client families' better honor, celebrate, remember and tell the life story.

866-372-9372  |  |   This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

FrontRunner ProFrontRunner Professional  -  Booth #1051

FrontRunner Professional is a 15 year, family-owned technology provider, with 30+ years of funeral experience. Funeral professionals can start with a website designed to attract and serve today's families, and the Book of Memories™ Suite with permanent online memorial pages, revenue generators, DVDs, printing and webcasting. They can then grow as needed using the app-based OS5 logic. FrontRunner, in partnership with funeral management providers, offers the industry's single data entry, Total Business Solutions. Visit Booth #1051 to see these powerful, efficient and profitable technology solutions.

866-748-3625  |

Bronze Sponsor

Funeral Home Gifts  -  Booth #2051, 2142, & 2945

Funeral Home Gifts is the world's largest weaver of high quality woven wall tapestries and college stadium blankets, and has brought their weaving skills to the death care industry with the Tribute Blanket. Tribute Blankets, delivered overnight for the first viewing, comfort families while helping funeral directors build their business through increased referrals, prepays and customer satisfaction. This personalized blanket is a guaranteed hit and creates added service value that is many times the cost of the blanket. Partners offering Tribute Blankets experience increased sales and referrals.

800-233-0439  |  

Silver Sponsor

The HELPcardThe HELPcard  -  Booth# 256

The HELPcard provides easy financing options for consumer's funeral arrangements, with no recourse to funeral homes. The HELPcard is a revolving credit product of Dent-A-Med, Inc. (DAMI), a pioneer in consumer lending since 1983. NFDA members pay zero enrollment or monthly fee, enjoy free training and educational materials, and have access to a personalized Account Manager. The online consumer application process is quick and easy to use, requiring no special equipment. The HELPcard lets funeral service professionals reduce risks so they can focus on serving families.

877-834-0550  |  |   This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  

Bronze Sponsor

Homesteaders Life Company  --  Booth #1237

Founded in 1906 for the expressed purpose of providing funds for "final expenses," Homesteaders has emerged as a national leader in funeral service funding. They're respected for their integrity, the security of their products, and their long-term commitment to funeral service. Funeral home owners trust Homesteaders will be there when their families need them most. Homesteaders shares a common bond with their funeral home owner customers. As a mutual company, they're also family owned - by their policy owners.

800-477-3633  |  

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