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NFDA Innovation Award

Recognizing Excellence and Creativity in Funeral Service

"Discovery is seeing what everybody else has seen, and thinking what nobody else has thought." - Albert Szent-Gyorgi

Vote now for your favorite innovation!

This unique and exciting program recognizes companies dedicated to keeping funeral service on the cutting edge through new and inventive products and services.

Exhibitors at the 2015 NFDA International Convention & Expo have sumbitted their innovations that became commercially available after January 1, 2014, for consideration.

This year's top five finalists (selected independently by a distinguished panel of funeral directors) have been announced! Visit the 2015 Finalists page to see the top five entries and place your vote before September 21!

Your vote will help choose the most innovative new products and services of the year!

Thank you to all of the 2015 NFDA Innovation Award Contestants!

2015 Innovation Awards Timeline

June 1 – Entry is open - review the Entry Information and submit your inventive new product or service now!

June 29 – Entry submission deadline (via online entry form)

July 13 – Judging process begins with independent selection by a distinguished panel of funeral directors

August 3 – Finalists announced

August 10 – Online voting open to funeral service community.
Visit the 
2015 Finalists page to see the top five and place your vote!

September 21  Voting closed

October 19 – Finalists recognized and winner announced during the Opening General Session at the 2015 NFDA International Convention & Expo in Indy

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