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2014 President's Partner

Batesville_logo_GrBeBatesville  -  Booth# 2023 

2014 Convention Silver Sponsor

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

812-934-7500  |

2014 President's Partner

Federated_Logo_PMS484_Black_TaglineFederated Insurance  -  Booth# 2003  

• 2014 Convention Platinum Sponsor • 2014 Leadership Conference Sponsor

NFDA recommends Federated Insurance to its members for business insurance and risk management services designed specifically for the funeral service industry. Federated offers property, general and professional liability and workers’ compensation insurance, along with business succession and estate planning services. In 2012, 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 (2008-2012). For more information, contact Jack West at:

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2014 President's Partner

Frazer LogoFrazer Consultants  -  Booth #1523

• 2014 Convention Gold Sponsor

Frazer Consultants is a personalization, technology and consulting company for the deathcare profession. Its 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 the award-winning Life Journey Candle and Holiday Remembrance Ornaments. Frazer’s focus is to provide world-renowned solutions that help funeral home client families better honor, celebrate, remember and tell a life story.

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2014 President's Partner

Live-Oak-Bank-Red-PrimaryLive Oak Bank  -  Booth #1835

• 2014 Convention Bronze Sponsor • 2014 Leadership Conference Sponsor

Live Oak Bank specializes in business loans for funeral home owners. Whether you need help expanding, remodeling, refinancing or acquiring an existing location, you can face the future with confidence knowing that Live Oak Bank is behind you every step of the way. With Live Oak Bank as your trusted lending partner, you’ll spend less time worrying about your funeral home loan and more time doing what you do best – providing comfort to people during a difficult time.

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2014 President's Partner

NGL LogoNGL Insurance Group  -  Booth #1423

• 2014 Convention Gold Sponsor

Since 1910, National Guardian Life Insurance Company has been one of America’s most successful and highly rated independent mutual life insurance companies. NGL specializes in funeral prefunding, final expense planning and dental and vision insurance. NGL’s success is attributed to dedication to the highest standards of quality and integrity. With assets nearing $2.9 billion, NGL is rated A- (Excellent) by A.M. Best.

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2014 President's Partner


Physicians Mutual  -  Booth #1823

2014 Convention Gold Sponsor

The Physicians Mutual family is a premier provider of health, life and retirement products. Comprised of Physicians Mutual Insurance Company (est. 1902) and Physicians Life Insurance Company (est. 1970), we are in a select group of insurance carriers that has been in business for more than 110 years. In collaboration with The Outlook Group, the Physicians Mutual family entered the pre-need market to better meet the needs of funeral homeowners and their families. We have nearly $3 billion in combined assets and are rated “A (Excellent)” by A.M. Best. We’re excited to show you how we can help grow your business.

866-372-3239  |

2014 Partner

Aurora_2010_logoAurora Casket - Booth #922

2014 Convention Silver Sponsor

Aurora Casket is the largest privately-owned funeral service supplier in America. Founded in 1890, the company operates five manufacturing facilities in the U.S. and Canada, and provides a full range of burial, cremation, memorial and technology products to funeral home clients. Each and every Aurora employee is committed to helping you help your families. The purpose of a funeral is to create an honorable closure to every life, and Aurora provides a full suite of products and services to help you exceed your families' expectations.x

800-457-1111  |

2014 Partner

Bass-MollettBass-Mollett  -  Booth #515 & 515

2014 Convention Silver Sponsor

Established in 1951, Bass-Mollett’s mission continues to be providing customized solutions to funeral directors using excellent quality, value and service so that each family served can memorialize their loved one with dignity. Now in its fifth generation of family ownership, Bass-Mollett not only manufactures its own line of stationery 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 a single vendor for all of their funeral supply needs.

800-851-4046  | 

2014 Partner

Doric Products, Inc.  -  Booth #909

• 2014 Convention Bronze Sponsor

Doric Products, a leader in the burial vault industry since 1955, boasts more than 130 dealer locations in the United States and Canada. Doric remains committed to quality products and services, offering double-wall, triple-wall and quad-wall burial vault choices. Doric not only specializes in concrete burial vaults but also offers a full line of urns, urn vaults and air-seal Classic Metal Vaults. With respect to the past, Doric continues to embrace the future with growth and stability through innovation.

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2014 Partner

Homesteaders_logo_10-3-13Homesteaders  -  Booth #1023

• 2014 Professional Women's Conference Sponsor • 2014 Leadership Conference Sponsor

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.

800-447-3633  |

2014 Partner

Messenger_100yr_Logo_A_Color_smallMessenger  -  Booth #1143, 1343, 1606 & 2009

2014 Convention Silver Sponsor • 2014 Advocacy Summit Sponsor • 2014 Professional Women's Conference Sponsor • 2014 Leadership Conference Sponsor

Proudly serving the funeral industry for 100 years, Messenger is the leading manufacturer of funeral stationery products, including register books, service folders, acknowledgements, prayer cards and laminated bookmarks. We invite you to visit our booth to explore the new Expression Guest Registry system and new Make It! Personal stationery designs and help us celebrate our 100th anniversary.

800-827-5151  |  

2014 Partner


Nomis Publications, Inc.  -  Booth #1928

• 2014 Convention Silver Sponsor • 2014 Advocacy Summit Sponsor • 2014 Professional Women's Conference Sponsor

Nomis Publications publishes the most widely circulated media for the U.S. deathcare industry. Funeral Home & Cemetery Directory contains listings of funeral homes and cemeteries. The Buyer’s Guide lists industry supply/service companies as well as firms offering pet loss services. Funeral Home & Cemetery News offers the industry a forum to publish news of their firm, employee accomplishments, community programs, mortuary school news and press releases from associations and supply companies. All publications can be accessed in print and online.

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2014 Partner

Wilbert LogoWilbert Funeral Services Inc.  -  Booth #2112

2014 Convention Bronze Sponsor

Wilbert is the leading single-source supplier of burial vaults, cremation products and services in North America, with nearly 200 licensees throughout the United States and Canada. Our products and services help families commemorate loved ones with respect, in close partnership with funeral professionals. Wilbert also develops tools to help funeral professionals educate families on both burial and cremation, including videos for your website, interactive monitors for selection rooms, presentations and personalized brochures with your customized cremation service packages. Wilbert’s Pierce Chemical group is a leading provider of embalming fluids and prep room supplies.

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