Joint Convention



MFDA & LFDA Annual Joint Convention
May 16 - 18, 2021
Beau Rivage Resort & Casino
Biloxi, MS


Attendee Information 
We are excited about the return of the Joint Annual Convention! We have been working diligently to create an agenda that will attract people from all aspects of the funeral industry. Our agenda will include educational opportunities as well as networking opportunities and plenty of fun. We hope to see you in Biloxi! 

Attendee Pricing 

*Please note that banquet tickets are not included in full registration & must be bought separately*

In-Person

Registration
Before April 23, 2021
After April 23, 2021
MFDA/LFDA Member
$250
$300
MFDA/LFDA Additional Member
$200
$250
Non-Member
$325
$375
Student/Intern/Faculty
$150
$200
Guest
$175
$225

Virtual
Registration
Before April 23, 2021
After April 23, 2021
MFDA/LFDA Member
$125
$175
MFDA/LFDA Additional Member
$100
$175
Non-Member
$200
$250
Student/Intern/Faculty
$75
$125

One Day Only In-Person
One Day Only Registration Before April 23, 2021 After April 23, 2021
Monday Only $125          $150
Tuesday Only $125 $150

One Day Only Virtual
One Day Registration
Before April 23, 2021
After April 23, 2021
Monday Only                                
$75
$125
Tuesday Only
$75
$125

Add-Ons
Add-On Item
Price
Banquet Ticket(s)
$100
Additional Welcome Reception Ticket(s)
$50
Additional Monday Lunch Ticket(s)
$50
Additional Tuesday Brunch Ticket(s)
$65
Guest Program Ticket(s)
$75


    





Agenda 


Sunday, May 16, 2021
Time Event
9:00 am - 10:00 am MFDA Services Board of Directors Meeting
10;00 am - 11:30 am MFDA Board of Directors Meeting
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm MFDA Board of Directors Lunch
1:15 pm - 2:15 pm MFDA Foundation Board of Directors Meeting
2:30 pm - 4:30 pm LFDA Executive Committee Meeting
3:00 pm - 6:00 pm Exhibitor Registration/Setup
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm Welcome Reception

Monday, May 17, 2021
Time Event
9:00 am - 10:00 am MFDA Membership Meeting
10:00 am - 11:15 am Burning Shield - Jason Shechterle                    
11:30 am - 12:30 pm Sponsor Appreciation Lunch
12:30 pm - 1:00 pm Federated Update
1:00 pm - 1:30 pm  NFDA Update
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm Exhibit Hall Viewing

Tuesday, May 18, 2021
Time Event
9:00 am - 10:00 am Grief in the Digital World - Lacy Robinson         
10:00 am - 12:00 pm Brunch with Exhibitors
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm LFDA Membership Meeting
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm TBD - Lacy Robinson
5:30 pm - 6:00 pm  Service of Remembrance
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm Presidents' Cocktail Reception
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm Installation Banquet
*Schedule Subject to Change*


Sponsor/Exhibitor Information 
The LFDA & MFDA Joint Convention provides a great opportunity to get vital exposure for your organization among funeral home professionals and business owners. Your participation in our event is a great way to increase your brand awareness and reiterate your commitment to the funeral profession. At our event, you will be able to reinforce awareness among your target market. 

Our goal is to increase your visibility through innovative marketing tactics. As in previous years, our Joint Convention will draw a large number of funeral professionals in both Louisiana and Mississippi. In addition to the tradeshow, the Joint Convention includes a number of receptions and events that allow for casual networking and fun. The opportunities for brand awareness are ample. 
 








Hotel Information

Book your stay at the Beau Rivage! The Beau Rivage is offering a rate of $209/night for Saturday, May 15th, and a rate of $169/night for Sunday, May 16th - Tuesday, May 18th. Please make all reservations before April 23rd, 2021. The Beau Rivage is located at 875 Beach Boulevard, Biloxi, Ms 39530. To book online please click here.