Getting Creative with Funeral Hospitality

I am currently traveling for an industry specific educational retreat. I have been attending the event for the past three years and have focused my studies on Funeral Home Management, Leadership, Sales, and Marketing. This is my graduation year (I’m excited and bummed at the same time) and I decided to try the newest class available: Hospitality and Event Management.

Arguably, no trend has seen such wide spread change in our profession as Catering, Hospitality, and Events.

In a trade not always known for embracing change, I’m astounded by how many funeral homes and cemeteries that are integrating services and facilities such as catering, reception rooms, event centers, and life events, into their general price lists. Continue reading