2023Funeral Directors
Convention & Expo

For the first time ever, the New Jersey State Funeral Directors Association will host the Funeral Directors Convention and Expo in October instead of September, from Tuesday, October 10 through Thursday, October 12, 2023. The event is returning to Harrah’s Resort in Atlantic City and will feature many of attendee’s favorite happenings as well as some new additions to enhance the Convention experience.



Convention 3 Day

With access to Convention programming, social events and Exhibit Hall floor, this option gives you everything you need to make the most of your time at our event.


  • 7 Unique CEU Offerings
  • Service of Remembrance 
  • Exhibit Hall Opening Reception
  • Keynote Speaker – Duane Hills, President of Joseph Gawler’s Sons – Funeral Home of the Presidents
  • Wednesday Lunch 
  • Exhibit Hall Access for Three Days (New: Extended Hours on Wednesday) 
  • Thursday Breakfast 
  • General Session

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Convention 1 Day

This registration option will give you access to all Convention programming on the day you choose. Register in advance and choose your day upon arrival.


  • CEU Offerings on Selected Day
  • All Other Convention Programming on Selected Day
  • Exhibit Hall Access on Selected Day
  • Refreshments on Selected Day

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Exhibit Hall Only

Choose this registration option and walk the floor of our Exhibit Hall. You will have access to the Exhibit Hall floor for all three days of the Convention.


  • Exhibit Hall Access for Three Days 
  • Exhibit Hall Opening Reception
  • Wednesday Lunch
  • Thursday Breakfast 

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Cancellation Policy

If you register for the Convention and are unable to attend, you have from:

  • Monday, May 1 through Tuesday, September 26, 2023 to cancel and receive a refund less a $50 cancellation fee.
  • Wednesday, September 27 through Friday, October 13, 2023 to cancel and receive a 50% refund.
  • Friday, October 13, 2023 is the LAST DAY you can request a cancellation and receive a refund.

Convention Party

Join us for the Convention’s first ever costume party with live casino games and prizes featuring DJ Dario Valli (grandson of Frankie Valli) to kick off the spooky season. The party will take place at The Pool at Harrah’s Resort.

Separate Ticket Purchase Required



Additional Programming

Tuesday, October 10

9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Mandatory Continuing Education Programming

Join us at Harrah’s Resort Atlantic City on Tuesday, October 10 to obtain Mandatory Continuing Education credits in NJ Law or OSHA, Ethics and NJ Preneed. Separate registration is required, and lunch is included with all registrations.