26th - 27th August 2014Sandton Convention Centre, Sandton

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Tuesday, 26 August 2014
08:00Registration & Refreshments

WORKSHOP 1 (sponsored by SA Funeral Supplies)

09:00Proven Ways to Boost your Revenue Quickly - Innovative Inexpensive Marketing & Branding including a case study from the Funeral IndustryBill Gibson, Marketing and Sales Specialist/Author & Entrepreneur, Canada/South Africa
10:30Tea/Coffee in Exhibition Area
12:30Lunch & View Exhibition

WORKSHOP 2 (sponsored by Rubiblue)

13:30The New Health Regulations pertaining to Funeral Business in South Africa - Stop digging your own graveRyan Clayton, Deputy Director, Inspectorate of Anatomy at Health, Western Cape Provincial Government
14:20If you change the way you do business, the business you do changes. If regulation is changing what would you do? / Microinsurance Regulatory FrameworkJabhile Mbele, Head of Department, FAIS Registration & Koko Kubelo, Specialist Analyst: Micro Insurance Supervision Department, Financial Services Board
15:00Tea/Coffee in Exhibition Area
15:30The regulation of funeral insurance in South Africa - Is the BIG STICK coming?Sonja Visser, Independent Consultant, Funeral Finance and Insurance
16:20Interactive debate on Impact of the Presentations for Funeral DirectorsChaired by NFDA
17:30Finish & View Exhibition
Wednesday, 27 August 2014
08:00Tea & Registration in Exhibition Area


09:00How to become more resilient and manage your emotions as a funeral director in order to function optimallyDr Rina de Klerk-Weyers, EQ learning and Development Specialist & Author
10:30Tea/Coffee in Exhibition Area
11:00The basics of Embalming, Reconstruction and CosmeticsDallas Gilbert & Simon Liprini, Oakleigh Funeral Homes
12:30Lunch & View Exhibition

WORKSHOP 4 (sponsored by 4D Group Solutions)

13:30Funeral Industry in SA Versus Other CountriesYongama Quma, President of SAFPA
14:00The Funeral Home of TomorrowSonja Smith, Managing Director, Sonja Smith Funeral Group
14:30Workplace Ethics and the Funeral Business in SAWillie Kuhn, Manager, AVBOB, Vereeniging
15:30Finish & View Exhibition

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