Convention and Family Reunion

Focus on The Family!

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July 15-17, 2024 the Southern Cemetery, Cremation and Funeral Association, along with the cemetery associations from Georgia, Kentucky, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee will host their annual convention and family reunion at The Westin Hilton Head Island Resort & Spa in South Carolina.

At our 2024 convention we will be Focusing on Family.

 2024 Convention Agenda

Our presentations will focus on the families we serve, through service, sales, events, aftercare, etc.

Just as important, will be our focus on our own families. We will be arranging several family activities for our attendees and their families. Our goal is to promote this as a family vacation, family destination, family reunion, with tons of family fun. Some of the ideas already out there are wakeboarding lessons, sandcastle building, dolphin watching cruises, pirate ship adventures, jet ski rentals, sip-n-paint a beach scene, and more. Our convention committee is hard at work lining up a great family getaway for you.


Opening Reception: Attire - Casual (No cut offs or flip flops) Families welcome, even if the kids are not registered. Adults must have a ticket. All Full Registrations include a ticket.

General Session/Meetings: Attire - Business Casual (dress shorts okay) - Plan for air conditioning in the ballroom. 

Dinner Banquet: The theme for our dinner is Island Vibe. Wear your favorite tropical dresses and shirts. Attire - Dressy casual - Like you would wear to a nice restaurant. Open collar or polo shirts for the men. Dresses, skirts, slacks or dressy capris for the ladies. No cutoffs or flip flops.

2024 Convention Registration


Exhibitor Information:

Exhibit space is sold out.

We are proud to announce that we have 74 vendors set up to exhibit at this year's convention! Check out our floorplan and list of exhibitors. 

 2024 Exhibitor Floor Plan and Assignments

Please note that booth size is 8' x 8'. If you need additional space for your display, please contact us to work out some type of arrangement.

The booths will NOT accommodate a 10' display. If you have any special requests for exhibiting, please reach out to our office. We will try to accommodate your request. 

Additional Exhibitor information:  2024 Exhibitor Information Sheet


Sponsorship Opportunities:

We cannot achieve a financially successful convention without the sponsorship from our suppliers, exhibitors, members, and corporate supporters. Please find a complete list of sponsorship opportunities here. We can also customize a sponsorship finetuned to benefit your company the best. Just reach out to discuss your needs.  Email for availability. 

 2024 Sponsorship Opportunities


Annual Memorial Service 

We will host our 2024 Annual Celebration of Remembrance Service on Wednesday, July 17th at noon at during the general session. If you have someone you would like to include in this service, please complete the attached form and email it to our office with the items listed at the bottom of the form no later than May 15th. Please accept our heartfelt condolences on your loss. 

Celebration of Remembrance Submission Form


Hotel Information: ROOM BLOCK IS CLOSED

The Westin Hilton Head Island Resort & Spa - Deadline to make reservations is 6/14/2024. However, rooms in the block are limited. Book your room today to ensure you don't miss out on a room at this beautiful resort. 

2024 Convention Hotel Information

2024 Westin Hilton Head Island


More details to come as our convention committee puts together an unforgettable agenda for you all. 

To be added to our email list, email your contact information to TheSouthern.Office@gmail.com or call Cindy Foree at 615-714-9605 with any questions.