By: Kristin Burton On: August 06, 2018 In: News Comments: 0

Batesville is proud to welcome noted author and communications expert Albert Mensah as the keynote speaker of the 81st annual National Funeral Directors and Morticians Association (NFDMA) convention, taking place August 6 – 8 in Kissimmee, Florida. A renowned author and motivational speaker, Mensah will explain how different communications strategies can benefit your organization and positively impact employees.

Mensah has built a strong reputation among business leaders as a catalyst for improving employee morale, increasing productivity and enhancing teamwork through his energizing stories. He inspires audiences to recognize their inner strength and resiliency, live authentically in alignment with their personal values and bring their best selves to work every day. His keynote address is at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, August 7 and offers 1.5 CEU credits.

“Communications is the lifeblood of any organization and we are very excited to partner with NFDMA in bringing Albert Mensah to the stage – and into our booth,” said Troy Turner, senior vice president, sales and marketing at Batesville. Batesville is a Gold Level sponsor of this year’s NFDMA convention and a long-term supporter of the organization.

Batesville will also host a free book signing in its booth (#601) at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, August 7. The first 50 people will receive a free copy of Mensah’s book, OK Means Opportunity Knocking: Making the Most of Every Chance Encounter.

Attendees are invited to visit with staff and explore an assortment of new burial and cremation products, personalization offerings and innovative technology solutions. Take advantage of the opportunity to see a demonstration of the latest Web Pro features, including themed obituaries and memorial donations, and learn how Meaningful Selections can streamline and enhance the product selection process.

Experts will be on hand to discuss which solutions are right for your business.


Batesville (www.Batesville.com), a wholly owned subsidiary of Hillenbrand, Inc. (NYSE:HI), is the leader in the death care industry in North America, offering a comprehensive portfolio of Burial Solutions, Cremation Options, Memorial Solutions, and Technology Solutions. For more than 125 years, Batesville has been dedicated to helping families honor the lives of those they love®. Batesville’s innovation has changed the face of funeral service, from advancements in manufacturing and quality to patented features and memorialization offerings, technology and web-based solutions, and profit-enhancing merchandising systems. Our history of manufacturing excellence, product innovation, superior customer service and reliable delivery has helped Batesville become – and remain – a market leader.

Teresa M. Gyulafia
Director – Strategic Communications
Phone: 812.931.5084
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