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2018 Exhibitor Information
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The CFSA Fall Conference and Trade Show offers the most robust forum available where funeral suppliers can explore customer and supply-partner relationships without the distraction of non-suppliers.


Benefit from hundreds of years of collective experience found in the industry leaders who attend and exhibit at the Fall Conference, and gain feedback from potential customers and partners about your products, services and company.


Your exhibitor registration includes:


Booth & Accessories:

  • 10’ by 10’ booth space with 8’ white back wall drape and 3’ white side wall drape
  • Up to three (3) tables and two (2) chairs at no additional charge (UP TO $480 VALUE!)
  • Exhibit hall carpeting (no additional flooring purchase necessary!)
  • Six hours of conflict-free exhibit time (12:30-4:30 p.m. Monday and 12:00-2:00 p.m. Tuesday)
  • Overnight security service in exhibit hall

RETURNING THIS YEAR: Two Exhibitor Personnel & Guest Passes 

  • Two (2) full 2-day personnel registrations, including admission to: Monday: Continental Breakfast, Luncheon, and President’s Reception with Open Bar. Tuesday: Buffet Breakfast, Education Sessions, and Luncheon
  • Two (2) exhibitor guest passes for free admission on Tuesday to the exhibit hall only (does not include meals or education sessions or meals)
  • Discounted rates on additional personnel! (see rates below)

Promotion & Visibility

  • Full-page (8.5” x 5.5”) color ad in the Fall Conference & Trade Show on-site Program Book
    (Send ad to no later than September 15)
  • Exhibitor profile in the October issue of the CFSA Newsletter (500-character max.) Deadline: September 26 
  • Your company name listed on the CFSA website, electronic and print marketing materials, and CFSA Newsletter issues prior to and following the conference
  • 24/7 access to the conference attendee registration list prior to the event


Download the 2018 

Fall Conference


 View the Exhibit Hall Map


The online exhibit hall map and booth list will be updated regularly.






Add an Exhibitor Showcase Session to your booth package! 


Reserve a special time to present your newest product line or service in our VIP Exhibitor Lounge. Any
exhibitor may add on a Showcase Session to their base exhibitor package. The 25-minute sessions will be held across the hall from the exhibit hall and conference stage. Sessions may be public or invite only, and AV setups can be arranged for an additional cost if desired.


Available Times (may be expanded based on demand):
Monday 10/29:
6:00pm, 6:30pm, 7:00pm, 7:30pm
Tuesday 10/30: 11:00am, 11:30am





Exhibit packages still include bundled registrations! 


Booth packages both include two full conference personnel registrations, as well as two exhibit hall only guest passes. Additional attendees from exhibiting companies receive discounted, exhibitor-only registration rates, available via online registration below.


More Premium booths are now available! 


We now offer a limited number of Premium booth options in our exhibit hall. Premium booths are located in the highest traffic areas of our exhibit hall, ensuring your company is seen and visited by the most attendees possible. Premium booths are extremely limited and assignment is first-come, first-serve, so register your company today.

Step 1: Register Your Booth & Included Personnel/Guests

  Through August 15   After August 15
 CFSA Member Premium Exhibit Booth Registration $1295    $1345
 CFSA Member Standard Exhibit Booth Registration $1195  


 Non-Member Premium Exhibit Booth Registration  $1900     $1950 
 Non-Member Standard Exhibit Booth Registration  $1800    $1850
 CFSA Member: Exhibitor Showcase Session Add-On  $250   $250
 Non-Member: Exhibitor Showcase Session Add-On   $350    $350





Download a printable (PDF) Exhibit Booth Registration form.  



Step 2: Register Your Attendees


Use the form below for any additional registrations beyond the two full conference personnel and two exhibit hall only guests included in the exhibit packages. Please contact us directly to register groups of four or more additional attendees. Early Bird Discount now available! Registration fees increase by $25/person after October 12.



CFSA Member



Additional Personnel 2-Day Registration  $325    $435

4 or More Additional Personnel 2-Day Registration

Contact us directly for this rate!

 $300    $415
Additional Personnel 1-Day Registration  $190    $250
Spouse Rate 2-Day Registration  $215   n/a




Cancellation Policy: Booth package cancellations receive a 50% refund through Sept. 12; no booth refunds after this date. Personnel cancellations receive a full refund through Oct. 14; 50% refund Oct. 15-22; no refunds after this date or for no-shows.




Through July 15, 2018 – Priority Registration
Priority registration period for 2017 Fall Conference & Trade Show exhibitors. Booths will be assigned to 2017 exhibitors in the order in which they are received. Registration forms CAN be submitted by non-2017 exhibitors—they will be date-stamped and booths will be assigned in order of receipt immediately following assignment of priority registrations.

July 16 – October 22, 2018 – Open Registration
Open booth registration period. Booths will be assigned on a first-come, first-served basis in the order in which they are received until capacity is reached. If none of the booth location preferences indicated on your registration form are available, CFSA will contact you to obtain your next choice.


If you have questions or concerns regarding your booth location, please contact CFSA at 847.295.6630.


Each Fall Conference & Trade Show exhibitor will receive a full-page color ad in CFSA’s Fall Conference & Trade Show Program Book. Ads should be 8.5 inches tall by 5.5 inches wide. To take advantage of this exhibitor benefit, CFSA must receive your ad by September 15. JPEG or high-quality PDF format is preferred. Ads should be sent to:



Excel Decorators, Inc., is the official 2018 CFSA Fall Conference & Trade Show contractor and drayage firm:

Excel Decorators, Inc.
3910 Groves Road, Suite A
Columbus, OH 43232

Contact: Pam Manering, Sales Account Manager
Phone: 614-522-0056
Fax: 614-522-0057


2018 Fall Conference & Trade Show Exhibitors: View and download the Excel Decorators Service Kit here.


Note: Our exhibit floor is fully carpeted, so you are not required to furnish carpeting. All order forms in the Exhibitor Servicer Kit, along with any accompanying payment, should be returned directly to Excel.




  • Each exhibiting company is limited to one 10’ x 10’ exhibit space. When a corporation owns multiple companies, additional space may be purchased under the individual name of each company (companies are not guaranteed adjoining spaces). Goods exhibited in the display shall be limited to those normally sold or manufactured by the specific company(ies) as an entity of the corporation.
  • Merchandise displayed will be limited to goods used in the manufacture or assembly of caskets and/or funeral supplies, or which distributors may buy for their use or for resale to funeral directors.
  • No display may exceed the height of the 8’ tall drape back-drop. Side rails are 3’ high. Oversized objects shall be displayed only at the rear of the booth. Side wall displays cannot be higher than 4’ high or one casket on table top. Up to three full size caskets will be permitted.
  • No receptions, other than those sponsored by CFSA, will be permitted during exhibit or program hours.
  • Picture taking in exhibit hall is prohibited without written permission of CFSA. Generally, photography shall be permitted only by members of industry media and CFSA staff.
  • Caskets and displays must be set up on Monday, October 29, between 9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., during which time they are accessible to exhibitor personnel only. Non-exhibitors will not be allowed in exhibit hall during non-exhibit hours.
  • The exhibit hall will be patrolled by private security during overnight hours.
  • Exhibits must remain open until 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 30.
  • Exhibitor Cancellation and Refund Policy: Booth Package cancellations receive a 50% refund through September 12; no booth refunds after this date. Additional Personnel cancellations receive a full refund through October 14; 50% refund October 15 through October 22; no refunds after this date or for no-shows.
  • If you have additional questions or concerns regarding exhibitor policies, please contact CFSA at 847.295.6630.

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