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Attendee Registration - MFDA's 2019 Annual Convention

5/20/2019 to 5/22/2019
When: May 20-22, 2019
Where: Mayo Civic Center
30 Civic Center Dr SE
Rochester, MN  55904
United States
Contact: Miki Tufto

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Welcome to the 129th Annual Minnesota Funeral Directors Association Convention! For 129 years, members from across the state have come together for education, to explore the exhibit hall, and to reunite with our colleagues. We appreciate your support of our professional association and most of all for your attendance at this convention.


Download the 2019 MFDA Convention Attendee Guide Here


 MFDA Convention Registration Fees
Early-Bird (on or before Friday, May 10)  On-Site (after May 11) 
 MFDA Member Funeral Director*:  $200  $225
 MFDA Member Preneed Counselor*:  $200  $225
 Guest**:  $100  $125
 Mortuary Science Student/Intern:  FREE  $30
 Non-Member:  $650  $675

 Monday Lab Education Sessions MFDA Member:

 $60  $75
 Monday Lab Education Sessions Non-Member:  $120  $135
 Monday Welcome Pub Party:
 Past Presidents Breakfast***:
 $25  $25


Registration includes daily admission to Convention program sessions/CEUs, all Exhibit Hall functions, all meals and Monday evening's event.


* All MFDA member funeral home staff. Non-Minnesota Funeral Directors who are members of their state Funeral Director Association (ND, SD, WI, and IA) can register as an MFDA Member Funeral Director.


** A Guest is a non-funeral director who is a guest of a licensed funeral director. Out of respect for our exhibitors, non-exhibiting suppliers or allied members are not allowed to register or attend the Convention.


*** Past Presidents Breakfast is for MFDA Past Presidents only.

We’re proud to offer Minnesota CEUs in all categories required by the State of Minnesota, and we will offer Body Preparation, Care, and Handling CEUs during all three days of Convention.


NFDA's Certified Crematory Operator Program Training will be held separate from Convention this year on April 24



Our room block deadline with our convention hotel partners was on Sunday, April 28. Current availability and rates at the hotels listed below can be requested by using their contact info.


The Kahler Grand Hotel

20 2nd Ave SW, Rochester, Rochester, MN

Call 800-533-1655 or make reservations online


Kahler Inn & Suites

9 3rd Ave NW, Rochester, MN

Call 800-533-1655 or make reservations online

Home2 Suites by Hilton Rochester Mayo Clinic Area
Offers shuttle to Mayo Civic Center
831 16th Street SW, Rochester
507-361-4200 or make reservations online


Hilton Rochester Mayo Clinic Area - Opened May 2019!

10 East Center Street, Rochester, MN

Call 507-258-5757 or make reservations online


Rochester Marriott Mayo Clinic Area

101 First Ave SW, Rochester, MN

Call 507-280-6000 or make reservations online


DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Rochester - Mayo Clinic Area

150 South Broadway, Rochester, MN

Call 507-281-8000 or make reservation online

Hilton Garden Inn Rochester Downtown

225 South Broadway, Rochester, MN

Call 507-285-1234 or make reservation online

Don't forgot to use your hotel rewards or AAA or AARP benefits to get the best rate available!









 Willmar Precast Company



  • Monday Educational Lab Session Sponsors -


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