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Aurora Brings Funeral Service Marketing Experts Together for Seminar Series


October 27, 2014, Aurora, IN –Did you know that nearly 50% of consumers age 60 and over are Veterans or married to Veterans? Or that more than 46% of deaths in America went through hospice care? Today, consumers over the age of 50 are the largest growing segment online and on social media. How will you reach today’s consumer and provide the types of memorial celebrations that they prefer?

Aurora, the largest privately owned funeral service provider, is pleased to announce a new series of workshops designed to help funeral service providers reach and engage consumers like never before.

Aurora has partnered with leading experts to provide tools that funeral professionals can use immediately. These experts include Quinn Eagan, CEO of Preneed Funeral Planning, Joe Joachim, CEO of funeralOne, Ryan Thogmartin, CEO of DISRUPT Media and, Greg Grabowski, CEO of Seasons Hospice Foundation, and Lacy Robinson, Director of Professional Development at Aurora.

The upcoming events are currently scheduled for:

November 12 Charlotte, NC (

November 13 Chicago, IL (

December 2 Stone Mountain, GA (

Check out what funeral directors are saying about this workshop!

This was by far the most informative continuing education seminar that I have attended in my years as a funeral director.”- John Stroup, Benton-Stroup Funeral Home, Fairborn, OH

“Great event. All of the speakers were exceptional!”- Rob Loose, Loose Funeral Homes, Anderson, IN

For additional information or to register for these events, please call Aurora Answers (800) 457-1111.

About Aurora

Founded in 1890, Aurora is the largest family-owned funeral service supplier. Aurora caskets are proudly made in the United States and Canada, with headquarters based in Aurora, Indiana. For more information about Aurora products and services, visit