NGL is the Medallion Sponsor of 2023 NFDA International Convention & Expo
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NGL is the Medallion Sponsor of 2023 NFDA International Convention & Expo

National Guardian Life Insurance Company (NGL) is thrilled to be the Medallion Sponsor of the 2023 National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA) International Convention & Expo held on September 10-13 in Las Vegas. The four-day convention has something for everyone with 30+ sessions, three keynotes, five preconvention seminars, plus many special events and activities. Click here for the full agenda.

Members from our Preneed Sales, Senior Leadership, Marketing and Operations teams are looking forward to attending one of the funeral profession’s largest conferences.   

“We love this time of year because it gives us an opportunity to connect with our valued partners and have the chance to make new friends,” said Cameron Black, Vice President Sales and Business Development at NGL.

“The NFDA Convention and Expo is such an exciting time of year. It gives us the opportunity to spend valuable time with our partners, reconnect with old friends and colleagues, as well as create new friendships. It is truly an event I look forward to every year and appreciate the relationships I have made along the way,” said Jennifer Kaset, Vice President Sales and Business Development at NGL.

Join our team at NGL’s booth #1823. Convention attendees who tag National Guardian Life Insurance Company (NGL) and post a picture with #NGLatNFDA next to our video wall in the West Hall Lobby on Facebook, LinkedIn or Instagram will be entered into a drawing on Monday and Tuesday. Everyone who participates could win a Bose SoundLink Revolve+ portable Bluetooth speaker or Apple AirPods Pro wireless earbuds.

In addition to attending the educational sessions and expo at the convention, you can find our team at the below NGL sponsored events:

Funeral Service Foundation Golf Classic

Teeing off the convention is the 23rd Annual Funeral Service Foundation Golf Classic on Sunday, September 10. Held at Topgolf, golf classic attendees will network in a fun, casual environment as they participate in tournament-style golf games in the climate-controlled golf bays.

Kaset is on the Community Outreach Committee for the Funeral Service Foundation and will be volunteering at the golf outing on Sunday.

NGL is a Premier Sponsor of the Golf Classic and proud to support Funeral Service Foundation in its mission of investing in people and programs that strengthen funeral service and lift up grieving communities.

Professional Women’s Conference ReConnect

New and previous attendees of the NFDA Professional Women’s Conferences (PWC) can “ReConnect with a Winning Experience” on Sunday, September 10.

“I am looking forward to spending time with friends and colleagues who have the same desire to build trust, confidence and resilience in our professional and personal lives while supporting one another through the journey,” said Kaset. “This fun, networking event will be an event that will have attendees walking away with prizes while toasting to new friends.”

“I am excited to see the friends I made at PWC in San Antonio earlier this year at the upcoming PWC ReConnect. I look forward to hearing about their new experiences and how their summers have been. PWC is a great opportunity to learn from and connect with other women in the industry,” said Jessi Booker, Regional Vice President, Sales at NGL.

Ellen Wynn McBrayer of Jones-Wynn Funeral Home and Crematory, recipient of the inaugural 2023 Inspiration Award, is the special guest at the event. In addition to Ellen’s work in the funeral profession she is a respected speaker, active member in industry organizations and volunteers in her community. “Ellen is an inspiration the way she seamlessly flows from her professional to personal life, providing each person with thoughtful interaction and respect,” said Kaset, Vice President Sales and Business Development at NGL. Read more about the Inspiration Award and NGL’s support of the NFDA PWC.

NGL is proud to sponsor the NFDA 2023 Vegas PWC ReConnect.

All Star Recognition Ceremony

Held on Monday, September 11 the All Star Recognition Ceremony recognizes the outstanding achievements in the funeral service profession. Kaset will be introducing Wynn McBrayer, the 2023 NFDA Inspiration Award Recipient.

This newly created award recognizes a female or non-binary individual who has made noteworthy professional contributions to the funeral service or related field.  

About NGL

Established in 1909 National Guardian Life Insurance Company (NGL) is an insurance company headquartered in Madison, Wis. Licensed to do business in 49 states and the District of Columbia, NGL markets preneed and individual life and annuities, as well as group markets products. Information about NGL can be found at www.nglic.com; Facebook: Facebook.com/NGLIC and LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/national-guardian-life-insurance-company.

National Guardian Life Insurance Company is not affiliated with The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America a/k/a The Guardian or Guardian Life.




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