International Meetings

European Meetings

European Meetings give members in Europe a chance to connect. They also are a valuable opportunity for North American members to attend and learn from professionals in another part of the world—often the new best practice or upcoming trend originates outside the U.S.!

Spring Meeting 2020 | Bologna Funeral Exhibition, Italy
27-29 March | Hosted by Karl-Albert Denk

European Conference 2020 — The Grand Hotel, York, England
10-14 June | Hosted by John and Barbara Tempest


Euro Meeting
European Chairman, Michael Schutt (l) of Seemann & Sohne
in Hamburg, Germany passes the torch to Derek Case
of Mortons Funeral Directors of Birmingham, England.

European Group Contact

Iain Steel
European Group Secretary
Richard Steel & Partners Ltd.
Winchester, England
Telephone: 01962 86233

NOTE: European Meetings are completely planned and facilitated by the European Group. For questions, please contact the respective meeting host and/or European Group Secretary.



Pacific Meetings

Pacific Meetings give members in the Pacific region a chance to connect. They also are a valuable opportunity for North American members to attend and learn from professionals in another part of the world—often the new best practice or upcoming trend originates outside the U.S.!

2020 Pacific Group Meeting — Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
May 2020 — Hosted by Brett & Anita Gow – Alex Gow Funerals

2020 Pacific Group Meeting — Australia
November 2020

Euro Meeting
Selected members at the Ballarat, Victoria Pacific
Group meeting in Australia in May 2019, hosted by
Paula Tobin of Peter Tobin Funerals.

Pacific Group Contact

Donald Burstow
Pacific Group Chairman
T.S. Burstow Funerals Pty. Ltd.
Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia
Telephone: 011-61-07-4636-9600

NOTE: Pacific Meetings are completely planned and facilitated by the Pacific Group. For questions, please contact the respective meeting host and/or Pacific Group Chairman.