National Funeral Directors & Morticians Association, Inc.


Why Attend NFDMA Convention

The National Funeral Directors & Morticians Association, Inc. proudly presents and cordially invites you to the 2017 Annual National Convention and Exposition. This 80th annual gathering will be held July 29, 2017 — August 3, 2017 in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. This celebration of the death care industry will bring over 1500 professional together to learn from the world’s best educators and suppliers.

A week of greatness will give attendees an experience of a lifetime. We bring together one of the largest gatherings of licensed funeral directors, embalmers, morticians, apprentices and mortuary students from the United States, Canada, the Caribbean, the US Virgin Islands, the Bahamas, Jamaica, South Africa and Nigeria.


Join us at the Sheraton Hotel and Myrtle Beach Convention Center in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Experience the warmth and beauty of Myrtle Beach from the perfect setting at Sheraton Myrtle Beach Convention Center Hotel.

While you are celebrating the funeral service profession, this full-service hotel brings the best of Myrtle Beach right to your doorstep, from the adjacent Myrtle Beach Convention Center to Broadway at the Beach, Myrtle Waves Water Park, Tanger Factory Outlets and world-class golf courses. Settle in and relax in one of 400 contemporary rooms and suites equipped with the Sheraton Signature bed and free Internet.

Local Attractions


Located just a mile away from Sheraton Myrtle Beach Convention Center, Margaritaville is sure to satisfy your cravings with food everyone can enjoy.

Broadway at the Beach

Located one mile from Sheraton Myrtle Beach Convention Center, Broadway at the Beach is home to museums, concerts, dining and retail locations.

Myrtle Beach Sports Complex

Located directly behind Sheraton Myrtle Beach, Myrtle Beach Sports Complex is a brand new facility specializing in hosting court sporting events such as basketball and volleyball.

Carolina Opry

With musical performances nearly every day, the Carolina Opry is the place to go for a fun, theatrical time.

Pirates Voyage

Pirates have invaded Myrtle Beach but have brought with them a performance and feast for you and your family.

Brookgreen Gardens

Lush gardens, live animals and sculptural masterpieces await you just 22 miles south of Sheraton Myrtle Beach Conference Center Hotel.

Other Local Attractions

Hollywood Wax Museum

SunCruz Aquasino®

Kokopelli Surf Camp

Magic Quest

Family Kingdom

Ripley's Aquarium

Medieval Times

Myrtle Waves Water Park

Myrtle Beach Pelicans Minor League Baseball

Legends in Concert



Doug Shaw Memorial Stadium

Arts & Culture

The Children's Museum of South Carolina

Chapin Memorial Library

Myrtle Beach Art Museum

Myrtle's Market (Farmers Market)


Grand Strand Regional Medical Center

Horry-Georgetown Technical College

Coastal Carolina University


Palace Theatre

Margaritaville by Jimmy Buffet

Rioz Brazillian Steakhouse

Myrtle's Market, Myrtle Beach

Myrtlewood Golf Course, Myrtle Beach


Whispering Pines

Myrtle Beach National



Gift Shop

Tanger Factory Outlet Center

Coastal Grand Mall

Market Common

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