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July 14-16, 2019

2019 CAT Convention and Exhibits

Family Fun

Main Stay Suites and Conference Center, 410 Pine Mountain Road, Pigeon Forge, TN

Registration

Call if you have any questions: 615.714.9605

We will host exhibits, great speakers, golf tournament, family cookout & games, and more. 

CLICK HERE to Register Online!

Hotel Reservations

Room rate: $139 (standard rate is $170)
Rate will be honored for all nights booked before and after convention.

HOTEL REGISTRATION DEADLINE: JUNE 14th
Rooms are limited – So make your reservations TODAY!

Main Stay Suites

410 Pine Mountain Road
Pigeon Forge, Tennessee 37863
Call Toll Free: 1-888-428-8350
Local: 865-428-8350

Agenda

Sunday, July 14th
Noon - 3:00 Exhibitor Setup - Conference Center
Noon - 5:00 Registration Open
2:00 CAT Board Meeting
4:00 Welcome
 

CAT President – Chris Stephens
SCCFA Past President – Lauren Blevins
CAT Program Chair – Bill Gregory
Master of Ceremonies – Ben Upton

KEY NOTE SPEAKER: John Bolton
Cremation Strategy: A Black Hole or a Super Nova?

5:30 CAT Annual Meeting
6:00 – 7:30 Opening Reception with Exhibitors
   
Monday, July 15th
8:30 – Noon Registration open - Conference Center
8:30 – 9:00 Country Breakfast with Exhibitors – On Time Drawings
9:00 – 9:45

Sean Fagan (Leap Tie) – Meteoric Success with Facebook:

Where it fits in the Spectrum of digital marketing tactics

9:45 – 10:30 Ben Upton – Cremation Marketing Constellation
10:30 – 10:45 Break with Exhibitors
10:45 – 11:30 Ben Upton – Aftercare: A Beacon of Hope
11:30 – 1:00 Lunch with Exhibitors
1:00 – 2:30 Star Practices Panel: Discussing Operations, Sales and Grounds
2:30 – 3:00 Break with exhibitors
3:00 – 3:45

Sean Fagan (Leap Tie) – Lodestar:

Guide to Price Shoppers through the phases of an inquiry and keep them in your orbit


3:45 – 4:00 Announcements | Session Ends
4:00 – 4:30 Exhibitor Tear Down
6:30

Presidents’ Reception – Honoring Chris Stephens

7:00 Banquet – Installation of Officers, Awards and Entertainment
   
Tuesday, July 16th  
8:00 - Noon Annual Golf Tournament – Gatlinburg Golf Club
9:00 – Noon

Optional: Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies – Group rates, attend at your leisure


Noon – 2:30

Family Cookout & Games - Pavilion

  • Families welcome to attend
  • Corn Hole Tournament
  • Volleyball Games
  • RC Backhoe Competition
Games and prizes
   

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2019-07-14 2019-07-16 19:00:00 America/Detroit 2019 CAT Convention and Exhibits Registration Call if you have any questions: 615.714.9605 We will host exhibits, great speakers, golf tournament, family cookout & games, and more.  CLICK HERE to Register Online! Hotel Reservations Room rate: $139 (standard rate is $170)Rate will be honored for all nights booked before and after convention. HOTEL REGISTRATION DEADLINE: JUNE 14thRooms are limited – So make your reservations TODAY! Main Stay Suites 410 Pine Mountain RoadPigeon Forge, Tennessee 37863Call Toll Free: 1-888-428-8350Local: 865-428-8350 Agenda Sunday, July 14th Noon - 3:00 Exhibitor Setup - Conference Center Noon - 5:00 Registration Open 2:00 CAT Board Meeting 4:00 Welcome   CAT President – Chris StephensSCCFA Past President – Lauren BlevinsCAT Program Chair – Bill GregoryMaster of Ceremonies – Ben Upton KEY NOTE SPEAKER: John BoltonCremation Strategy: A Black Hole or a Super Nova? 5:30 CAT Annual Meeting 6:00 – 7:30 Opening Reception with Exhibitors     Monday, July 15th 8:30 – Noon Registration open - Conference Center 8:30 – 9:00 Country Breakfast with Exhibitors – On Time Drawings 9:00 – 9:45 Sean Fagan (Leap Tie) – Meteoric Success with Facebook: Where it fits in the Spectrum of digital marketing tactics 9:45 – 10:30 Ben Upton – Cremation Marketing Constellation 10:30 – 10:45 Break with Exhibitors 10:45 – 11:30 Ben Upton – Aftercare: A Beacon of Hope 11:30 – 1:00 Lunch with Exhibitors 1:00 – 2:30 Star Practices Panel: Discussing Operations, Sales and Grounds 2:30 – 3:00 Break with exhibitors 3:00 – 3:45 Sean Fagan (Leap Tie) – Lodestar: Guide to Price Shoppers through the phases of an inquiry and keep them in your orbit 3:45 – 4:00 Announcements | Session Ends 4:00 – 4:30 Exhibitor Tear Down 6:30 Presidents’ Reception – Honoring Chris Stephens 7:00 Banquet – Installation of Officers, Awards and Entertainment     Tuesday, July 16th   8:00 - Noon Annual Golf Tournament – Gatlinburg Golf Club 9:00 – Noon Optional: Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies – Group rates, attend at your leisure Noon – 2:30 Family Cookout & Games - Pavilion Families welcome to attend Corn Hole Tournament Volleyball Games RC Backhoe Competition Games and prizes     Main Stay Suites and Conference Center, 410 Pine Mountain Road, Pigeon Forge, TN