General Assembly 2018

We are pleased to announce that our 2018 General Assembly will be held in Zaragoza, Spain on October 25th and 26th , 2018.

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EN15017 - Update


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Over 100 members in 29 countries

The European Federation of Funeral Services with over 100 members in 29 countries is focussed on continuously improving the professionalism in our business sector. Our goal is to support our members as best we can with all European issues.

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Brussels, Belgium

The updated wording of the EN15017 has now gone into public inquiry. The inquiry commenced on May 3rd and will close on July 27th 2018. This gives every interested party including the public the opportunity for one last round of comments. We will update you all again on the next steps in August 2018. Thank you to everyone for your valuable input.

BEFA Europe's Largest Funeral Exhibition

Düsseldorf, Germany

For almost 70 years now, the BEFA has been exhibiting at the congress center in Düsseldorf, Germany and takes place every four years. Save the dates May 10-12, 2018. BEFA FORUM is one of the largest and leading international funeral trade fairs worldwide, with about 300 exhibitors covering approx. 25,000 m² exhibition space. With a focus on the future of our sector, current topics and developments in the market will be debated and discussed, along with various possibilities for networking. 


Necroplis & Tanexpo

Moscow, Russia

Premier International Events :

26th FUNERAL exhibition will be held in Moscow and hosted by Necropolis-TANEXPO World Russia – a joint project of Italian exhibition  TANEXPO and Russian exhibition Necropolis.



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