Portugal's INOVA Magazine

Our friends in Portugal highlighted our EFFS General Assembly in this issue of their INOVA Magazine. You can also find an interview with our newly elected President Guillaume Fontaine. Click here for the digital version.

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EFFS 15th Annual General Assembly

Two days of news, highlights, the most beautiful weather anyone could ask for AND a new Board was elected as well.

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New Board elected

Another two years have passed and the General Assembly has elected a new Board for 2017 - 2019.



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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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Tanexpo 2018 Bologna Italy

Bologna, Italy

The next edition of TANEXPO, the International Funeral and Cemetery Exhibition, will be held in Bologna (Italy) on April 5-7, 2018.

TANEXPO is the world's leading exhibition of the international funeral industry reassembling in Bologna ITALY 18.000 professionals from 55 countries every two years.

Tanexpo 2018

Funeral Expo Belgium

Brussels, Belgium

A new funeral expo organised by IJV-IFAS npo, a sectorally neutral partner that specializes in organizing professional fairs for non-commercial associations or federations is born. IJV-IFAS has more than 70 years of experience in this field. For the first time in Belgium, the expo will be held on May 5 and 6, 2018 in Brussels.  The objective of the new fair is to provide professionals in the funeral sector with an overview of this sector that is as complete as possible, both commercially and non-commercially.

Funeralexpo Belgium

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. 


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An edcuational exchange programme for funeral professionals to expand their knowledge on a European status.

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