144th OFDA Convention and Exhibition

April 23 - 25, 2024

Pre-Convention Seminars: April 22, 2024



Hilton Columbus at Easton is the OFDA convention headquarters. First class accommodations are available at the AAA 4-Diamond Hotel that offers many extras including Herb n’ Kitchen, swimming pool, expanded fitness center, technology for the business traveler, and the Easton Social (lobby bar). Enhance your stay by experiencing all Easton Town Center has to offer—shopping, dining, entertainment!

A room block has been secured at the Hilton Columbus at Easton (3900 Chagrin Drive, Columbus, OH 43219).  The OFDA group rate is $198 plus tax. Reservations must be made by Monday, April 1st by 5:00 PM to secure group rate. Hotel accommodations can be booked online through the link below or by calling the Hilton at (614) 414-5000. 

If making reservation by telephone, provide the Group Code: OFD to the Central Reservations Team.


Reservation Reminders:

  • Individuals canceling reservations must do so by 4:00 PM, 48 hours prior to scheduled arrival date or it will result in a charge of one-night's room and tax to to the individual's credit card on file.
  • Check-in is at 4:00 PM/Check-out is at 12:00 PM (Noon).
  • Late check-outs are handled on a case-by-case basis and should be directed through the Hilton Front Office. 


Companies that commit to and pay for a SPONSORSHIP by January 20, 2024 will have corresponding points applied to their total points for booth assignment purposes and will be included in all 2024 marketing materials. Sponsorship does not include the cost of a booth at convention.


Exhibitor registration is now open. Interested in being one of 95 exhibitors at the premier state convention for funeral directors? Click EXHIBITOR REGISTRATION to register.

2023 Convention:


If you have not received your certificate to the email address in the OFDA database profile, please CLICK HERE to find out how to download, print and/or save your certificate! Deadline to submit corrections ended on August 5, 2023.

Post-Convention Directory

Need a look back?  Need to find a certain Exhibitor?  See who won the Young Funeral Directors Distinguished Service Award?  You can see it all  CLICK HERE! in the Post-Convention Directory.

2022 & 2021 Convention CE Certificates:

To view, download, print or save your 2022 or 2021 CE Certificate, click the below link. If you do not know your Attendee Badge ID, you can locate it up by clicking on the link below the submit button after clicking the link below.