2022 CCFW Annual Conference Recap

After some time off, we were so blessed to be able to join together once again in Napa for the CCFW Annual conference. While many had to cancel and our numbers were small, those who attended really enjoyed the educational speakers, the roundtable discussions and a sense of camaraderie for those who were there. We … Read more

Inspired Artisans Conference Contest

For those who have attended the past two CCFW Conferences, you are aware of our Suppler Face Time segment that allows for attendees to interact with our supplier representatives in a fast-paced, creative “get-to-know-you” presentation. One of our suppliers, Gino with Inspired Artisans, takes the creativity to an artistic level naturally. Two years in a … Read more

Joining us in Napa – Here’s how to get here!

We are very excited to welcome all our Cemetery and Funeral Home attendees, as well as our valuable suppliers to Napa in January 2019! Be sure to visit our conference page for updates and to review the schedule of events. Be sure to book your room at the Westin early in order to take advantage … Read more

2018 CCFW Annual Conference Recap

Another conference has come and gone, and this may have been the best conference to date (or so we were told). Our annual conference focuses on education, hospitality and building relationships with our peers. Here’s a recap of the event! Education The 2018 educational focus was creating exceptional customer service, building successful businesses and the importance … Read more

CCFW Annual Conference Banquet Dinner Entertainment

Who remembers the good time at the Banquet Dinner last April…we weren’t aware so many of you had fancy feet! Are you ready for more fun this year? Since we are in Scottsdale, land of NO SNOW, we are planning a fun evening outdoors with lawn games, heaters for us thin blooded folks, prizes, great … Read more

Introducing Vendor Face Time – 2018 Annual Conference

In our modern world, digital technology has changed the way we network and communicate. Colleagues can collaborate with each other despite geographical location and new products/innovations can reach customers with lightning speed. Despite clear advantages of digital communication, it is a mistake to assume that face-to-face networking and communication are losing value. This is why … Read more

2018 Annual Conference Program Announced

The CCFW board of directors is very excited to announce the line up for the 2018 Annual Conference. With the recent inclusion of Funeral Services to our Association and many of you have recently started adding funeral homes to your cemeteries, we have invited informative speakers that will help us better blend these two entities … Read more

Conference Survey Results

Thank you to all who attended and took the time to fill out our 2017 Annual Conference Survey. Your input allows us to continue improving the conference each year and give you valuable programming and vendor opportunities. There were two sections of the survey, overall conference experience and programming. Please feel free to review the … Read more

CCW 2017 Annual Conference Recap

Catholic Cemeteries and Funeral Services of the West By: Nicole Lecheler, Outreach Manager, Diocese of San Jose & Past President of Catholic Cemeteries and Funeral Services of the West   Catholic Cemeteries of the West held their 2017 annual conference in April in the beautiful South Lake Tahoe, California.  Cemetery and Supplier members enjoyed a … Read more