NCBVA Annual Meeting

  • August 10, 2019
  • 8:30 AM - 6:30 PM
  • Drury Inn & Suites, St Louis, MO (Brentwood)


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Drury Inn & Suites, St Louis (Brentwood)
8700 Eager Rd

Brentwood, MO 63144

The 2019 NCBVA annual
meeting will be in St Louis, MO! The meeting will begin Saturday morning at the hotel and with the latter part (including lunch) offsite at the Bruns Doric plant. The evening will conclude with an optional Cardinal/Pirates baseball game in a group seating arrangement (first pitch 6:15pm).

Bring the family: 
$300 m
eeting attendee
$100 guest/spouse
$50 child

*Add $100 for the baseball game (includes ticket and transportation from the hotel to/from the game).

Hotel room rate: $139 – includes breakfast, wifi, and free evening snacks and beverages; Reserve online.

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Meeting Agenda (Saturday, August 10th)
Room: Hawthorne

7:00am      Breakfast – Hotel Restaurant

8:30          Welcome and Introductions

8:35          NCBVA Updates

9:15          Bylaws Discussion/Vote for Changes

9:30          Disinterment Deep Dive (including transportation)
legal liabilities
                -checklist to implement now

10:00         Break

10:20         Depart for Bruns Doric – hotel lobby

10:45         Bruns Doric Plant Tour

11:15        Casket Lowering Devices
                Tony Garcia, Garcia Casket Lowering Devices
                 -record keeping to protect your company
                 -onsite demonstration
                 -proper care, maintenance, and checklists  

12:00pm   BBQ Lunch & Vendor Showcase

12:45         Vault Lowering Devices
                Ed Bruns, Bruns Doric Vault
ecord keeping to protect your company
                 -onsite demonstration/safety
                 -proper care, maintenance, and checklists

1:15          Hands-On Vault Cart Training
                Matt Oldiges, Axis Corporation
                -train the trainer session for vault cart usage
                -checklists to ensure you meet OSHA regulations   

2:00          Tent Safety, Liability & Maintenance Panel with Show & Tell
                Del Doleman, American Cemetery Supply
                Stan Scruggs, Jr. Cemetery Funeral Supply
                Randy DeWilde, Holland Supply
               -proper care and maintenance
               -top items to be inspected daily/monthly/quarterly
               -installation procedures
               -conditions to be wary of
               -why it is impossible to have a wind rating 

2:45         Closing & Depart for Hotel

4:45         Shuttle departure for baseball game - meet in the hotel lobby

6:15         Cardinals vs. Pirates Baseball Game (optional)

NCBVA Event Policy

Complete refund of registration fee for cancellations made at least 30 days prior to the event. Cancellations made less than 30 days prior to event result in a registration fee refund if budget allows once bills are settled. First come, first served basis. No refund of registration fees for No Shows.

The hotels have their own cancellation policies. Please look at your hotel confirmation or speak with the hotel directly about that.

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