2013 Society of Professional Obituary Writers Conference and Writing Awards
Friday, June 7, 2013 at 6:00 PM - Sunday, June 9, 2013 at 5:00 PM (EDT)
The Society of Professional Obituary Writers (SPOW) will hold its next Conference and present SPOW Awards for obits published in 2011 and 2012 in Toronto in Canada, June 7-9, 2013.
A pre-conference kickoff/get-acquainted dinner will be held on Fri., June 7, 2013. Time and place to be determined. Participants and guests will be responsible for their own meals.
A full-day of professional development and roundtable discussions will be held Sat., June 8, 2013, at Ryerson University. The Grimmies awards luncheon, courtesy of Legacy.com, will take place around noon.
A half-day of sessions and discussions followed by a business meeting to determine the future direction of SPOW will take place on Sun. June 9, 2013.
Programs, schedules and other details, including hotel information, will be posted at Obituary Forum - www.obituaryforum.blogspot.com - and at the new SPOW website - www.societyofprofessionalobituarywriters.org/ - as they become available.
Conference registration and contest entry fees may be paid at this Eventbrite event page.
Society of Professional Obituary Writers
Society of Professional Obituary Writers was created for folks who write about the dead for a living. Convention attendees do not have to be professional obituary writers or members of the society in order to attend. Website: Obituary Forum at www.obituaryforum.blogspot.com.