THANOS magazine

Colombia | Latin America | July 10, 2023

Standing up for the values of the funeral industry in Latin America

ALPAR celebrates 35 years anniversary

By Tatiana Osorio A., Executive Director of ALPAR, Colombia

In 2023, ALPAR (The Latin American Association of Cemeteries and Funeral Services) celebrates
35 years, as the first and only Latin American association that brings together the main cemeteries, crematoriums, funeral homes, product and service suppliers for the Industry in America,
Europe and Asia.

Recognized internationally for its activities focused on integration, professional ethics, internationalization and networking, and also seeks to keep the industry professionals ahead of the curve, ALPAR develops initiatives and activities to unite companies beyond geographical borders:

  • World summit.
  • International symposiums.
  • "The world united for life": a global movement that unites companies in the five continents since 2012.
  • Funeral Professional Day, an initiative supported by FIAT IFTA.
  • "Exclusive for the best salespeople" and "Recognition of trajectory" (exclusive for collaborators of member companies).
  • Seminars and training, in person and virtual. 

ALPAR will celebrate its 35 years anniversary during the VII International Symposium of the Funeral Industry, which will be held in Santiago, Chile, from the 27th to the 30th of September 2023.
The event, will include an enriching academic day, networking, technical visits, supplier outreach and meetings of the ALPAR General Assembly and Board of Directors.


Read more in summer issue THANOS magazine 2/2023 (102) 

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