Wales Regional Meeting – 15th June 2022

Event Date: 15th June 2022


15th June – Port Talbot

The last two years have been extremely difficult for funeral directors and there are still many challenges ahead. In particular, the huge growth of direct cremations since the pandemic has led to a much more competitive market place.

Independents need to show that they offer direct cremation as part of a range of funeral options. They can demonstrate that if the direct route is chosen, they provide a high level of professionalism and local care and support, from initial arrangements through to care of the family after the funeral. This is in stark contrast to an online-only provider.

As SAIF Members, you are at the heart of your community, not simply an anonymous webpage, so let’s celebrate what you do best. Join your local SAIF meeting to learn how to raise your independent profile above the larger brands.

The session will include:

  • News of SAIF Digital – a service to help you maximise your spend on websites and social media
  • Updates about the funeral profession – ensuring you’re prepared for the challenges ahead
  • Sharing great ideas and best practice

Enjoy a delicious two course meal, catch up with local SAIF Members and meet Terry Tennens, SAIF’s Chief Executive and Jo Parker, SAIF’s National President 2022/23. Jo will be highlighting and fundraising for her Charity of the Year, Papyrus.


The Twelve Knights, Margam Road, Port Talbot, SA13 2DB


6.45 pm  Arrive at venue

7.00 pm  Meal served

8.00 pm Meeting starts

9.30 – 10 pm Meeting ends

We warmly invite all SAIF Members, Associates and companies looking to join SAIF membership to meet with us on 15th June. It will be an informal event giving an opportunity for SAIF Members to network together and with SAIF Associates.


  • Cumberland sausage and mash, served with garden peas and gravy OR Pasta Alfredo served with garlic bread and a salad garnish (Vegetarian)
  • Sicilian lemon muffin cheesecake served with vanilla flavour ice cream and raspberry sauce


Please use the booking form below, selecting either the meat or meat-free menu. Let us know any dietary requirements asap. For any questions, please contact SAIF Business Centre on 0345 230 6777.

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