The Beautiful Dying Expo is a virtual event where you can have one-on-one conversations with professionals in the dying and death industry.​

2022 will mark our fourth annual virtual expo!

"Death is not the opposite of life, but a part of it."

Haruki Murakami


Our Mission

Beautiful Dying Expo's mission is a collaboration of a heart-centered and compassionate team of community leaders connecting with people worldwide to expand awareness, encourage meaningful conversations by illuminating the process of dying and death. With a growing global community seeking answers we help create action plans for life, celebration, dying, death and grief.

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Michele Little

Our Founder

Michele Little, CEO of Beautiful Dying LLC, is an author and certified Death Midwife dedicated to the celebration of life and the honoring of death. Her journey began after her brother, FDNY Rescue 1 Firefighter David Martin Weiss was killed in the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001 (aka 9/11) in New York City.

To honor her brother, his service and his love for children, Michele began speaking in support of first responders and survivors, and founded the nonprofit, Unite in Peace to give children a voice. Michele has been interviewed on NBC, CBS, KUSI, FOX, Today Show, Adelphia Communications (News and Take 5), San Diego Magazine, Visions Magazine, San Diego Union Tribune and the North County Times. Michele received proclamations from the City of Encinitas and the City of San Diego, California.

Today, Michele’s company, Beautiful Dying, a Concierge Dying and Death Management Service assists with preparing and organizing critical documents, coordinating in-home care, honoring faith-based traditions and supporting the grieving in the dying and death experience.

As producer of the annual Beautiful Dying Expo, Michele and her team bring together groundbreaking products, services, resources and experts in a unique 3-day trade show devoted to easing the transition at end of this life and perhaps, the afterlife?


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We're comprised of experienced and compassionate professionals of the death and end of life community.

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Our members are like family. These inspiring individuals and organizations contribute invaluable insight to our conversations about death. Meet them here... or become one!