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FLOWERADE - Hydrate Your Creativity with the Florida State Florists Convention
We just got back from the Florida State Florists' Association's Mid-Season floral convention. The theme of the show wasFLOWERADE - Hydrate and Refuel Your Creativity and the florists attending really did get refueled with creativity! Flower Shop Network also sponsored designer Anthony Swick, CFD, FSMD, during his Floral Mechanics presentation.
Other presentations from the Florida Flowerade Convention included:
Hand-Tied By Design, a hands-on class by Sylvia Bird, AIFD
The Green Thumb â€” Growing Your Plant Sales by Christina Brown, horticulture specialist
How To Market Your Wedding Bizby Jacob McCall and Bobby Kyser
Weddings A-Zby Deborah De La Flor, AIFD, PFCI
Creative Foliage Accentsa hands-on class by Dan Hathcock, AIFD, ISES
Perfect Parties & Exceptional Events by Alex Jackson, AIFD, PFCI
As you can see, there is a lot to learn for florists at your state conventions. It's always good to come out and meet others in your industry, but also take home some much needed inspiration and FLOWERADE!
Also at the Florida State Florists' Convention this year, was their floral design contest, Save Your Sole a shoe art competition. I know what you're thinking, shoe art? YES! Well, shoe art with flowers! Just take a look at these amazing pictures from the event:
It's easy to see why florists have SO MUCH FUN at their job. The winner of this competition received $200! If you're a florist and have never attended a state convention,Â WHAT ARE YOU WAITING FOR?!