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BFA FleurEx 26 – 27 October 2019. ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW
Hundreds of commercial florists, floristry students and industry suppliers will be coming together at BFA FleurEx on Saturday 26th and Sunday 27th October 2019 on the look-out for new products, innovative floral design ideas, new wholesale flower and sundries suppliers and to network. Make sure you’re one of them!
Published on 12th September 2019 in BFA FleurEx
BFA FleurEx The Only Florist Trade Show of 2019. THE FLOWER CIRCUS comes to FleurEx The Flower Circus has travelled the globe and now comes to BFA FleurEx 2019 Prepare yourself for a demonstration like you’ve never seen before! Headed up by the world renowned Dutch Master Florist Martin Groen. You can be guaranteed of ... Read moreFleurEx 19- The Circus coming to town
Published on 10th September 2019 in BFA FleurEx
IOPF Inspiration day for Students and members Saturday 26th October Itinerary IOPF Members £10 Non IOPF Members £15.00 By request we are holding our first ever seminar for IOPF members on Saturday 26th October, mainly aimed at Students. Throughout the day there will be interesting talks from British and Dutch growers. A Mini demo and ... Read moreIoPF Inspiration Day.
Published on 10th September 2019 in BFA FleurEx
We have 3 fabulous designers for our ever popular masterclasses. Tracy – a RHS Chelsea Gold medal winning florist, designer and stylist who has worked in and around the flower industry for over 20 years. She has a distinctive sculptural style and spent a lovely summer working as a sculptors assistant to develop those skills. Tracy served ... Read moreMeet the Masterclass Designers at FleurEx.
Published on 9th September 2019 in BFA FleurEx
Hundreds of commercial florists, floristry students and industry suppliers will be coming together at BFA FleurEx on Saturday 26th and Sunday 27th October 2019 on the look-out for new products, innovative floral design ideas, new wholesale flower and sundries suppliers and to network. Make sure you’re one of them! Entry to FleurEx is FREE for ... Read moreBFA FleurEx 26 – 27 October 2019
Published on 28th August 2019 in Industry News
Icing on the cake! Elizabeth Newcombe has received a Medallion of Excellence for her work Worldskillskazan2019 . A very respectable 5th place! Well deserved Lizzie! Chairman Brian said ”For Elizabeth to gain a Certificate of Excellence in the World Skills in Kazan Russia is a great achievement. She has done our Industry proud. For floristry to ... Read moreWorld Skills- Liz achieves 5th place
Published on 22nd August 2019 in European Floristry School
The EFS 19 is over but what a fantastic time we had. Gorgeous designs made by our 3 designers, Niina Minkkenin-Westerlund from Finland, Alex Segura from Spain and Roman Steinhauer from Russia. Over 20 florists each day were treated to all 3 designers work and took away with them some inspirational ideas as well as ... Read moreBFA European Floristry School – what a fabulous time
Published on 15th August 2019 in BFA FleurEx
Who wouldn’t want to be the best in the country? Register your entry into the FleurEx competitions to start your journey. Don’t forget to read your terms and conditions of entry which can be found here. https://www.britishfloristassociation.org/fleurex-19/competition-rules-and-conditions-of-entry/ All competition winners will receive a Trophy and prize money of £100 – 1st place, £50.00- 2nd place, ... Read moreFleurEx competitions for 2019
Published on 12th August 2019 in For the Industry
New technology for florists – makes it easy to gain reviews We love anything that makes life easier, so it’s a big thumbs up to the new Direct2Florist manager app. Available now and free to all Direct2Florist members, not just in the UK but worldwide. Picture this – a customer orders flowers whilst having their ... Read moreNew Technology for florists.
Published on 8th August 2019 in BFA Vision
2020 May bank holiday will be moved to mark 75th anniversary of VE Day. BFA move Vision 2020 dates to 25th and 26th April. Next year’s early May bank holiday will be moved back by four days for the whole of the UK to coincide with the 75th anniversary of VE Day. May Day is ... Read moreChange of Bank Holiday 2020
Published on 7th August 2019 in BFA FleurEx
The voting has started for the Industry Awards. The voting process will be from Monday 15th July and finish on Sunday 15th September 2019. The categories of the BFA Industry awards change to ensure the awards remain current and reflect the ever changing florist industry. Below are the categories for 2019. IoPF Floristry Student of ... Read moreBFA Industry Awards- the voting begins.