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The Institute of Professional Florists
The IoPF upholds the professional status of florists in the UK by maintaining consistently high standards within the floristry industry through training and qualifications.Find out more about IOPF membership options
We are pleased to announce that the Gala Dinner, Industry Awards and Vision Conference for florists WILL be taking place at Jurys Inn, Hinckley on October 30th and 31st 2021. Yes…. this year we can meet up, dance the night away and celebrate our Industry. Tickets will be available soon but in the meantime pop it in the diary.
Published on 29th July 2021 in Industry News
As restrictions lifted on the 19th July across a lot of the UK many have been left wondering what to do for the best within their own businesses. The ‘OK, off you go people’ approach by government in England has been a strange feeling of relief and apprehension because we all know this virus has ... Read more
Published on 26th July 2021 in Industry News
Beautiful displays of floral mannequins were on display at Tatton show last week created by some of Manchester’s favourite florists. RHS Tatton Park for Fleurs de Villes ROSÉ – a fresh floral celebration in support of breast cancer research. The 12 installtaions were jduged by the UK floristry Judges Guild and the 3 categories were the ... Read more
Published on 19th July 2021 in Latest Industry Events
A massive THANK YOU to everyone that has taken the time to nominate their favourite floral industry people, for the 2021 BFA Industry Awards. We can now enter the voting phase! VOTING STARTED ON 19TH JULY 2021 CLOSES 22nd SEPTEMBER 2021 so the time is now to get voting and promoting! We will announce the ... Read more
Published on 13th July 2021 in Industry News
The Winner of the Floristry & Floral Designer Photographic Competition Simply Spring Bridal Design 2021 is Katerina Holisova. The UK Floristry Judges Guild are pleased to announce the winner of our very first Floristry Photographic Competition. It was open to Florists and Floral Designers across the Globe and we had an amazing response with entries ... Read more
Published on 1st July 2021 in Industry News
Covid-19. Your questions- our answers. We have taken on board as much factual information as we can, by following Government updates, speaking to other associations, wholesalers, and our florist industry colleagues.
Published on 30th June 2021 in Notice Board
From 21 to 25 July the Royal Horticultural Society’s (RHS) Flower Show Tatton Park will make a welcome return to Cheshire’s spectacular 1,000-acre Deer Park. The floral extravaganza will be one of the first major outdoor events to be held in the North-West this year, bringing gardeners and plant lovers together to celebrate the ‘Summer ... Read more
Published on 21st June 2021 in Latest Industry Events
The National Lonely Bouquet Day will take place on Sunday 27th June 2021 in line with International Lonely Bouquet day too. The ultimate goal of this initiative is very simple, florists and flower lovers all around the world dedicate one day a year to making strangers happy. The method chosen to achieve this goal is… ... Read more
Published on 16th June 2021 in Industry News
Many florists across the UK (as well as couples) have been eagerly awaiting updates on restrictions. For Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales we still have to wait before we have more news. However, following the PMs announcement on 14th June England restrictions are changing from June 21st. June 21st will not have all restrictions lifted, ... Read more
Published on 14th June 2021 in For the Industry
Warmer weather and an abundance of British Grown Flowers to lift our spirits! This week we join New Covent Garden Market to celebrate the best of the best in terms of floral materials produced by hard working UK growers (with the help of some lovely bees and insects of course) Florists all over the UK ... Read more
Published on 26th May 2021 in Notice Board
Ahead of the official Lonely Bouquet Day, which is on 28th June 2021, you can lend your support to the Marmalade Trust and join florists all over the UK in leaving flowers around your local area for those who need to find a little humanity and kindness right now. The finders can keep the flowers ... Read more