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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 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
Published on 24th May 2021 in For the Industry
Saturday 30th October 2021- Jurys Inn, Hinckley, Leicestershire On Saturday night, the scene is set for the sparkling annual Gala Dinner and Industry Awards ceremony, celebrating the cream of the floral crop. Join us to find out who has won the coveted awards as they are crowned the best in their category as voted for by ... Read more
Published on 22nd May 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 21st May 2021 in Industry News
The fee for plastic shopping bags in England will be doubled to 10p and extended to all shops from May 2021. In August 2020 the government announced that from Spring 2021 the Single-Use Carrier Bag Charge would be increased to 10p and extended to all retailers in England. Since its introduction, use of carrier bags ... Read more
Published on 18th May 2021 in Notice Board
New Covent Garden Market’s British Flowers Week is back in bloom. Green fingers at the ready for 14th – 20th June 2021! British Flowers Week, a campaign run by New Covent Garden Market the UK’s premier wholesale Flower Market, is returning for its ninth year between Monday 14th and Sunday 20th June 2021. The weeklong ... Read more
Published on 5th May 2021 in Latest Industry Events
Gala Dinner/ Industry Awards and Vision Conference 2021 OCTOBER 30th and 31st 2021 – JURYS INN, HINCKLEY, LEICESTERSHIRE This year our October event will be slightly different than previous years, mainly because this year FleurEx trade show was not possible. We know you will missing all the hussle and bustle, large stands, workshops and group ... Read more
Published on 27th April 2021 in Latest Industry Events
Garden Day 9th May Garden Day is back for a third successive year on Sunday, 9th May 2021 to celebrate the life-enhancing power of outdoor and indoor garden spaces. The nationwide community benefit movement is calling on all plant-lovers to down tools on Garden Day, make a flower crown, and share their plant spaces with ... Read more