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BFA Vision 2020 is our annual spring trade conference with an engaging programme of inspirational speakers and business workshops on essential commercial topics to re-energise your business mind!
As we enter a period of uncertainty we need more than ever to network, talk and meet as professional florists.
Leicester Marriott Hotel –
SATURDAY 25th and SUNDAY 26TH APRIL.
Published on 11th February 2020 in Industry News
Flora Magazine As an Industry it is essential that we have a floral magazine for our consumers. In the UK we are fortunate that we have a magazine called Flora. Edited by Judith Blacklock who is the author of 17 floral books, she is a Fellow of the Institute of Horticulture, for whom she designed ... Read moreFlora Magazine, new deal for Florists.
Published on 7th February 2020 in Industry News
A new photographic competition for florists and floral designers. The UK Floristry Judges Guild are launching a brand new photographic floristry competition. This new competition has an exciting bridal schedule and a prize of £300 for the winner, plus valuable PR when the winning designs are published on social media and the press. The competition ... Read morePhotographic competition for Florists
Published on 4th February 2020 in BFA Vision
Things to do NOW to grow your Instagram We all know that Instagram is the key platform for florists to show their skills and personality. Indeed, the RHS and other flower show organisers look at Instagram accounts to get a measure for how popular a florist is and it’s a factor in selecting exhibitors. But ... Read moreVision 2020 Instagram Workshop
Published on 4th February 2020 in Industry News
Amazing Opportunity. The BFA are on a mission to find 9 BFA members to go to the Netherlands courtesy of the Dutch Embassy and VGB (dutch florist association). The florists or buyers will cross the Channel to visit Dutch traders/producers. Our friends at the Dutch embassy have now secured the support from the Ministry and ... Read moreVisit to Holland for BFA members
Published on 23rd January 2020 in Brexit
Once the UK leaves the EU formally on 31 January 2020, we enter an implementation period, during which all trade continues in accordance with existing plant and flower health, food safety, customs and VAT rules and regulations. So are we entering a year of turmoil. We will need to wait and see as we have been ... Read moreUK to leave EU on 31st January 2020
Published on 23rd January 2020 in Latest Industry Events
DS Smith ePack is proudly teaming up with the British Florist Association in order to offer a special packaging deal to BFA members for Valentine’s day! So for a memorable Valentine’s day, they have developed an unique range of Smileprint® boxes for flowers with pre-defined digitally-printed layouts, delivered in 5 working days across most of the UK. These boxes ... Read moreMember Benefit – Eco packaging discounts
Published on 22nd January 2020 in BFA Vision
Where Leicester Marriott Hotel, Smith Way, Grove Park, Enderby, Leicester, England, LE19 1SW. When Saturday 25th April 2020 – Workshops & informal evening drink receptionSunday 26th April 2020 – All day Conference Cost SUNDAY CONFERENCE: from only £45.00* per delegate includes: * Prices exc. VAT and ticket source booking Fee. Room rates ROOM PACKAGES & RATESSingle Room with Breakfast £98.00Double ... Read moreVision 2020- venue details
Published on 20th January 2020 in BFA Vision
All you need to know BFA Vision 2020 is our annual spring trade conference with an engaging programme of inspirational speakers and business workshops on essential commercial topics to re-energise your business mind! Saturday 25th & Sunday 26th April. Leicester Marriott Hotel From £45.00 Saturday – workshops to help your business. Saturday pm – BFA ... Read moreVision 2020- all you need to know
Published on 20th January 2020 in For the Industry
With Valentine’s less than one month away it’s time to increase the promotion and marketing to make it a bumper year for your business. We at the BFA are pleased to offer you a selection of Posters, Facebook Cover Images, and Instagram post pics, along with our Valentines Business Booster 2020, a document full of a whole ... Read moreValentines Posters 2020
Published on 9th January 2020 in Industry News
What keeps you busy in the quiet time after Christmas and the New Year? Do you have the January blues or is time to re-think what you’re doing and boost your business. Why not update your Find a Florist Business profile. Follow this easy to use guide and make your business profile super duper before ... Read moreJanuary blues or time to boost your business