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BFA Industry Awards Categories

The categories of the BFA Industry Awards 2018

1.  FLORIST SHOP OF THE YEAR

For florists that offer exceptional customer service and use the highest quality flowers and exceptional skilled florists.

The BFA have verified the nominations and the judging criteria has been forwarded to those who meet the exacting standards required.   

Pictorial evidence of retail shop, staff, designs and website will be required and must be returned to the BFA with the time limit specified otherwise the shop will be removed from the finalists.

*shops need to be a florist business member of the BFA in order to be eligible for this category

2.   IoPF FLORIST OF THE YEAR

This category is open to any IoPF florist which includes retail/studio/event florists. You must have a current, valid membership.

3.   FLORIST WEBSITE OF THE YEAR

With the ever increasing popularity and importance of your company representing itself with excellent internet presence, this is your time to shine. We know that there are some cracking websites out there and this award can recognise them in this year’s BFA Industry Awards.

* Applicants must be a BFA Business / Joint BFA Business/IoPF Members

4.   FLOWER SUPPLIER OF THE YEAR

This category is open to trade flower suppliers to the Industry, who have national coverage.

5.   SUNDRIES SUPPLIER OF THE YEAR

This category is open to all trade sundry suppliers to the Industry who have national coverage.

6.  LOCAL FLOWER WHOLESALER OF THE YEAR.

This category is open to all wholesalers with a UK base supplying florists from their cash & carry premises.

7.   FLORISTRY SERVICE PROVIDER OF THE YEAR

This category is open to any non-floral supplier, e.g., but not limited to, software provider, website provider, insurance provider or florist system provider that supplies to the Industry.

8.   FLORISTRY TUTOR OF THE YEAR

This is open to all floristry tutors (full or part time) who teach a formal qualification in floristry with accreditation recognised by industry.

9.   FLORISTRY TRAINING PROVIDER OF THE YEAR.

This is open to all training providers who deliver City & guilds/ BTEC or University qualifications recognised by the Industry. This can be done in purpose built premises ( i.e. College) or through work based learning (i.e Apprenticeship)

10. IoPF FLORISTRY STUDENT OF THE YEAR

This is open to any student who is currently studying a recognised qualification in floristry at a college/university or on a work-based apprenticeship. This category is open to students who have had up to two years training and are IoPF Student members.

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For more information about the Awards Click on the 'About the Awards' link Below

VOTING HAS NOW CLOSED!

 

VOTING VERTIFICATION

We use Industry-leading software in the form of Survey Monkey to take nominations and votes.  Survey Monkey have robust analytic tools that allow us to double check all the votes that have been placed.  In previous years we have had almost 5,000 duplicate votes!! We take the voting process very seriously, If you have any queries regarding any of the process we'd be happy to answer your questions. Please email info@britishfloristassociation.org

2017 Winners

CLICK HERE and see last year's winners, the overview and the individual pages

2016 Winners

CLICK HERE and see the 2016 year's winners, the overview and the individual pages

 

     

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