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BFA VISION 2019

THE FLORIST TRADE CONFERENCE

 

SATURDAY 13th and SUNDAY 14th APRIL 2019

LEICESTER MARRIOTT HOTEL

BFA Vision is back for 2019 - the florist business conference on all the burning issues of the day.

 

 

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WHAT

BFA Vision 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 - two business workshops on Saturday afternoon. 
  • Saturday Evening - Drinks party, an excellent chance to network and chat with florists from around the UK
  • Sunday - a day full of business sessions and debate for business minded florists.‚Äč

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WHO

Open to all trade florists, growers, tutors and suppliers whether a BFA member or not. 

We will have a stellar line up of speakers on all the topics that affect you and your business.

 

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WHERE

The conference will be returning the Leicester Marriott Hotel, Smith Way, Grove Park, Enderby, Leicester, England, LE19 1SW.

We have negotiated excellent preferential room rates with the hotel. They are available when booking your rooms directly with the Leicester Marriott Hotel quoting by coding D2B or by using the links on the venue page

All guests will all receive complimentary car parking, and use of all the Marriott Hotel’s leisure facilities.  Visit the Leicester Marriott’s website.

ALTERNATIVE PLACES TO STAY

For those of you who might want to stay elsewhere, there are two Premier Inns (Leicester Fosse Park and Leicester Braunstone) approximately a kilometre away from the conference venue, and other hotels such as Travelodge and Comfort Days within a short cab-ride distance.

 

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WHEN

The conference takes place on Sunday 14th April 2019 from 10:00am until 4:30pm


Business workshops are held on Saturday 13th April 2019 1.30pm - 3.00pm & 3.30pm - 5pm
Saturday Evening sees an informal welcome drinks party which starts at 7.00pm

 

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BOOKING INFORMATION

BOOKING LINES ARE NOW OPEN AT www.ticketsource.co.uk/bfaevents 
(You can also use the links below)

If you have other queries please contact Tracy (Association Manager) on manager@britishfloristassociation.org

 

DELEGATE RATES FOR MEMBERS

Sunday Conference Saturday Drinks Party

Ticket Price Includes:

  • Sunday All Day Business Sessions
  • Full Conference Pack
  • Lunch, Tea & Coffee

Ticket Includes:

  • Welcome drinks are your opportunity
    to network with florists over a drink.

Whilst tickets are free, booking is essential.

£45 + VAT + Booking Fee

CLICK HERE to book

Complimentary tickets - FREE OF CHARGE
CLICK HERE to book

 

DELEGATE RATES FOR NON-MEMBERS

Sunday Conference Saturday Drinks Party

Ticket Price Includes:

  • Sunday All Day Business Sessions
  • Full Conference Pack
  • Lunch, Tea & Coffee

Ticket Includes:

  • Welcome drinks are your opportunity
    to network with florists over a drink.

Whilst tickets are free, booking is essential.

£65 + VAT + Booking Fee
CLICK HERE to book

Complimentary tickets - FREE OF CHARGE
CLICK HERE to book

 

 

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SATURDAY WORKSHOPS

We're delighted to invite you to two training workshops on Saturday afternoon, designed especially for florists these present exciting opportunity to gain essential information to help your business.

We have three workshops.

1.30 - 5.00pm             Full afternoon Session workshop - 360º Marketing strategy | Workshop 1.
1.30 - 3.00pm             First session workshops
Optimising Your Marketing with Mailchimp* | Workshop 2. | How to be a greener Florist* | Workshop 3.
3.30 - 5.00pm             Second session workshops 
Optimising Your Marketing with Mailchimp* | Workshop 2. | How to be a greener Florist* | Workshop 3.

 *Both workshops will be taking place simultaneously in different rooms and both workshops will run in both time slots.

 

RATES FOR MEMBERS

Saturday 13th Workshop - One workshop Saturday 13th Workshop - Two workshop

1pm - 5pm

  • Workshop 1. 360º Marketing strategy 1pm - 5.00pm

Workshop 1. £60.00

  Attend both workshop 2 & 3 and enjoy a reduced price:

  both workshops will be held separately.

1.30pm - 3pm or 3.30pm - 5pm

  • Workshop 2. Mailchimp Workshop 3. Eco floristry

Workshop 2 OR 3 £30*

* + VAT + Booking Fee

1.30pm - 3pm & 3.30pm - 5pm

  • Workshop 2. Mailchimp marketing
  • 3. Eco floristry

Workshop 2 AND 3 £50*

£50 + VAT + Booking Fee

 

RATES FOR NON-MEMBERS

Saturday 13th Workshop - One workshop Saturday 13th Workshop - Two workshop

1pm - 5.00pm

  • Workshop 1. 360º Marketing strategy 

Workshop 1. £80.00

Attend both workshop 2 & 3 and enjoy a reduced price:

  • Workshop 2. & 3. Mailchimp and Eco floristry

  both workshops will be held separately.

1pm - 1.30  OR 3.30pm - 5pm

  • Workshop 2. Mailchimp
  • Workshop 3. Eco floristry

Workshop 2 OR 3 £40.00


* + VAT + Booking Fee
 

1.30pm - 3pm & 3.30pm - 5pm

  • Workshop 2. Mailchimp
  • Workshop 3. Eco floristry

Workshop 2 AND 3 £70*

+ VAT + Booking Fee

 

 

    

 

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BOOKING ON THE DAY FOR SUNDAY CONFERENCE

Please book your tickets in advance to ensure we have your name badge and delegate pack ready for your arrival.

However, if you do decide to join us at the very last moment please not that the below ticket prices apply:

Sunday conference price

MEMBER RATE £65.00
NON-MEMBER RATE £90.00

 

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SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

The conference wouldn’t be possible without our sponsors, if you would like to know more about how you can support the event please contact Association Manager Tracy Tomlinson by email: manager@britishfloristassociation.org or call 02475090326 option 1.
 

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