On Saturday night, the scene is set for the sparkling annual Gala Dinner Dance 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 the industry. We also recognise the … Read moreFleurEx 19 Industry Awards and Gala Dinner
Taking to the Floral Main Stage to wow the crowds with their breath-taking innovative work by International and National designers. Watch wedding work Sunday morning with Solomon and Mark and their contemporary designs in the afternoon. The Circus with Martin Groen will be wowing us in the lunchtime slot. BFA / IoPF Members Non Members … Read moreFleurEx 19 Demonstrators
BFA FleurEx The Only Florist Trade Show of 2019. THE FLOWER CIRCUS comes to FleurEx The Flower Circus has travelled the globe and now comes to BFA FleurEx 2019 Prepare yourself for a demonstration like you’ve never seen before! Headed up by the world renowned Dutch Master Florist Martin Groen. You can be guaranteed of … Read moreFleurEx 19- The Circus coming to town
IOPF Inspiration day for Students and members Saturday 26th October Itinerary IOPF Members £10 Non IOPF Members £15.00 By request we are holding our first ever seminar for IOPF members on Saturday 26th October, mainly aimed at Students. Throughout the day there will be interesting talks from British and Dutch growers. A Mini demo and … Read moreIoPF Inspiration Day.
We have 3 fabulous designers for our ever popular masterclasses. Tracy – a RHS Chelsea Gold medal winning florist, designer and stylist who has worked in and around the flower industry for over 20 years. She has a distinctive sculptural style and spent a lovely summer working as a sculptors assistant to develop those skills. Tracy served … Read moreMeet the Masterclass Designers at FleurEx.
Icing on the cake! Elizabeth Newcombe has received a Medallion of Excellence for her work Worldskillskazan2019 . A very respectable 5th place! Well deserved Lizzie! Chairman Brian said ”For Elizabeth to gain a Certificate of Excellence in the World Skills in Kazan Russia is a great achievement. She has done our Industry proud. For floristry to … Read moreWorld Skills- Liz achieves 5th place
The EFS 19 is over but what a fantastic time we had. Gorgeous designs made by our 3 designers, Niina Minkkenin-Westerlund from Finland, Alex Segura from Spain and Roman Steinhauer from Russia. Over 20 florists each day were treated to all 3 designers work and took away with them some inspirational ideas as well as … Read moreBFA European Floristry School – what a fabulous time
New technology for florists – makes it easy to gain reviews We love anything that makes life easier, so it’s a big thumbs up to the new Direct2Florist manager app. Available now and free to all Direct2Florist members, not just in the UK but worldwide. Picture this – a customer orders flowers whilst having their … Read moreNew Technology for florists.
Brexit Update from the Chairman. Following the appointment of our New Prime Minister it is very hard to know where Brexit is going. I have written to Michael Gove the Minister responsible for planning our exit from the EEC asking for Industry Specific advice, because as small businesses we do not have the time to … Read moreBrexit update from BFA Chairman
A get together to share good practice and discuss how to stretch and challenge students practical skills in order for them to achieve their personal best and feel confident to progress to higher levels and compete in competitions. Discussions and analysis of WorldSkills UK heats 2019 Pre competition activity. Helping students to take part in … Read moreTutors Networking and Standardisation Meeting