Welcome to the BFA Industry Awards 2020! We hope you enjoy the show, below are the videos in the order you would have viewed them in the live show. Please don’t forget to tag us in any celebration photos on Social Media….. Good Luck to you all…….. Happy watching! 2020 EDUCATIONAL AWARDS WELCOME TO THE … Read more BFA INDUSTRY AWARDS 2020: Winners Announced!
How, where and when…… The British Florist Association Industry Awards 2020 will be hosted by Dennis Van Wonderen and Nikki Meader. The British Florist Association Industry Awards 2020 Everyone is eager to find out the winners of this years awards and we are pleased to announce that they will be posted on our website on … Read more BFA Industry Awards 2020 and Virtual FleurEx 2020:
8th October 2020 This year we have once again seen a record number of votes with 13,675 people having their say. It’s fantastic to see how passionate people are about our industry. IoPF FLORISTRY STUDENT OF THE YEAR Helen Collier, Bicton College, Devon Katherine Birtles, Myerscough College, Lancashire Patricia Bond, Academy of Floral Art, Devon … Read more BFA INDUSTRY AWARDS 2020: Finalists announced!
With the next 6 months looking set to continue with social restrictions, we wanted to share some ideas with you to boost your connection with consumers. The Flower Council of Holland, recently sent a strong message with its awareness campaign aimed at the public. #FillTheDistance has been used to inspire people to fill the emotional … Read more 10 ways to Fill The Distance With Beauty
What better way to lift spirits and promote our wonderful floral designs than this campaign by The Flower Council of Holland. By following the link florists can download a variety of images, posters and animations for your use. The more we all promote this, the more coverage we will get and the further the message … Read more Fill The Distance with Beauty
Since March 2020 when the lock down began everyone in the floral industry has experienced a unique set of problems to deal with. We created this survey to get a feel for how you were all coping and if there were areas where you specifically needed help. There was a great response with over 500 … Read more Covid-19 Floral Industry Survey Results
The Government recently announced that face masks will be mandatory in England within shops as well as on Public transport. Below we have listed the rules for different areas which apply to florist shops as well as the exceptions so that you can be fully informed on what is permitted and what is not. ENGLAND … Read more Face masks rules for retail shops
Read all about BFA member McQueens Florists and this amazing chance to join them in this once in a lifetime scholarship. New to the industry florists are encouraged to apply for the two scholarship places that offer a 4-week course worth £5750 at the prestigious McQueens in Bethnal Green, East London. On completion of the … Read more McQueens Scholarship
PLANNING AHEAD – ALWAYS A GOOD IDEA TO UPDATE YOURSELF. BE PROACTIVE – GETTING EXTRA TRADE Have you considered contacting local firms to offer valentines flowers to their staff – perhaps offer free delivery to the company location. If you do reception/office flowers you already have a good connection. If you don’t, why not, offer … Read more VALENTINE’S top tips for business