THE SPEAKERS Netherlands Ambassador to the United Kingdom- Simon Smits. Simon Smits is Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland since September 2015. Mr Smits studied English language, literature and international law at the VU University in Amsterdam. As we enter into another 12 months … Read moreVision 2020 – the speakers
We know you’ve got a hundred and one things to do in the run up to valentines that’s why we’ve created a collection of posters, facebook cover images and the essential information in our Valentine’s florist business booster. Download this FREE available to all downloadable document full of tips, helpful hints and ideas – simply click on the … Read moreValentines 2020 BFA Business Booster.
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 moreVALENTINE’S top tips for business
There is no better way to reach your target audience than with advertising on our website, in our E-News, BFA magazine or with sponsorship of a BFA event. Direct your advertising resources to where it will have the most impact and make people aware of your brand within the industry. Some specifics… Promote your company … Read moreAdvertising Opportunities
Add Christmas charm to your designs with the OASIS® Floral Products Winter Collection. From perfect packaging to delightful gifts, plus pieces to make a showstopping window display, you’ll find a Christmas hamper full of treats over at www.oasisfloral.co.uk There’s no minimum order, and Next Day Delivery* is FREE when you spend over £50 ex VAT! … Read moreChristmas charm with the OASIS® Floral Products.
The 2020 Flower agenda has been selected. As always, the product list for 2020 have been drawn up in close collaboration with the product specialists at Royal FloraHolland. Flower Agenda 2020: January: RoseFebruary: ChrysanthemumMarch: TulipApril: GerberaMay: AlstroemeriaJune: LilyJuly: Summer flowers (Gladiolus, Snapdragon, Sunflower)August: DahliaSeptember: HydrangeaOctober: LisianthusNovember: Orchids (Cymbidium, Phalaenopsis, Vanda)December: Amaryllis 2020 will be the last year that the Flower Council of Holland will publish the … Read moreFlower Agenda 2020 Announced
2020 May bank holiday will be moved to mark 75th anniversary of VE Day. BFA move Vision 2020 dates to 25th and 26th April. Next year’s early May bank holiday will be moved back by four days for the whole of the UK to coincide with the 75th anniversary of VE Day. May Day is … Read moreChange of Bank Holiday 2020
Congratulations Laura Williams – Gold Medal Winner! After days of gruelling competition, Saturday evening saw Laura Williams scoop the Gold Medal as the results of the UK Worldskills Final competitions were announced. Medal Winners: Gold Medal – Laura Williams, Bridgwater and Taunton College South West Silver Medal – Elaine Stoner, Elaine’s Flowers Ltd South East Bronze … Read moreWorldskills Gold Medal Winner 2018
Much of the work that the BFA do goes on behind the scenes, we shared some of the work with the attendees of BFA Vision Florist Business Conference who were thrilled to hear about all the work the BFA have done in standing up to the ‘big boys’ the BFA are no longer pulling their … Read moreHow the BFA is fighting for you.
The British Florist Association proudly created a floral stand feature at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show in May as a highlight of its 100th anniversary celebrations. The British Florist Association wowed visitors to the Floristry Zone of Chelsea’s famous Great Pavilion with a bold, innovative ‘Floral 100’ installation in celebration of a century as the voice … Read moreCelebrating 100 years at RHS Chelsea