Industry News Archives - British Florist Association

Books for Christmas

Beautiful books for Christmas. In the BFA marketplace we have a selection of gorgeous books for sale including the brand new Floos Crafters Secret, volume 4, as well as the re-printed volume 1. Prices start from £ 59.95. As well as all volumes 1-4 of Crafters secret our ever popular Professional Florist Manual is our … Read moreBooks for Christmas

Advertising Opportunities

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

Worldskills winners

Congratulations to all the world skills competitors and winners.

Having succeeded to get to the finals from the initial heats last June, the florists then competed for 3 days at the NEC Worldskills UK live.

They were the winners from over 70 skill competitions, known as National Finals, that pitted more than 500 competitors against one another at the LIVE venue Birmingham’s NEC from Thursday to Saturday.

Christmas offer on ‘The Collection’.

The BFA have used experts with the knowledge and experience of new product development and insight of customer preferences and buying habits to create The Collection. This eighty-two-page full colour gloss laminated book, with eight sections in the bestselling colour options, is a commercial core collection aimed at the consumer to help you increase your … Read moreChristmas offer on ‘The Collection’.

Christmas charm with the OASIS® Floral Products.

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.

World Skills 2019 finalists announced

WorldSkills UK is a set of dynamic skills competitions for young people and adults, designed and delivered by industry experts. Worldskills UK run each year in over 70 skills across the UK. Top scorers from across the regional heats and selection events are invited to compete at National Finals at WorldSkills UK Live. Visit World … Read moreWorld Skills 2019 finalists announced

Chelsea Flower Show… your chance to shine

Applications Open for New Look Floristry Competition at RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2020 Floristry will take centre stage in the iconic Great Pavilion at next year’s RHS Chelsea Flower Show (19-23 May) as the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) refreshes the popular Floristry Competition and invites talented florists from across the UK to take part in … Read moreChelsea Flower Show… your chance to shine

Industry awards and the winners are……

BFA Industry Awards, FleurEx 2019

Below are the categories for 2019 and we are pleased to announce the winners of the individual awards. IoPF Floristry Student of the Year Claire Kenyon, Bicton College Floristry Tutor of the Year Elaine Thackray, Writtle University College. Floristry Training Provider of the Year Writtle University College Grower of the Year Crosslands Flower Nursery Sundries Supplier … Read moreIndustry awards and the winners are……

Meet our Debut Designers

DEVINNIA HOLLOWAY Davinnia’s Mum found her a floristry course when she was 17. She fell in love with the industry and went on to pass her level 3 and open her own shop by the age of just 19.  Fiesta Flowers in Birmingham is Devinnia’s successful flower shop.  She’s looking forward to sharing her creative … Read moreMeet our Debut Designers

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