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.
The tutor’s workshop that will take place at BFA FleurEx 26th October 2019 is now open for bookings. We hope all florists have the FleurEx date in their diary, but this is especially important for tutors who will not want to miss this opportunity to network and get the very latest advice and information. A full … Read moreTutors Workshop at FleurEx 2019
Helen Pannitt is the owner of BFA member Helen James Flowers in Harrogate, North Yorkshire. Following on from the success at Chelsea this year, she was contacted by the China Flower Association inviting her to compete as the UK representative in the 2019 World Floral Art contest being held at the International Horticulture Expo in … Read moreHelen goes to China
An article written by Camilla Turner, Education Editor of the Telegraph has caused outrage amongst florists around the Country. Reading the alarming article gives the impression that all is doom and gloom but that’s simply not the case. Tracy Benton the Principle Moderator for City and Guilds floristry and Team Manager for the Institute of … Read moreLevel 3 ‘Mickey Mouse’ qualification- THE FACTS
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 moreSpecial Summer offer on ‘The Collection’.
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
RHS Chelsea Florist of the Year competition is held in the heart of the world’s most famous flower show, within the Great Pavilion. This showcase of exceptional skills of professional florists always leaves the Chelsea visitors in awe. The 32 florists across two sessions will be representing British Floristry to the 100,000’s and the millions that watch the … Read moreRHS Chelsea Florist of the Year Competition 2019
RHS YOUNG CHELSEA FLORIST OF THE YEAR – Second session Congratulations to Elizabeth Newcombe; The RHS Young Chelsea Florist of the Year 2019! Elizabeth Newcombe, Rhubarb & Bramley Award: WINNER! Gold Medal Congratulations to Helen Pannitt; The RHS Chelsea Florist of the Year 2019! Winner – Helen Pannitt From Helen James Flowers. Award: Gold Medal RHS Chelsea … Read moreRHS Chelsea Florist of the Year Winners 2019
The second session of the week Thursday – Saturday, saw the turn of the RHS Young Chelsea Florist of the Year competition. The 16 competitors were judged on Thursday morning and we’re delighted to announce the awards and show all the designs. SCHEDULE – Royal Floral Crown This year the floristry theme will be ‘‘Queen … Read moreRHS Young Chelsea Florist of the Year Competition 2019
WorldSkill UK heat competitions! Throughout May and June UK Worldskill floristry heats will be taking place around the country. Competitiors from all corners of the UK will be put through their paces, as they go head to head to win their heats, but, more importantly get the highest marks! Eight Worldskills UK Floristry Competition finalists will be … Read moreWorldskills UK Floristry Competition Heats 2019