Floral Industry Resource Guide

A comprehensive guide to floral industry resources available to retail florists including industry associations, events, conventions, magazines and more.

We're lucky in that we get to talk with lots of smart owners of busy flower shops every day. Through them, and our work with other associations and organizations, industry experts and consultants as well as schools, we learn a lot about the industry and the valuable resources available to the florists that make it up.

We do our best to curate all that information and share it with all florists here.

A comprehensive guide to associations serving the needs of retail florists. Search or browse this complete list of floral associations from all over the world.
The most complete guide to the many great events in the flower industry – design shows, conferences, conventions, trade shows and educational sessions.
Gift shows give retail florists a chance to expand and diversify their offerings. This is a guide to gift shows that may be of interest to flower shops.
A guide to the best ecommerce websites for florists – flower shop websites that perform in search, convert visitors to customers and increase online sales.
A guide to the best consultants, trainers and business educators in the floral industry – working hard to help retail florists be more successful.
Ever wondered about those initials after a florists name? A complete guide to the post-nominals, designations, certifications and accreditations available to florists.
There are a number of great online resources (websites, forums, blogs, and more) for florists. Some of the best are listed below.
Resources to help florists be more profitable by taking advantage of powerful and proven developments in pricing from the field of yield/revenue management.
The most complete guide to events of interest to retail florists presented in searchable calendar form.
A guide to the schools, training and certification programs for floral designers that want to expand on their skills and be recognized for their talent and achievement.
Retail florists are lucky to have a number of excellent industry-specific magazines devoted to helping them improve their design skills and business practices.
A complete guide to scholarships, grants, bursaries and other financial support for aspiring florists and designers that are looking for financial assistance to continue their education and career.
Some floral designers love to compete. Others just like to watch. Whatever your interest in florist design competitions these resources will help.
The third-party resources (gift cards, merchant services, florist websites, etc.) that our clients ask us about most often.

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