Arkansas Florists Association 2018 Annual Convention

Aug 17th - All Day
Aug 18th - All Day
Aug 19th - All Day
Hot Springs Convention Center - 134 Convention Blvd, Hot Springs National Park AK

The  Arkansas Florists Association celebrates its 66th annual convention August 17-19, 2018,  at the Hot Springs Convention Center in beautiful Hot Springs Arkansas. 

Highlights of the weekend’s incredible agenda include:  

Competitions:  There are two competitions:  the Arkansas Cup and the Mid America Cup 

Design shows: 

  • “Designing Outside the Lines, A Fresh Look at Everyday” with Jackie Lacey AIFD, CFD, PFCI; Stacey Carlton AIFD CFD & Renato Sogueco of Bloomnet 
  • “Intrinsic” featuring Darla Pawlak AIFD PFCI
  • “Breathtaking Wedding Bouquets” featuring Jacob McCall AIFD, CFD, AAF, FSMD 

Hands- on Classes:

  • “Making a Ruscus Lei” featuring Melanie Pentecost AIFD, CFD, AMF and Alison Hobson AIFD, CFD, AMF
  • “Garden to Table - Floral Beauty for Today’s World” featuring Chris Norwood AIFD, AMF, PFCI

Business Sessions: 

  • How to Petal it Forward: Building Visibility for Your Business, Jenny Scala of SAF 
  • Creating Continuous Social Media, Renato Segueco of Bloomnet 


A Trade Market, President’s Reception, Vendor appreciation breakfast and a President’s Banquet round out this action-packed weekend!


For full details about the program and how to register, please visit the association's website.