Arkansas Florists Association 65th Annual Convention

Hot Springs Convention Center - 134 Convention Blvd, Hot Springs National Park AK

The  Arkansas Florists Association annual convention, the association's 65th, will be held at the Hot Springs Convention Center in beautiful Hot Springs Arkansas August 18-20, 2017.

Arkansas hosts one of the largest state floral convention in the country and florists all across the state of Arkansas and many other southern states will be coming together to avail themselves of the opportunities that await them at our convention.  

This year's theme is 'Prince Dandy's Wild Wilde Masquerade" and highlights of the weekend will include:

  • “The Royal Banquet” with Kevin Ylvisaker AIFD, PFCI - From Vintage to Modern to Natural, you’ll be taken on a floral tablescape adventure in this exciting program that will show how to use everyday containers to outside the box props. 
  • “Build Online Business with a Digital Marketing Plan” with Renato Cruz Sogueco - In this highly informative session, Floriology Institute’s Renato Cruz Sogueco shares with attendees four specific strategies they need to use to build online business: search engine optimization (SEO), search engine marketing (SEM), accurate citation and reviews, and creating consistent content on the website and social media to keep the business relevant with customers.
  •  “Memorial Flowers with Lasting Memories” with Deborah De La Flor AIFD, PFCI - Deborah will show you how to incorporate memories into sympathy designs that will make your designs stand out in the crowd.


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