Great Lakes Floral Expo 2016

DeVos Place, Grand Rapids MI - 303 Monroe Ave NW, Grand Rapids MI 49503

The Michigan Floral Association will be holding it's annual expo March 4-6 in Grand Rapids, MI.

This year’s show is themed "Together We Bloom" and includes several new program additions, hands-on workshops, outstanding design spectaculars, and award winning business sessions.

Friday night we will be enjoying a new event, a floral version of the popular Food Network show “Chopped” featuring novice designers mentored by experienced design professionals. The evening will conclude with “Together We Laugh”, featuring internationally known stand up comedian Brad Tassel.

On Saturday night there will be an extended cocktail hour featuring music, models displaying bridal bouquets, and a live auction. The Designer of the Year runoff will be held during the awards banquet and the winner will be chosen on stage.

This year's show features an incredible lineup of many of the industry’s best known commentators and designers, who will be sharing their knowledge at the hands-on workshops and main stage design shows. These includes two Sylvia Cup winners, John Hosek, AIFD, CAFA, CF, CFD, PFCI and Jacob McCall, AAF, AIFD, CFD, FSMD: Michigan’s own Jerome Raska, AAF, AIFD, CAFA, CF, CFD, PFCI, and Robbin Yelverton, AAF, AIFD, CAFA, CF, CFD, PFCI; and Expo favorite Neville Mackay, CAFA, PFCI, WFC.

FloristWare is a proud sponsor of one of the business sessions on how to improve your sympathy business.

For more information or to register, please visit the MFA website.