Convention 2018

The Annual Iowa Florists’ Association Convention came and went on a sultry and sticky weekend in September. Amidst the hot day, there was lots of flower collaborating, networking, wonderful and creative designs by our lovely Tina Davis! Since pictures are worth a thousands words, we’ll just let ya’ll see for yourselves that Floral Designers are tough, and it takes way more than a warm day to keep us from doing what we love, right?

Our wonderful and talented Designer Tina Davis of Illinois made the trek to Iowa to demonstrate the art of adding personal touches to sympathy designs.

A tribute to our Hawkeye Country – a bit hit!
Golf themed set.
Congratulations to our newest ICF Graduates: Larissa and Meghan ( two of the hardest working women, we know).
Thank you so much to all our wonderful Sponsors. We couldn’t have done it without you and your generosity!
to our Vendors: Bonnett Wholsale, Dovicio Garden & Greenhouse, Spielman’s Event Services, AIFD
The Wright Touch Catering Bakeshoppe was a total hit! So many different flavors, colors, etc! Thank you, Debbie!
Thank you to the Boulevard Grille for taking good care of everyone – The food and service were superb! Everyone loved having a food truck on site ( especially the Board Members – no prep….you can’t beat that!).
– Lisa Daivs for winning the easel spray contest
– Nancy Meckel for winning free entrance into the Symposium this coming July
– Blooming Endeavors in Montezuma for winning the 1-year magazine subscription to Florists’ Review

A few last (but, not least) Thank yous to hand out!

  • Thank you to Bonnett Wholesale for sponsoring breakfast every year for the Iowa Florists’ Association. It was delicious as always.
  • Thank you to everyone who took the time out of their busy weekends to come network, learn, buy, eat with us all! It was a pleasure!
  • A special thank you to all the Board Members who always pitch in to make each annual Convention a success.

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