BFA FleurEx, the UK trade show for professional floristry - is back with a bang! 2018 marks the 10th anniversary of the show that has grown year on year. The show on from 1pm Saturday 27th and all day Sunday 28th October 2018 is set to the biggest and best yet with demonstrations and masterclasses by world-class floral designers, inspiration, engaging trade exhibitor stands and floristry competitions.
1. TRADE EXHIBITORS
Discover exciting new product lines, businesses & services & catch up with your industry favourites in our trade halls and meet the UK’s leading floristry colleges in ‘The College Zone’. The bad news is we're running out of space for exhibitors!
Whether you are pitting your floral skills against your peers or simply taking a closer look at the amazing competition work on show, the Competition Room is set to be an unmissable highlight of BFA FleurEx.
3. FLORISTRY MASTERCLASSES
Our award-winning Masterclass tutors Bridgittes Heinrichs, Jenny Murphy and Jane Benefield, will all be holding two sessions on both days. Book soon whilst there are still places available for these inspiring 2 hour sessions, where you can bring your knife and scissors and leave with a masterpiece!
4. WORLD-CLASS DEMONSTRATIONSSUNDAY
The internationally acclaimed Tomasz Max Kucyznksi and homegrown talented Heidi Lawley are set to stage three extraordinary floral happenings in the Design Theatre. Watch, learn and prepare to be inspired. Book your tickets soon!
5. DEBUT DESIGNER STAGE - SUNDAY
Catch our innovative series of bite-sized, 20-minute demonstrations, showcasing the fresh commercial ideas and techniques and revealing talented florists you will have never seen on the BFA FleurEx stage before.
6. BUSINESS WORKSHOP WITH TIM HUCKABEE -SATURDAY pm
Jetting in from the US and back by popular demand - florist business expert Tim Huckabee will be holding a special 2 hour commercial workshop where he is sharing how your Flower Shop Can Earn 20% More This Year! It's a brand-new programme from Tim Huckabee of FloralStrategies, guaranteed to increase your average flower sale by double digits, regardless of your business location or whether you are a 30-year veteran or 3-month novice!
Even if you have had Tim in your shop or attended a previous seminar, you will walk away educated, empowered and inspired. Limited places are available in this 2pm - 4.30pmSaturday session.
7. THE TRENDS ROOM
Be inspired & informed by bespoke installations in The Trends Room created by The Flower Council of Holland and JustChrys.
8. GALA DINNER & AWARD CEREMONY
We said 7 reasons, but couldn't miss telling you about our sparkling Saturday night celebrations, last year it was completely sold out! This year voting has gone crazy, so please book early for your place at the Chairman’s drinks reception followed by a three-course meal, the hotly anticipated Awards Ceremony and a disco rounding off a fantastic night. We look forward to welcoming all the guests to this evening, please be sure you don't miss out.