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The Great Lakes Floral Association (GLFA), founded in 1920, is a full-service trade association representing florists, growers, suppliers, wholesalers, educators and students. GLFA provides education and professional partnerships, sponsors the Certified Florist (CF) program, creates and hosts The Great Lakes Floral and Event Expo conducts educational seminars at the Professional Education Center, partners with local wholesale houses around MI to produce design seminars…
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Jody Brown-Spivey AIFD, CF / Expressions Floral Design Studio, Gahanna, OH won the Chuck Bannow Award for her entry in Professional Division Theme 2: Petal, Peddle, Pedal. The Chuck Bannow Award is the “Best of Show” and is selected from the Professional Division based on creativity and artistry.
273 members of the Great Lakes Floral Association (GLFA) registered for “Petaling Into The Future” the 2021 Virtual Great Lakes Floral & Event Expo, which was held on Sunday March 7, 2021. The event began promptly at 9:00am EST with 2021 GLFEE Chair...
The Great Lakes Floral Association has partnered with the Michigan Association of Broadcasters (MAB) and developed a radio and television promotion designed to get consumers to buy more flowers. The campaign is titled “Hugs and Smiles” and will run July 27, 2020...
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The Professional Florist
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Let me introduce you to a publication that can reach your target audience. I am the Executive Vice President of the Great Lakes Floral Association (GLFA). Our mission is to provide our members with education and professional partnerships. One of our primary resources for doing this is the Professional Florist magazine. The magazine is packed with insightful articles, valuable information, educational opportunities, and other relevant industry topics, which help keep the readers at the forefront of the floral industry. The magazine has an easy-to-read format, which encourages all who receive it to read it from front to back.
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