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Welcome To Great Lakes Floral Association

When Quality Matters to You

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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The Professional Florist

Do you have products or services especially designed for the floral industry?

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.

GLFA Industry Awards

To nominate yourself or someone to receive an award please complete the nomination here. Click to read the impressive MFA Awards History. (.pdf file)
2019 Lifetime Achievement Kennicott Brothers Company Chicago, IL
2019 Retailer of the Year Gaudreau the Florist LTD Saginaw, MI
2019 Supplier of the Year Syndicate Sales Kokomo, IN

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Our Latest News & Articles

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FOR SALE: Established Floral & Gift Shop

Well established Flower and Gift shop located in great downtown location (north-central IN) with a loyal customer base, strong social media presence and fantastic customer service. Fully operational website and integrated POS system. Aside from fresh flowers, a wide...

FOR SALE: Flower shop, Delaware County, OH

FOR SALE: Full service flower shop of 25+ years in flourishing Delaware County, Ohio. Will consider PARTNERSHIP. Only flower shop (other than grocery store) in this rapidly growing area. Located on Village Square, prime area. Business for sale only. Includes coolers,...

Great Lakes Floral Association Adds NEW Region!

Great Lakes Floral Association Adds NEW Region!

On the evening of Tuesday, January 7, 2020 florists from the State of Indiana voted to join forces with the Great Lakes Floral Association (GLFA) and form a new Indiana Region, GLFA Region 7. The members of the new region are very excited to now have access to the...