A New Trade Show Marketplace…
This year’s GLFE Marketplace new floor plan will give you the opportunity to visit all the trade show vendors on your way to the main stage making it easy to stop and shop, view new products, and learn current industry trends. The trade show can be found in the Steelcase Ballroom A.
Join us on the trade show floor for great mini design demos! Experienced designers will feature items from vendors during trade show only times. The demos will take place on Saturday, 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., and Sunday, 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Trade Show Hours Are ….
Saturday, 10:00 a.m. to 6:45 p.m. Sunday, 11:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
A NEW LOOK…
President’s Reception and ‘Together We Bloom’ Banquet!
The President’s Reception will start the evening off from 5:30 – 6:45 pm in the Trade Show area. Here you will be able to relax and unwind while models walk around showcasing the latest in wedding bouquets. The trade show will be open during this time for stress-free buying and networking. The decor for the event will be designed by Libbie Conley, CF, of Vogt’s Flowers and many other talented designers.
‘Together We Bloom’ Banquet begins at 7:00 p.m., featuring an explosion of color and rainbows that will tickle your creativity. It’s a special evening as we recognize the best of the best followed by the induction of new members into the prestigious Certified Florist program.
Sponsored by the MHIFund
Saturday, March 5, 2016 in Devos Place, Steelcase Ballroom
Reception 5:30 p.m. – 6:45 p.m.
Banquet 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Additional Fees Apply
A New Designer of the Year Run Off…
Dining and designing will highlight this year’s banquet as the Designer of the Year Run Off takes place on the main stage. In addition to enjoying the delectable food prepared by the Amway Grand Hotel chefs, guests will see five outstanding floral designers compete for MFA Designer of the Year.
Commented by Jerome Raska,
AAF, AIFD, CAFA, CF, CFD, PFCI
Sponsored by Michigan Floral Foundation
Saturday, March 5, 2016
7:15 p.m. -7:45 p.m.
Steelcase Ballroom B
Additional Fee: Banquet Ticket