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Toronto's Garden & Floral Expo registration now openFriday, August 08, 2014 > 08:52:24
(Canadian Florist Magazine)
Registration for Landscape Ontario's Garden & Floral Expo, including the Inspired Design Day presented in partnership with Canadian Florist, is now open!
Garden & Floral Expo will take place Oct. 22 and 23 at the Toronto Congress Centre. People from all sectors of the green industry will come together to network, share expertise, establish new business contacts and browse the products that will be in demand come next spring.
This year's Expo will also feature the first-ever Inspired Design Day on Oct. 22. This new feature, presented by Canadian Florist in partnership with Landscape Ontario, is aimed at inspiring florists grow their businesses. Join us at the Inspiration Theatre from 10:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. for a demonstration of Winter Florals That WOW presented by Jennifer Harvey, CFD.
In the afternoon, catch all the action at the Inspiration Theatre from 2:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. as five designers battle against the clock and one another to claim the “Inspired Designer” title. Cheer on your favourite designers as they transform mystery product into breathtaking designs in just 20 minutes. The Inspired Design Contest will be judged in co-operation with the Canadian Academy of Floral Art (CAFA).
Designers interested in competing in the Inspired Design Contest should submit a brief note outlining their floral design experience and a minimum of three images of their work for consideration. All material should be submitted to Brandi Cowen by September 26, 2014, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Inspired Design Day is sponsored by Oasis Floral Products, Rosa Flora Ltd. and Royal Flowers.
Other program highlights at this year's Garden & Floral Expo will include:
- Top 10 Tips To Be A Better Retailer
- Stop Stressing Over Seasonal Staff
- Drive Seasonal Sales: Winning Strategies for Garden and Floral Retailing
- Stand By Your Brand: How to Market Everything Including Your Brand
For more information or to register for Garden & Floral Expo, visit www.loexpo.com.