BFA Industry meeting held at CGMA 19th February.
The BFA Industry meeting took place on the 19th February attended by the movers and shakers of our florist industry. Discussions on trade agreements, tariffs, plant passports, sustainability, digital education, apprenticeships, high street shopping, British flowers and the future of our industry took place in a packed room.
The key words of the meeting were collaboration and support.
Over the next few weeks and months the outcome of this meeting will filter through to our valued florists, suppliers and partners.
A list of the attendees are shown below
Cara Cousins – Floristpro,
Caroline Marshall Foster – The Florist
Cassie Burt – Marketing and Communications Assistant at CGMA
Chanel de Kock – Flower Council of Holland
Chris Price – Eflorist
Grant McGowan – Paper Studio
John Davidson – Tom Brown Wholesale
Katie Bennett – Strelizia
Lesley Rutter – Florismart
Lorraine Key – Teleflor International Ltd
Martijn Bergmans – Dutch Embassy
Matt Craggs – Floom
Nick Priest – Interflora
Nicole Moore – Interflora
Paul Cooke – Chrysal
Rebecca Barrett- Marketing and Communications Director at CGMA
Simon Sterling – Direct2florist
Wendy Rea – Direct2florist
BFA Board Members
Brian Wills -Pope – Chairman
Sandie Griffiths – Training and Education Director
Nikki Meader – Retail Director
Tracy Tomlinson – Association Manager