The British Florist Association supports the floristry industry and the Institute of Professional Florists protects our professionalism and skill. Read below why our members support their trade association and Institute. We are proud to work on their behalf providing information, resources and support.
“I’m a retail business member of the BFA because I believe that collectively we can all help each other to succeed professionally. Our trade association is important to support as it represents our industry and promotes professionalism “Siân Wild: The Flower Lounge, Didsbury
“I’m a studio business member of the BFA because it provides me with great resources and industry information as well as opportunities to network and keeping abreast with latest developments and news. In my experience so far, I have found the BFA as an organisation and the team behind it, incredibly valuable to my business and myself as a professional”Anja Norris: Norris Floristry, Glossop
“I joined the Institute of Professional Florists because I wanted to be recognised for my passion and dedication to the floristry industry as an individual”Jay Cockett: Floral Couture by Jay, Dorset
“I’m a corporate member of the BFA because I want to support the important work the BFA does backing both our industry and our customers, the florists. Both FleuraMetz & the BFA have a shared desire to help florists prosper by providing sound advice & business support. The UK is a large, important market to FleuraMetz, and by working together we can all continue to be successful in these ever changing times.”Eddy Deighan: FleuraMetz, UK
Published on 14th September 2023 in Industry News
One of the more common misconceptions people have towards minimum wage law is that they assume salaried positions don’t have to correspond to hours worked. In other words, many employers seem to think that a job with a salary means that employees always get their salary, regardless of hours worked. This is, quite simply, not ... Read more
Published on 13th September 2023 in Top stories
Whether we’re creating bespoke bouquets for a baby’s arrival or arranging some wow-worthy wedding blooms, our whole business is built on the power of human connection. Using artificial intelligence (AI) might seem a world away from the beating human heart of your flower business but its popularity and use in the florist industry is on ... Read more
Published on 11th September 2023 in Industry News
What an amazing time at the Interflora World Cup 2023. Our very own UK competitor Lizzie Newcombe came 3rd in the competition, Elisabeth Palsson, Norway 2nd and Nicolaus Peters, Germany in 1st place. We want to celebrate and congratulate what Lizzie achieved, ably assisted by Charlotte Davies by showing you her fabulous work. All the ... Read more
Published on 1st September 2023 in Industry News
This FloriCon will see brand new first time exhibitors so this is the place to be for new products, innovative floral design ideas, new wholesale flower and suppliers. You’ll have the chance to meet up with all those exhibitors face to face as well as your fellow florists and colleagues you haven’t seen for a ... Read more
Published on 29th August 2023 in For the Industry
The Eurofleurs 2023 competition took place at the stunning Arboretum Volčji Potok park near the capital Ljubljana. Our UK competitor Catey Burn from Old Oak Floral Designers in Ascot was placed 4th, only 11 points away from 1st place. 12 countries competed in total and to earn a place in the competition means that you ... Read more
Published on 15th August 2023 in For the Industry
After the roaring success of FleurEx 2022 we are excited to introduce you to the all new FloriCon business focused trade show on the 14th and 15th October 2023. Hundreds of professional florists, floristry students and industry suppliers will come together to be inspired, network and re-energise their passion. We will bring you the best ... Read more
Published on 10th August 2023 in Sustainability
Welcome to the August 2023 newsletter! Can you believe it has been a whole year since our first sustainable focused newsletter!! Grab a cup of tea and settle into your summer news!……….. Calling all Florists! One of the key areas of sustainability is education, this is effective when we shareinformation and good practices. We would ... Read more
Published on 10th August 2023 in Top stories
We are pleased to introduce you to your speakers for FloriCon 2023! Over the 14th and 15th October there will be 3 sessions of speakers each day, aimed at inspiring you in your work and reigniting your enthusiasm for maintaining a healthy business. The Stevenson theatre holds around 200 people so pick the session you’d ... Read more
Published on 7th August 2023 in Top stories
For FloriCon 2023 we want to help you to reignite the passion and skills of floristry. If it is for yourself, staff or something fun to connect to your floral friends, we have you covered. There will be four individual competitions over the weekend as well as a whole day skills workshop as well as ... Read more
Published on 4th August 2023 in Top stories
On 4th August, the Mayor announced major changes to the scrappage scheme for the Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ). Concerned Londoners voiced their views over the recent months, particularly as a result of the impact of the cost-of-living crisis. Eligibility for the scrappage scheme will massively widen and grants will increase for vans, minibuses, wheelchair ... Read more
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The Institute of Professional Florists
The IoPF upholds the professional status of florists in the UK by maintaining consistently high standards within the floristry industry through training and qualifications.Find out more about IOPF membership options
The BFA are the UK trade association for businesses looking after the best interests of all florists and the industry.
We are here to help and support you throughout your career. We offer a wealth of information, contact opportunities, events, training and education support and much much more for all our membership.