Together We Bloom Convention


Everyday…Details to Profits

Everyday design is the heart of our industry. Creating everyday designs allows for artistic influences that showcase not only beautiful floral selections, but the use of unique accessories. What makes you stand out?

Click here for link to download Great Lakes Floral Expo brochure or for online registration

Presented by Anthony Swick,
Bloom Net
Sponsored by BloomNet
Sunday, March 6, 2016

2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Steelcase Ballroom B

What allows the public to remember who you are? In a time when so much focus is related to online orders and copying, showcase that special “something” that sets you apart. How do we take that “everyday” design and make it not so every day? Let’s create and provide touches that will allow for that special attention such as branding a look, showing your abilities and selling yourself.

Sign Up Today to learn how to make your Flower Shop stand out from the rest!

Anthony SwickANTHONY W. SWICK, AIFD, CFD, FSMD, PFCI, Bay Bouquet Floral Studio, Tampa, FL, has over twenty years experience in the floral industry and fifteen years experience as a shop owner. His involvement in industry associations has given him the opportunity to participate in many projects including as part of the FTD design team responsible for the Florida Governor’s mansion. He has also been featured on local Tampa news broadcasts. He is a current member of the BloomNet Design Team and looks forward to the challenges of bringing new ideas, new trends and new techniques to retail florists.


Blingtastic…Body Flowers from Head to Toe

Add fun back into flowers, show them your style. Proms, weddings, special events, all are a place to show off your skill with body flowers. Be a Body Flower trendsetter!

Click here for link to download Great Lakes Floral Expo brochure or for online registration

Presented by John Hosek,
Sponsored by Teleflora

Sunday, March 6, 2016

4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Steelcase Ballroom B

Learn how to design and sell fun headpieces, bridal accessories, and prom creations from head to toe. This AIFD style symposium will teach you how to turn bling into cha-ching and make fabulous pieces in every price range.

Learn How to be a Trendsetter with this Design Show, sign up Today!

John HosekJOHN HOSEK, AIFD, CAFA, CF, CFD, PFCI, is known for his innovative and original style. He has received the MFA designer of the year award and was a Sylvia Cup winner. He is a Teleflora Education Specialist and has shared his expertise from Australia to England and throughout the USA. A continuing opportunity takes him to Scotland where he collaborates with colleagues, contributing new floral artistry techniques in Fusion magazine. Since 2010, he has introduced new products for Fitz Design and Accent Décor, leading hands-on classes and designing for photo shoots and print catalogs. He is the owner of Surroundings Events and Floral, Verona, Wisconsin.

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