Katie Hendrick

CAFA 25th Gala

CAFA Celebrates A Quarter Century

One of the world’s most esteemed designers trekked from Siberia to the Toronto Botanical Gardens to help the Canadian Academy of Floral Art celebrate its 25 anniversary. Roman Steinhauer, lead florist and art director at Siberian Orchid in Novosibirsk, Russia, is a two-time winner of The Russian Cup of Professional Floristry and the runner-up in the 2016 Europa Cup.

American Grown Flowers Wins Coveted Marketing Award

For 24 years, Floral Management has held a contest to identify exceptionally clever and successful campaigns. The winner, dubbed Marketer of the Year, receives $5,000, a cover story and (typically) much fanfare at the Society of American Florists’ annual convention. (Thanks again, Irma!) This year, SAF announced the winner, American Grown Flowers, via a Facebook …

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Historic Detroit Property to Feature Interactive Floral Exhibit

Craving a swanky late summer activity that provides a hefty dose of design inspiration? A trip to Detroit may be in order. The American Institute of Floral Designers North Central Chapter is partnering with the Cranbrook House & Gardens Auxiliary to present “Art in the Elements: A Plein Air Floral Exhibition” Friday, September 8, through …

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FTD Announces ‘Intern with Ian’ Contest

Want the chance to train alongside one of the nation’s most esteemed event designs? Through the end of the month, FTD is accepting applications for its “Intern with Ian” contest, in which one lucky member will receive a trip to Florida to work with Ian Prosser, AAF, AIFD, PFCI, NDSF.

Botanica International To Expand Its Event Empire

“Here we grow again…” That’s become the mantra of Botanica International, the company renowned designer Ian Prosser, AAF, AIFD, PFCI, NDSF, started in Tampa, Florida in 1989. It’s been 10 years since Prosser chose to abandon retail sales and focus on providing upscale, show stopping events. The decade has involved several developments to help Botanica …

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