Honoring an Individual for Significant Contributions to the Floral Industry
Congratulations to John Simko of Sunshine Bouquet Company!
Join us to find out who will be honored at this years Flower Naming Ceremony
Flower naming events are a venerated tradition in Europe and the International Floriculture Expo feels privileged to bring this tradition stateside at the 8th Annual Flower Naming Ceremony! This ceremony honors floral industry pioneers who have made a significant impact over the course of their career.
Don’t miss this momentous occasion as the 2017 recipient and his or her flower are revealed at the International Floriculture Expo!
Honorees are chosen by a panel of floral industry leaders each year. Past recipients include:
2017 John Simko, Sunshine Bouquet Company
2016 Jim Daly, Smithers Oasis
2015 Maxine Burton, burton + BURTON
2014 Kathy Hession, Roundy’s Supermarkets
2013 Anna Ball, Ball SB
2012 Cindy Hanauer, Grand Central Floral
2011 Stan Pohmer, Pohmer Consulting Group
2010 Bobbi Ecker-Blatchford, The Flora Pros