Hy-Vee Wins 2018 Merchandising Award

Valentine’s Display takes Grand Prize Super Floral and Syndicate Sales hosted this year’s Merchandising Award of Excellence at the Toast to the Industry reception which takes place at the end of Education Day.  Syndicate Sales presented a six minute video introducing the three finalists and the vision for each display. The Grand Prize went to […]

Sunshine Bouquet takes home the Booth of Excellence Award

It’s no question that International Floriculture Expo draws in some beautifully designed booths! After tallying up the votes, IFE is pleased to announce Sunshine Bouquet Company as the 2018 Booth of Excellence award winner. Sunshine Bouquet’s took top honors among nearly 200 competitors for their stunning display which greeted buyers who entered the show floor. […]

Syndicate Sales wins Innovation Battlefield for the second year!

Hundreds of new products were showcased at the 2018 International Floriculture Expo, but only five were selected to participate in the annual New Product Innovation Battlefield Competition, emceed by industry icon J Schwanke. Competing products this year were the FreshPaq by Chrysal, Team Flag Roses by Farm Direct Corporation, Mini Sasha Hydrangea by GROFLOWERS, Twist […]

Adam Havrilla Earns Iron Designer Champion Title

The International Floriculture Expo wrapped up last month at McCormick Place and brought more than 1,500 floral industry professionals from around the globe to the Chicago area. The most anticipated event was the Iron Designer Competition, which takes place live in front of a cheering audience, where Adam Havrilla of Artistic Blooms in Chicago earned […]

2018 Flower Naming Ceremony Honors Bradley Gaines

Professionals in the floral community gathered on Monday, June 25th for the 9th Annual Flower Naming Ceremony to honor Bradley Gaines of United Supermarkets for his 20+ years of service to the industry. This new flower revealed by Ball is a yellow petaled flower with a golden center and is awarded the name and trade […]

Meet Curate: First Time Exhibitor at IFE!

What are you looking to get out of exhibiting at IFE? We’d love to build relationships and find opportunities to partner with mass market floral departments and make their events and weekly sales plans incredibly profitable. We’d love to help floral departments enhance their processes and provide a streamlined approach with professional proposals and an […]

Elite Bouquet Interview

IFE interviews Karli Nelson and the Elite Bouquet team on insights, challenges and changes to the current state of the floral industry. What do you find to be your biggest challenge for 2018/2019? The big challenges for the floral industry in 2018/2019 are centered on transportation.  Freight costs have increased while space availability has decreased […]

International Floriculture Expo Delivers on #HappyHealthyFlowers Social Media Campaign

NEWS RELEASE For Immediate Release, December 20, 2017 Contact: Lora Burns, lburns@divcom.com, 207-842-5522 International Floriculture Expo Delivers on #HappyHealthyFlowers Social Media Campaign The Power of Giving: Flowers brighten patient’s days Portland, Maine (December 20, 2017) – The International Floriculture Expo’s #happyhealthyflowers social media campaign came to a successful close after months of promoting the health […]

International Floriculture Expo Partners with Super Floral for 2018

                                                           NEWS RELEASE For Immediate Release, October 3, 2017 Contact: Lora Burns, lburns@divcom.com, 207-842-5522 International Floriculture Expo Partners with Super Floral for 2018 IFE announces educational content partnership with Super Floral       Portland, Maine (October 4, 2017) – The International Floriculture Expo and Super Floral are excited to announce their partnership for […]