June 5-7, 2024 • Broward County Convention Center • Fort Lauderdale, FL

Show Schedule

— North America's Largest B2B Floral Show —

Finding Success at Floriexpo and Beyond

Jun 05 2024

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM EDT

Rm. Palm AB, Broward County Convention Center

Are you a first time exhibitor or feel like you could use a refresher course on how to make the most out of your time at Floriexpo? Join the experts in this highly informative session where you'll hear tips and tricks, along with the bare necessities, on how to best prepare yourself for onsite.

We will cover everything from logistical preparations pre-show, the importance of networking events (hint – it's not just to party!), booth etiquette, as well as discuss the most basic questions that you need to be prepared for in order to do business. Bring your questions and get the answers you need to set yourself up for success.

Joseph Farrell, President of BloomQuest LLC, and Joep Paternostre, CEO and Founder of Bloomaker USA Inc., will discuss how you can successfully do business in the U.S. from both an international and a domestic point of view.

Maria Fernandes, who recently retired after years as Sobey's National Category Merchant, Floral & Garden Center, will share the basic questions that exhibitors must know their answers to in order to have successful conversations with buyers both on the show floor and after.

Christine Salmon, Floriexpo's Sales Director, will share break down what exhibitors need to do pre-show logistically to be set-up for onsite, explain the importance of attending networking events, discuss booth etiquette and more!

Come with your questions and a notebook!


Bloomaker USA Inc

- CEO, Founder

BloomQuest, LLC

- President


- National Category Merchant - Floral & Garden Centre (retired)

Diversified Communications

- Sales Director

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