Special Events Rundown
Dive into a full day of interactive sessions led by industry experts designed to pack an educational punch with quick-hit micro sessions that will keep attendees engaged and excited! Explore design, gain inspiration, master marketing and sales, and enhance team building skills.
$$ Upgrade Required
Come celebrate the enchanting ✨Golden Hour✨ with us on Wednesday, June 5th at 5:30pm at the Hilton Fort Lauderdale Marina for a captivating ballroom networking event! Embark on the Floriexpo 2024 journey as we welcome the radiant summer season. Immerse yourself in the magic of live music, delightful snacks, and invigorating beverages, all while enjoying delightful conversations with friends and colleagues.
Flori After Dark
Back by popular demand, brace yourselves for another exciting voyage aboard the Catalina, a magnificent 130-foot luxury charter yacht. Join us for an evening filled with dancing, cocktails, networking, and delectable cuisine, all under the vibrant glow of a neon-themed celebration. Wear your neon best and illuminate the night! The first floor boasts a 2,700 sq. ft. dining room encircled by bay windows, providing the perfect space to dance the night away to the live band. Alternatively, ascend to the top deck, where you’ll find a second full bar, sophisticated lighting, and a generous outdoor area, ideal for engaging conversations beneath the stars.
When – June 6th
Time – 8:00pm-10:00pm
$$ Upgrade Required
Flower naming ceremonies, a revered European tradition, brought stateside by Floriexpo at the 15th Annual Flower Naming Ceremony! The Iron Designer Competitors will be required to use the newly named flower in their design.
Be a part of the celebration on Thursday, June 6th at 3:15pm, as we pay tribute to a distinguished pioneer in the floral industry who has left a lasting impact throughout their career.
Nominations now open!
Submit your honoree here
Witness designers as they compete to create a floral masterpiece using freshly cut flowers and theme-specific accessories. With a mere 20-minute time limit and a panel of judges awaiting, this high-energy event will keep you on the edge of your seat as we discover who will be crowned this year’s Iron Designer.
Think you have what it takes to be the 2024 iron designer?
enter here for your chance at a spot in the competition!
Design Demos at the Flower & Wine Bar!
Grab a seat and a glass and don’t miss out on the latest new products in the industry!
Join some of the top companies with the hottest products in the industry for an in-person, hands-on experience. Attendees will have the chance to see products in action in order to see their full capabilities and value live!
Booth of Excellence
We understand that you’ve been eagerly awaiting its return, and so have we! In 2024, Floriexpo is excited to reintroduce the Booth of Excellence Award. This prestigious accolade is determined by votes from both Floriexpo attendees and exhibitors, honoring the overall favorite on the show floor!
Quality headshots are a crucial investment in your personal brand, despite their cost. Visit our recently launched headshot studio, where our skilled photographers are ready to capture the ideal image for your use throughout the year.
Find the Floriexpo headshot studio on the exhibit hall floor!
Thursday, June 6, at 10am – 3pm
Friday, June 7, at 10am – 2pm