Convention 2013

"Practical, Perfect, Petals"

2013 MFA Convention

Helena, MT

Great Northern Inn 

Convention has ended this year but be looking forward to info coming soon for 2014....


Randy Wooten AIFD, PFCI, GMF

FTD Education Consultant

Randy Wooten has nearly a decade of experience in the floral industry. He is the fourth-generation owner and lead designer at Delorice’s Florist in Douglas, GA, and is also active in the advancement of the floral industry. Randy educates his peers at various design shows and currently serves as President of the Georgia State Florist Association and a member of the Board of Directors for the Southern Chapter of AIFD.

Brilliant in both business and design, Randy has received multiple awards throughout his career. In 2012, the Georgia State Florist Association presented him with the 2012 Retailer of the Year Award. In 2010, he became a member of the Professional Floral Communicators International (PFCI), after being inducted to the American Institute of Floral Designers (AIFD) in 2009. He has also received the 2009 Dick Timmons Service Award and the 2006 Designer of the Year Award from the Georgia State Florist Association. His passion for the floral industry is deeply rooted in education, which he believes is the key to the survival of the industry.

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2013 Convention Agenda

Friday September 27th

1p Pre Convention MFA BOARD MEMBER meeting

3p-8p Vendor Setup

5p-7p Meet & Greet at Knox Flowers

7p Dinner with Friends

9p-11p MFA Hospitality Room Open

Saturday September 28th

8a-5p MFA Registration Table/MFA Book Store Open

9a-5p Vendor Shop open

9a-11a Hands On Workshop with Randy Wooten, AIFD sponsored by MFA

11a-12p MFA Annual MEMBER meeting  (Everyone Welcome)

12p-1:30p Lunch

1:30p-3:30p Business Seminar with Bob Hamacher sponsored by Roses & More, Inc.

4p-5p Flowers to Wear hour sponsored by Lion Ribbon, Flowers provided by Roses & More, Inc.

6p-7p No Host cocktail Hour and Hors devours

7p-8p President's Dinner and Wheel of Fortune

7p-11p Entertainment by DJ Jam, Photo Booth and Karaoke

Sunday September 29th

8a-9a MFA Registration Table open

8a-9:15a Design Contest Check In

8a-3p Vendor Shops open

9:30a-1:30 p Design Show with Randy Wooten, AIFD sponsored by FTD

11:30-12:30 Lunch with presentation by Mark Cross of Pioneer Balloons

1:30p-2p AIFD Symposium Raffle ticket drawn, Design Contest winners announced

2p-2:30p Auction off Floral Designs

3p Convention Closes

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