Convention 2015

2015 MFA Convention 

Oct. 2nd-4th 

Great Falls, MT 

 Hilton Garden Inn


Morning Guest Designer

“From Everyday Ordinary to Everyday EXTRAORDINARY!

Ian Prosser AAF, AIFD, CFD, NDSF, PFCI

FTD Education Consultant

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 From Everyday Ordinary to Everyday Extraordinary” is the perfect program to rid yourself from “designing in a rut.” This creative program will explore design techniques that will separate you from the ordinary with style and expression, and help ensure that your customers will keep coming back for more time and time again."








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 Business Speakers

Rebecca Engum, Great Falls Development Authority,          Great Falls

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"Every business is a specific combination of beautifully strategic interwoven pieces, much like the perfect floral arrangements you make each day. Managing your business is simply combining each piece with the other in an orchestrated way that makes money. During this presentation, learn the delicate relation of pricing to costs and market; of marketing messages to your income, your brand to employees and new customers to current customers. You will also be entertained with stories about business operation that will give you tips to be more successful in what you do."


Bonnie Weber, Shore’s Floral, Chinook Montana

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After Rebecca, join Bonnie for a short program about the tips she has taught her staff, on how to Up Sell her Floral orders at her floral shop, Shore’s Floral in Chinook, MT.





Hands On Designer/Afternoon Guest Designer

Lindsey Peterson, CFD, AIFD

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“No need for pricey containers, exotic floral or fancy foliages! Learn to use the ordinary that you already have in your cooler and catapult your designs into the Extraordinary!”

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Hands On Photography Workshop

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Sara Young, Sara Young Photography, Great Falls, MT

"How to take better photos of your flowers for your Facebook page, Website, or Printing….using your cell phone, your point and shoot camera or with your DSLR camera."





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Hands On Plant Workshop

Nicki Anderson, Shelby Floral, Shelby, MT

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Learn to create your own succulent wreath with MFA Board Member and President, Nicki Anderson. A fast, fun design, Nicki will teach you how to create this beautiful, trendy succulent wreath. An EXTRAORDINARY item to sell in your store everyday!






Sponsored by:

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