Florist Associations

The following is a list of national and international floral / florist associations, categorized alphabetically. If you know of any that are not on the list, let us know.

AUSTRALIA

Australian Floral Art Association

The Australian Floral Art Association Inc is a non-profit organization which aims to encourage and support floral art throughout the nation.

ADDRESS: President Eileen Wenn, 17 Wass Drive, Bunbury WA 6230
PHONE: 08-9726 0909
EMAIL: eileensflowers@iprimus.com.au
WEB: www.ausfloralart.org.au

AUSTRIA

Bundesinnung der Gärtner und Floristen

ADDRESS: Wiedner Hauptstraße 631045 Wien, Austria
PHONE: 43 (0)5-90-900
EMAIL: lebensmittel.natur@wko.at
WEB: www.gaertner-floristen.at

BELGIUM

Koninklijke Unie van de Floristen van België
Union Royale des Fleuristes de Belgique

ADDRESS: Avenue des Croix de Guerre 1, 1120 Bruxelles, Belgium
PHONE: 32-022414752
EMAIL: mail@ufbel.org
WEB: www.kufb.be

CANADA

Canadian Professional Floral Designers Association

As professional floral designers our aim is to bring floral design awareness and education to the Association and to the consumer and to set criteria for floral design. Our search for, and sharing of, higher standards in design and knowledge set us apart.

ADDRESS: #148-6350, 120th Street, Surrey, B.C., V3X 3K1, BC, Canada
EMAIL: info@cpfda.ca
WEB: www.cpfda.ca

Flowers Canada

Flowers Canada is a strong advocate for the floriculture industry in Canada and works with all levels of government to support employment growth and career opportunities in retail, to promote and sustain retail investments in communities from coast-to-coast, and to enhance consumer choice and industry competitiveness.

ADDRESS: 99 Fifth Avenue, Suite 305, Ottawa, ON K1S 5P5, Canada
PHONE: 1-800-447-5147
EMAIL: flowers@flowerscanada.org
WEB: www.flowerscanada.ca

CROATIA

Hrvatska obrtnička komora, Sekcija cvijećara

ADDRESS: Hrvatska obrtnička komora, Ilica 49/II, p.p.166, 10 000 Zagreb, Croatia
PHONE: 385-1-4806-666
EMAIL: hok@hok.hr
WEB: www.hok.hr

CZECH REPUBLIC

Svaz kvtenaru a floristu

ADDRESS: Wolkerova 17, 771 11 Olomouc, Czech Republic
PHONE: 420-585-726-290
EMAIL: svaz.skf@seznam.cz
WEB: www.ufgf.org / www.svazkvetinaruafloristu.cz

DENMARK

Danske Blomsterhandlere

ADDRESS: Naverland 34, Postboks 1336, DK-2600 Glostrup, Denmark
PHONE: 45-43434747
EMAIL: ls@interflora.dk
WEB: www.danskeblomsterhandlere.dk

ESTONIA

Eesti Aiandusliit (Estonian Horticultural Association)

ADDRESS: Lai 39/41, EE 15056 Tallinn , Estonia
PHONE: 376412132
EMAIL: eesti.aiandusliit@mail.ee or tofre@online.ee
WEB: www.aiandusliit.ee

FINLAND

Suomen Kukkakaupiasliitto

ADDRESS: Vanha Talvitie 10 G, 00580 Helsinki, Finland
PHONE: 358-95626400
EMAIL: toimisto@suomenkukkakauppiasliitto.fi
WEB: www.suomenkukkakauppiasliitto.fi

FRANCE

Fédération Nationale des Fleuristes de France

ADDRESS: 17, Rue Janssen, F-75019 Paris, France
PHONE: 33-140402500
EMAIL: fnff@wanadoo.fr
WEB: www.fnff.fr

GERMANY

German Florists’ Association (FDF)

The FDF Trade Association of German Florists is the official national lobby of German florists. Its objective is promoting the trade and its public image, as well as preserving and further developing floristry culture. To pursue this objective, the FDF represents the floristry trade in dealing with political, commercial and public institutions.

ADDRESS: FloristPark International Theodor-Otte-Strasse 17a, D-45897 Gelsenkirchen, Germany
PHONE: 49-209958770
EMAIL: info@fdf.de
WEB: www.fdf.de

HUNGARY

Magyar Virágkötők és Virágkereskedők Szakmai Egyesülete
(Hungarian Florists Association)

ADDRESS: Postbox 53, 1518 Budapest, Hungary
PHONE: 36-30-952-9480
EMAIL: vvvmsze@gmail.com
WEB: www.mvvsze.hu

INTERNATIONAL

FLORINT (International Florist Organisation)

Formerly named “European Federation of Professional Florists’ Associations” (FEUPF in short) FLORINT organizes the national Florists’ Associations of 20 European countries. FLORINT thus represents a small, but certainly not negligible part of European industry. About 100.000 European florists generate a total turnover of more than 15 billion Euros; more than 350.000 people earn their living in a flower shop, of which 150,000 are paid employees.

ADDRESS: Da Vincilaan 5, 6716 WC EDE, Netherlands
PHONE: 31-318-527568
EMAIL: info@florint.org
WEB: www.florint.org

World Flower Council

The World Flower Council (WFC) is an established organization dedicated to furthering the cause of world peace through the beauty of flowers and the sharing of knowledge among those who have chosen the floral industry as their profession or their passion.

ADDRESS: 1608 Tyler Street, Hollywood, Florida, 33020, United States
PHONE: 1-954-444-6445
EMAIL: lynnhoffman@bellsouth.net
WEB: www.worldflowercouncil.org

Master Florists Association

The Master Florists Association was incorporated in 1952. Members of the Master Florists Association represent all facets of the industry. Our Board and membership includes retailers, growers, wholesalers, and educators.

ADDRESS: 1171 Broadway Street, San Francisco, CA 94109, United States
PHONE: 1-415-298-1943
EMAIL: masterflorists@aol.com
WEB: www.masterfloristsassn.org

ITALY

Federazione Nazionale Fioristi (Federfiori)

ADDRESS: C.SO Vittorio Emanuele II, 74, 27029 Vigevano PV, Italia
PHONE: 39-0381/70800 – 70811
EMAIL: federfiori@confcommercio.it
WEB: www.federfiori.it

LITHUANIA

Lietuvos floristu asociacija

ADDRESS: Peteliškių 6-9, LT 2007 Vilnius, Lithuania
PHONE: 370-2254388
EMAIL: ofisas@floralita.lt

NETHERLANDS

VBW Centrale Vereniging Bloemendetailhandel

ADDRESS: Vereniging Bloemist Winkeliers, Da Vincilaan 5, 6716 WC Ede, The Netherlands
PHONE: 31-318527568
EMAIL: marcomaasse@vbw.nu
WEB: www.vbw.nu

NEW ZEALAND

Floral Art Society of New Zealand (FASNZ)

The Floral Art Society of New Zealand (FASNZ) is a national organization encompassing 3,000 members in 105 groups. FASNZ was formed over 40 years ago in Wellington and since then has expanded to encompass a large membership throughout the whole of New Zealand. By creating and following our society objectives, we have been able to establish a comprehensive education sector, as well as differing levels of membership and benefits via Outpost and the Twinning programme which allows groups and clubs from NZ and overseas to meet and share ideas, designs and concepts.

ADDRESS: Fay Edgecombe (Treasurer), 4/329 Plummers Point Rd. R D 2, Tauranga, New Zealand
PHONE: 03-697-4868
EMAIL: president@fasnz.org.nz
WEB: www.fasnz.org.nz

New Zealand Professional Florists

New Zealand Professional Florists Inc. is a non profit making organization founded with the sole objective of raising the national standards of floristry.

ADDRESS: 160 Eskdale Road, Papakowhai, Porirua 5024, New Zealand
PHONE: 04-2375840
EMAIL: info@nzprofessionalflorists.co.nz
WEB: www.nzprofessionalflorists.co.nz

FLONZI (Florists New Zealand Incorporated)

The objects of the society are: to promote education training and qualification within floristry; to be the major voice in the flower industry with regard to training and education within floristry; to promote apprenticeships in floristry through liaison with NZHITO.

ADDRESS: June Wang (Treasurer), Wigram Florist, 68b Springs Road, Wigram, Christchurch 8011
PHONE: 03 349 6300
EMAIL: flonzioffice@ymail.com
WEB: www.flonzi.org.nz

New Zealand Flower Exporters Association

The NZFEA is the organization representing the interests of all New Zealand flower and tuber exporters. It was established in 1994 and has approximately 8 members who between them handle over 95 percent of New Zealand flower exports.

ADDRESS: PO Box 1211, Pukekohe 2340, New Zealand
PHONE: 64-274-849-137
EMAIL: enquiries@nzflowers.com
WEB: www.nzflowers.com

NORWAY

Norsk Blomsterhandlerforbund (The Norwegian Florist Association)

ADDRESS: Interflora Norge SA, Billingstadsletta 13, 1396 Billingstad, Norway
PHONE:  47-66-85-75-00
EMAIL: interflora@interflora.no
WEB:  www.interflora.no

POLAND

SITO (The Polish Association of Engineers and Technicians of Horticulture Poznan)

ADDRESS: 61-712 Poznań, ul. Wieniawskiego 5/9, Poznań, Poland
PHONE: 0-61-853-67-16
EMAIL: sito@sito.poznan.pl
WEB: www.sito.poznan.pl

PORTUGAL

Associação Portuguesa de Floristas

ADDRESS: Rua Andrade 19 – 21, 1170-014 Lisboa, Portugal
PHONE: +351218150024
EMAIL: mail@florista.org or isisflor@netcabo.pt

RUSSIA

Национальная Гильдия Флористов (Russian National Guild of Florists)

ADDRESS: Sretenka st, 1, bldg. 1107045, Moscow, Russia
PHONE: 74956286426
EMAIL: ngf@ngfrussia.ru
WEB: www.ngfrussia.ru

Association of Russian Florists

ADDRESS: P.O. Box 66,RUS 123056 Moscow, Russia
PHONE: 70952549219 or 7952489148
EMAIL: egor@elitaflora.ru

SLOVENIA

Sekcija cvetličarjev in vrtnarjev – Obrtno-podjetniška zbornica Slovenije (Section of Florists and Gardeners – Chamber of Craft and Small Business of Slovenia)

ADDRESS: Celovška c. 71, Sl-1000 Ljubliana, Slovenia
PHONE: 386-15830500
EMAIL: info@florist.si
WEB: www.florist.siwww.ozs.si

SPAIN

Asociación Española de Floristas Interflora

ADDRESS: C/ Julian Camarillo 47 – Portal C – 1º nº 108 – 28037 Madrid, Spain
PHONE: 34-915194531 or 34-902500193
EMAIL: o.zarzuela@aefi.es
WEB: www.aefi.es

Federación Española de Empresarios Floristas

ADDRESS: C/ Hileras, 4, 6º-3, 28013 Madrid, Spain
PHONE: 34-915422468
EMAIL: afmc@wanadoo.es or flores@feef.info

SWITZERLAND

Schweizerischer Floristenverband

ADDRESS: Förliwiesenstrasse 4, CH-8602 Wangen, Switzerland
PHONE: 41-17518181
EMAIL: sfv@florist.ch
WEB: www.florist.ch

UK

The British Florist Association

The British Florist Association is the only trade association in the florist industry that is recognized by government both in the UK and EU. As the exclusive UK member of FLORINT, the European Federation of Florist Associations, the BFA is recognized as the voice of the industry representing 6,500 UK florists.

ADDRESS: P.O. Box 674, Wigan, Lancashire, WN1 9LL, UK
PHONE: 0844-800-7299
EMAIL: info@britishfloristassociation.org
WEB: www.britishfloristassociation.org

UNITED STATES

National Alliance of Floral Associations

Each year, more leaders of associations serving America’s floral industry come together at the NAFA annual conference to learn and network, taking back home critical information to better serve their members. Last year, nearly 50 floral leaders from over 20 state/regional associations met, and the results were dynamic.

ADDRESS: 590 Main Street — Bart Center, Monroe CT 06468, United States
PHONE: 1-800-352-6946
EMAIL: CTFLORISTS@aol.com
WEB: 
www.aboutnafa.org

Society of American Florists

SAF is the only national trade association that represents all segments of the U.S. floral industry. Our 15,000 members are the industry’s top retailers, growers, wholesalers, importers, manufacturers, suppliers, educators, students and allied organizations. SAF is the face and voice of a strong, unified floral industry.

ADDRESS: 1601 Duke Street, Alexandria, Virginia, 22314, USA
PHONE: 1-703-836-8700 or 1-800-336-4743 (toll-free)
EMAIL: webmaster@safnow.org
WEB: www.safnow.org

Wholesale Florist & Florist Supplier Association

WF&FSA’s programs, services, events and communications are designed to provide the solutions, guidance and information your business demands today–and into the future. WF&FSA still is the one–and only–advocate for floral wholesale distribution.

ADDRESS: Horn Point Harbor Marina, 105 Eastern Avenue, Suite 104, Annapolis, MD 21403, United States
PHONE: 1-410-940-6580 or 1-888-289-3372 (toll-free)
EMAIL: info@wffsa.org
WEB: www.wffsa.org

Hometown Florist Association (HFA)

The Hometown Florist Association was formed in June 2003 by a group of Traditional Retail Florists for the sole purpose of supporting the Local Retail Florist. HFA Membership consists of Retail & Wholesale Florists, Growers, Manufacturers and Business Associates.

ADDRESS: Penny Bradford (President), Kitty’s Flowers, 733 S. Salisbury Blvd., Salisbury, MD 21801, United States
PHONE: 1-410-208-0579 or 1-410-749-5142
EMAIL: info@hometownfloristsassociation.com
WEB: www.hometownfloristsassociation.com

Holiday & Decorative Association

The Holiday & Decorative Association represents, promotes and supports the commercial and creative efforts of the holiday and decorative industries.

ADDRESS: P. O. Box 420244, Dallas, TX 75342-0244, United States
PHONE: 1-214-742-2747
EMAIL: rpoling@afia.net
WEB: www.hdanow.org

American Institute of Floral Designers (AIFD)

Established in 1965, the American Institute of Floral Designers is, today, the floral industry’s leading non-profit organization dedicated to establishing, maintaining and recognizing the highest standard of professional floral design.

ADDRESS: 720 Light Street, Baltimore, Maryland 21230, United States
PHONE: 1-410-752-3318
WEB: www.aifd.org