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About Flowers Canada Retail


Flowers Canada has been the Voice of Canadian Floriculture industry since 1897.  Flowers Canada Retail is a not-for-profit, industry-funded association representing floricultural professionals, florists, distributors, educators, designers and industry associates. 

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.  Flowers Canada Retail also provides its members with a full range of services and programs including education and accreditation, best practices, networking, advocacy, and industry specific research.

Advocacy
Flowers Canada puts the retail agenda on the radar screens of economic influencers in the Floral Marketplace.  The agenda includes issues relating to taxation, staff training, labour relations, international trade, product supply and overall market practices.

Events
Through our National and Regional Conferences, Flowers Canada promotes business excellence and keeps retailers up-to-date about new concepts, practices and trends.

Communications
In today's competitive floral environment, it is imperative that retailers plug into key trends and market developments. Flowers Canada communications team publishes newsletters, whitepapers and research papers that will continue to be a integral part of our members being at the forefront of industry developments.

Member Services
Flowers Canada has put together a package of programs that significantly lower the costs of some essential business services for florists.

Information Technology
Developments in electronic commerce have created new retail opportunities. Flowers Canada is leading the way in developing standards, conducting research, identifying best practices and promoting a sound foundation for E-business and E-Marketing.

All members have the opportunity to become a part of a national network of retailers and to:

  • Participate in money-saving Member Benefit Programs
  • Access industry research
  • Make your voice heard through our local, regional and national bodies
  • Attend high-impact development conferences to enhances your business

We provide our members with the regional and national representation they have come to expect.