Flowers 2011

The Australian Flower Conference and Exhibition will be held at the Sebel Hotel in King George Square, Brisbane, from 12-15 July 2011. With a theme of ‘Race to the Top’, the conference will be a forum for industry members to interact with international and national guest speakers who will be presenting keynote sessions and workshops on the latest issues and trends in the industry. A trade exhibition, conference dinner and field tour will also be part of the conference experience.

The conference is designed for both growers and florists and there will be a strong focus on providing attendees with information that has immediate practical and commercial applications for their business.

Keynote and international speakers include: George Staby (President of Perishables Research Organisation, USA); Andrea Caldecourt (Freelance consultant in public relations and communications and recent CEO of Flowers & Plants UK); Will Healy (Senior Technical and Research Manager at Ball Horticultural Company, USA); Frank Scholten (Chrysal International); and Jaap van Staaveren (Managing Director, United Flower Organisation BV, The Netherlands); Topic Highlights Include: The Flower Industry Today and Tomorrow; Industry Promotion; Promotion & Marketing; Post-Harvest Technology; Profitable Solutions; Smart Production; and Research & Development.

For further information and registration:
Ph: +61 (0)7 3824-9537
Email: faqi@flowersqueensland.asn.au
Website: www.flowersqueensland.asn.au

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