The Society of American Florists recognizes excellence in the floral industry with a range of awards and professional designations. March 18 is the deadline to apply for SAF’s Century Award and the American Academy of Floriculture (AAF) designation, and it is the deadline to submit nominations for SAF’s Floriculture Hall of Fame, Paul Ecke, Jr. Award, Gold Medal Award, John H. Walker Award, and the Alex Laurie Award for Research and Education.
SAF will bestow the 2019 honors during the Stars of the Industry Awards Dinner at SAF Amelia Island 2019, SAF’s 135th Annual Convention, Sept. 18-21 at The Ritz-Carlton Amelia Island, in Amelia Island, Florida.
June 4 is the deadline to apply for Floral Management’s Marketer of the Year Award. The Professional Floral Communicators – International (PFCI) membership application and Tommy Bright Award nomination deadlines ended on Jan. 31.