PMA Floral Marketer of the Year 2019

Entrance to the Beach Bash reception.
Entrance to the Beach Bash reception.
The team of Ball posing in front of their display at the Floral Beach Bash Reception. They were one of the sponsors of the evening. All the sponsors had such a booth at the reception.
The team of Ball posing in front of their display at the Floral Beach Bash Reception. They were one of the sponsors of the evening. All the sponsors had such a booth at the reception.
Ecuadorian growers Mauricio Ospina, Sebastian Franco and Alfonso Tinjaca of EQE Equatoroses.
Ecuadorian growers Mauricio Ospina, Sebastian Franco and Alfonso Tinjaca of EQE Equatoroses.
Now together with Stephen Tinjaca of EQR and Ecuadorian grower Carlos Espinosa of Rosadex.
Now together with Stephen Tinjaca of EQR and Ecuadorian grower Carlos Espinosa of Rosadex. 
Cut Floral Products Suppliers Emmannuel Ruiz, Susan Ruizm and Robert Gravitz of World Class Flowers.
Cut Floral Products Suppliers Emmannuel Ruiz, Susan Ruizm and Robert Gravitz of World Class Flowers. 
Cut floral products suppliers Jamie Murphy, Corey Radar and Rene Quinn of FreshBlooms.
Cut floral products suppliers Jamie Murphy, Corey Radar and Rene Quinn of FreshBlooms. 
Eric Peters and Dave Hood of Procurant, technology suppliers.
Eric Peters and Dave Hood of Procurant, technology suppliers.
Carolina Garvina of Flores Silvestres (Colombian flower grower), Nicole Lozano and Edgar Lozano of The USA Bouquet Company (bouquet manufacturers), and Luis Fernando Marin of Flores Silvestres.
Carolina Garvina of Flores Silvestres (Colombian flower grower), Nicole Lozano and Edgar Lozano of The USA Bouquet Company (bouquet manufacturers), and Luis Fernando Marin of Flores Silvestres. 
Robert DeBellis, Jesse Daub, Juan Camilo, and Linda Murray of World Class Flowers.
Robert DeBellis, Jesse Daub, Juan Camilo, and Linda Murray of World Class Flowers. 
New members and wholesalers Luis Cismeros, Scott Ribeiro and Willi Salavea of Real Fans Go Nuts.
 New members and wholesalers Luis Cismeros, Scott Ribeiro and Willi Salavea of Real Fans Go Nuts. 
The team of Falcon Farms (cut floral products suppliers)
The team of Falcon Farms (cut floral products suppliers)
Gia Hill and Scott Hill of The USA Bouquet Company with Monica Triano of A-Roo Company, a packaging material supplier.
Gia Hill and Scott Hill of The USA Bouquet Company with Monica Triano of A-Roo Company, a packaging material supplier. 
Mike Mooney of Dramm Echter (Grower/shipper/processor) and Juliana Gutierrez of Golden Flowers (Cut Floral Products Supplier). (Bunny ears made by Juan Alvarez of Golden Flowers)
Mike Mooney of Dramm Echter (Grower/shipper/processor) and Juliana Gutierrez of Golden Flowers (Cut Floral Products Supplier). (Bunny ears made by Juan Alvarez of Golden Flowers) 
Mike Mooney of Dramm Echter with Juan Alvarez and Juliuana Guttierez of Golden Flowers and seed supplier Eric Anderson of Anderson's Seed Co.
Mike Mooney of Dramm Echter with Juan Alvarez and Juliuana Guttierez of Golden Flowers and seed supplier Eric Anderson of Anderson's Seed Co.
Frances Santiago and Sergio Sarmiento of Smithers-Oasis, Cut Floral Products Supplier.
Frances Santiago and Sergio Sarmiento of Smithers-Oasis, Cut Floral Products Supplier. 
Cut Floral Products Suppliers Stephanie Simkins of World Class Flowers and Juan Contesse of Gems Group.
Cut Floral Products Suppliers Stephanie Simkins of World Class Flowers and Juan Contesse of Gems Group. 
Chris Berg, Robert Melendez and Bas Pellenaars of breeding company Dmmen Orange.
Chris Berg, Robert Melendez and Bas Pellenaars of breeding company Dümmen Orange.
Guillermo Mahecha of Dekker Chrysanten Colombia (breeding company) with Bas Pellenaars of Dmmen Orange.
Guillermo Mahecha of Dekker Chrysanten Colombia (breeding company) with Bas Pellenaars of Dümmen Orange.
Uri Goldstein of Isreali breeding company Danziger with Daniel Uribe of Dekker Chrysanten Colombia.
Uri Goldstein of Isreali breeding company Danziger with Daniel Uribe of Dekker Chrysanten Colombia. 
Juan Sebastian Baina of Fiorentina Flowers (Ecuadorian grower), Rudy Hernandez of Alliance Floral Co (wholesaler) and Stephen Johnson and Gino Descalzi o Fiorentina Flowers.
Juan Sebastian Baina of Fiorentina Flowers (Ecuadorian grower), Rudy Hernandez of Alliance Floral Co (wholesaler) and Stephen Johnson and Gino Descalzi o Fiorentina Flowers. 
Doug Bohr of Center of Growing Talent Micky Byland and Bill Byland of Micky's Mini FloraExpress, before they knew that Micky was named PMA Floral Marketer of the Year 2019.
Doug Bohr of Center of Growing Talent Micky Byland and Bill Byland of Micky's Mini FloraExpress, before they knew that Micky was named PMA Floral Marketer of the Year 2019.
The Gems Group team: Dyana Paz, Laura Moreno, Juan Camilo Barrera and Carlos Oramas, the 2018 Floral Marketer of the Year, CEO and cofounder of Gems Group.
The Gems Group team: Dyana Paz, Laura Moreno, Juan Camilo Barrera and Carlos Oramas, the 2018 Floral Marketer of the Year, CEO and cofounder of Gems Group.
Talmage McLaurin of Nature's Flowers (Floral Products Supplier), Deborah Steier of Albertsons Companies (retailer) and Sebastian Malavenda of Nature's Flowers.
Talmage McLaurin of Nature's Flowers (Floral Products Supplier), Deborah Steier of Albertsons Companies (retailer) and Sebastian Malavenda of Nature's Flowers. 
Terry Smith of Connectaflor, Scott Hill of The USA Bouquet Company, Kathy Smith of Passion Growers (Grower, Shipper and Supplier) and Zoy Brown of Decowraps (Packaging company)
Terry Smith of Connectaflor, Scott Hill of The USA Bouquet Company, Kathy Smith of Passion Growers (Grower, Shipper and Supplier) and Zoy Brown of Decowraps (Packaging company)
The team of Valley Springs (Colombian hydrangea growers) with Frank Biddle of Sun Vista Farms (in the middle).
The team of Valley Springs (Colombian hydrangea growers) with Frank Biddle of Sun Vista Farms (in the middle).
Rene van Rems of Mellano Company and Maartje van Veld of The Queen's Bouquet Network.
Rene van Rems of Mellano & Company and Maartje van Veld of The Queen's Bouquet Network.
Sebastian Bakker of Van Den Bos Flowerbulbs (bulb supplier), Robin van der Schaaf of Roselily and Frans van der Weiden of Van der Bos Flowerbulbs.
Sebastian Bakker of Van Den Bos Flowerbulbs (bulb supplier), Robin van der Schaaf of Roselily and Frans van der Weiden of Van der Bos Flowerbulbs.
Kevin Edwards of Harster Greenhouses (Grower/Shipper/Processor), Lynda Twomey and Rachelle Pruss of Flowers Canada Growers (Promotional Organization) with Garett van der Wal of Pioneer Flower Farms Limited (Grower/Shipper/Processor)
Kevin Edwards of Harster Greenhouses (Grower/Shipper/Processor), Lynda Twomey and Rachelle Pruss of Flowers Canada Growers (Promotional Organization) with Garett van der Wal of Pioneer Flower Farms Limited (Grower/Shipper/Processor)
The team of Vistaflor, a cut floral products supplier.
The team of Vistaflor, a cut floral products supplier. 
PMA's vice president Richard Owen with Ray Connelly of Procurant, a busininess solution provider.
PMA's vice president Richard Owen with Ray Connelly of Procurant, a busininess solution provider. 
The team of The Elite Bouquet with Cory Cunningham of Grovery Outlet (second left).
The team of The Elite Bouquet with Cory Cunningham of Grovery Outlet (second left).
The Beach Bah Reception.
The Beach Bah Reception.
Before announcing the 2019 Marketer of the Year, Carlos Oramas, who was presenting the reception, raised the glass for Danny Temkin of Temkin International who recently passed away. He was a pioneer and innovator and was loved and respected in the industry.
Before announcing the 2019 Marketer of the Year, Carlos Oramas, who was presenting the reception, raised the glass for Danny Temkin of Temkin International who recently passed away. He was a pioneer and innovator and was loved and respected in the industry.
Micky hearing that she is Marketer of the Year 2019; an emotional reaction of both her and her husband Bill.
Micky hearing that she is Marketer of the Year 2019; an emotional reaction of both her and her husband Bill.  
Micky receiving the award of Carlos Oramas.
Micky receiving the award of Carlos Oramas. 
Micky's speech
Micky's speech 
And when being in Anaheim (the home of Disneyland) and having the name Micky, Carlos could not miss this opportunity to give Mickey the real Mickey Mouse ears.
And when being in Anaheim (the home of Disneyland) and having the name Micky, Carlos could not miss this opportunity to give Mickey the real Mickey Mouse ears. 
Carlos Aromas, Micky Byland and Cathy Burns, CEO, Produce Marketing Association
Carlos Aromas, Micky Byland and Cathy Burns, CEO, Produce Marketing Association
...And with the Micky ears!
...And with the Micky ears!
Shelia Anderson of The USA Bouquet Company, Jennie of Spartan Nash and Michele Suttn of Sutton Ferneries.
Shelia Anderson of The USA Bouquet Company, Jennie of Spartan Nash and Michele Suttn of Sutton Ferneries. 
The Dos Gringos team adopted Nicolas Manotas of Temkin PPC.
The Dos Gringos team adopted Nicolas Manotas of Temkin PPC. 
The team of Urban Stems and The USA Bouquet enjoying the evening.
The team of Urban Stems and The USA Bouquet enjoying the evening. 
Maartje van Velden of The Queen's Bouquet Network with Pieter Landmann of Blooming Vision and Creative Director at Colour Republic with Barbie Trace, who has her own Instagram account; Trace 1996.
Maartje van Velden of The Queen's Bouquet Network with Pieter Landmann of Blooming Vision and Creative Director at Colour Republic with Barbie Trace, who has her own Instagram account; Trace 1996.
Cara of BallSB, Sebastian Franco of EQR Equatoroses, Carmen Lucia Marquez of BallSB, Juan Agudelo of Valley Springs and Adam Mace of Komet Sales.
Cara of BallSB, Sebastian Franco of EQR Equatoroses, Carmen Lucia Marquez of BallSB, Juan Agudelo of Valley Springs and Adam Mace of Komet Sales. 
Chris Magnum of HEB (retailer), Yoav Levy of Floral Merchandising Aid (Cut Floral Products Supplier) and Levi McKenzie of HEB.
Chris Magnum of HEB (retailer), Yoav Levy of Floral Merchandising Aid (Cut Floral Products Supplier) and Levi McKenzie of HEB. 
Mike Greene of packaging material supplier Flopak, Sarah Kennedy and Bill Nolan of broker Johnson O'Hare Co.
Mike Greene of packaging material supplier Flopak, Sarah Kennedy and Bill Nolan of broker Johnson O'Hare Co.
Jose Morales of Continental Flowers, Jacob McCall of PF Flower Farms and Corey Rader of FreshBlooms.
Jose Morales of Continental Flowers, Jacob McCall of P&F Flower Farms and Corey Rader of FreshBlooms.
justine Aylward of New Seasons Market (Retailer), Doug Stinson of Sun Vista Farms, Katie Mc Conahay of New Seasons Market and Cristy Herrera of Falcon Farms.
justine Aylward of New Seasons Market (Retailer), Doug Stinson of Sun Vista Farms, Katie Mc Conahay of New Seasons Market and Cristy Herrera of Falcon Farms.  
Oscar Mendez and Chris Wigley of A-Roo Company.
Oscar Mendez and Chris Wigley of A-Roo Company.
After the announcement of the 2019 Floral Marketer of the year, the reception continued.
After the announcement of the 2019 Floral Marketer of the year, the reception continued. 
Chris McCain and Ron Smit of Chrysal.
Chris McCain and Ron Smit of Chrysal. 
ane DeVries of Sun Valley Floral Farms with the team of Bloomia.
ane DeVries of Sun Valley Floral Farms with the team of Bloomia. 
Ecuadorian growers Gino Descalzo of Fiorentina Flowers , Jose Vicente Mantilla of Much Flowers, Carlos Espinosa of Rosadex and Juan Jose Albuja of Much Flowers.
Ecuadorian growers Gino Descalzo of Fiorentina Flowers , Jose Vicente Mantilla of Much Flowers, Carlos Espinosa of Rosadex and Juan Jose Albuja of Much Flowers. 
Jos Randsdorp of Freshblooms with John O'Regan of O'Regan Dafodils, alias Smith and Jones.
Jos Randsdorp of Freshblooms with John O'Regan of O'Regan Dafodils, alias Smith and Jones. 
Cut Floral Products Suppliers Laura Kyle of Nature's Flowers and Mark Schrama of Lexiflor.
Cut Floral Products Suppliers Laura Kyle of Nature's Flowers and Mark Schrama of Lexiflor. 
The team of Sande Flowers with Emiel van Tongerlo of Roselily and Bart Tesselaar of Knst Alstroemeria.
The team of Sande Flowers with Emiel van Tongerlo of Roselily and Bart Tesselaar of Könst Alstroemeria. 
The Elite Flower Bouquet team with Kali Nelson of PF Flower Farms.
The Elite Flower Bouquet team with Kali Nelson of P&F Flower Farms. 
Guatamalan Exporters Juan Ucros of Finca Primarossa and Ricardo Urruelaof Caggiano Flowers.
Guatamalan Exporters Juan Ucros of Finca Primarossa and Ricardo Urruela  of Caggiano Flowers.
The team of Syndicate, a hard good supplier, with Jonathan Schambach (on the left) of The Elite Bouquet.
The team of Syndicate, a hard good supplier, with Jonathan Schambach (on the left) of The Elite Bouquet. 
Wholesaler David Torres of DWF Eholesale Florists and Gary Schwarzbaum of Galleria Farms.
Wholesaler David Torres of DWF Eholesale Florists and Gary Schwarzbaum of Galleria Farms.
The team of LiveTrends Design Group.
The team of LiveTrends Design Group. 
Jim Meyers of Meyers Flowers with retailer Courtney Young of Sprout Farmers Market.
Jim Meyers of Meyers Flowers with retailer Courtney Young of Sprout Farmers Market. 
One of the sponsors; Bloomia.
One of the sponsors; Bloomia.
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One of the sponsors; The Elite Bouquet.
One of the sponsors; The Elite Bouquet.
One of the sponsors: Natural Flowers Natuflora.
One of the sponsors: Natural Flowers Natuflora.
One of the sponsors; Temkin PPC
One of the sponsors; Temkin PPC
One of the sponsors; Passion Growers.
One of the sponsors; Passion Growers. 
The reception.
The reception.
A colorful decorated reception.
A colorful decorated reception.
Beach Bash is the theme.
Beach Bash is the theme.

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