Come to this great event hosted by the Society of American Florists in Des Moines, Iowa. At the One-day Profit Blast you will learn all about how to earn and profit from your floral shop. This event is on Saturday, November 14, 2015 from 7:30 a.m. until 6 p.m., at the Des Moines Marriott Downtown. 

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Hear from four amazing speakers as well as a spectacular showcase from many suppliers:

  1. Jacob McCall, AAF, AIFD, FSMD, design and marketing director of the Elite Flower, will teach you about the use of “bling” to add to your bottom line, many tips to earn extra profit for those bridal and sympathy designs, as well as learn about five profitable designs that will sell faster than you can make them.
  2. Derrick Myers, CPA, CFP, PFCI, president of Crockett, Myers & Associates, Inc., will teach you how to understand the meaning of profit and how to successfully implement his tips into the running of your floral ship.
  3. Tim Huckabee, AIFSE, president of FloralStrategies, LLC. Learn about the best strategies to provide excellent customer service, how to not miss any opportunities to make a sale, as well as how to communicate effectively with your customers.
  4. Art Conforti, PFCI, owner of Beneva Flowers & Gifts. Learn how to properly market flowers through images and on-line as well as how to effectively spend your money on ads.

The registration fee for SAF members is $139 and $189 for non-members. You can register here.

Why should you attend? Here at Main Wholesale Florist, we believe that any opportunity to get out there and network your business will be a positive experience. Come meet other people in the industry just like you! This event is specifically geared towards the floral industry and will be highly beneficial to your business. If you have any questions regarding this great event, feel free to ask!