Our mission at the North Carolina State Florists Association is to help the floral industry BLOOM to its fullest potential, GROW in strength and numbers and SHARE design skills and knowledge.
As a professional organization, we invite individuals and businesses interested in the fields of Floriculture, Horticulture and Agriculture, as well as other supportive entities, to join in the enrichment of this association. Exploring the realms of art and the principles and elements of design, purchasing and growing of floral products, running successful floral related businesses, networking with associates in cross-over fields of interest and strengthening the sustainability of naturally grown materials pertinent to the success of all, are just a few examples of what we offer and strive to achieve.
We welcome all members to enjoy the multitude of hands-on workshops, informative design programs, business seminars, design competitions, educational and career building opportunities. True enjoyment at social gatherings including our annual convention, where we meet life-long friends and business associates, while making new acquaintances alike, all who know that working together will benefit all.
We hope you'll join us in this exceptional organization and truly reap the bountiful harvest of the floral industry. Future plans include online design paid courses with instructional videos.
PURPOSE & INTENT
The North Carolina State Florists Association, Incorporated, shall be a non-profit organization; and the object and purpose of this Association shall be to promote the love of floriculture in this State and to promote and to encourage the development of their industries, to classify their products. to hold meetings and exhibitions, to cooperate with the National and State Governments on all antitrust laws, and with horticultural bodies in disseminating horticultural knowledge, to encourage and foster business ethics and friendly understanding in and among the various branches of the industry, always remembering the interest of the ultimate users of its products and in general to assume responsibility as the Trade Organization of the Florist Industry within the confines of the State of North Carolina.