Volume 1, Edition 4 July 2009
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Current News Features:
FAR will be the exclusive floral connection! We are offering a Bridal Bouquet Design Competition, Stage Designer Opportunities, Tablescapes to be seen throughout the Convention Hall and the "Iron Fist Florist" Competition.
When: September 19 - 20th, 2009
Where: Colorado Convention Center
700 14th Street
Denver, CO 80202
Time: 10:00am ~ 8:00pm -Saturday the 19th
10:00am ~ 5:00pm -Sunday the 20th
Cost: All events are free except the Bridal Bouquet Design, see registration information for each event.
Pre-registration Deadline: Saturday, August 15, 2009
IRON FIST FLORISTFAR is looking for three of the Rocky Mountain region's top designers with a flair for the dramatic in floral design competition. Be prepared for an in-tense, action packed hour competing on stage in front of a live audience and hosted by a commentator with attitude. The panel of judges will include industry professionals & local celebrities. Do you have what it takes to win? Application for Iron Fist Florist
ON STAGE FLORAL DESIGNERSWould you be interested in making a presentation to the public on your area of expertise in the floral industry? Presentations must be between twenty and forty minutes in length. Designer will be allowed one hour of stage time to include set-up and tear-down time. Presentations should be geared towards a consumer audience. You must be a current member of FAR to participate. Application for Stage Designers
TABLESCAPESThe Colorado Fall Home Show will be selecting up to six FAR members to create tablescapes that will be seen by thousands of visitors to the Home Show. Designer will provide all linens, flowers, props, accessories or other display items and the tables will be on display for two days. All current FAR members are eligible, including Board members. Application for Tablescapes.
2009 ANNUAL BRIDAL BOUQUET DESIGN CONTESTCreate your Bridal Bouquet entry at your shop and bring it to the Colorado Fall Home Show to be seen by thousands of people. Exciting prizes will be awarded to the winners who will be judged on creativity, design, theme in-terpretation and mechanics. Prizes to be announced. Application for Bridal Bouqet Contest.
Deadline for registration September 15th
For more info about the Colorado Fall Home Show.
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