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American Flowers Week Resources
 
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You're invited to proudly add:

Check out this nifty "I'm Joining American Flowers Week" badge and add it to your web site or social feeds during June 28-July 24.
You can download all sorts of great artwork sized for Facebook, Instagram and Twitter at Americanflowersweek.com.

HASHTAGS: #americanflowersweek #yourstate #slowflowers #originmatters
 
 
 
 
 
Personalize the AMERICAN FLOWERS WEEK Press Release for Your Local Media Market
 
 
 
Attract Local Press Attention!

Broadcast your participation in American Flowers week to media outlets in your community. 
We've written an easy-to-personalize press release that you can adapt and insert your logo, business information, special details and contact info.
Why not drop this off at the local TV station's morning show (along with a bouquet of your local flowers, of course?)
Or deliver to the features desk of your hometown newspaper or lifestyle magazine?
We wanted to make it easy for you to attract media attention -- so start with the press release sample written by Daniele Strawn of Chica Bloom Farm.
Follow her format and your press release will write itself!
Need help submitting a press release to local media? Check out these tips here.

 
 
Download Draft Press Release Here ►
 
 
 
Labels for Bouquets

If you're planning on selling American Flowers Week bouquets or bunches, check out our new 2-x-3 inch sticker!
A limited number of labels are available for your use. We'll ship out 25 labels to the first 30 of you who request them.
If you need quantities, get in touch right away and we'll tell you how to order your own roll of stickers. 
 
 
Email us here ►
 
 
Calling All Bouquets for #americanflowersweek
 
 
 
 
Represent Your State and take part in our "50 States of American Flowers" Gallery!
Flower Farmers and Floral Designers coast to coast are invited to create and submit a bouquet or arrangement featuring their local and seasonal blooms. RED, WHITE & BLUE floral designs are encouraged.
 
 
Sign up Here ►
 
 
More News and Inspiration
 
 
 
How One Designer is getting ready for American Flowers Week
Knowing that American Flowers Week is set for June 28th to July 4th, Andrea Grist of Andrea K. Grist Floral Designs got super creative to plan a media appearance and a workshop to promote Kansas- and Missouri-grown flowers. 
We’re so impressed with this idea, we wanted to share it with you!
 
 
 
Behind the Scenes with Susan McLeary's "Floral Fro" 

We’ve had so much enthusiastic response to our beautiful, fashionable “Flower ‘Fro” featured in the 2016 American Flowers Week graphics, so it’s time to give you the back story of designer Susan McLeary.
She says: "I started with Rice Flowers. They’re nice and light, but they added further structure and more body to her hair. Then I layered on everything else and wove stems to balance on top of the crown."
What motivates Susan?
"When you use local and seasonal flowers, it gives your work a 'soul,' and I believe you’re part of something special and not just anything that could be designed anywhere.' -- Susan McLeary of Passionflower Events

 
 
 
Our Sponsors are Getting Involved!

We're so excited that our sponsors and several retailers are putting their own twist on American Flowers Week.
Here's how Mayesh Wholesale has turned our graphic into signage for their branches!

Meet all of the 2016 American Flowers Week Sponsors >
 
 
 

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