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Florists for Change – Kickoff Reception

Posted on August 17th, 2011
Blog, Florists for Change

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Flowers for Change kicked off with a drinks reception and some inspiring talks by organizers Dirk Lorenz (emcee), Betsy Hall, Mike Fiannaca, and Keith Hill. The total number of attendees: an impressive 150 florists. The setting for the event, luxurious Cosmopolitan Hotel, which opened just recently in December. Here are some photos from the event:

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Florist Industry is Growing, But Flower Shop Revenues Aren’t

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Organzier Betsy Hall – “Little girls should be inspired to want to start a flower shop.”

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“The flower shop hasn’t changed in 100 years. What industry doesn’t change and expects to survive? The flower industry needs to adapt.”

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Oregon florists are leading the way in pro-florist legislation, especially to combat out of state order gatherers.

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Florists for Change audience members – listening for solutions.

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