Annual Meeting

Annual Meeting


October 21-23, 2017
Chicago, Illinois

Hotel Info:

Courtyard Downtown River North
30 East Hubbard Street, Chicago, IL 60611
mention NAFA to receive your room rate of 182.00 per night before Sept 29


Once you have registered we will provide you with code for UBER credit.

Saturday 1:00 - 3:00 pm
National Designer of the Year Contest  


Saturday 7:00 pm
Awards Dinner

thank you to our sponsor

Sullivan's Steakhouse
415 North Dearborn, Chicago


Sunday 9:00 am - 2:30 pm
NAFA Program and Speaker 

“Creating and Sustaining Success in Association Leadership ” presented by
Christine Corelli 

Artistic Blooms Design Studio
1475 W Irving Park Rd, Chicago

Sunday 5:30 pm 
"All Aboard" Excursion & Dinner

Odyssey Dinner Boat Cruise on Lake Michigan
600 E Grand Ave, Chicago (Navy Pier)
must be on ship by 6:00 pm

Monday 9:00 am - noon
Roundtable Discussions

  • websites & social media
  • conventions/trade shows (pros/cons)
  • membership
  • communications
  • budgeting & financial reports
  • the all important form 1099 federal return 

Artistic Blooms Design Studio
1475 W Irving Park Rd, Chicago


We hope that you will be able to join us.

NAFA Annual Meeting








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Join us as we come together to make the floral industry stronger! 

NAFA brochure

2017 National Designer of the Year Contest
Sponsored by BloomNet / Administered by NAFA

The contest will be held Saturday, October 21, 2017 from 1:00p until 3:00p 

Click here for more info: 

NAFA brochure

thank you to our sponsor

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Is thrilled to be the host state for this meeting!