BFA Industry Awards 2020 Nominations

Thank you for taking a few minutes to cast your Nominations for the 2020 BFA Industry Awards.

Please note the points below:
* You are able to enter multiple entries.
* You can nominate as many companies or individuals as you wish.
* You will only be able to cast your nominations once.
* All nominations received will be verified before they make it to the 2020 Shortlist.
* Nominations received that have been placed in the wrong category or those that do not meet the category criteria will be removed.
* You are NOT able to nominate yourself or your own business/ website.  
* Employees CANNOT nominate their place of work/ website.
*All nominations will be verified by an independent panel. 
 
Nominations close 22nd June 2020.
 

Question Title

* 1. IoPF FLORIST STUDENT OF THE YEAR

This category is open to all students who are currently studying a recognised qualification in floristry at a college/university or in a work-based apprenticeship. This category is open to students who are IoPF Members.

Question Title

* 2. FLORISTRY TUTOR OF THE YEAR

This is open to all floristry tutors (full or part time) who teach a formal qualification in floristry with accreditation recognised by industry. The workplace or the Tutor must be BFA or IoPF Members.

Question Title

* 3. FLORISTRY TRAINING PROVIDER OF THE YEAR.

This is open to all training providers who deliver City & Guilds/ BTEC or University qualifications recognised by the Industry. This can be done in purpose built premises ( i.e. College) or through work based learning (i.e Apprenticeship) All Training Providers must be a member of the BFA.

Question Title

* 4. GROWER OF THE YEAR

This category is open to both cut flower and/or plant growers supplying the Florist Industry. Growers can be based in the UK or abroad.The BFA will verify the nominations and view the grower's website, social media pages, etc. The BFA may request further information from the grower if necessary. Corporate members only can make use of the BFA membership logo on marketing material, website etc..

Question Title

* 5. NATIONAL FLOWER SENDER OF THE YEAR

This award is open to any Flower Sending Network. Entrants need to be a BFA Corporate Member. 

Question Title

* 6. FLORISTRY SERVICE PROVIDER OF THE YEAR

This category is open to any business providing a service to the Industry, excluding fresh floral products and flower sending network.

Question Title

* 7. SUNDRIES SUPPLIER OF THE YEAR

This category is open to all trade sundry suppliers to the industry who have local and/or national coverage.

Question Title

* 8. FLOWER SUPPLIER OF THE YEAR

This category is open to trade flower suppliers to the industry, who do not have a UK base cash & carry premises.

Question Title

* 9. LOCAL FLOWER WHOLESALER OF THE YEAR.
This category is open to all independent or individual franchise wholesalers with a UK base supplying florists from a cash & carry premises.

Question Title

* 10. FLORIST WEBSITE OF THE YEAR
This award is to recognise excellent online presence and performance.
Entrants need to be either BFA and/or IoPF Members.
 
All websites must contain an online shop and full postal address contact details. The BFA and/or IoPF Members logo with a backlink to the BFA Consumer site must also be present.

Question Title

* 11. RETAIL FLORIST SHOP OF THE YEAR
For florists that offer exceptional customer service and use the highest quality flowers and exceptional skilled florists. 

The BFA will verify the nominations and the judging criteria has been set for those who meet the exacting standards required.  Pictorial evidence of retail shop, staff, designs and website will be required.

Within the photographic evidence, we must see the current BFA logo being displayed.

Shops need to be a member of the BFA in order to be eligible for this category.

Question Title

* 12. These nominations were provided by:

T