The Northeast Floral Expo 2017

The Northeast Floral Expo (NEFE) is an annual floral trade convention produced by The Connecticut Florists Association (CFA). Each year, hundreds of floral industry professionals from the northeast and beyond meet for a weekend full of educational programs, workshops, competitions and of course camaraderie. The expo features a trade fair full of wholesalers, suppliers and vendors who sell products and services relevant to the floral industry. Attendees can visit CFA's bookstore and enjoy the beautiful decorations throughout the hotel. To attend the convention, you must own a floral business or be employed within the industry. Members of The Connecticut Florists Association receive special pricing on all events being held at NEFE. To apply for membershipclick here.

This year's the convention begins on Saturday,  March 4th and ends Sunday, March 5th. Our host hotel is The Sheraton Springfield Monarch Place Hotel in Springfield, MA. For more information on the hotel, room reservations and travel click here.

General Registration to the Northeast Floral Expo includes:

  • 5 Design Shows!
  • 4 Business Clinics 
  •  Admission to the Trade Fair
  •  Two Design Competitions 
  •  Admission to Saturday Evening's Floral Designer of The Year Face-Off Competition

Registrants are welcomed to participate in the following educational programs for an additional fee:

  • 6 Floral Design Workshops 
  • Saturday Evening Gala



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