Benefits of being a FAR Member
Professional Business Training and Design Workshops:
FAR produces and sponsors training sessions, workshops, roundtable discussions, and competitions throughout the year.
Networking and Current Business Referrals:
Build valuable networking contacts and business referrals.
FAR will both educate and advocate for our industry regarding deceptive listings and illicit practices.
Cost Savings for Members:
Reduced entrance fees for Floral Expos, Exhibits, Events Workshops, Competition and Training.
Qualify for discounts on Business Insurance and State Workers Compensation Insurance.
Reduced annual renewal of Certified Professional Florist program.
Free Participation in the FAR Website:
Increase your on-line marketing presence with links to your site from the FAR Website.
Participate in the members only Blog / Forum called “Just Bloomed”
Place free ads for help wanted, equipment for sale or rent, or advertise your availability for work.
Keep abreast of National and Regional Floral Industry Event dates, and list your own events on the FAR web calendar.
Access the complete member list on the website, including a searchable database of member retail florists.
Newsletters and E-blasts:
Receive the FAR newsletter featuring timely subjects, industry news and FAR news.
E-blasts provide quick updates and classified ad listings directly to member in-boxes.
Some scholarships are available for the Certified Professional Florist program and FAR events.
Easily find the wholesale and associate members that provide products and services for the floral industry.
Build Friendships and Exchange Ideas:
Meet the members of FAR, you may find old friends and make new ones.
Belong to the Rocky Mountain Region's Voice of the Floral Industry.