A Word from the President



As I write this open letter to you- Summer seems to be debuting- early -as she does each Memorial Day Weekend- here in the South, signaling Spring’s coolness fleeting, slipping thru our fingertips.

Just like the Seasons Change, I want to tell you about all the Growth the TSFA Board is experiencing.  The excitement builds as TSFA works to bring Education in many facets across the state.    

Your TSFA Board of Directors is implementing fresh ideas, and everyone will benefit!  So I will begin with a glimpse of Floral Forum:

Enjoy World Class Design Talent as The Presenters Showcase What’s Hot, What’ New, What’s Trending!  Explore Extraordinary Education in Business Seminars!

Strategize with one-on-one Micros! Experience the Hands On workshops*  Yours for the price of admittance!!

We’ve gone back to our ROOTS:                                                                              

It’s Back! - Design Panel !                                                                                            This year features an All Male Revue “ A Capital Christmas”                              – Don’t miss this stage presentation- with Vignettes! Product & Designs available for purchase after the program!

We are working to bring- Design Tips of the Trade to You throughout the Weekend!

Participate in all the wonderful opportunity available to You in                        Scholarship, Prize Money, and Titles in our Contests at Floral Forum,          And look for a couple of surprises as we unveil Presenters and Program details!   

Note: Must hold Premium Registration to participate in any contest, and /or workshops!      * Workshops require additional purchase for entry, and you must be pre- registered.  You MUST supply your own tools.

Support Your Expo!                                                                                                                                                          These wonderful partners are just that, PARTNERS! We are all in this Beautiful FLORAL Industry together!!    Your Expo and Resource Center continues to grow.

Purchase from the EXPO Partners! Place an Order with these fine vendors!                                                                                                                                               – Consider doing business with a Resource Center Partner,  - at the very least  Tell them Thanks – as we appreciate their time, effort, and resource in being here this weekend!

Support this TSFA Program by purchasing advertisements, in our Program Book!  Tee Shirts will be presold for Friday Night’s Event!                                                             Come Grow With Us!                                                            Savor Fabulous Food, Fun, Friends, and Flowers at Floral Forum 2018

Root 66, August 17-19, You’ve Just Got To Be There!

And next, let me just say we’ve got good things in the works!                            Designer of the Year Programs happening in Autumn & Spring!                       A Fabulous Program in Kingsport - including a TCF Retreat- in the works for Autumn 2018!   Pop- Ups in Jackson, Chattanooga and Appalachia being scheduled NOW- beginning March 2019                                         Memphis in May – A Micro Event                                                                                                                                                            All of this and more,… Only The Beginning, Only Just the Start! Your Board is on the Move!!

Until next time, I remain Florally Yours, Brenda Blackburn AIFD, CFD, TCF, TSFA President                                          

There’s always room for one more…