2014 Hall of Fame Award Winners
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Designer Of The Year
Wholesaler of the Year
She has served WUMFA in many capacities including chair of the membership committee, board member, and procurement chair. In 2012 she introduced the line of WUMFA apparel and accessories to members. Her company offers classes and workshops to keep retailers up to date on current trends.
Grower of the Year
He has served on the Growers Council of the Society of American Florists and on WUMFA committees.
The award is presented to an individual heavily involved in the horticultural aspect of the industry with advanced knowledge of hybridizing, growing, and care of plants for both commercial and retail purposes.
Retailer of the Year
The Loppnow family of Waukesha Floral and Greenhouses received this year’s Retailer of the Year award for “outstanding… retail display, merchandising, advertising, use of social media and industry promotion.”
As retail florists for over 50 years, the family has been involved in promoting the newest products and trends to the public. They are involved as presenters at the Wisconsin State Fair, have served on many WUMFA committees, and held association functions at their location. They were named Marketer of the Year by the Society of American Florists and family members have served on SAF committees.
Special Service Award
National Services Award
This year’s recipient has 30 plus years in the floral industry as a teacher and promoter of floriculture worldwide. He has worked in many sectors of the industry including retail, wholesale, product development, and merchandising. His many accomplishments include WUMFA president, and education director, AIFD president, and education specialist for Teleflora, the Oasis Channel, and Accent Decor.
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