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SCHEDULE*

Day One

MONDAY // JUNE 26th

DESIGN DEMONSTRATIONS + FLORAL DESIGN TAKEOVER at Bellevue Botanical Garden

 

8:00 a.m. // Check-in & Welcome Reception

Breakfast served

9:00 a.m. // Guided Tours of Bellevue Botanical Garden
As part of the opening day festivities, start the day with an optional docent-led tour of the garden.

10:00 a.m. // Joseph Abken and James Gagliardi

Gardens for People

11:00 a.m. // KEYNOTE with Amy Balsters

Building a Better Bouquet

Presentation and Demonstration

12:00-3:00 p.m. // Floral Design Takeover + Working Lunch

Design teams "flower" Bellevue Botanical Garden

3:00-4:00 p.m. // Tours + Photography of Floral Designs

4:00-5:00 p.m. // KEYNOTE with Lennie Larkin

The Flower Dollar: Pricing + Profitability

Presentation and Q&A

 

5:00-6:30 p.m. // Evening Reception

Cocktails and savories with Summit Speakers & Special Guests

 

Day Two

TUESDAY // JUNE 27th

8:00 a.m. // Breakfast

 

9:00 a.m. // Welcome & Introductions

Debra Prinzing, Slow Flowers LLC

9:15 a.m. // KEYNOTE with Julio Freitas of The Flower Hat

Growing for Your Designs

Design Demonstration and Q&A

 

10:45 a.m. Break

 

11:00 a.m. // Farmer, Florist & Sustainability Tracks

Presentations and Design Demonstrations (choose one)

     Floral Design with Valerie Crisostomo of Black Girl Florists

     Flower Farming with Dee Hall of Mermaid City Flowers/Black Flower Famers

     Sustainability with Amber Tamm of Amber Tamm Floral and Becky Feasby of Prairie Girl Flowers  

 

Noon // Lunch

Enjoy lunch on the patio

 

1:00 p.m. // Farmer, Florist & Sustainability Tracks

Presentations and Design Demonstrations (choose one)

     Floral Design with Gina Lett-Shrewsberry of Inspirations by Gina

     Flower Farming with Tracy Yang of Jarn Co. Flowers

     Sustainability with Sarah Reyes of Wildflower and Fern

 

2:00-2:15 p.m. // Thank You Bellevue Botanical Garden

3:30 p.m. // Local Flowers Open House @ Seattle Wholesale Growers Market & Mayesh Wholesale Florist

Tours and Demonstrations

 

5:00-6:00 p.m. // Closing Reception

Cocktails and light bites

*Schedule subject to change

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