TRADE FAIR

The Arkansas Florists Association is proud to support our vendor and sponsor family!

Read more about our vendor and sponsor family below, then click the logo to visit their website



Albin Hagstrom & Son, Inc. was started by Albin Hagstrom and his son Raiford. Founded in 1928, AH&S was fortunate to become an industry leader in the floral business. Today, AH&S is still owned and operated by Raiford’s three sons, Richard, Morris, and Ray. AH&S currently ships their Florida grown product all over the world, and have been able to change with the times to maintain their place as the leader in the cut foliage business.



We specialize in shipping FRESH cut orchids from our farms in Thailand. We cut and ship to your order –NEVER stocking flowers,either in Thailand, or in the destination country. We can ship our flowers to almost any country in the world. Our flowers are cut, and then transported in cold trucks to our cold Packing House, where they received the best handling and processing possible. We have only one quality standard – the Best! Our flowers are graded by centimeter length, and are consistent within each bunch, and throughout the year. We have been exporting from Thailand since 1999. Our products include: Dendrobium, Mokara,Oncidium, Vanda, James Story, Lucky Bamboo. The VERY BEST customer service is always our main goal.



We elevate event experiences with artfully designed and curated linen collections to make celebrations worthy of your story.



Since 1987, Betty’s Wholesale has delivered to Mid-South Florists a broad selection of silk flowers, baskets, ribbon, floral accessories, inspirational items, glass, containers, and floral supplies. Located in Kensett, Arkansas our 17,000 foot warehouse has an ever-changing inventory to chose from. Check out our Facebook posts for design ideas and new featured items. You’ll soon see why so many retail florists make Betty’s their first choice. While we encourage you to shop in our online store, we also welcome customers to visit our warehouse near Searcy, Arkansas.



CalFlowers is the leading floral trade association in California, providing valuable transportation and other benefits to flower growers and the entire flower supply chain in California and 47 other states. The Association is a leader in bringing fresh cut flowers to the U.S. market, and in promoting the benefits of flowers to new generations of American consumers.



Established in Early 2017, The Candles and Cream Collection has grown to become one of Arkansas’s Premier Candle Companies. We stand behind our quality craftsmanship in every product we create. We use only the finest quality of Fragrance Oils in our Soy Wood Wick Candles, Soy Wax Melts and Emu Lotions as well as Essential Oils in our Bath and Body Products to create the best products.

We are confident that you will find Candles and Cream Collection an asset to your business and look forward to seeing you at the Arkansas Florist Convention this year.



As designers, you often need creative solutions to craft what you have into what you need. When it comes to color, Design Master offers several tools to solve those issue. Our versatile and convenient aerosol sprays color both delicate and durable surfaces. From fresh flowers, ribbon, tulle, paper, foam core and Styrofoam™ brand foam to wood, terra cotta, glass and metal. Plus so many unique surfaces in-between! And, they’re the quickest color around – dries fastest! Choose from vibrant COLORTOOL® Sprays, transparent Just For Flowers® dyes, rich Metallic finishes, übermatte® ultra-matte color finish, shimmering Glitter Sprays, plus specialty and accessory sprays. All created for the many unique applications of the professional florist. Explore dmcolor.com for more details.



DFW Vases is a Glass Vase Wholesale company specializing in glass vases, event decorations, and wedding glass vase centerpieces. We were the first website dedicated to wholesale glass vases online! We have several new items including our new metal frame stands, ceramic vases, and also vases for those who are interested in the art of terrarium making.



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With over 20 years of experience, Flower Shop Network is breaking the mold of your average wire service. In fact, we aren’t a wire service at all. At Flower Shop Network, florists receive website orders at 100% of their order value with no monthly fees and payment within 72 hours.

With a network of over 7,000 members, you’ll never have to worry about coverage. Flower Shop Network can handle all of your orders, nationally and internationally, and interfaces with numerous POS systems. Sending florists for all F2F orders keep 20%, while receiving florists get 80%.

As a member of Flower Shop Network, you’ll have access to the tools and resources you need to compete in today’s marketplace. From custom websites to personalized email campaigns to social media management, FSN can handle it all.



FTD is a quality, full service floral company offering wire service capability, basic and advanced technology, fresh flowers, hard goods and a national brand.



We make varieties of Toffee in milk, dark and white chocolate using pecans, almonds and macadamia nuts. All made in small batches with pure ingredients.

Our business has been around for over 10 years, but we officially became Lambrecht Gourmet in 2009. What once was a hobby of making toffee for gifts, has turned into an ever-growing business shipping to gift shops and department stores in over 40 states. Used for everything from turn-down service chocolates, to wedding favors, to corporate gifts, Lambrecht’s can provide you with something that fits your needs.



We are a one stop shop for all your floral industry needs. We carry products for all seasons and occasions and strive to make ordering easy.



Ozark Nut Roasters was founded in 2000 by Jim Dobry, who at the time was selling popcorn in small concession tents at local venues. He quickly branched out into the world of roasted nuts, which soon became the company’s predominant products. Ozark Nut Roasters offers top quality products with prompt and courteous customer service. Our company philosophy is “people first.” We look forward to sharing our delicious nut selections with you!



The Park Hill Collection is a gathering of objects selected that bring happy memories of childhood and things we just fell in love with. Many are exclusive antique reproductions to help satisfy our nostalgic desire for the way things used to be and yet timeless for contemporary living. Combining these objects in various ways will create a personal statement all your own. Whether looking for period charm, a style of elegant restraint or just wanting to infuse a spirit of playfulness, you’ll find it here.



Since 1992, we’ve dedicated ourselves to the design and distribution of plush toys, with a focus on teddy bears, Valentine’s Day plush, and school spirit items. We also specialize in making custom-printed accessories for our teddy bears and stuffed animals such as t-shirts, bandannas and bow ties. Customers have trusted us for over 25 years. We provide quality products at a great price and ship your order promptly. Plush in a Rush is America’s Plush Headquarters.



Reliant Ribbon has been a family owned and operated business for over 50 years are proud to manufacture and distribute over 15,000 different kinds of ribbon to a wide variety of industries. All our ribbons are stocked in house, many made in the USA, so we can offer you fast shipping. Contact your local sales representative today: Chris Jordan | ChrisJordan@ReliantRibbon.com | 501-352-3433



The Resident Chef’s products are fresh, handmade foods with easy to follow directions and little to no preparation time. If you are looking for the perfect gift, or need something for small get togethers or even large catering events, The Resident Chef can help you with whatever product you are looking for! We take pride in bringing you “Everyday” gourmet goodies. GREAT gourmet dips, drink mixes, dessert cheeseballs, soups, entrees and seasoning blends!



For the past three decades, the privately-owned Equiflor has been a leading fresh flower grower and distributor in the region. We hand grow and carefully nurture each plant to bring you the highest quality flowers every time. What started as a family business in 1986 has flourished into a household name, with our nationally-branded, fresh-cut “Rio Roses” distributed via a network of flower wholesalers across the US and Canada. From our state-of-the-art distribution center near Miami International Airport, we manage the growth, importation, distribution, and marketing of roses, carnations, and specialty flowers from the major growing regions of the world.



Smithers-Oasis Company is a leading global manufacturer and marketer of floral foam, floral accessories, post-harvest products and propagation media for the floriculture marketplace.



Southern Wholesale Florist is a floral distributor that offers fresh flowers, silk flowers, and decorative goods to florists and interior decorators throughout the state of Arkansas. We carry an excellent selection of top-quality floral goods at some of the lowest prices around.



If you have a deep love for rich, savory gourmet chocolate then look no further. At Sweet Creations by DJ we make our chocolate with the finest ingredients and omit many of the preservatives and wax fillers seen in other sweets. Best of all, we personalize each decadent chocolate with a unique method that no one else performs but us!



MyTeleflora.com is the online resource for the 15,000 florists who comprise the Teleflora network as well as new florists who may be looking for support and resources to grow their business. MyTeleflora is a one-stop resource for marketing, merchandising, technology and floral education. We are dedicated to creating sales for floral business entrepreneurs and work hand in hand with our member florists to grow their business profitably and sustainably.
MyTeleflora.com gives our florists access to member services such as:
– Shopping for fresh cut flowers
– Advertising and PR tools
– Numerous marketing kits and pieces
– Online design tutorials to keep abreast of changes in floral trends
– Unit Programs across the US that hold local floral events and offer education scholarships to local florists
– Information about point-of-sale technologies and credit card service
– Online technologies, such as hosted websites and email programs
Teleflora strongly supports the growth of our local member florists through a wide variety of resources, products and services that compliment and improve upon your flower shop and the quality of service you offer your customers. Let us show you how we can help you grow your floral business!



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Vast America has provided containers for the floral and gift industry since 1970. Our goal is to be part of our customers creative process and provide them with quality products.



We connect large retail and wholesale florists with many of South America’s elite, premium-quality farms.