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2016 AFE Bulletin Issue Four — Hot Off The Press!


The fourth issue of the 2016 AFE Bulletin is hot off the press, featuring the latest industry news and Endowment updates! This special year-end edition is jam-packed with information on new AFE activities and industry collaborations.


AFE Develops Employer Resource Guide for Business Internship Program


AFE developed a new Employer Resource Guide to accompany its Business Internship Program, now in its second year. The guide was created to help companies build a successful internship program, with easy-to-use guidelines and steps to create meaningful learning experiences for the next generation of business leaders.

Bill Miller, Eddie Hale, Kendra Hutchins, Margery Daughtrey, Walter Gaipa, Mark Bridgen, Nora Catlin, John Griffis, Walt Nelson, Garrett Owen, Patrick Henry and Isabel Branstrom at JAMI Bergschenhoek in the Netherlands.

NFF’s 2017 Meeting and New Partnership with AFE


The National Floriculture Forum (NFF) has announced its 2017 annual meeting will be held in Philadelphia from March 17-19, 2017 during the Philadelphia International Flower Show. Participants of the meeting will attend the show and tour Longwood Gardens, and gather to discuss increasing the younger generation’s involvement in production and academic floriculture and horticulture.

Gabriel Becerra

Gabriel Becerra Appointed to President of FMRF


The Floral Marketing Research Fund (FMRF) has announced the appointment of Gabriel Becerra of Golden Flowers in Miami, Fla. as the new President of the FMRF Board, effective Sept. 1, 2016.


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