AFE’s largest fundraising event of the year – the 2017 Annual Fundraising Dinner – will be held on Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017 from 6 to 9 p.m. at The Breakers Resort in Palm Beach, Fla.

The dinner, which is held in conjunction with the Society of American Florists’ Annual Convention, will highlight floriculture successes, honor industry champions, and bring hundreds of floral industry professionals together to raise money to support future floriculture research, programs and grants.

“The Endowment is establishing great new initiatives for the industry and opening new paths to support education and industry programs,” said AFE Chairman Dwight Larimer.

“Our fundraising dinner will show the importance of industry contributions and how they are used to build these much-needed programs.”

 

Sponsorship Opportunities Available!

The success of the dinner each year would not be possible without the sponsors who contribute their names and financial support to the event. Sponsorships are a great way to be seen by industry leaders and peers!

There are several sponsorship opportunities available (including preferred seating), and all sponsors will be recognized during the dinner, in the printed program, on AFE’s website and in the AFE Bulletin, which reaches more than 10,000 industry members.

Contributions and sponsorships help offset administrative and dinner expenses, allowing more funding for research, grants and educational programs that benefit the entire floriculture industry.

Become a dinner sponsor and purchase dinner tickets here.

For more details, contact AFE Executive Director Debi Chedester at (703) 838-5211 or dchedester@afeendowment.org.