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AFE Fundraising Dinner 2019

AFE’s largest fundraising event of the year – the 2019 Annual Fundraising Dinner is scheduled for Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019, from 6 to 9 p.m. in Amelia Island, FL, in conjunction with the Society of American Florists’ Annual Convention.

Come together with hundreds of other industry members to celebrate floriculture successes, honor industry champions, and raise money to support future research, programs, and grants.

The important work of the Endowment can only be done with industry contributions, and with annual support, AFE can increase funding for research, programs recruiting top talent to our industry, and educational opportunities for industry members.

If you are attending the SAF Annual Convention this year, you can purchase a dinner ticket on the SAF Registration form, or by using this Dinner Ticket Form. If you are unable to attend this year, you can still show your support by becoming a Dinner Sponsor.

Sponsorship Opportunities Available!

The success of the Fundraising Dinner each year would not be possible without the sponsors who contribute financial support to the event. Help us raise our goal to raise $100,000 in sponsorships!

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

There are several sponsorship opportunities available, and sponsorships including preferred seating at the event.  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.

For more details, contact
AFE Executive Director Debi Chedester at (703) 838-5239 or

2019 Sponsors – THANK YOU!

Event Sponsor

Entertainment Sponsor


Reception Sponsor

Floral Donations

Special Thanks

Table Hosts





Media Sponsors