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The 2012 Potomac Flower Show
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The 2012 Potomac Flower Show

The following information was sent to us by Amy Ortiz:


The Show will be held on Sunday March 18th from 11 AM to 5 PM at Potomac Floral Wholesale which is located at 2403 Linden Lane, Silver Spring, MD 20910. Over 800 guests from all over the world, consisting of vendors, suppliers, growers, designers, flower shop owners, and floral industry representatives will gather on this day.

Visitors can explore plenty of unique Grower and Vendor exhibits while discovering exciting new flower varieties from Holland, Chile, Israel, South Africa and Japan. Everyone will enjoy live music by the Potomac Jazz Project, while sampling wonderful hors d'oeuvres, foods, and drinks!

This year will feature special guest speaker Tom Simmons, with a special presentation entitled “The Main Event.” Tom has been active in the floral industry for over 32 years and is a member of Teleflora’s prestigious team of Education Specialists. One of California’s leading floral design professionals, Tom is owner of There Bunches Palm Productions, an event and design company in Palm Springs, California. 

15 of the best local floral designers will compete to create the most captivating displays with beautiful flowers. This year's design competition theme is to create a wedding reception centerpiece suitable for Bella and Edward’s wedding as shown from the movie Twilight, Breaking Dawn Part 1. A five person panel will evaluate to determine the winner who will a $1,000 first place prize.  In addition, guests will be able to vote for their favorite design for a $500 People Choice Award.

Potomac Floral Wholesale - a leader in the flower industry, imports fresh cut flowers, green and blooming plants, foliages, and tropical products from around the world and specializes in wedding flowers. Potomac Floral Wholesale is dedicated to the advancement of the floral industry and is committed to education and training of all its partners.

Potomac Floral Wholesale is very excited to be hosting this annual floral happening for the industry. 


To reserve a place at the show or for more information, please e-mail your name, company name and the number of guests attending to aortiz@flowerwholesale.com or contact Amy Ortiz at (301) 589-4747

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