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2024 Gillsville Fall Floral Show Registration

23nd Annual Fall Floral Show & Seminar
Gillsville, Georgia Location

2057 Georgia Highway 323
Gillsville, GA 30543-4308
(706) 677-2353

September 6-7, 2024

This year's featured designers are:

Ellis Collins

Ellis Collins is the owner of the publicized Historic Ellis’ Florist located in Vidalia, Ga. Having over 44 years of experience in the floral industry, Ellis brings a skillful talent to an ever-changing industry. Having been in the floral industry for much of his life, he has distinguished himself as a skilled designer along with being an expertise in business management.

Ellis started his business 33 years ago and it has grown from a small store front to a featured historic landmark. He has since won the Burton Cup Interpretive Competition in 2004, Designer of the year for District III in 2005, also Georgia State Florist Association Designer of the year in 2005. In 2008, he was the winner of the Interpretive Burton Cup. He has represented Georgia in the Southern Retail floral competition held yearly in Charlotte, NC. As an award inning designer, Ellis has provided numerous programs across the state. He is a certified Master Floral Designer through the University of Georgia.

Current design, modern trends, yet cost efficient business practices have made Ellis one of the most successful retail florists in the area. This was the Contributing factor to Ellis’ Florist receiving the “Retail Florist of the Year” in 2008 for the state of Georgia. His retail florist and the facility he developed at his home have become rental properties for weddings, baby and wedding showers, garden club meetings, Chamber functions and the list goes on. With all these attributes, it is no wonder Georgia State Florist Association President recently referred to Ellis Collins as one of the hardest working and smartest working men in the industry.

Randy Wooten, AIFD, PFCI, CFD, GM

Randy Wooten has over a decade of experience in the floral industry. He is fourth generation owner and lead designer at Delorice's Florist in Douglas, Georgia and is also active in the advancement of the floral industry. Randy educates his peers at various design shows and currently serves as a member of the Board of Directors for the Southern Chapter of AIFD. Brilliant in both business and design, Randy has received multiple awards throughout his career. In 2012, the Georgia State Florists' Association presented him with the 2012 Retailer of the Year award. In 2010, he became a member of the Professional Floral Communicators International (PFCI), after being inducted to the American Institute of Floral Designer's(AIFD) in 2009. He has also received the 2009 Dick Timmons Service Award and the 2006 Designer of the Year award from the Georgia State Florists' Association. His passion for the floral industry is deeply rooted in education, which he believes is the key to the survival of the industry.

To register for the 23nd Annual Floral Design Show & Seminar in Gillsville, Georgia on specified dates, please fill out the form below. 

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