Renewal - CFA MEMBER

$25.00

Full Membership


Retailers
In which the person owns, has part-ownership, or manages a retail flower shop, greenhouse, and/or garden center, where at least 75 per cent of the overall sales of the retail member's business directly involves the sale of flowers, plants, and related floral items to the general public, and the business maintains a storefront type, visibly signed facility open to the general public.

Suppliers
In which the person owns, manages, or otherwise represents a company that supplies retail florists, greenhouses, and/or garden centers

Mass Marketers
In which the company has a full-service floral department

Independent Designers
In which the person works independently within the floral industry.

Out of State Florist
In which the person owns, has part-ownership, or manages a retail flower shop, greenhouse, and/or garden center, where at least 75 per cent of the overall sales of the retail member's business directly involves the sale of flowers, plants, and related floral items to the general public, and the business maintains a storefront type, visibly signed facility open to the general public. 

Associate Membership


Students
In which the person is a full-time student at a high school or higher educational institution, or a student in the CFA Floral Design School.

Education/Research
In which the person is employed as an educator or a researcher at a public or private institution or a governmental agency in a field related to the floriculture industry. 

Employee
In which the person works for a member of CFA  good standing.

Senior
In which the person is retired from other membership categories.

Membership Dues:

Full Membership 

1-10 employees:               $150 annual dues 
11-20 employees:             $175 annual dues 
21-30 employees:             $200 annual dues 
31-50 employees:             $300 annual dues 
51-100 employees:           $400 annual dues 
101+ employees:              $550 annual dues 
Out of State Florists:         $85 annual dues

​​Associate Membership
Students:                           $50 annual dues  
Education/Research:         $50 annual dues 
Employee:                         $50 annual dues  
Senior:                               $25 annual dues​

Member Benefits 
  • CFA keeps you up in the loop.  MEMBERS ONLY BENEFIT . Members get CFA Today  every other Friday by e-mail.
    • CFA members get vital information and advice to help their business every day. CFA members may call Connecticut’s top labor attorney, Robert Noonan, for quick answers on employee problems. There is no fee for this wealth of knowledge, its included in your member dues.​
    • Members of CFA are eligible to take advantage of membership in the The Florist Federal Credit Union which offers incredible rates on loans, merchant card services, online banking, insurance & more.

    • CFA Members also enjoy a group discount on tires for you and your business from Town Fair Tire​ 


    • CFA’s Floral Design School is Connecticut’s only licensed florist trade school which is located with in CFA’s Northeast Floral Education Center in Cheshire, CT.  Members receive exclusive discounted rates on all educational programs. ​
    • CFA produces one of the nation’s largest and most successful education & trade show, the Northeast Floral Expo.  Members receive exclusive discounts & receive ONE free admission with the payment of annual dues. The Expo is a place where you and your staff learn new ideas, see new products, get your creativity refreshed and recharge.