Next Gen LIVE!
Next Gen LIVE!

Join floral pros age 45 and under from all segments — retail, event, wholesale, importer, grower, and manufacturers — at a brand new SAF event for the next generation of industry leaders!

Grow

personally, and professionally. Return home with new skills, knowledge, and renewed motivation to make a positive impact on your company – and the industry.

Connect

with other retailers, wholesalers, importers, growers, breeders, and manufacturers. Share challenges, swap advice.

Lead

Discover your personal leadership style and how it intersects with your team. Learn strategies and communication tools for multigenerational leadership.

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Hotel and Travel Information

Hilton Miami Airport Blue Lagoon

Next Gen LIVE! Hotel

Hilton Miami Airport Blue Lagoon

5101 Blue Lagoon Drive
Miami, FL 33126
Rate: $119/single/double
Cut off Date: July 1, 2022
Phone: 305-265-3800

Reserve Your Room Now

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If you receive a phone call from any company claiming they are a responsible for SAF housing, it is a scam.

If you have any questions about hotel rooms for SAF’s events, please contact SAF’s Laura Weaver at 703-838-5221 or lweaver@safnow.org.

Flight Arrangements

Miami International Airport (MIA) is 3.0 miles from the hotel.

Complimentary airport shuttle to Miami Intl Airport runs from 6am-12 midnight. Pick up is on the lower level in arrivals. Shuttle runs every 30 minutes.

Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International (FLL) is 25.0 miles from the hotel.

Please contact the hotel concierge desk to inquire about additional transportation options and fees.

Registration

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Contact Laura Weaver for more details.

Why should you attend?

See the Full Schedule

  • Evening Welcome Party and “Chopped” style Team Design Competition on Sunday, July 31
  • Two interactive all Industry educational sessions led by floral experts and “up and comer” Next Gens in the floral industry.
  • More than 6 concurrent breakout sessions focused on Productivity or Leadership- attendees will choose which sessions (in either track) that they would like to attend (full session overviews coming soon)
    • Productivity Learning Track: sessions will focus on time management and efficiency tips, designing with less labor, social media hacks, and photography for your social media platforms and website.
    • Leadership Learning Track: sessions will focus on expanding your companies brand, how to lead when you’re the “boss” and discovering your Leadership style.
  • Get to know the vendors at the Supplier Showcase!
  • Behind the Scenes Flower Tour of Miami Airport Facilities including Importers, transportation, and wholesaler operations (more details to come)
  • Lots of opportunities for networking at breaks, lunch, and receptions all designed to help you meet new peers and make valuable connections.

Next Gen LIVE! Registration/Refund Policy

Written cancellation requests postmarked before July 15 will be refunded less a 15 percent handling charge. No refunds after July 22.

Sponsors

Interested in partnering opportunities with SAF? Access SAF’s Partnership site
or contact Sheila Santiago for more information.

Crown Mogul

Asocolflores flowers of columbia
Sponsor - Continental Flowers

Bouquet Big Shot

sponsor BallSB_
Sponsor - Continental Flowers
sponsor BallSB_
Smithers-Oasis
Teleflora logo 400x92

Corsage Commander

dwf wholesale
Fresh O Fair
Jet Fresh
Sponsor Mayesh

Boutonniere Bud

Association of Floral Importers of Florida (AFIF)
Association of Floral Importers of Florida (AFIF)
Association of Floral Importers of Florida (AFIF)
sponsor BallSB_
Association of Floral Importers of Florida (AFIF)

Supplier Showcase

Interested in partnering opportunities with SAF? Access SAF’s Partnership site
or contact Sheila Santiago for more information.

albin-hagstrom
sponsor BallSB_
Association of Floral Importers of Florida (AFIF)
Sponsor detailsFlowers
Flower Clique
Sponsor FlowerShopNetwork
sponsor BallSB_
Jet Fresh
Sensecuador
Smithers-Oasis
Sponsor - Continental Flowers
Teleflora logo 400x92

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