Business Discounts

As an SAF member, you can take advantage of a range of discount programs and services from our many business partners. These services help you to build your business, save money, and improve your bottom line.

Publications

Bringing members a steady stream of vital information and fresh ideas.

Market Your Business

It’s like having your own in-house advertising agency. SAF helps you promote your shop by giving you top-quality, creative materials and promotional strategies that would cost thousands of dollars and countless hour to produce on your own. You name it, we have it: social media graphics, consumer press releases, radio commercial scripts, print ads, fliers, and materials and advice to promote your wedding, prom, sympathy business and more. Posters and direct mail materials are available to order.

Technology Advice

Technology is Business Strategy

Investing in great technology is essential to survive and thrive in today’s digital economy. We’ve curated SAF’s recent technology content into six focus areas, each including direct links to relevant articles. And we’ll continue adding — or deleting articles, to provide you the best information.

Are you an SAF member and want to chat about specific technology challenges to your business? Give us a call at (800) 336-4743 or send an email: info@safnow.org.

Negative Publicity Response

Counteracting Negative Publicity

Negative or misleading publicity or references regarding flowers and florists can be found in advertising from gift competitors or stories in the media. A company may say: “Don’t buy flowers that wilt and die, buy (product).” Or, a news story may encourage consumers to purchase a product rather than flowers. SAF is the voice of the industry, and we respond to bring the industry’s concerns to the offender’s attention.Are you an SAF member and want to chat about specific technology challenges to your business?

Health Care Resource Center

President Barack Obama signed the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act into law. The Affordable Care Act (ACA) aims to expand health insurance coverage to an estimated 25 million previously uninsured Americans by changing legal requirements for individuals and employers. The Society of American Florists has a Health Care Resources for employers.

For employers, the ACA represents a fundamental difference in how business owners and their employees obtain health coverage. Here is the PPACA Planner tool.

Peer to Peer Networking

New to the industry and learning to be a florist? Or are you a savvy industry veteran wanting to learn the latest best practices from experts and your peers? SAF offers professional development event programs and floral industry that provide the best in industry education, as well as opportunities for networking with your peers.

Free Legal Advice From a Small Business Attorney

New to the industry and learning to be a florist? Or are you a savvy industry veteran wanting to learn the latest best practices from experts and your peers? SAF offers professional development event programs and floral industry that provide the best in industry education, as well as opportunities for networking with your peers.

Human Resource Management Tools at your Fingertips

At SAF you’ll find human resource management tools tailored specifically for the floriculture industry. These valuable resources include an employee handbook, employee job descriptions covering various positions in retail, grower and wholesale establishments, plus links to government agencies to assist you in compliance and provide you with additional materials.

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