About the event
Interflora World Cup is the world’s most prestigious event for the floral industry. It is a design competition that showcases the most talented floral designers from around the globe. This international floral design competition is held approximately every four to six years and hosted in a different location.
Florists’ Transworld Delivery (FTD) is proud to host this premier competition for the first time in the U.S. since 1985. The competition, named FTD World Cup 2019 in recognition of the event’s host organization, will include up to 30 countries and is being held in Philadelphia, PA, at the PHS Philadelphia Flower Show in March. The winner will be named Interflora World Cup champion.
Why should you sponsor?
Philadelphia Flower Show
The annual Flower Show, organized by the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society, is a top destination and “must-experience” horticultural event, attracting 250,000 visitors annually to the Pennsylvania Convention Center. This showcase of excellence dates back to 1829 and is the largest and longest running flower show in the United States.
The Philadelphia Flower Show has been honored as the best event in the world by the International Festivals & Events Association, competing with events such as the Kentucky Derby Festival, Tournament of Roses Parade, Indianapolis 500 Festival, and other international celebrations.
Floral Industry Audience
International Floral Community
Competitors will represent up to 30 countries from around the world. Family, friends and other industry professionals from each country will attend the competition and receive promotional materials.
AIFD Accredited Designers
The world’s best designers, accredited by the American Institute of Floral Designers, will present a stage program during the semi-final event sure to attract top AIFD talent in North America to the competition.
Flower Shop Owners
The FTD Florist Network is composed of thousands of the best flower shops throughout North America who will receive promotional materials and attend the competition.
Floral Industry Leaders
Leaders from throughout the industry will be on hand to watch this floral competition, which hasn’t been held in the U.S. since the early 1980s.
2019 Flower Show Entrance Garden
FTD World Cup 2019 is proud to be the main feature of the 2019 Philadelphia Flower Show in the Entrance Garden. Several of the competitors’ design tasks for FTD World Cup 2019 will be held on the show floor and the competitors’ designs will remain in their individual competition spaces throughout the duration of the entire show.
FTD Companies, Inc. is a premier floral and gifting company. Through our diversified family of brands, we provide floral, specialty foods, gifts, and related products to consumers primarily in the United States and the United Kingdom. We also provide floral products and services to retail florists and other retail locations throughout these same geographies. FTD has been delivering flowers since 1910, and the highly-recognized FTD® and Interflora® brands are supported by the iconic Mercury Man logo®, which is displayed in approximately 35,000 floral shops in over 125 countries.
In addition to FTD and Interflora, our diversified portfolio of brands includes the following trademarks: ProFlowers®, ProPlants®, Shari’s Berries®, Personal Creations®, RedEnvelope®, Flying Flowers®, and Gifts.com™.
FTD Companies, Inc. is headquartered in Downers Grove, Ill. For more information, please visit www.ftdcompanies.com.
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