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Fun ‘N Sun daily schedule of events

For schedule updates, the California Association of Flower Growers & Shippers website is www.cafgs.org/fun-n-sun-2017.


Wednesday, Aug. 9

6:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Fun ‘N Sun Golf Tournament at Aviara Golf Club

2 p.m.-7 p.m. Registration

5:30 p.m.-7 p.m. Welcome Reception & Cocktail Party

5:30 p.m.-Noon Aug. 12 All California Floral Display

7 p.m.-10 p.m. “More Americans Enjoying More Flowers More Often”


Thursday, Aug. 10

6 a.m.-7:30 a.m. Grower Tour Coffee Bar & To-Go Breakfast

6:30 a.m.-7:30 a.m. Registration

7 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Grower Tour: Dramm & Echter, Inc.; Kendall Farms; Mellano & Co.

4 p.m.-7 p.m. Registration

5:30 p.m.-7 p.m. Thursday Night Flower Fair Pre-Show Cocktail Party

7 p.m.-9 p.m. Express Your Personal “Flower Power”

7 p.m.-10 p.m. “Still Blooming Through the Ages After 75 Years” Black & White Affair


Friday, Aug. 11

7 a.m.-8:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast

7:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Registration

8 a.m.-9 a.m. and 9:15 a.m.-10:15 a.m. Educational Sessions (Each 8 a.m. session will repeat at 9:15 a.m. so you can attend two of the four different sessions)

“Flower and Foliage Trends — What Are They and How Does it Affect Me?” presented by J Schwanke of uBloom; “Future Flower Initiatives 2017” presented by Brad Denham of Arizona Family Florist; “Reducing Utility Consumption is ‘Coming Up Roses’ in the CA Floral Industry” presented by Ted Kohlenberger of National Resource Management, Inc.; “Future Flower Crops of California” presented by Joaquin De la Torre, managing partner, and Lourdes Reyes, Ball SB marketing director, Ball Seed Cut Flowers.

10:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Flower Fair

Noon-1:30 p.m. Flower Fair Lunch

Evening Open for Networking


Saturday, Aug. 12

7 a.m.-8:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast

7 a.m.-9 a.m. Registration

8:30 a.m.-11 a.m. “Impact of Cannabis on California Floral Industry” presented by Professor Daniel A. Sumner, director of the Agricultural Issues Center at the University of California-Davis and the Frank H. Buck, Jr. Professor in the Department of Agriculture and Resource Economics at UC-Davis.