The Commercial Flower Growers of Wisconsin was founded in 1953. Its membership includes retail and wholesale business owners, employees, allied businesses, educators and students from Wisconsin and neighboring states. CFGW is also one of five Wisconsin green industry associations that are part of the Wisconsin Green Industry Federation (WGIF).
The benefits of joining. CFGW members have opportunities to network with colleagues and participate in educational and special events throughout the year. Those include the Annual Field Day held in August and Annual Fall Conference held in October. There, members can learn from others with the same interests and at the same time share their own personal knowledge. That way everyone stays up to date on the latest trends and issues occurring in the industry. It also has the advantage of making your business more credible to current and future customers by being associated with the best commercial growers and green industry professionals in Wisconsin.
How to become a member. Becoming a CFGW member is simple. Visit their website at www.cfgw.org. Click on the ‘join’ link on the left hand side. That’ll take you another page where you again press ‘join’ to complete the membership application. Once you become an official member, you’ll receive a Commercial Flower Growers of Wisconsin certificate to display at your business. Then you can start taking advantage of the opportunities that come with being a part of the Commercial Flower Growers of Wisconsin.