OFA is the leading floriculture educational association in the United States. It is a non-profit, all-industry, educational organization. Industry segments served include: greenhouses, nurseries, retail and wholesale florists, garden centers, and interior plantscape. OFA is especially known for its outstanding publications and its OFA Short Course, U.S. floriculture's premier educational and trade show event.
The OFA (Ohio Florists Association) Short Course - US floriculture's premier event - is where, for nearly 80 years, customers and potential customers come every July to "learn and grow" their business. The best minds in the industry gather at the OFA Short Course to compare notes, make connections, size up competition and conduct buisness. Time is money and this is the single best place to showcase your product and services.
Attendees include greenhouse growers, garden center operators, nursery owners, landscapers, retail and wholesale florists, interior plantscapers, mass marketers, students, educators, distributors, and manufacturers - and they come from all over the world. OFA prides itself on hosting a diverse audience, a broad range of companies, and insightful industry leaders.