Accent Decor, Norcross, GA, has been named Supplier of the Year by the Michigan Floral Association. The award was presented at the 2014 Great Lakes Floral Expo held at the Amway Plaza Hotel in Grand Rapids, MI.
The company, founded in 1997, supplies containers, glassware and other accessories to the floral industry and is dedicated to finding new products that will keep their customers on the cutting edge of new trends.
They have always been a loyal supporter of the Michigan Floral Association by participating and supplying merchandise whenever asked. Additionally, they are committed to various community projects both in the United States and overseas.
Among these projects are Camp Grace in Georgia, a summer camp program that inspires young children to achieve greatness through encouraging mentors and instruction and Program, Blueprint 58, which focuses on both fostering and mentoring relationships in local schools located throughout the United States.
Their greatest support has been for the Crocodile Rewards Program for the children of Kabala, South Africa. The money in this program goes for basic necessities leaving little left over for educational materials. Accent Decor has partnered with a literacy advocate to print and provide the Kuranko Folktale story in three languages for children and teachers. Over 10,000 copies have been printed and distributed in the Sierra Leone, West Africa region.
Each year the MFA Awards and Nominations Committee is responsible for soliciting and reviewing award nominations. The committee sends all qualified nominations to a panel of independent judges who evaluate and complete an evaluation form for each nominee. The committee then totals the points received for each candidate nominated in a specific category and averages. The candidate receiving the highest average score in each category is then chosen to receive the award.
The Michigan Floral Association is a full-service trade organization representing more than 500 florists, growers, and wholesalers statewide. Located in Haslett, MI, MFA offers group savings on insurance, financial services, retail bank card processing & supplies, office supplies, and fleet fueling; is the sponsor of the Certified Florist (CF) program; creates and hosts a statewide annual conferences and trade shows; conducts educational seminars though out the year at the association headquarters; publishes the Professional Florist magazine; hosts the MFA web site, and interacts with state / federal government agencies. For more information on MFA, visit their web site at www.michiganfloral.org
Source: The Michigan Floral Association