Travels to Holland

 
Great news for anyone who would love to experience a once in a lifetime trip and get behind the scenes access to amazing floral industry places! Joost is leading a trip to Holland this November!
Arrival in Holland on Monday, November 3rd and return to the USA on Saturday, November 8th.
 
Flower arrangements at International Floriculture & Horticulture Trade Fair (IFTF) Expo
 

What you’ll experience:

  • Visit International Floriculture & Horticulture Trade Fair (IFTF) Expo
  • FloraHolland Trade Fair
  • Visit various flower growers, including the Rose breeder De Ruiter
  • Visit behind the scenes at Aalsmeer – the world’s largest flower auction
  • Visit Cultra and view a plethora of new floral design products
  • See Holex in action – Holland’s market leader in the export of fresh-cut flowers to distant destinations serviced by airfreight
  • Visit Zuidkoop, the floral designers for The Netherlands’s Royal Family
  • Dinner at De Kas, where a greenhouse has been converted into a restaurant
  • Optional Hands-On Design Class
  • First class transportation and hotels included
  • Most meals are included
  • Private touring van with Joost, a Dutch native and floral industry expert, as the guide

 
Aalsmeer Flower Auction in Holland
 

It is simply amazing to think how many people are involved in every step of the floral industry: the breeders, the farmers, the airlines and shipping companies, the mind-blowing Aalsmeer auction operation, and the wholesale houses around the world. To experience this first hand is an eye-opening experience, and one that will make anyone appreciate the floral industry even more than they already do!

Take advantage of this one in a lifetime opportunity to experience Holland!

 
Joost Bongaerts visiting DeRuiter Roses in Holland
 

The cost is $2,900 + airfare.
Limited spaces available.
Reserve your space with a deposit by August 1, 2014!

 

For more information, please contact Joost directly:
joost@florabundance.com
http://www.florabundance.com/
P: 805-456-5919

 

tulip fields in holland

Great news for anyone who would love to experience a once in a lifetime trip and get behind the scenes access to amazing floral industry places! Joost is leading a trip to Holland this April!
Arrival in Holland on April 25 and return to the USA on May 1st.

What you’ll experience:

  • April 30 the Queen of The Netherlands, Queen Beatrix will be succeeded by her son, the Prince of Orange, Prince Willem-Alexander. Just ahead of her 75th birthday, Queen Beatrix announced she will become a princess instead, abdicating in favor of her eldest son, Willem-Alexander, who, at 45 is to be inaugurated (the Dutch do not “crown” their monarchs) at the end of April as only the fourth king of the Netherlands, and the first male in the top job since 1890. Being in The Netherlands during this time will be very exciting
  • Design session with Pim Van den Akker, learning European design techniques
  • Visit Keukenhof, the world famous tulip garden open only 8 weeks each year!
  • Visit the blooming tulip fields and stay in the beach town of Noordwijk
  • Visit various growers
  • Visit behind the scenes at Aalsmeer – the world’s largest flower auction, Cultra and Holex
  • First class transportation and hotels included. Most meals are included
  • Private touring van with Joost, a Dutch native and floral industry expert, as the guide
  • The cost is $3,500 + airfare.
    Limited spaces available.
    Reserve your space with a deposit by February 27th, balance due March 15th.
    For more information, please contact Joost directly:
    joost@florabundance.com
    http://www.florabundance.com/
    P: 805-456-5919

    Joost of Florabundance in Holland

    orange tulips fields in holland

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