The Flower Association of Queensland Inc. (FAQI) has been actively assisting the cut flower and foliage industry for over 28 years. FAQI is recognised as the industry’s peak Queensland body, proactively addressing common challenges, implementing solutions and representing its members to government, technical agencies and other industry groups. In addition to directly serving its Queensland members, FAQI is a strong supporter of the national industry through the wide-reaching outcomes of its research projects and industry activities.

Join today and have your say

FAQI welcomes all those working in businesses associated with cut flower and foliage products and services to become a member and have a say in the future of your industry.

Growers of tropical flowers and foliage, in-ground natives, wildflower crops and greenhouse floriculture crops can all become members of FAQI. Wholesalers, exporters, florists, specialist consultants and advisors, equipment and installation suppliers, researchers and educators are also invited to join.

FAQI has expanded its services to welcome members from all states, with a vision to encourage open communication right across Australia and to grow a united industry with a strong presence on the world stage.

Membership benefits

You can access a wide range of exclusive benefits and make big savings in your business, simply by taking out one     affordable FAQI membership each year. Here is just a snapshot of your membership inclusions and opportunities:

The opportunity to get involved in your industry
– Voting rights on motions raised by members on important industry issues
– Opportunities to network with others in the industry via discounted workshops, demonstrations and events
Key industry communications to keep you informed
– Australian Flower Industry magazine, providing exclusive information as the leading voice for the national floriculture industry for over twelve years. Membership includes an annual subscription valued at $48
– Floriculture International magazine, a trade magazine for worldwide floriculture. Available free to FAQI members
– Electronic newsletters and priority industry notifications to always keep you in touch and up-to-date
Vital information to help your business grow
– Industry news and events, both nationally and around the globe
– Business and marketing tips and information, sourced exclusively from a range of industry experts
– Project activities and practical research outcomes that you can apply to your business
– Floriculture business profiles and opinion pieces from industry insiders
– Industrial relations and workplace health and safety information and updates
– Information on improving production sustainability and energy and water use efficiencies
– Queensland Farmers’ Federation communications
– Guidance to help connect members to industry services
Industry representation and funding opportunities
– Representation of the industry to government and other industry groups
– Exploration of models of investment to support strong, long-term industry growth
– Leveraging Horticulture Innovation Australian funds to invest in projects to address key industry issues
– Representation at the national level to facilitate inter-state communication and a united Australian industry
– Protecting the industry by addressing vital biosecurity issues at a national level
Exclusive tools and resources, designed with your industry in mind
– Flower Knowledge Centre, an online library of information on all sectors of the supply chain
– Cut flower best practice guide to support sustainable production practices and farm management
– Careers in flowers and foliage, showcasing industry employment and training opportunities
– Guidance for new growers information series
– Cost and Profit Calculator, a decision support tool to assist growers in their costing and marketing processes
Promotion of your business through targeted products and services
– Representation of your business on the FAQI website
– Detailed listing of your business in Queensland Grown, a directory of flower and foliage products and grower businesses to connect buyers and sellers in the industry

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