BGI Affiliations & Memberships
FNGLA: Florida Nursery, Growers and Landscape Association
Florida Nursery, Growers and Landscape Association (FNGLA) is a member-driven association that recognizes the need for individual industry members to unify. FNGLA works to better the industry, raising the bar on professionalism by spearheading marketing programs, providing promotional and educational venues for members, taking a leadership role in protecting and promoting our members’ business interests, communicating the latest industry issues and providing professional accreditation to interested individuals.
TNLA: Texas Nursery and Landscape Association
TNLA is a trade association representing all segments of the Green Industry in Texas. Members are growers, landscape contractors, retail nursery, and allied green industry businesses. For more information, you can visit the TNLA website.
The American Hibiscus Society
The purpose of the American Hibiscus Society, one of the larger specialized plant societies, is to encourage and promote the development and improvement of hibiscus and to collect, record and pass on information concerning hibiscus. It is a non-profit organization with headquarters in Venice, Florida.
SRMA: Southwest Regional Manufacturers Association
The purpose & objective of the Southwest Regional Manufacturers Association is to bring together manufacturers to encourage the economic development of Southwest Florida through manufacturing, and to act as a forum for the expression and exchange of ideas and information among its members.
CCCIA: Cape Coral Construction Industry Association
Starting with only a handful of contractors in 1971, the CCCIA now represents hundreds of construction industry professionals and their various industry affiliates (subcontractors, suppliers, bankers, lawyers, etc.) all of whom have come together with a common goal; to benefit those engaged in construction related industries and the consumers they work for throughout the City of Cape Coral. As a construction industry association we have a strong coalition in Government Affairs; we promote both educational and professional development, and present a unified voice for to better serve the needs of our members. We are advocates for the consumer and the construction industry…without one, the other can’t exist. Our members are licensed professionals who take pride in their work and their community.
OFA: Association of Floriculture Professionals
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. OFA’s mission is to support and promote floriculture professionals through lifelong learning, career enhancement, and public awareness. For more information, you can visit the OFA Website.