Do you know of a technology that has solved business challenges within the produce and floral industry? Has it made advances to products, processes or practices?
Nominate an individual or organization for the PMA Science & Technology Circle of Excellence Award. Nominees must fall into one or more of the STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) disciplines.
Nominations close March 22nd eastern standard time.
Congratulations to PlantTape, the 2018 Science and Technology Circle of Excellence Award winner. Their revolutionary product created numerous efficiencies and became widely used in the industry due to its ability to help reduce labor demand, increase planting speed and shrink the environmental footprint.
The Floral Marketer of the Year Award recognizes an individual who has demonstrated outstanding leadership skills and an uncommon commitment to the mass-market floral industry. The award honors the creativity, dedication and vision of an individual who contributes to and participates in the advancement of their industry. As the trade association representing the floral industry, PMA has an inherit responsibility to recognize, celebrate and communicate the outstanding leaders who are advancing, growing and supporting the floral industry.
Carlos Oramas CEO and co-founder of Gems Group, Inc., received Produce Marketing Association’s (PMA) 2018 Floral Marketer of the Year award
Dave Corsi, vice president of produce & floral for Wegmans, Rochester, New York, received the 2018 Bryan E. Silbermann Collaboration Award