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J Schwanke

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Overview

6844 Woodland Bluff NE Comstock Park, Michigan 49321

Bring FUN with Flowers and J to your next event... Author of Fun with Flowers and Bloom 365 , J is the Leading Fresh Flower Expert in the Flower Industry. Host of the First Web-based Flower Design TV Show FUN with Flowers and J on uBlom.com!

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Additional Information

The Flower Expert, Host of FUN with Flowers & J, Biography

Description

All J Events are interactive and include the use of Fresh Flowers and Flower Design.

J's Programs can be Multi-media and incorporate Video or PowerPoint Presentations, or they can be simple demostrations
and include J's Book - "Fun with Flowers: Your guide to selecting, arranging and enjoyig beautiful Flowers".

A Wireless Headset Microphone is Highly Recommended, as well as an elevated stage and lighting for mulitmedia presentations...
Or a table and chairs in a middle of a garden works for J's Fun with Flowers demonstrations.

A Day of Flower and Container Preparation is generally needed to accomodate J's Stage Presentations.
This generally requires an Overnight Hotel stay. Simple Flower Demonstrations can be done with an hour of preparation.

A Fresh Flower and Supply Budget is highly recommended. A Local Retail or Wholesale Florist Contact is recommended
but NOT essential. Ask J for Local Recommendations. J can also work with Flowers from the Garden... it's can be as
Easy or Elaborate as you would like...

IF you have questions about J's Presentations... Please Ask... J has given 1000's of presentations... literally in
Every State... and several Foreign Countries... his experience is vast... and he's happy to help you address any
questions or concerns about a FUN with Flowers and J Presentation.

Preview a J Show here

For Additional Information Contact J directly at 616-446-6086 or
email J at j@ubloom.com. Visit J's Website www.uBloom.com to see FUN with FLOWERS and J or the CA Grown Experience!

Topics

Fun with Flowers and J...
J Brings the FUN to Flower Design... sharing Creative Ideas for Flower Design... from the Garden to the Table... J knows flowers
and shares his Passion for Flowers with your audience. As the Host of the First Web-based Flower Design TV Show... shares
Tips, Tricks and Secrets for Flower Care, Use of Color and Design Techniques in this FUN Flower Presentation!
Includes Book Signing Events. Fun with Flowers published at $22.95 in 2014

Feel Good Flowers...
J shares the Benefits of surrounding yourself with Flowers. Yellow Flowers bring Health Benefits... while having Flowers
in your home causes less disagreements. It's All about Flowers... and their ability to improve our lives, motivate and
inspire positive changes to our enviorment... the Simple Addition of Flowers... is guaranteed to leaving us ... not just
feeling good... but BETTER Indeed!

The CA Grown Experience...
As Host of the 30 Series Documentary about CA Grown Flower Farms... J brings a specail message about where America's
Flowers are grown... as a 4th Generation Florist... J had a ringside seat to the demise of the American Grown Carnation...
and his expertise in the World of Flowers brings the home the message of LOCAL Flowers...and how we can insure the
Future success of the American Flower Farmer.

Get your Memories off the shelf... and FILL them With Flowers!
This unique opportunity to involve your audience with the FUN of FLowers and Basic Flower Design Techniques is the perfect
Opportunity to share the Beauty, Wonder and Passion of Flower Arranging and Design. Your audience members supply the
containers (10-12 pieces maximum) and J Fills them with Flowers... while sharing his stories of a LIFE among Flowers!
Meaningful Containers hold memories... that re-awaken when filled with Glorious Flowers.

Help for the Holidays... with Flowers
Holidays can be a stressful time... but Flowers can provide an opportunity to reduce Stress.... reduce Disagreements... and
help make the Holiday memorable and Magical. J brings an arsenal of Flower "Recipes" that are Easy, and Exciting... from
Simple to Fantastic... J shares his Favorite Holiday Treats... in the World of Flowers! You want HELP for this HOLIDAY.... try
looking to the world of FLOWERS!

 

Hands On Flower Design Workshops with J....
Limited to 20 persons... this is an opportunity to work up-close and personal with a True Flower Celebrity and Design Expert.
Classically Trained in the Ikenobo School of Ikebana Flower Design in Tokoyo in 1977... J has lived his entire life in the Flower
Industry... designing flowers... learning tips, tricks and secrets... and he's here to pass them along to YOU! Featuring NEW Age
Care and Handling Techinques, The Use of COLOR in Flower Design and Creative Techniques for Flower Arranging... J brings
his LOVE of Flower Design to this unique hands on experience!


Locations

Grand Rapids Michigan is J's Home Town
However J travels Constantly throughout the USA and Canada giving Presentations
Ask about Sharing a Tour Stop Location or Add-on Tour Locations

Photo Gallery

Schwanke
  • Feel Good Flowers NAHAD 2012
  • FUN with Flowers and J
  • J Creating Flower Arrangements
  • FFA Composite Flower Class

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Video

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Audience Reviews

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Vice President/Marketing at Fifth Third Bank

Mary Jane Berklich from Grand Rapids, MI - 10/05/2012 08:56:43

I co-chair the Women's Network at Fifth Third Bank. We recently hosted a business-networking event for clients and community leaders and featured J. While creating absolutely fabulous, over-the-top arrangements, J spoke to the crowd on the power of networking. He definitely has "it" -- the power to connect with every attendee and make them feel like he's having a one-to-one conversation. Here's what one of our bankers said ... "My clients loved the event. J was very entertaining, engaging and passionate…it was fabulous." If you have the chance, book him! You're event will be a hit and leave people wanting more.

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Best Speaker in 20 years

Kristin Thompson from Annapolis, MD - 10/01/2012 14:10:05

J was a speaker for a spouse event that was held at our 2012 convention in Las Vegas. The venue was the annual meeting of an international trade association. I am Director of Conferences for 8 different groups and have been putting on programs for 20 years. J was the best speaker that I have ever offered for a spouse event in my career with any of my groups.. Absolutely fabulous!

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So Much Fun

Elizabeth Crisp from Woodstock, IL - 09/07/2012 12:35:06

I have seen J at design shows for several years and I am always impressed with his knowledge not only of flowers and design, but the flower industry. His presentations are so fun and his connection with the audience is real and genuine. He makes design fun and his techniques are easy to follow and inspiring. Having had the opportunity to get to know him on a personal level, he connects with everyone he meets. I would book J in a heartbeat!

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