J Schwanke

 J Schwanke
Speaker, Educator, TV Host and Floral Designer

 
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Biography

~ Speaker, Educator, TV Host and Floral Designer ~


F ourth generation florist J Schwanke is a flower expert, flower content producer and professional speaker, known throughout the flower industry and beyond. He is regarded as the most trusted voice in the flower industry. (He was actually born at a flower convention!) His website, uBloom, offers flower fans everywhere the opportunity to learn and experience the fun of flowers and flower arranging, 24/7! J’s passion for flowers is far-reaching and infectious. J is the author of Fun with Flowers - Your Guide to Selecting, Arranging and Enjoying Beautiful Flowers, published in 2014, which received a Living Now Book Award.
His latest book, Bloom 365 - The Essential Guide to Arranging Flowers Every Day, features 365 tips, tricks, and techniques for flower arranging.


J is the CEO of uBloom.com, the first online community for flower fans, created for both professionals and enthusiasts. He is the host and producer of the web broadcast flower design show, Fun with Flowers and J. Which can be viewed online at uBloom.com. The show’s predecessor, JTV, was the first of its kind. His company, J Schwanke Productions produces videos, trend publications, and books aimed at the general public and flower professionals alike. He has created multiple Internet documentary series. J is a regular guest contributor to My West Michigan and Take 5 and Company, WZZM TV 13. He is the creator of uBloom Trend Synthesis, a foremost trend publication for the flower and home accessories market.

Listed you will find some of his awards and recognitions.
2015 One of “Today’s Most Influential Floral Designers” by Flowers Across Melbourne
• 2014 Living Now Book Award for Fun with Flowers - Your Guide to Selecting, Arranging and Enjoying Beautiful Flowers
• 2013 Iron Designer by the International Floral Expo
• 2011 Crystal Rose Award, Denoting Living Legend in the Flower Industry
• 2011Society of American Florists’ Tommy Bright Lifetime Achievement Award


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