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NEWARK, Del. - The Produce Marketing Association (PMA) here is calling for nominations for its annual Floral Marketer of the Year award, which recognizes an individual who has had noteworthy impact on the supermarket floral retailing industry.

This year's Floral Marketer of the Year will be honored during PMA's 2007 Fresh Summit International Convention & Exposition, to be held October 12-15, 2007, in Houston, Texas.

"Receiving the Floral Marketer of the Year award is a great honor and is especially meaningful because the nominations are made by my industry peers," said Lauree Lincoln, floral sales manager of Big Y Foods, Inc. and 2006 Floral Marketer of the Year. "This award is an inspiration to all of us who believe in the value of marketing floral products."

Nominees must have made significant contributions to the mass-market floral industry and must also be a PMA member. Nomination forms require descriptions and examples to support the nominee's consideration for the award.
Floral Marketer of the Year nominations will be accepted through July 28, 2007.

To obtain a nomination form or submit an online nomination form, visit
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