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Father's Day Traditions

Frank Feysa AIFD
Tuesday, June 16, 2020

Father’s Day is right around the corner! Are you prepared to honor all the amazing dad’s this holiday?

Here are a few Father’s Day facts:
1. Founded in 1910 by Sonora Smart Dodd to honor her veteran father
2. Third Sunday in June
3. Honors Fathers and Fatherhood
4. Declared a national day of recognition by President Richard Nixon in 1972 
(Mother’s Day was declared in 1914) 

This is your opportunity to put the spotlight on your creativity and spark new traditions this holiday. Why not try and incorporate your own creativity?
- Flowers and plants add spice to additional gift items
- Explore the masculine and rustic side of the industry
- Zoom in on creative ideas such as snack baskets and personalization
- Provide a safe way to show you care during the COVID_19 pandemic.  

Some creative focus areas could include:
Unique and Special Flowers- suggest flowers that are unique and unusual
Examples- Heliconia, Bird of Paradise, Protea, Cymbidium Orchids 

PERSONALIZATION
Suggest incorporating items to personalize
Examples: sports, tools, hobbies, music etc. 

Examples: sports, tools, hobbies, music etc. 

PLANTS
Plants offer unique plants/plant designs that everyone including Dad could enjoy

Examples: Air plants (Tillandsias), Succulents, Cactus and Orchid 

Try these Special Products to Energize your Father’s Day Designs: 

Oasis Wood Cubes and Wood Crate Sets
– Add one of a kind weathered wood finish to floral and plant designs using a one of a kind finish. 

Glass – Multi-use shapes and forms are flexible and perfect for designs
 
ECOssentials – Environmentally friendly recycled plant fiber vessels in a smart design style that lend themselves to a variety of uses. Check out the Bird Houses!

ContainersOasis Design Cubes and Cork Pots are great options for Dad.

Accessories – Rustic, masculine accents are the ticket to creative design work. Try OASIS™ Rustic Wire, Bind Wire, Cork Wraps and Midnight Foam and watch your creativity shine.

Don’t forget to offer Special Handling- Covid-19-Social Distancing:

Offer safe delivery options as a comforting way to keep recipients safe
New business opportunities can arise from creative solutions


Father’s Day Marketing Ideas:

Make suggestions – offer options
Have examples – in person or photographs
Social Media – Instagram, Facebook and Websites help you ASK for the business 

Be sure to check out these useful Tips and Tricks for Father's Day