International Floral Distributors, Inc. (IFD) is a marketing company owned by 20 like-minded floral wholesale distributors with over 60 locations focused on gaining business advantages for each member. IFD is a member-directed, member-driven organization. IFD originated as an informal group working together to import cut flowers. The group was expanded and hired an Executive Director in 1997. In 1998 IFD hosted its first perishable trade fair. In 1999 IFD published its first annual hardgoods catalog. The company was incorporated in 2000 and continues to grow in its scope of marketing and networking activities. The IFD staff is a mix of marketing, technology, and flower industry experts.
As an owner/member of IFD, members take advantage of the pooled resources of all the IFD member firms to build marketing and operating advantages for their own business.