Worldwide

1986:

Extra job in a flower shop.

1988:

First full-time job as a florist.

1994:

Craftsmanship diploma, silver medal.

1997:
Head teacher at Flower academy in Stockholm
Interflora Universitetet as teacher / coach.

1998:
First ever own exhibition at Ingvar Strands Blomsterskola
Starts Benjamins Botaniska (Benjamin’s Botanicals)

2000:
Demonstration in Holland for IBC.
Started working for BGR and Flower Council of Holland.
Demonstration at Horti fair, RAI, in Amsterdam.

2001:
Certified judge in Sweden and internationally.
Taiwan, first visit as teacher and demonstrator.

2002:
Florist of the year in Sweden
Exhibition at Arvsfurstens palace in Stockholm
Part organizer of Swedish championships.
Sayang Exhibit, Koppartälten in Stockholm
LIFE³, member and part owner of this unique collaboration.

2003:
Demonstration as World Champion at IPM, Germany
Demonstration in Japan, Kyrashiki
Travelled round the world giving exhibitions and demonstrations.
Project in Africa, Zambia education/ aid together with Oasis to support local florists.

2004:
Starts Floristisk Dialogue, Educational program in Sweden
Demonstration with Life3, IFLO, Germany.

2005:

Demonstration tour in Australia.
Floristisk Dialogue tour in Sweden
Special exhibition in Temple, Nagano, Japan.
Judge and demonstrator at national championships in Japan and Korea
Wedding exhibition in Tokyo Japan

2006:

Floristisk Dialog tour in Sweden
Judge and wedding show at Asia Cup, China.
Decorates Raffles hotel in Singapore
Starts the annual Gran Canary Interflora Norway week
Main exhibit at Philadelphia Flower Show, USA with Life3.

2007:
Decorating Raffles hotel in Singapore
Starts “Shop Dialogue” in Sweden, shop coaching program
Flowers in Bloom at Boston Arts Museum
Decorating 6 star Crown hotel in Macau
Pandoras Box at Azores islands
AIFD convention Palm Dessert, demo and workshop with Life3
Decorating Stockholm City hall

2008:
Demos and workshops in Spain, Vigo, Bilbao, Barcelona and Galicia
Florissima demo and workshop in Mexico
”Floristic Dialogue” tour in Sweden
Starts also special ”School Dialogue” in Sweden
Demos in Moscow and St Petersburg with Life3

2009:
Decorating at Christmas World in Frankfurt with Life3
Wedding seminar in Barcelona
Demo at San Remo flower festival with Life3
”Floristic Dialogue” tour in Sweden
Starts co-operation with Interflora Norway with, sales, display and economy courses

2010:
Received my Coaching certificate
Special workshops in Toronto, Canada
Land Art exhibition in Norway
The “Norwegian-year” Interflora and shop-coaching program. Creativity in both flowers and money!

2011:
Wedding show in Toronto
Judging and seminar at ….in Bucharest
First ever big Wedding show in Bucharest at ROMEXPO
Tour of Australia and New Zeeland

2012:
Gran Canaria workshop
Demo at Pycflorga Spain
Singapore Garden Festival, Silver medal
Workshop in Perm, Russia
Workshop and demo in South Africa
Starts Floristisk Coaching (Flowers and business) in Sweden

2013:
Gran Canaria workshop
FC workshop at Grand Hotel Stockholm
Floristisk Dialog tour of Sweden
Workshop with Araik Galystans school in Moscow
Demo with Life3 Belgium
FC Christmas demo tour of 22 cities in Sweden

2014:
Gran Canaria workshop, 10 years anniversary
Demo in Denmark with Life3
ICEHOTEL sweden, international workshop
Demo and workshop at RE in Mexico
Flowers@oxford, exhibitions and demo
Workshop, Perm Russia
Wedding coaching and business workshop Mexico
Workshop, St Petersburg Russia
Demo with Life3 Holland