Beneva Flowers and Gifts is proud to be announced as the “Best Florist” in Sarasota Magazine’s Best of the Best 2011 Issue. We have been the recipient of this prestigious award for the past 13 consecutive years. Readers of Sarasota Magazine salute their favorite restaurants, retailers, attractions and more annually by placing votes in the magazine’s Best of the Best Poll. Thousands of readers placed their votes for the Best of the Best in 2012. Entries were submitted both online and via US mail for over 80 separate categories. “We’ve been in business for 25 years in Sarasota, and it’s great to be recognized for the work we do,” says Arthur Conforti, president of Beneva Flowers & Gifts Inc. The business was also named as the #1 Florist in the Sarasota Herald Tribune’s Reader’s Choice Awards “Best of the Best Florists in Sarasota” for 2012. While Arthur Conforti is extremely proud for this continual recognition and credits his staff for performing beyond expectations, he also credits Sarasota for being a community that supports and appreciates local companies that operate here with a quality product and in an ethical fashion. Beneva Flowers is well known for their elegant weddings, exquisite special event designs and a commitment to customer service that is best showcased with their “Yes We Can” attitude.