Denverweblogo2AIFD® Took the “Journey” of a Lifetime

The American Institute of Floral Designers (AIFD) and floral designers from around the world took an exhilarating “Journey” together this summer. Over 850 floral design artists converged in Denver June 30-July 4 to see creative designs, entertaining events and inspiration like none other for the 2015 Symposium “Journey.”


Click on a topic below to read a recap:

2015 PFDE Results | Class of 2015 AIFD Members | 2015-16 AIFD Board

2015 Awards | Student Competition | Facebook photos

Order DVDs | Wrap-up Video | Thank You Partners


AIFD Announces 2015 PFDE Results

All of the 111 candidates that tested as part of AIFD’s Professional Floral Design Evaluation (PFDE) program were successful in their bid to become a Certified Floral Designer (CFD®) as bestowed by the American Institute of Floral Designers (AIFD), it was announced by Joyce Mason-Monheim AIFD, CFD, PFCI, president of the Institute.

Click here to see the results.

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Sixty-Nine Professionals Inducted as
AIFD Accredited Members


The American Institute of Floral Designers proudly congratulates its newest members on their achievement in earning the coveted AIFD designation. Please join us in welcoming each new member!

Click here to see who the new members are.

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Joyce Mason-Monheim AIFD, CFD, PFCI
Named President of AIFD

MasonMonheim-JoyceJoyce Mason-Monheim AIFD, CFD, PFCI of Designer Destination in Tucson, Ariz. was installed as president of the prestigious American Institute of Floral Designers (AIFD) during the organization’s acclaimed 2015 National Symposium held in Denver, June 30-July 4. She succeeds Tim Farrell AIFD, CFD, PFCI of Farrell’s Florist in Drexel Hill, Pa. as the volunteer leader of the floral industry’s leading organization in design education.

Click here to read more about the new board.

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AIFD Recognizes Industry Professionals with Top Awards


AIFD announced four 2015 award winners during ceremonies that took place during the organization’s 2015 National Symposium.

Click here to see who the award winners are.

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Students Amaze Attendees at
AIFD Student Design Competition


Several floral design students made their mark at AIFD’s 2015 Student Floral Design Competition that was held as part of AIFD’s 2015 National Symposium “Journey” that was held in Denver June 30-July 4.

Click here to see who the 2015 student winners are.

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“Journey” Photos Posted on Facebook

weddingAIFD took Denver by storm, igniting floral design inspiration all throughout the city! Photos from each educational program, luncheon, dinner and more are posted to the AIFD Symposium Facebook page so check them out!

Click here to view the photos.

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DVDs Available to Purchase!

JourneyDVDpicRelive all of the great memories from this year’s Symposium with your very own Symposium DVDs!

Click here to order online.

Please note, in order to order online you will need login credentials. If you are an AIFD member, a Certified Floral Designer, or have ever attended any AIFD events, you already have a log-in and password assigned to you. If you have never attended an AIFD event, you must create a free Guest/Prospective Member account. You can create an account by clicking here.


Click here to download the order form.

Mail/fax/e-mail to: AIFD, 720 Light St., Baltimore, MD 21230, 410-752-8295 (fax),

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Wrap-up Video!

Take a look at the 2015 Symposium and all that happened in Denver.

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Thank You to our 2015 Symposium Partners




















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