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“Inspiration” in the OC!

It was a week filled with inspiring designs and talent when floral designers from around the world came together in the OC for AIFD’s 2016 Symposium, July 3-7. Relive all of the wonderful memories made by scrolling through the recap pages below.

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2016 PFDE Results | Class of 2016 AIFD Members

2016-17 AIFD Board | 2016 Awards | Student Competition

  Facebook photos | Symposium Program Rentals

Wrap-up Video

AIFD Announces 2016 PFDE Results

All of the 114 candidates that were evaluated 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 Anthony Vigliotta AIFD, CFD, president of the Institute.

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Sixty-Seven 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!

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Anthony J. Vigliotta AIFD, CFD
Named President of AIFD

Vigliotta-AnthonyAnthony J. Vigliotta AIFD, CFD of Anthos Design in Los Angeles, Calif. was installed as President of the American Institute of Floral Designers (AIFD®) during the organization’s 2016 National Symposium held in Orange County, Calif., July 3-7. He succeeds Joyce Mason-Monheim AIFD, PFCI, CFD of Designer Destination in Tucson, Ariz. as the volunteer leader of the floral industry’s leading organization in design education.

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AIFD Recognizes Industry Professionals with Top Awards

Jim DelPrinceAIFD announced five 2016 award winners during ceremonies that took place during the organization’s 2016 National Symposium.

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Students Amaze Attendees at
AIFD Student Design Competition

Several floral design students made their mark at AIFD’s 2016 Student Floral Design Competition that was held as part of AIFD’s 2016 National Symposium “Inspiration” that was held in Orange County, Calif., July 3 – 7.

Click here to see who the winners were.

AIFD presents the 2016 Symposium “Inspiration” recap video. Get a glimpse of the intensity and excitement your fellow members experienced while in beautiful Orange County, California this summer!

Stay tuned, AIFD will be publishing the full line of Symposium program videos for purchase in the near future. To provide easy accessibility, AIFD will be releasing these videos via Vimeo, the leading online video streaming provider. You can access all program rentals from most any electronic device. Stayed tuned for more details coming soon!

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