Inspire Creative Sessions*
Underwritten by Smithers-Oasis and
Design Master color tool, inc.

*Included with General and Premium registrations.

July 2

Creating Your Online Home
Presented by Katie Davis

Build your audience, expand your business and connect to your community, while balancing beauty with authenticity. Join Katie for an inspirational discussion and visual journey on how to genuinely represent your business and yourself on Social Media.




Style Shoots to Market, Network and Inspire
Presented by Audrey Wagner-King

Taking the mystery out of styled photo shoots. Learn how to set up the shoot, pose models, shoot with publications in mind and build your relationship with vendors with the common goal of creating gorgeous images that market your business.



It’s A Wrap
Presented by Stacey Carlton AIFD, CFD

Elevate your brand and add value to your art with innovative and inspired product presentation. From fresh artistic bouquets wraps to thoughtful and personalized packaging join Stacy for design demonstration and discussion on this key element of product success.


Tropical Fusion
Presented by Pete Samek AIFD, CFD
With support from Green Point Nurseries and Vasesource
Join Pete as he explores a world where tropical flowers blossom along side everyday botanicals. Discover how to incorporate tropical flowers into your everyday repertoire in such a way that customers embrace their beauty, value and versatility. *corresponding Hands-on Workshop available.


Go Big or Go Home
Presented by Frankie Peltier AIFD, CFD
With support from Vasesource
Have you seen pictures of magnificent, larger-than-life floral designs and wonder how they were made? Well, wonder no longer. Through demonstration and discussion Frankie will walk you through the process of creating, constructing and installing lavish, large scale floral designs. *corresponding Business Session available.


July 3

Inspired Designs
Presented by Laura Dowling

Get an insiders look into the sophisticated floral stylings of a White House Chief Floral Designer. Join Laura as she shares her White House experiences, tips and techniques and where she gleans inspiration for her trade-mark casual-elegant floral creations.



Growing Structures
Presented by Jenny Thomasson AIFD, CFD
With support from FNGLA
Mastering the art of armatures and structures can seem complicated and intimidating. Jenny simplifies and breaks down the core Elements and Principles as well as the mechanics behind creative structure building.




Field to Vase – Connecting grower, florist and consumer
Presented by Debra Prinzing

The field to vase movement is sweeping the country. Consumers want locally grown products, yet many traditional florists have not completely embraced the farmer florist lifestyle. Join Debra as she guides you though how embracing this culture can enhance your retail offerings.





In the Details
Presented by Claudia Saldana AIFD, CFD

There’s more to selling a wedding then showing pictures and quoting prices. Join Claudia as the walks you through a consultation where creating and selling a dream wedding is all in the details. *Morning program will be presented in Spanish



Nature’s Bounty
Presented by Caroline Crabb AIFD, CFD
With support from FNGLA and Accent Decor
Take a walk through Mother Natures garden where mosses, lichens, driftwood and other interesting botanical materials merge into living art. Caroline will demonstrate her tricks and share her techniques for creating organically inspired designs.






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