Enhanced Education Sessions*

*Please note, these sessions are only offered once – you may only choose one. Space is limited and on-site registration may not be available. It is $149.00 (on/before May 15) and $179.00 (after May 15). In order to participate in the sessions, you must be registered for a Premium or General Registration. Bring your own tools — floral knife, scissors and wire cutters are the minimum. Each session earns 2 CEUs for AIFD / CFD.


 Wednesday, July 10, 7:00 – 10:00 A.M.


“Very Mary Inspired Sketching”
Sketchbook Series
Presented by Mary Phan
The Sketchbook Series is a collection of one-of-a-kind luxury sketching experiences for creative professionals offering a unique approach towards how creatives bring their ideas to life. By  leveraging sketching as a tool, we can engage with our imaginations to deliver concepts and messages in an artistic way, as well as empower collaborations with better communication skills to bring greater impact in the work of design. Learn to sketch and create masterful art with some of the industry’s most elevated design talents and leaders. The Sketchbook Series community welcomes you! All supplies are included.



“Awaken the Visionary Within You”
Presented by Natalia Zhizhko
Sponsored by AIFD Foundation
Awaken the visionary within you with hands-on instruction from one of the world’s finest. Internationally renowned Natalia Zhizhko is a multi-awarded florist, teacher and demonstrator, and is the CEO of Creative Director Tridvornova Art-Bureau. Although Natalia is based in Russia, she was born and raised in Estonia and now works all over the world teaching and demonstrating the absolute best in floral design. Net proceeds to benefit the AIFD Foundation. Please bring your tools.