Hotel

Hilton Chicago
720 S. Michigan Ave.
Chicago, IL 60605

Room Rates:

$170/night for Single/Double occupancy
$195/night for Triple occupancy
$220/night for Quad occupancy

Rooms will open in December. The deadline to book rooms is May 29, 2020.

 

 

Schedule

Wednesday, July 1

PFDE Registration & Testing
Certified Floral Evaluator/Judge Workshop
National Committee Meetings

Thursday, July 2

PFDE Evaluation
National Board Meeting
Student Competition
Education Classes (free)
Career Fair
Foundation Board Meeting
PFDE Reception
Hospitality

Friday, July 3

Hands-on Workshops
Regional Board Meetings
National membership Meeting
Partners’ Showcase
Welcome to Chicago – Opening Reception
Hospitality

Saturday, July 4

Hands-on Workshops
Certified Evaluator Judge Testing
Main Stage Programs
Foundation Luncheon
Induction Rehearsal
Fireworks (on your own)

Sunday, July 5

Hands-on Workshops
Education Classes (free)
Main Stage Programs
Awards & Induction Ceremony
Awards & Induction Dinner

Monday, July 6

Main Stage Programs
Luncheon

Tuesday, July 7

Foundation Workshop

Volunteer For 2020 Symposium

Symposium is a major event that would be impossible to stage without the help of hundreds of volunteers. We would love to have you join our team. You must be registered as a Premium or General attendee of Symposium to volunteer. (Registration to open early 2020.) If you are interested, download the volunteer form:

Volunteer Form

Award Nominations

Every year at the annual Symposium, AIFD® recognizes industry professionals with several awards. It is important as an Accredited member of AIFD® that you make your voice heard. The nominations for those awards come from you so, please think about all the people in the industry that deserve recognition.

Awards Information

Become an Accredited Member of AIFD

Learn More

2019 Partners

 

 

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