Saturday, July 1 

AIFD® Elements and Principles
“Artistic Growth”

Presented by Sandy Schroeck AIFD, CFD
All welcome! Explore the artistry of elements and principles. Look at designs through the eyes of an evaluator and blossom as a floral artist.




Presented by Corey Harbour AIFD, CFD
Taking artificial floral to a new level. Bend them, shop them, show them. Working artificial floral, fake plants, and containers to a next level. Don’t be afraid – your clients are looking for them. Give them the AIFD® treatment.



Monday, July 3

“Polish & Shine”
PFCI Panel
It is time to expand your horizon and grow new possibilities by Polishing Your Speaking Skills. PFCI (Professional Floral Communicators International) opens new doors that you may have never known existed – Educator, Commentator, Promoter, Lecturer and beyond!

Tuesday, July 4 

AIFD® Steps to Membership
Learn the steps to earning an acclaimed professional designation as a CFD® (Certified Floral Designer) or as an Accredited Member of AIFD®.

Steps to Main Stage
Think you’ve got what it takes? A team of AIFD® Symposium Coordinators will take the fear out of the process of submitting a program to be considered for AIFD® Symposium Main Stage and Workshops. They will answer all the most frequently asked questions about the process involved; submitting a proposal, working with the production company and staging.


AIFD Foundation Events

Sunday, July 2

Silent Auction to Benefit the AIFD Foundation
View the Silent Auction in person or virtually to emerge with that something special that helps you flourish or just the right selection that broadens your horizon and expands your well being to GROW!

Monday July 3 Tuesday July 4 | Wednesday, July 5

Main Stage Design Prop Sale
Props, contributed to the AIFD Foundation from Main Stage Designers, will be offered for sale throughout the AIFD® Symposium in the Gallery. Plan now to purchase your favorite so that your education continues to find new beginnings and GROW!

Monday, July 3 | Wednesday, July 5

Body Flower Buffet

Creative designs to purchase and wear, as well as flowers and trinkets to design your own, will be available so plan to shop early! Proceeds to benefit students in a number of ways through the AIFD Foundation SAIFD Fund.

Wednesday, July 5 

AIFD FOUNDATION Head & Heart Game and Mini Live Auction
It has been said that we design with our “hands and our heart” making a difference in the lives of those that experience our creative expressions! Help us expand these possibilities and grow floral design education! Prior to game time, simply purchase the token to participate!

Wednesday, July 5 

“The World of Colour According to Per Benjamin Intensive Workshop”
During a brief theoretical opening, the former World-cup Champion will share his ideas about colour and the background to his theory. Learn and then practice the two basic tools shared in theory as you create a sustainable design from a wide range of flowers in this intensive workshop.

Enhanced Workshop to benefit the AIFD Foundation

Thursday, July 6

“Botanical Fashion” with Elly Lin World-Class Lecture and Hands-On Design Experience to benefit the AIFD Foundation
Nurtured expression will emphasize the study of the leaf while imagining the inside emotion of plants and capturing inspired growth with new techniques for both the bridal bouquet and the arrangement.

The World-Class Design Experience is an Optional Registration. An additional tuition of $379.00 on or before May 15 and $399.00 after May 15 is required. Registration for this experience is limited. Lunch will be on your own.

Please bring your tools to the Design Experience.

Educational Funding in part by the AIFD Foundation