Meal Functions

Monday, July 3

“Le Prix Nouveau” Awards & Induction Dinner and Dance
(Black Tie Formal; Cash Bar)
Floral Décor by Steven Santos AIFD, CFD
GROWing your knowledge and achieving accreditation calls for a celebration! Join us for dinner and a night of dancing as we celebrate the amazing Award Winners and our fabulous Inductees. Transport yourself to a place where we forget the world’s travesties, and focus on love and GROWing our friendships and our industry. After all, this is Le Prix Nouveau!
Sponsored by: Diamond Elite Partner Accent Decor and Silver Elite Partner Sun Valley Floral Farms


Wednesday, July 5

“Jeter al Prudence au Vent (Throw Caution to the Wind)” Leadership Salute
(Black Tie Formal Based on Theme; Cash Bar)
Floral Décor by Andy Hopper AIFD, CFD
When one is in Versailles one has not a care or trouble in the world. Join us in collectively throwing caution to the wind as we are swept back in time to another era even perhaps a separate world. Don one’s favorite mask or towering wig as we dine and celebrate! This dinner soiree is sure to inspire, entice and excite all of one’s senses…Jeter la prudence au vent!
Sponsored by: Diamond Elite Partner Accent Decor and Silver Elite Partner Passion Growers



Hospitality Events

Saturday, July 1

PFDE® & SAIFD Artistic Floristry Showcase (All Welcome; Cash Bar)

View over 1,000 inspirational designs! Enjoy a casual time viewing and photographing creative designs completed by this year’s PFDE® candidates and SAIFD students.

Saturday, July 1 | Sunday, July 2

Late Night Hospitality

Sunday, July 2

“Germination” AIFD® GROW Welcome Reception (All Welcome; Cash Bar)
Featuring Teleflora Distinguished Design Team
Welcome back to another AIFD® National Symposium! It is time to get together again with your AIFD® family and community. Relax and enjoy reconnecting with those you already know and new members of our floral family.
Sponsored by: Diamond Elite Partner Teleflora

Film Fest & Young Professionals, FFA & SAIFD Chill and Chat
Are you a floral designer looking to connect with like-minded florists? Then join your fellow YPs, SAIFD and FFA participants as they gather in the Gallery to share ideas, brainstorm, develop new concepts and discover new activities.

Monday, July 3

Awards and Induction Cocktail Hour (All Welcome, Cash Bar)

Wednesday, July 5

Cocktail Hour (Black Tie Formal Based on Theme; Cash Bar)