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Open House / Hands on Workshop

October 3, 2023 @ 6:00 pm 8:00 pm

Keeping you at the forefront of the floral industry with Professional Development!

GLFA Education Center Presents

“Expand Your Designs with Techniques”

a Hands – On Workshop/Open House

Don’t miss this chance to learn, network and share experience with industry peers! This event is open to all industry members. The hands-on workshop is available to the first 20 people who register. Cost to participate in the workshop is $50 for GLFA members and $80 for non-members. Everyone is welcome to watch the workshop. A light meal will be provided for all attendees 

In this hands-on workshop you’ll learn how to create profitable designs using different techniques with the same combination of flowers. Techniques shown in this class will include, armature, grouping, hand tying, pave, and framing. You will create an armature design that you will get to take home. 

 /technique/ Techniques are used to create a floral design composition; they are the skill sets required to complete an artistic work.

6:00 – 6:30 (workshop check in, networking, shopping)

6:30 – 7:30 (workshop, shopping)

7:30 – 8:00 (networking, shopping, wrap up)

COST: $50.00 member $80.00 non-member (All attendees are welcome to watch the workshop)
Class enrollment is limited to 20

About the Instructor: Lisa VanderMeer CF has been part of the floral industry for 22 years with much of that time spent specializing in wedding and special events. Lisa has spent the last 16 years working at Ludema’s Floral and Garden as a lead designer on the Special Events Team. She was the 2018 Great Lakes Floral Association Designer of the Year and Chuck Bannow award recipient. Lisa loves being part of the floral community and is delighted to be able to pass on her knowledge and experience to others.

Thank you to our Sponsors!


October 3, 2023
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
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Great Lakes Floral Association
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Kennicott Brothers Co.

1858 3 Mile Rd NW
Walker, Michigan 49544 United States
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(616) 785-9500
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