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Open House / Hands on Workshop

August 30, 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: Loann Burke, AIFD, AAF, PFCI, is an award-winning floral designer and event specialist with Furst Florist in Dayton, Ohio with over 35 years in the floral industry. A highly sought after speaker and designer, she shares her passion for flowers through inspirational design seminars, product demonstrations, and hands-on workshops around the globe.  Loann won the grand prize in the Sylvia Cup Design Competition, represented the United States in the World Floral Competition in France, and currently serves as Design Director for Smithers-Oasis. Loann holds a bachelor’s degree in horticulture from Purdue University, and a master’s degree in marketing from Wright State University

Thank you to our Sponsors!


August 30, 2023
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Free – $80.00
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Great Lakes Floral Association
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Kennicott Bros. Co.

1331 Troy St.
Dayton, OH 45404 United States
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(937) 222-2201
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