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creative Floral Arrangers of the americas, Inc

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Click on the link below for a printable copy of the CFAA 2024 Schedule:

CFAA 2024 Schedule Feb 22-24, 2024.pdf


Thursday, February 22, 2024

 9:00 am - 4:00 pm Registration openLobby Desk
 9:00 am - 5:30 pm Chic Boutique sales open Exec. Conf. Room             
 9:00 am - 5:30 pm Vendors sales open Ballroom

 Noon - 2:30 pm

 Workshop # 1:  "A Floral Fusion" with Arlene Stewart

 Bamboo cuttings & palm weave

 Vista A & B
 Noon - 2:30 pm Workshop # 2:  "Ribbons" with Bess Treadwell - Stick weaving Vista C & D
 3:00pm - 5:30 pm Workshop # 3:  "Infinity"  with Francine Thomas - Rhythmic wire framing Vista A & B
 3:00pm - 5:30 pm Workshop # 4:  "Anything Goes" with Betty Ann Galway - Fun with fiberworksVista C & D
 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm "Design Challenge"  featuring our own CFAA members! Ballroom

Friday, February 23, 2024

 8:00 am - 4:00 pm Registration open Lobby Desk
 9:00 am - 3:00 pm Kaleidoscope Design Showcase set-up Lobby Hall
 9:00 am - 4:00 pm Flower Room open Augusta A
 9:00 am - 6:00 pm Chic Boutique sales open

 Exec. Conference Room

 9:00 am - 6:00 pm Vendors open (closed during presentations) Ballroom
 9:00 am - 11:30 am Workshop # 5:  "Wave of Light" with Francine Thomas  - framing your design  Vista A & B
 11:30 am - 1:00 pm Lunch on your own 
 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm Workshop # 6:  "Power of Collages" with Gina Jogan - interactive staging panels Vista C & D
 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm  Workshop # 7:  "Fun with Ikebana" with Irene Gomulka - a designer bamboo container  Vista A & B
 3:00 pm - 5:00pm

 Workshop # 8:  "Inspirations" with Kathy Ward - botanical wearable art

 Vista C & D
 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm Vendors open Ballroom
 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm Kaleidoscope Designer Showcase viewing and Meet the Board - cash bar available Ballroom Lobby
 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm Opening night dinner Ballroom
 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm "Forces of Nature" with Betty Ann Galway Ballroom

Saturday, February 24, 2024

 8:30 am - 9:30 am Registration open                             Lobby Desk
  Vendors open during non-program hour Ballroom
 9:15 am - 9:30 am Opening remarks  Ballroom
 9:30 am -11:00 am "Possibilities of a Pot, a Stick and Blooms" featuring Gina Jogan Ballroom
 Noon - 2:00 pm  Lunch and Annual Business Meeting Vista A-D
 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

 "Virginia is for (Flower) Lovers" featuring 

The Virginia Flower Lovers

 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm Flower Room sales end  Augusta A
 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm Chic Boutique open Exec. Conference Room
 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm Saturday night Dinner - cash bar available Ballroom
 6:30 pm - 7:30 pmSilent Auction and Raffle close 
 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm" The Power of Possibilities!"  featuring Francine Thomas Ballroom
 9:00 pm - 9:15 pm closing remarks Ballroom
 9:30 pm  Kaleidoscope Design Showcase breakdown (& Sunday am) Lobby

Registration is for members only.  The registration form appears under Seminars when you sign into the website (top right corner - click on portrait icon for password instructions)  You may purchase a membership online at  Refund requests for the seminar are to be made through the registrar at There is a non-refundable administration fee of $50 retained before refunds can be issued. No refunds issued after Feb. 1, 2024.  Any fees paid will be considered a donation to our nonprofit organization.  Participants must be registered for the event to enter any workshop on that day.  Hotel reservations are preferred at Marriott Orlando Airport Lakeside Hotel.  LInk to the Hotel Reservations  here.  You can also call the hotel at 407-851-9000.  Ask for the "Creative Floral Arrangers of the Americas 2024" special rate. ($180/night plus taxes and fees).  There is a limited number of rooms available at the group rate.  The cut-off date for the group rate is Feb. 2, 2024.  CFAA pays for the rooms not filled if we do not meet the minimum number of hotel nights paid during this event, per our contractual obligation.   All registrants have the option to have other registrants see your contact information in the registration form.  (The list of attendees is shown on the website, only to registrants.)  All registrants are also members. 

COMPLIMENTARY for CFAA Hotel Guests:  Overnight self-parking, Guest room internet access, Hotel airport shuttle.  For Non-Hotel Guests:  Overnight self-parking $18.00 per night plus tax, Overnight valet parking $24.00 per night plus tax.

Click the link below to see printable CFAA 2024 Seminar Schedule:

CFAA 2024 Schedule Feb 22-24, 2024.pdf

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