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Design & Decor 
workshops

If you have ever planned an event of any size, you understand that the magic happens behind the scenes. This workshop is designed to strengthen and enhance your event planning skills while giving you the tools you need to run a successful business.

3-Day Hands-On Experience 

Workshop Description

Our goal is to give you the confidence to execute engaging events, leaving your guests with a positive, lasting impression. You will learn how to cooperate with your clients as well as other vendors while showcasing your design & decor expertise.

 

Styling an event has a distinct advantage: Advertise your service with each job you complete and attract new clients from your expertly styled projects using the skills and knowledge in this course.

Workshop Topics

This 3-day workshop is designed for individuals willing to enhance their skills through hands-on learning, and will include the following modules:

  • SIlk & Fresh Floral Design

  • Tablescape Design

  • Pipe & Drape Design

  • Setup Techniques

  • Event Pricing

  • Building a Team

  • Contracts and Negotiations

Investment

3 Days    $1,500.00 per person
50% Non-Refundable Deposit and balance due prior to start date
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May 12-14

July 21-23

September 22-24

3-Days of Classes

Thursday & Friday 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM 

Saturday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Registration Fee is Non-Refundable, Seats are limited.

All participants must participate in three (3) hands-on events in order to receive a Certificate of Completion.

Refreshments will be provided!

Ready to Enhance your Career

in Event Decor & Design?

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Fundamentals first, then Decor!

Cheri Walker

Owner/Instructor

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Who is this workshop for?

  • Event Designers/Stylists

  • Event Planners

  • Church Hospitality Ministries

  • Event Management & Logistics

  • Those Interested in entering the industry

DESIGN STRATEGIES & SKILLS

  • Examining and creating floor plans
  • Color Scheme and Venue Styling
  • Key Elements of Event Design
  • Where to look for inspiration and décor techniques
  • Tablescaping techniques

CLIENT INTERACTIONS

  • ​Translating vision into practical application
  • Preparing Proposals, Contracts & Negotiations
  • Pricing Event Services

THE ART OF FLORAL DESIGN

  • Silk & Fresh Flower Arrangements
  • Centerpieces, Bouquets & Boutonnieres
  • Using a Steelpix Stemming machine to create large floral centerpiece

PIPE & DRAPE

  • ​How to design Pipe & Drapes
  • Creating Backdrops
  • Easy styling with layers

EVENT PLANNING LOGISTICS

  • Building your Team
  • Working with Vendors, Technicians, Security & Wait Staff

It can be very tempting to want to jump right in and begin to choose the elements of styling too early. In this workshop, you will learn the fundamentals behind event design first so you approach projects professionally and responsibly while being fully prepared to plan successful events.

 

UPCCOMING

Workshop Dates

2019

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