What to Expect From Floral Design Courses

Looking for a new career in the wedding and event industry?  Want to add something to your existing wedding business? Are you intrigued by line, color, form, space and texture?  Then you are an ideal candidate for the Institute of Wedding and Event Design’s (IWED)  Floral Design Classes. But you’ve already been thinking about those courses, haven’t you?  Because you:

  • have a knack for flower arrangement;
  • are creative;
  • have a sense of style; and
  • love working with people.

Located in Deerfield, Florida, IWED offers an array of programs designed to help wedding & event designers and floral designers build their skill sets and their businesses. The Deerfield campus provides 10 5-day classes per year to obtain an Accredited Floral Designer (AFD) certification.  The next series of classes are  August 12 – 16 and October 7 – 11. All pertinent information regarding class dates and locations can be found online at:  https://iwedglobal.com/courses/floral-design-classes/ 

The instructors are first-rate and will teach you how to create profitable floral designs that will propel your business to the next level. 

  • Day 1:  introduction (hardware, terminology, fabric and backdrops)
  • Day 2:  designs and consultation (how to run an effective business)
  • Day 3:  mastering the centerpiece (drapings, tabletop decor)
  • Day 4:  bouquet design and holders 
  • Day 5:  boutonnieres & corsages 


But the advantage of training to become an Accredited Floral Designer through IWED does not stop there!  IWED is also affiliated with Event Decor Direct located in Deerfield, FL., the primary supplier for wedding decorators in the United States, Canada and many parts of the world.  And IWED graduates get exclusive Event Decor Direct discounts.  More importantly, these affordable products can be purchased in person from the new brick and mortar retail store located at 98 SE 7th Street Deerfield Beach Fl 33441, or you can go online:


Check out the new online “Floral Shop” to find everything you want for floral design and arrangements:

  • faux flowers
  • flower spray paint
  • vases
  • candelabras with flower bowls
  • decor marbles
  • metal buckets
  • greenery backdrops
  • metal lanterns
  • onion grass, and
  • arches

EDD designated account managers provide ongoing support and will help you find what you need to provide your clients and customers with unforgettable floral designs for their weddings and special events.

But don’t just take my word for it.  Listen to the testimonials IWED’s Floral Design Class students have given.  

“I learned the tricks of the trade at IWED.” 

“The knowledge base of the instructors was impeccable.” 

“I would absolutely recommend IWED’s courses.”

“I thought I knew everything before I took the course but the program was above and beyond what I expected.” 

“I would definitely recommend IWED.” 

What role do flowers and floral design play in your life?  Are you looking for a way to focus your business on flowers?  Post a comment. We look forward to hearing from you.

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