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Professional Workshops

If you have taken one of Pennsylvania Floral Academy’s classes in the past or are currently working in the floral industry our professional series is for you. Join us to expand your expertise beyond daily arrangements. Get creative and explore new techniques in a pressure free hands-on learning environment. In addition to improving your designs, learn how to turn your passion into a profitable business with coaching from a professional with 40+ years of industry experience.

All classes held at BW Wholesale Flowers, 2647 Smallman Street; Pittsburgh, PA 15222

Flower Business Management

Classes will be held Sunday, March 5

9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

BW Wholesale Flowers, 2647 Smallman Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15222

$200 includes all materials and instruction

Class requires pre-registration and payment in full. Class size is limited

How to buy, how to price and how to make money in the floral industry. This workshop is great for someone starting inn the flower business. A mentoring program with Pennsylvania Floral Academy will be provided upon completion

Registration closes on April 6, 2023, reserve your spot today to get started!

Wedding Flowers Workshop

Classes will be held Sunday, March 12 & Sunday, March 19 *Must attend both

9:00 AM – 3:00 PM

BW Wholesale Flowers, 2647 Smallman Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15222

$450 includes all materials and instruction

Class requires pre-registration and payment in full. Class size is limited

This 12-hour course covers how to do an effective wedding consultation, to price out a wedding as well as the history and etiquette of these family events. Students will make bridal flowers, including cascades, hand tied, corsages, and boutonnieres as well as ceremony and reception flowers. The latest designs and ideas will be highlighted. Upon competition, a professional Pennsylvania Floral Academy certificate will be achieved.

Registration closes on March 5, 2023, reserve your spot today to get started!

Funeral Flowers Workshop

Classes will be held Sunday, April 16 & Sunday, April 23 *Must attend both

9:00 AM – 3:00 PM

BW Wholesale Flowers, 2647 Smallman Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15222

$450 includes all materials and instruction

Class requires pre-registration and payment in full. Class size is limited

This course begins at a local funeral home to discuss and learn the behind-the-scenes mechanics and placement of funeral flowers. Returning to BW Wholesale, students will construct an overhead lid, foot and standing sprays along with matching urns and more. All aspects of sympathy work will be demonstrated and discussed as well as the latest trends and styles. Upon completion of this 12-hour course, a professional Pennsylvania Floral Academy certificate will be achieved.

Registration closes on April 6, 2023, reserve your spot today to get started!

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