The 2015 FLOAT Convention
Laurie Straus, CBA, won the Large Sculpture competition with her "Little Old Lady in the Shoe" entry.
Robin Veach, CBA, and her team stand beneath her First Place design in the Entrance Decor Competition. Competitors had to create a concept with a Hollywood tribute in mind.
Marlys Parra, CBA, took top honors in the Table Centerpiece Competition with her adorable design. Contestants had to work with a "Sweet Sixteen" focus.
Alma Vasquez and Bobbie McAvoy stand in front of a squiggle entrance created in David Mahoney's class during FLOAT 2015.
Two of FLOAT 2015's more popular instructors, Dante Longhi and David Mahoney pose for a photo inbetween classes.
Our Opening Night Kick Off Party features a costume theme where delegates are encouraged to where as much orange as possible!
Students scramble to take photos of the techniques Marlys Parra demonstrates in her bonus class,
Ima Akwara, CBA, works diligently on her table centerpiece competition entry. Ima took second in the event as well as captured the Delegates' Choice Award for the same event.
FLOAT's "La Familia" program paired Spanish speaking students and instructors who wouldn't normally learn from one another. Here, Edna Peinado translates an answer from Romina Finali, an instructor from Spain.
Dante Longhi, CBA, showcases one of his popular designs during his Master Class at FLOAT 2015.
FLOAT 2015 featured a foil balloon master class with Dianna Glandon, CBA, as well as our first ever "Foil Jam" where delegates got the chance to play with balloons like twisters do at their jam sessions. The Foil Jam will be repeated in 2017.
With a long story behind it, our FLOAT couch is a common spot for selfies and photos. Make sure you get your photo taken with it at FLOAT 2017!