Meet Jill Shortreed

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Jill Shortreed, CBA

Charleston Balloon Company

Charleston, South Carolina USA


Jill Shortreed is a renowned industry instructor who is known for her takes on business branding, marketing and social media strategy. While her primary business focus is corporate, non-profit and large private events, she recently opened a retail balloon studio with 2,400 sq ft of work space in the heart of her home town of Charleston, South Carolina.  


Jill's academic resume is extensive. She has taught at the 2016 World Balloon Convention, Ballooniversity 2017, the Q-Tours of 2015 and 2017 and well as at FLOAT 2015 and FLOATin 2018. She is also a recipient of the Treb Heining Scholarship, an award presented to artists by Qualatex for proving to be a strong leader and example within the balloon community.



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