Meet Troy Apprill & Diane Burton, CBAs

Check out the slide show below and learn more about two of FLOAT's bonus instructors!

Troy Apprill and Diane Burton, CBAs

Balloonville Productions

St. Louis, Missouri  USA


Troy Apprill, CBA, established Balloonville Productions in 1986 starting on a cart

in Union Station. Since then, he has become an accomplished balloon artist and has shared his

expertise as an instructor across the US including BalloonTown and Balloon

Manor as well as internationally in Brazil and Japan.

Diane joined Balloonville over 20 years ago and has since worked alongside Troy

running a successful balloon decorating company. They have taught together

as well as individually at several of the industry’s most prominent conventions

and events, including the International Balloon Arts Convention, Ballooniversity,

FLOAT and several QBN chapters.


In 2001, Troy partnered with 'Tope Abulude at IBAC where they earned the prestigious

“Designer of the Year” award. In addition, his innovative designs have been featured many times in “Balloon Images” magazines over the past years.



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