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    • 14 Nov 2019
    • 04 Jan 2021
    • 1024 West Main Street, Leesburg, FL 34748


    Sunlighting Florida Florist


    2020 Edition

    Be sure to include your business in Sunglighting -Florida Florist. This 20 page Full Color Magazine  offers full page, half page, quarter page and business card ads. Pages are a full 8.5x11.  

    This is your  portal for purchasing your ads in 

    Sunlighting Florida Florist 

    After checkout,  be sure to send  your hi-res ad copy  or business card to:
    Sunlighting Editor

    Or Mail to:

     1024 West Main Street,  Leesburg, 34748

    • 25 Jan 2020
    • 7:00 AM - 12:30 PM
    • The Island Hotel, 1500 Miracle Strip Pkwy SE, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548


    Certification Practice Exam & FSMD Testing

    This  Exam is open to anyone as a practice for an AIFD certification exam

    Florida State Master Designer - You must be a member of FSFA in order to  be eligibletest for this distinquishedbe  accreditation

    Co-sponsored by AIFD Southern Chapter and FSFA, this exam follows the same protocols and testing format at the AIFD certification exam. Candidates will be given 4 hours to complete designs in the categories below. At the orientation, students will be given specific assignments for each category (except Designers’ Choice).  Evaluations will be based on criteria found in The AIFD Guide to Floral Design, Terms, Techniques and Traditions. 

    FSFA members will receive this book upon registration. 

    Books will be on hand the day of the exam for purchase.

    Design Categories:

    • ·        Wedding
    • ·        Sympathy
    • ·        Flowers to Wear
    • ·        Arrangement
    • ·        Designers’ Choice

    All fresh product, hard goods and materials will be provided. Candidates will be allowed to bring:

    • ·        Floral knife
    • ·        Pruning shears
    • ·        Wire cutters
    • ·        Needle-nose pliers/jewelry pliers
    • ·        Ribbon scissors
    • ·        Towel
    • ·        Snack

    No electronics allowed in the testing room, including phones.

    Date:  January 25, 2020

    7:00 am    Registration

    7:30 am    Orientation

    8:30 am    Exam

    12:30 pm  Clean-up

    1:00 pm    Lunch

    Sunday: January 26, 2020   

    7:00 am - 9:00 am - Evaluations

    Exam Registration Fees:

    $275.00 for canidates not attending MId-Season Summit -  and - FSFA Members including The AIFD Guide to Floral Design, Terms, Techniques and Traditions. 

    $225 for candidates registering for FSFA Mid-Season Summit  - and - FSFA Members NOT including The AIFD Guide to Floral Design, Terms, Techniques and Traditions.   


    • 25 Jan 2020
    • 8:00 AM
    • 26 Jan 2020
    • 3:00 PM
    • The Island Ft Walton Destin, 1500 Miracle Strip Pkwy SE, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548 EARLY BIRD SPECIAL : Book Now through October 31, 2019 and you can make 3 monthly payments. Payments will be debited in November, December and January.

    Join FSFA for a weekend of education, networking and fun 

    on the sunny beaches of Ft. Walton Beach Florida!

    Hands-on Classes, Designer of the Year Competition, 

     and Stage programs by:

    Jackie Smith Johns AIFD CFD

    Varito Vasquez AIFD CFD FSMD

    Andreia Muller AIFD CFD FSMD and Bob Tucker AIFD CFD FSMD


    Date:  Saturday, January 25, 2020

    7:00am - Convention Registration Opens

    (Design room open for designers)

    7:00am - Registration for Certification Practice Exam

    7:30am - Orientation For Certification Exam

    8:00am - Vendor set up

    8:30am - Certification Exam

    10:00am - Trade Fair Opens

    12:30pm - Exam Clean-up

    12:30pm - Lunch - on your own 

    2:00pm-4:00pm - Designer of the Year Competition

    4:45pm-6pm - Cocktails with the Vendors

    6:00pm - Dinner

    7:00pm - DOY Final 4 on stage


    7:00am-9:00am - Critiques for Exam Participants

    9:00am-10:15am - Program

    What's Trending? Presented by 

    Andreia Muller AIFD and Bob Tucker AIFD

    10:30am-11:45am - Program

    "Beyond a Creative Mind"

    Presented by Varito Vasquez AIFD

    12:00 noon - Lunch

    1:30pm-2:45pm - Program

    Four Season of Love

    Presented By Jackie Smith Johns AIFD

                   2:45pm - Closing Remarks             

    Competition Results

    50/50 Raffle


    • 25 Jan 2020
    • 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
    • The Island, 1500 Miracle Strip Pkwy SE, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548
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