Local Floral Designer Receives Coveted Industry Designation

Lisa Belisle AIFD was inducted into the largest Floral Institute Nationally and awarded with her distinction as an American Institute of Floral Design pin.

Chicago, IL, August 25, 2017 --(PR.com)-- Lisa Belisle AIFD, CFD of Flora Elements Education and Design in Chicago, Ill. was awarded the floral industry's coveted Accredited in Floral Design designation and was inducted into the American Institute of Floral Designers (AIFD®) during ceremonies on Monday, July 3 at AIFD's internationally acclaimed 2017 Symposium “X” held July 1-5 in Seattle, Washington.

A non-profit education association dedicated to the advancement of professional floral design through education and leadership, AIFD Accredited membership is regarded as a high honor in the floral industry. Members are distinguished by the use of the "AIFD" mark as an addendum to their name. They are further considered to be a Certified Floral Designer (CFD®).

With over 1,500 members worldwide, AIFD recognizes those who have excelled in their floral design skills. Candidates become accredited by successfully demonstrating their advanced abilities before an international panel of evaluators.

The 2018 National Symposium “Discover” will be held June 30-July 4 in Washington, D.C.

About the American Institute of Floral Designers
The mission of the American Institute of Floral Designers (AIFD) is to advance the art of professional floral design through education, service and leadership, and to recognize the achievement of excellence in this art form. Established in 1965 AIFD is, today, the floral industry's leading non-profit organization dedicated to establishing, maintaining and recognizing the highest standard of professional floral design. AIFD and its accredited members are in the forefront of the industry in presenting educational design programs and in designing flowers for events worldwide. Find more information at aifd.org.

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