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5 Day Certificate in Event Design with Master Claudia Hanlin
5 Day Certificate in Event Design with Master Claudia Hanlin

Mon, Apr 15


New York

5 Day Certificate in Event Design with Master Claudia Hanlin

Our 30-hour Certificate in Event Design Program is for florists, event planners, caterers, or anyone planning sustainably minded an event. *Note:* this course is 30% lecture and 70% hands-on active doing.

Time & Location

Apr 15, 2024, 10:30 AM – Apr 19, 2024, 2:00 PM

New York, 253 W 28th St, New York, NY 10001, USA

About the event


In this simulated project management course, we will show students how to design events from start to finish. Designing for a number of clients, students will learn how to create layouts, timelines, and budgets, with an emphasis on high-end and luxury elements of design.  You will work with a wide variety of vendors, form relationships and work alongside real industry professionals.

*Note: this course is 30% lecture and 70% hands-on active design and production.  

*This entire program will culminate in an industry event on Thursday to present your work and make industry connections.

During the week-long course students will learn to execute several wedding design aesthetics from concept to completion including: Timeless Love, Playing House, and Surreal Romance. For the final project, students will get to build their own table here in our event space that will be the showpiece of their creativity and attention to detail.

Students will:

  • Meet your hypothetical client and learn how to ask the right questions
  • Learn the entire event design and planning process including:                         
    • Selling your Services
    • Building Vendor Relationships
    • Budgets & Contracts
    • Event Timelines & Run of Show
    • Layouts using industry software: AllSeated
    • Event & Tabletop Design
    • Presentation Tools: Canva, BeMerri, and Others


  • Design your client’s dream event here in our studio with inventory from Nuage Designs Linens, Costa Nova Tableware, and other high-end design elements
  • Tables will be professionally photographed

Bindi Dessert will be providing colorful assorted Italian desserts. ​

Costa Nova will be the company behind the stunning dinnerware on our designed tablescapes.

Nuage Designs is creator of the striking linens, tablecloths and napkins completing our table designs

ImpossibleOdds is the 'gentlemen's hiphop' style band bringing the immaculate energy to our Flower Power event!

Synergy Life will be providing aura photography for all of our guests, bringing this celebration to life.

Tuned In Tarot provides tarot card readings to guests who want to dive deeper.

Drawing Booth will be offering custom-made portrait drawings on-the-spot!

GreenRose will be the master behind all of the beautiful blooms.


Day One – Monday:

  • Introduction to the event design process including : discussion of sales and services, practice client intake strategies, production timelines, vendor evaluations, and shot lists

Day Two – Tuesday:

  • Mood Boards, Learning about vendors, managing budgets, creating event timelines, and site plan.

Day Three – Wednesday:

  • Production Day including prepping: tables, linens, votives, table flowers, and floral installations

Day Four – Thursday:

  • Day of practice event, florals finished, photograph table-scapes, venue staffing and assignments

Day Five – Friday:

  • Final presentations, event breakdown, debrief process, sales and services, and graduation


  • 5 Day Event Design Program

    *Note: this course is 30% lecture and 70% hands-on active doing.

    +$81.25 service fee
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