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Koehler & Dramm’s 2018 Fall & Winter Classic features Mandy Majerik

minneapolis — Koehler & Dramm Wholesale Florist, here, will host its annual Fall & Winter Classic design and trade show Oct. 6-7, with advanced professional classes on Oct. 8. Mandy Majerik AIFD, PFCI, founder and creative director at HotHouse Design Studio in Birmingham, AL, is this year’s featured guest designer.

MANDY-MAJERIKMANDY MAJERIKThe two-day event includes a Designer of the Year Competition and Student Exhibition, a trade fair with dozens of international vendors and growers, professional networking opportunities, a silent and live auction, prize drawings, and a full day of design education demonstrations and seminars. Education sessions will cover the latest in design and technique, the season’s hottest trends and more. And design presentations will include fall & winter wedding ideas.

Randi Wielenski, designer at Forever Floral in Coon Rapids, MN, and Tiffany Hammond, AIFD, CFD, designer and instructor at the K & D Institute of Floristry, will present “Practiced Precision: A modern look into creating crisp and clean fall and winter designs for the home and office;” and Jessica Sommerhauser, AIFD, arrangement and bouquet manager at K & D, will present “Northern Enchantment: A design-driven and detail-focused take on creating floral romance for fall and winter weddings.”

Mandy Majerik’s main event presentations will cover a wide range of topics, including utilizing permanent botanicals, how to snag corporate business, and designs for both the fall and winter seasons that are marketable, in demand, and saleable.

Majerik will also teach two professional class sessions on holiday designs and each student will have the opportunity to create two designs under Mandy’s direction. Classes are limited to 20 seats per session and are expected to fill up quickly.

Early Bird and standard tickets cover admission to both days of the Classic and the Early Bird discount ends on Oct. 3.

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