Events

Canada Connects - 2019 Fall Design Show

When: October 20th & 21st

Where: Ontario Flower Growers, Mississauga

Theme: Canada Connects

Designer: Lea Romanowski CAFA AIFD

Master of Ceremonies: Neville MacKay CAFA

Tickets: Coming Soon

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Canada Connects - Our 2019 Fall Design Show and Induction with Lea Romanowski CAFA AIFD will be a truly Canadian Floral Art and Design Experience!

Come and be inspired! The Canadian Academy of Floral Art is very excited to announce the people, date and location for our 2019 Fall Show!

Master of Ceremonies: Neville MacKay CAFA
Featured Designer: Lea Romanowski CAFA AIFD

Attend the workshop on Monday, October 21st to get hands on experience with Lea!

*Ticket Pricing

-Full price ticket $95
-Early bird special price, before Sept 15 $85
-Cafa members $75
-Group price- 5 tickets for $400
-Workshop $350
-Workshop and show combo ticket is $400
Online ticket purchase will be available soon.

The floral design competition will happen again this year. Create a bridal bouquet using only greenery! Entry will be open to all ticket holders.


Lea Romanowski CAFA AIFD CAFD CFD found her way into the floral industry literally by accident. While working a summer job driving a coffee truck to oil patch companies she was involved in an accident.
Still needing a job, her then boyfriends family owned a flower shop and were hiring! Her career path of Architect or Paramedic was immediately diverted to the floral industry without looking back.
Fast forward 35+ years later. Lea is the owner and lead designer of Designing on the Edge in Calgary Alberta, Canada 2000 to present Mount Royal University design instructor 2002 to present Working on part 2 on the EMC certification, set to finish in 2020.
Lea is currently involved in curriculum development, product testing, workshop facilitation and designing/writing “HowTo” instructions to share with the industry.
She is serving a second term on the CAFA board of directors and is a past director for Flowers Canada.
Maple Leaf Cup Winner 2017, Runner up 2018, 3rd place 2016 and Judge 2019 respectively
1988 Olympics Assistant to the Floral Coordinator
Juno Awards designer 2008, 2016
Recipient of Canadian Academy of Floral Art’s Design go Distinction Award
Winner Florists Supply Top Designer competition
Recipient of 4 Bronze awards from Fusion Flowers International Designer of the year competitions
Winner of 2 International Special Events Gala awards for table design
Canadian Business Chicks “ Woman of Inspiration” Lifetime Achievement award.
Design work has been published in local, national and international publications.
Keynote speaker, presenter, judge for North American Lily Society, Foothills Orchid Society, Calgary Rose Society
Member of the World Flower Council

You’ll find Lea singing, dancing and laughing wherever she happens to be designing.

Tickets

Unlimited available
2019 Design Show - Non-Member $95.00 $85.00
Unlimited available
2019 Design Show - CAFA Member$75.00
Unlimited available
2019 Workshop Only$350.00
Unlimited available
2019 Design Show & Workshop$400.00