Halloween & Party Expo 2019 Wednesday May 2nd, 2018 - 9 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Level 1 Balloon Basics: Are you new to balloons? Have you never taken a class? This is the class for you! I'll share my extensive experience with you about the fundamentals of the balloon business.   Learn hands-on how to work with a variety of balloons, equipment and accessories.  Master the basics and I'll throw in a few tricks that will have you asking for more.  Learn how to price for profit and take back ideas that will wow your customers.  You'll work more effectively, make more money and have fun doing it! Download the sign-up form for one or both classes here.                  Booth #3125 New Orleans Morial Convention Center Register for Free at halloweenpartyexpo.com For 100 years, Pioneer Balloon Company has been committed to providing the highest quality products and education to balloon artists around the world. That commitment is what led us to create the World Balloon Convention (WBC) in 2010. The WBC is specifically designed for business-minded balloon decorators, twisters/entertainers, and party store retailers, as well as ambitious newcomers wanting to explore a rewarding and profitable career in the balloon industry. Plan now to attend WBC 2018, March 14-17, in San Diego, California, USA, and soak up exclusive balloon education, epic competitions, grand events, and more from Qualatex®! Please visit https://worldballoonconvention.qualatex.com/en-us/ Wednesday May 23rd, 2018 - 9 a.m. to Noon Big Balloons Are Big Business: Have you turned down work because you don't know how to work with 3' Latex Balloons? Whether for large décor or just a photo backdrop, Big Balloons are a popular product with consumers - and that's money in your pocket! Getting Started - Check out the basic principles of working with Big Latex Balloons, including proper inflation and tying, how and when to use air and/or helium, and using Big Latex Balloons outdoors. Centrepieces, Columns, Wall Décor and Entranceways, Photo Backdrops - Wow your customers with spectacular décor that will have customers posting pictures on social media. Accents - From simple to complex, I'll show you a variety of ways to dress them up. Download the sign-up form for one or both classes here.