The Event Decorating Academy is proud to present our first class reunion / graduation cruise.
Join us and take that well deserved vacation while you learn and network with others in the industry.
2012 Graduation Info
We are getting all the last details in information will be available soon!
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2011 Graduation Info
Cruise Ship: "The Destiny Fun Ship"
Departure Date: April 9, 2011 to April 14, 2011
Destination: Western Caribbean Cruise
Departure Port: Miami, Florida
Cruise Duration: 5 Days
Cruise Itinerary: Fun Day At Sea, Ocho Rios, Jamaica, Grand Cayman - Cayman Islands, Fun Day At Sea, Miami
Booking Number: 50V6C0
Who can attend?
All EDA students, family and friends are welcome to come. All students must book family members and friends under their student number.
What will be happening during the cruise?
What’s going to happen during graduation ceremony?
- A graduation & award ceremony for CED students
- Free seminars for CED
- Roundtable discussions
- Fun games & competitions while at sea
- Group tours in Jamaica and the Grand Cayman
What’s going to happen during graduation ceremony?
- All CED students from all classes will receive their credentials
- There will be a presentation with pictures from all classes.
- Students will talk about their experiences at the Academy
- Students will present their portfolio in a slide show.
- Awards will be presented
- Sponsor gratitude announcements
What type of seminars will be offered?
- Book Your self solid
- Pricing to succeed
- Marketing Strategies
- Event Creator software
ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSIONS – these will provide an opportunity for attendees to interact with experts in various fields on relevant topics of business growth and development in a small group format.
There will four (4) half hour sessions for each roundtable discussion.
The Attendees will have the opportunity to choose 1 roundtable per session.
We have many topics to choose from (full information coming soon)
What is the charge for the seminar if you are not a CED?
$25 per seminar
When are these events happening?
An itinerary will be given to you when you board the ship. All events and seminars will take place when we are at sea.
You will have your days in port to have fun with your family and friends.
Do family and friends need to pay to attend the graduation?
No, this event is free to everyone. We encourage our students to ask family members to join them to this special event.
All they need to do is to book a cruise with your student number to receive the same group rate.
Can family members and friends take the seminars?
Of course, the seminars are free to CED’s but everyone else can attend. Each seminar/ class will have a $25 charge.
Can you attend this cruise if you never been a student of EDA?
Yes, but you need to pay to attend the seminars.
Where will everyone meet before boarding the cruise?
Everyone will meet at the entrance of the port. Once you are booked you will receive all the information
What is the Award ceremony?
Some students will receive achievement awards for:
- Achieved work
- Test scores
- First student to sign up
- Volunteer work
- Competition winner
Can all students compete or only CED’s?
All students are welcome to compete, but our competitions will be based
on things students had learned with the CED course..
What are the different competitions?
We are not allowed to bring balloons or inflating equipment onboard. Due to that most of our competitions will be by pictures.
Participants will summit the pictures before the event to enter.
• BALLOON SCULPTURE
• ENTRANCE DECOR
• THEME DECOR
• THEME CENTERPIECE
• BEST PORTFOLIO
• BEST MARKETING PACKAGE
• DESIGNER OF THE YEAR
The portfolio and marketing package will need to be summitted the first day of the cruise.
How do students qualify for the achievement awards?
Students that had achieved their goals, sold jobs and had send us pictures, students that took what they learned and did something with it, started a home business or opened a retail store. Some students will receive achievement awards for test scores.
How about if you finished the course but have not yet taken the exam?
We suggest you take the exam before April, but if you can't we will offer the test the day before the cuise on April 8th. Take advantage of the free seminars and all the perks of being a CED during our cruise.
NOTE THAT ALL CRUISE RATES ARE BASED SOLELY ON DOUBLE, TRIPLE, AND QUAD OCCUPANCY:
Room Options: all are per person
Category 4E $330.00 1st & 2nd & $100.00 3rd & 4th & 5th Guests.
Category 4F $435.00 1st & 2nd & $100.00 3rd & 4th & 5th Guests.
OCEAN VIEW : Requires Full Per Person Deposit of $250.00 per person
Category 6A $430.00 1st & 2nd & $ $170.00 3rd & 4th Guests.
Category 6B $450.00 1st & 2nd & $ $190.00 3rd & 4th Guests.
Category 6B $455.00 1st & 2nd & $ $190.00 3rd & 4th Guests.
Category 8B $490.00 1st & 2nd & $140.00 3rd & 4th & 5th Guests
Category 8C $500.00 1st & 2nd & $140.00 3rd & 4th & 5th Guests
Category 8D $510.00 1st & 2nd & $140.00 3rd & 4th & 5th Guests
Category 8E $515.00 1st & 2nd & $140.00 3rd & 4th & 5th Guests
Government Taxes & Port Fees combined per person on all rooms: $188.80
Deposits & Payment Schedules per person
1ST PAYMENT $25.00 P/P Due by SEPTEMBER 15, 2010,
2ND PAYMENT, $200.00 P/P Due by December 10, 2010,
FINAL PAYMENT, Due by February 8, 2011
Download / see Cruise flyer PDF
••••NOTE; GUESTS ALSO HAVE THE OPTION ONCE THEY HAVE BEEN BOOKED AND PAID THEIR INITIAL DEPOSITS TO MAKE WEEKLY, BIWEEKLY, OR MONTHLY PAYMENTS ON THEIR CRUISE. TO SET UP THIS OPTIONAL FEATURE,
GUESTS WILL NEED TO CONTACT THE TRAVEL AGENT DIRECTLY.
Vacation Protection is optional but highly recommended for all guests. The price for vacation protection is based on cabin categories selected,
and are as follows: $49.00 to $129.00 Per Person