The American Institute of Floral Designers (AIFD) is the highest level of American floral design certification and the gold standard authority in setting definitive, industry-wide floral design rules following their Principles and Elements core. AIFD touts itself as “the oldest and largest non-profit organization dedicated to recognizing and promoting the art of floral design as a professional career.”

The AFA is pleased to encourage and help our members in seeking and achieving their personal floral certification goals. Our Arkansas Master Florist Certification program is an official AIFD pathway to Certified Floral Designer (CFD) credentials. We also offer numerous design and educational workshops, shows, competitions and mentors to help you succeed.