Course:  Costa Rica

Location: Andaz Papagayo

Peninsula Papagayo
Guanacaste, Costa Rica,

Tel: +506 2690 1234

Dates:  4-6 June 2018
Investment:  $2400/USD
All attendees MUST stay at the Andaz Papagayo.  We have negotiated a preferred rate of $229/night
Please click HERE to book your room.

Andaz Papagayo Costa Rica

Stimulate your senses and revitalize your spirits at Andaz Hotel in Papagayo. Inspired by the local flora and fauna, Andaz Peninsula Papagayo Hotel & Resort reflects the indigenous nature of Costa Rica with the uncomplicated and personalized service associated with the Andaz experience. Whether you’re swimming in the Culebra Bay, dining at one of our magnificent restaurants, or taking in the sights and sounds of the tropical forest, our Papagayo beach hotel will provide a joyous experience.

Welcome to Andaz Papagayo

  • 153 thoughtfully appointed guest rooms & suites with balconies
  • Four of the 21 suites feature plunge pools
Peninsula Papagayo
Guanacaste, Costa Rica,  Tel: +506 2690 1234
SPECIAL RATE for attendees:  $229/night plus 10% Resort Fee (taxable at 13%) and 13% sales tax with breakfast included for a maximum of 2 people at Rio Bhongo Restaurant.
Click HERE to book your room at the preferred rate.


~ Special Guest Speaker: To be announced soon! ~ Getting to know Karen Tran: her story, challenges and triumph. ~ Creating A Signature Style Wedding ~ You will learn how to create an unforgettable style that is will appeal to today’s luxury market. ~ Using Social Media to advance your business: Which platform works best for you?

~ Grand Scale Floral design ~ In every wedding space there is a feature floral piece. The flower wall, flower entrance or over size hanging florals. We will incorporate one of these spectacular element into our program. Attendees will receive hands-on experience in creating these artwork. Learn to incorporate large piece items into your design to capture the luxury market.

~ Designing a ‘Karen Tran’ wedding. We will work on creating an ‘over the top’ floral pieces using luxurious linens, fine china, custom stationery and fresh flowers to produce an opulent table setting. We will return to this spectacular setting to dine with new industry friends. The Gala is promised to be extravagant for all our fabulous attendees to enjoy. Theme to be announced.

Marketing and Branding: In addition to learning techniques and the mechanics behind all the designs, we will discuss how to refine your brand to target the luxury market. Using all social media platforms to elevate your brand and your business.

The floral experience starts at 9:00am each day. Cost of event includes Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner each day.  Also an opening party dinner on the beach and a spectacular Gala dinner on Wednesday evening.  Please note this event is NON-REFUNDABLE but transferable to another individual for the same event.  All attendees MUST stay at the Andaz Papagayo during this event.  SPECIAL RATE for attendees:  $229/night plus 10% Resort Fee (taxable at 13%) and 13% sales tax with breakfast included for a maximum of 2 people at Rio Bhongo Restaurant.


Nadia Duran

Nadia Duran began her career in the Weddings & Events Industry in Sydney from a small workspace in her home in 2006. It began with a vision to create beautiful memories for her clients wanting a stress free planning process. She built her career on the rentals of event décor including furniture, floral design and luxury linens, which remain an essential element of the now business Events by Nadia. Nadia has traveled extensively around the world over the last decade which inspires her and significantly influences her decorating style. Her team now consists of 30 employees and is built with great people who simply love what they do and deliver beyond expectations. Her company, Events by Nadia, has become synonymous with extraordinary events around Australia. From styling beautiful weddings, corporate affairs, charity galas to intimate dinners. Nadia’s mission is to constantly evolve and add innovative new pieces to the range and never limit herself to a particular theme or style. The company has been the premier source for designing special events and her experience has been recognised by multiple industry awards year after year. We hope you enjoy browsing the website and look forward to answering any questions you may have or assisting you with creative ideas.

Cost of Program: {SPECIAL RATE} $2400.00/USD

Your Investment includes:
  • Breakfast, lunch & dinner each day &  opening dinner on the beach
  • Welcome gift
  • All educational sessions with expert speakers and hands-on with Karen Tran
  • The making of the Gala’ master class with Karen Tran
  • Spectacular GALA dinner on Wednesday 6th June, 2018.
This event is open to all Wedding professionals.
Cost of event does not include accommodations or airfares.
Click HERE to book your room at Andaz Papagayo.
SPECIAL RATE for attendees:  $229/night plus 10% Resort Fee (taxable at 13%) and 13% sales tax with breakfast included for a maximum of 2 people at Rio Bhongo Restaurant.

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