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CBA Practical Exam - Wednesday, April 6, 2016
You could become a CBA at WBC! Register to take the CBA Practical Exam with other examinees from all over the world. To qualify for the exam you must have completed the QBN online exams (with a score of 80% or above), and work for a QBN business member. You must send in four Classic Balloon Decor photos with a completed Job Cost Form for each by February 29, 2016. Please contact the Pioneer office nearest you or email qbn@qualatex.com.
WBC 2016 Welcome Festivities-Wednesday, April 6, 2016
Kickoff your week with the “Celebration of Balloons” Welcome Event featuring decor designed by Edward Muñoz, CBA, of El Genio de los Globos in San Francisco, CA, USA. You’ll be welcomed by Pioneer’s Ted A. and Betty Vlamis and receive valuable convention information from Pioneer representatives. Plus, you’ll have the chance to meet other delegates.
Mardi Gras Costume Party-Thursday, April 7, 2016 - No-host Bar
The fun will continue into Thursday night at the bright and lively “Mardi Gras” costume party, with decor designed by José Lutman, CBA, of Fiesta Mulhouse in Mulhouse, France. Come dressed in your favorite Mardi Gras-themed costume and enjoy the cocktails, dinner, fashion/costume show, and dancing while surrounded by vibrant decor.
Masquerade Grand Gala-Saturday, April 9, 2016 - No-host Bar
Cap off an amazing week at the WBC Grand Gala with the ultimate in balloon decor designed by Luiz Carlos Da Costa Silva, CBA, of Cenário Balões in São Paulo, Brazil. Dress your best for this masquerade-themed event full of glitz and glamour, fine food and drink, and the unveiling of the competition winners.
Deco-Twisting Jam-Wednesday, April 6, 2016
and Friday, April 8, 2016

Come and play with a huge, complimentary spread of Qualatex Round and Non-round balloons at the Deco-Twisting Jam where decorators and twisters, seasoned veterans and newcomers, and everyone in between are welcome to join the fun! Try your hand at creating new figures, share some of your own ideas, and get inspired to create fun, new designs.