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Orlando/Daytona Beach, FL - Bootcamp  May 11-14, 2015
Discount on-site lodging may be available at this location*.
To Enroll, Use Our Easy Online Registration, or Call 860.940.9262 or 888.840.9605

As another student put it, "Mr. Cascio has turned the business of framing into a science."

His entertaining and informative style has helped framers and framing business owners across North America and beyond.

Why spend tens of thousands of dollars for a franchise? APFA tuition is a very affordable and includes all materials. Bring a friend and you'll each save $200 on tuition.


You'll benefit from a curriculum designed to give you the skills and practice you need to succeed in both the technical and entrepreneurial skills.  And upon graduation, you'll receive a Certificate of Completion.


At the APFA, you'll learn professional framing techniques, including mat cutting, mounting procedures, conservation framing, cutting and joining frames and cutting and handling glass.  


You'll also learn the business of framing from "The Guerrilla Framer," the industry's most recognized profit expert. Topics include the secrets of  frame design and selection, retail selling, acquiring corporate accounts, pricing strategies, frame shop management and effective advertising methods.  


Not only will you benefit from a curriculum designed to give you the skills and practice you need to succeed in both the technical and business areas of professional picture framing, but upon graduation, you'll receive the prestigious APFA diploma. What are you waiting for - call today and get started on the road to a fun and profitable career or business in professional picture framing.


Tuition $995
Additional students only $950. Subject to early termination based on availability.

Learn to frame like a pro, no experience required. This 2-day class (May 11-12) covers the technical basics, including mat cutting, mounting, cutting and joining frames, glass cutting, fitting, frame design and selection, equipment buying advice, and more.

Small classes give you lots of hands-on experience and individual attention, using state-of-the-art framing technology in a supportive, comfortable atmosphere. You'll make new friends and receive the quality and quantity of instruction the APFA is known for. You'll graduate with skills, knowledge, confidence and the prestigious APFA Certificate.                                                                                                                     
Option 1:  2-Day Basic Class 

Registration Special, Only $1395 - You save $750.. Additional students only $1250.

Our most popular option (May 11-14, 2015), the 4-day Boot Camp combo includes both the Basic and Advanced Classes for maximum learning and maximum value. Boot Camp students also receive the Easy-Quote Pricing System at no additional charge.

Option 3: The Boot Camp Combo 
Tuition $995   - Additional students $950

Once you've successfully completed the Basic Pro Class, you're eligible to enroll in the (May 13-14) APFA Advanced Class. Or, take 'em together with our Boot Camp Option and save up to $400.

Emphasis on high end, high profit framing techniques, such as Shadow Box Framing, Fillets, Canvas Transfer, Fabric Clad Mats, Equipment Maintenance, Canvas Stretching,   Plus, the APFA's Business of Framing. Learn the inside secrets to success from leading industry business expert, and popular trade columnist, Paul Cascio, AKA, The Guerrilla Framer. Topics include, pricing, marketing and advertising, closing sales, corporate and commercial framing, question/answer sessions, and more.  *PM Session
Option 2:    2-Day Advanced Class

Kevin Seale, Crawfordsville, IN   "This was without a doubt the best class I have attended in many years.  After 15 years in big corporate America, I've spent my share of time in training classes.  This one was not only educational it was entertaining. I was really impressed that you were able to keep a wide range of people up to speed with the materials.  The depth of the program and the many tips, tricks and traps you covered should allow anyone to get started the minute they leave class.  Read More Student Comments

Successful picture framing businesses start at APFA

Enroll Early to Ensure Your Place -- One of our most popular locations, the Orlando/Daytona Beach Area class is held at a wonderful, ocean front hotel, so bring the family and enjoy the World's Most Famous Beach. Special On-site, Discount Lodging is available too. Fly directly into Daytona Airport (DAB) or into Orlando, where you can get a ground shuttle for only $32pp. Call us for more info.

Paul Cascio, aka "The Guerrilla Framer", will be the lead instructor for this class. Don't miss your opportunity to learn from the industry's top educator. You'll love it.

 *Discount lodging limited, is on a space-available basis and cannot be guaranteed. Early reservations strongly suggested.

Call us at 860.940.9262 if you have questions, or need travel or lodging assistance.

Enroll Today and $650 with our 4-Day Boot Camp Combo. Bring a Friend and Save More. 1-Opening

"Great school, great instructors." Frank Esposito, Lyndhurst, NJ

"Well worth it. The first step to framing success." Susan Sherman, Seattle, WA

"Loads of useful information." Ken Tyson, Claymont, DE

"Paul has turned the business of framing into a science." Kay Kosters, Sioux City, IA

"A great week. Really took the mystery out of framing." Steve Mulholland, Miami, FL