Education

The more you know, the more you grow. Expand your business with ongoing education classes, the QBN program, and the CBA designation.

Qualatex Balloon Network

The QBN has been advancing balloon professionals worldwide since 1993. Unlock the tools and support you need to grow your business by becoming a member.

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Certified Balloon Artist

Earn your CBA designation – the only certification program in the industry – and join a worldwide community with those who hold this exclusive title.

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Education Courses

Our highly subsidised training courses cater for all levels, from complete beginners to more experienced artists looking to gain skills in new areas or understand the latest trends. During our workshops you will receive step by step tuition in a friendly, supportive and relaxed atmosphere. 

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Q Jam Winter Extravaganza

 | Halesowen, England

HO, HO, HO — Q Jam is BACK! Join Dr Bob and Colin for a flurry of Winter-themed fun, including twisted Christmas characters, competitions and – of course – balloon jams!

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Qualatex education has been crucial for us as distributors. The excellent classes and hand-picked instructors have helped us developing the Norwegian market and to educate our customers. Well done, Qualatex!

Åse Marie and Petter Vabog, Ballongbutikken AS. Norwegian distributors for 30 years.

Diwali, the Festival of Lights

Announcing the newest Qualatex® Microfoil® design to celebrate the Indian festival Diwali, observed by millions of people worldwide. New to Diwali? Read on for a list of fast facts about this colourful cultural celebration and beautiful Diwali design inspiration by Eve Antonello, CBA.

100% Latex, 100% Sustainable

Balloon decor is a versatile design option for any event. Latex balloons, in particular, add a whimsical quality to decor that is hard to deny. But what happens to a latex balloon after it pops? In today’s environmentally-conscious world, this is a question balloon decorators must be prepared to answer.

Unlimited Design Possibilities with GRIDZ

Whether you have extensive knowledge of GRIDZ or have never used them before, one thing is for sure: they offer a plethora of possibilities when it comes to creating logo walls, sculptural structures, or gorgeous photo backdrops! Learn more about how to use GRIDZ and find inspirational ideas for your next event.

Parade Decor with PRIDE

Corporate sponsorship of Pride parades around the world has steadily increased in recent years. From Starbucks to Disney, more and more global corporations are taking part in the festivities, and that means plenty of opportunity for balloon partnerships with world-renowned clients!

Balloon Basics

Explore inflation tips, sizing tools, and foundational skills that can save you time and money.

Find color charts, helium guidelines, videos, and more!

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Balloon Magazines

Balloon Images Magazine: For the balloon decorator and QBN member.

Balloon Magic – The Magazine: Great resource for balloon entertainers.

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Scholarships

Expand your knowledge with the Qualatex Scholarship program. Designed to develop high-potential balloon professionals, the Scholarship program accepts applications year-round.

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