Search for a balloon man entertainer or decorator by personal name, business name, or location. My friend brought out his bag of balloons and started doing what he does and as I watched, that whole room became focused on these balloon creations that were going on. The little girl was delighted and everybody started smiling and laughing and sharing a great time together — all because of balloons," Johnson said.
A lot of symbolism, depending on how you see it the girl is either letting go of the balloon (and whetever it may represent) or she lost it. For me it's somewhere in between; her right arm is dark and reaching for the balloon, but her left arm is lighter and seems to be holding back.
Professionals who earn the CBA designation have chosen to grow their businesses through networking with other balloon professionals, continuing their education, giving and receiving referrals, and taking advantage of the marketing support available to CBAs.
In the seven years he's been in the balloon business, his career has skyrocketed with several high profile gigs, including this summer's Pride Parade in Chicago, the Fourth of July parade in Coralville and the recent balloon extravaganza he created for the NCAA Women's Gymnastics Championship in Iowa City.
Started performing folk songs at Gerde's Folk City in NY when she was 18 and studying opera singing in the city, and managed to get on the Johnny Carson show (singing The Russian Nightingale") before she had a recording contract, which got her signed to Columbia to record this LP and some tracks on a couple of Columbia's All-Star Hootenanny compilations.
CBAs are people who work for a Qualatex Balloon Network (QBN) Business Member and have successfully completed the program's written tests, as well as the CBA Practical Examination to demonstrate their knowledge of the QBN curriculum and ability to produce quality balloon work.