Frequently Asked Questions: OR Additional Information:

Rewards Program

  • Earn $25 off your registration for every $1,000 spent at burton + BURTON® between May 1, 2016, and May 31, 2017. Reference the “Rates” section on the Ballooniversity® website for a helpful chart. If the balance has been paid in full, we will issue a credit towards your next order.

Ballooniversity Bucks

  • Ballooniversity® Bucks can be redeemed by mailing them using the instructions on the back of the Buck. Ballooniversity® Bucks have been distributed at previous burton + BURTON® educational seminars and various events. Please allow one week for us to process your Bucks before calling to register. Bucks will applied as they are received. If the balance is paid in full before receiving the Bucks, we will issue a credit towards your next order.

Payment Plan

  • A payment plan is available for early bird registrations for Decorators’ Workshop and Ballooniversity® 2017 with a $100 non-refundable deposit for each participant that is applied toward your registration.
  • The remainder of your balance must be paid in full by June 30, 2017, to lock in the early bird rate.

Hotel Rates

  • There are special hotel rates for Ballooniversity® attendees. Visit the “Lodging” section on the Ballooniversity® website and click through to each hotel for more information. All host hotels are within a reasonable walking distance to The Classic Center.


  • The only transportation provided will be shuttles from the Classic Center to burton + BURTON® on Thursday evening.
  • For all other additional transportation, you may want to consider a car rental service.
  • We recommend Groome Transportation for shuttle service to and from Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL).


  • Scheduled Ballooniversity® meals are included with your registration fee. Meals included:
  • Thursday: Dinner
  • Friday: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
  • Saturday: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner at the Gala
  • Please bring your meal ticket (included in your registration packet) to each corresponding meal. No adjustments can be made for anyone not using his or her meal ticket. The meals and activities are for registered participants only.

Weather + Attire

  • Georgia is famous for its HOT summers. We recommend casual dress for your daytime attire. Shorts and t-shirts are great. Be sure to wear comfortable shoes. Also, regulating the temperature at The Classic Center is difficult; a sweater or light jacket will ensure your comfort while attending class. Saturday night will be black-tie optional. 

Guests of Participants

  • Due to room capacity issues, only registered Ballooniversity® participants are permitted at the Thursday and Friday evening events. Guests are invited to the Saturday evening gala with paid admission. Additional guest tickets for the Saturday evening gala are $99.
  • Children age 12 and older are welcome at Ballooniversity® as registered participants. Children under 12 are not permitted.
  • Unfortunately, we are unable to recommend a specific day care facility, but we are happy to provide a list of trusted local day cares and phone numbers.

Lost + Found

        • Located at the registration desk in The Classic Center upstairs adjacent to        Athena Ballroom A.


  • 325 Cleveland Road
    Bogart, GA 30622-1766