At Pioneer Balloon Company, we are all about education! From basic balloon knowledge, to preparation for the Certified Balloon Artist (CBA) exam, to continuing education for established balloon professionals, we make sure that you're always learning something new!

Balloon Basics

It may seem simple, but there's an art to proper balloon inflation and tying! In this page full of videos and step-by-step instructions, you'll learn that, plus how to make basic balloon bouquets and decor designs.

PERFECT FOR: The beginner balloon professional and those preparing for their CBA exam!

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All About Colour

Your colour choices hold power, and they can make or break a design. Therefore, it is helpful to understand colour psychology and how different hues influence behavior and perceptions. Learn how to create colour palettes using colour theory and colour harmonies in this special issue of Balloon Images Magazine.

PERFECT FOR: All balloon decorators, whether just starting out or in need of a refresher!

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Qualatex Webinars

The most recognized names in the balloon industry present recorded webinars sharing their trade secrets as well as expertise in areas such as organic decor and seasonal designs! View them as many times as you'd like to master the skills they demonstrate!

PERFECT FOR: Balloon decorators with some experience in the industry.

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Happy Hour with Cam & Eve

Join Cam Woody, CBA, and Eve Antontello, CBA, both from Pioneer Balloon Company, as they deliver hour-long happy sessions full of useful tips and sellable designs! Happy Hour is now available LIVE and on-demand on the Mr. Q Facebook Page, Qualatex Instagram, and Qualatex YouTube channel!

PERFECT FOR: Balloon artists of all levels.


Q Corner Convention

Hosted on YouTube by world-renowned balloon artists — and wisecracking quip machines — Keith Stirman and Dominic Cassidy of All Things Fun in Peterlee, UK., the 2020 and 2021 Q Corner Convention videos are available whenever you have some time to devote to ongoing education!

PERFECT FOR: Balloon artists of all levels. Balloon business owners will enjoy the segments with expert tips!

2020 Playlist | 2021 Playlist


QBN Member Benefits

Once you have become a QBN member, you have access to a member's only portal, with educational materials to help you work toward your CBA exam, business forms, branding assets and much more. When you are logged in, you also have access to download instruction sheets and select images on the website.

PERFECT FOR: The serious balloon professional with a balloon business.

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