The Pyrotechnics Guild International
founded in 1969 is an independent worldwide nonprofit organization of amateur and professional fireworks enthusiasts. Its membership is the largest pyrotechnic community in the world.
People from all over the world to this event once a year that lasts for about a week.
Educational and scientific purposes
The PGI strives to promote the safe and responsible display and use of pyrotechnics
. Fireworks display operator training is offered, as well as classes on specific safety and legality issues.
The PGI was founded by Max P. Vanderhorck a former meteorologist from San Diego California fueled by his love for fireworks and the preservation of what seemed (at the time) like a dying American Tradition.
The PGI encourages the display of public and private fireworks
in conjunction with local and national holidays
as well as patriotic and other events. Fireworks are a part of our heritage, and only through their responsible use will they continue to be available.
The PGI promotes the production and sale of high quality fireworks
. Vendors who are found to be exceptional are invited to display fireworks during the PGI annual convention, as well as to advertise in the quarterly bulletins.
The PGI helps channel the creative energies of talented people into the design, production and display of high quality fireworks
by example of the... Read More