August 30, 2016. Australia’s most innovative event and venue caterer, GEMA Group are delighted to announce their selection as exclusive catering partner at the Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show. The three year contract (2017-2019) will see GEMA Group delivering fresh and exciting catering across the site. As the exclusive catering partner at Floriade, the ACT’s annual celebration off spring for over a decade, GEMA Group is no stranger to the increasingly popular floral design and landscape events market.
For over 30 years GEMA Group has partnered with a range of unique venues leading brands and Government. From award-winning catering at large scale events such as Floriade and the National tour of V8 Supercars, to food and beverage across entire venues such as GIO Stadium Canberra, GEMA Group is known for professionalism, innovation and flexibility.
‘This is a significant accolade for GEMA Group as we continue to build our portfolio of events that allow us to really showcase our innovative menus and delivery. As always, our team will deliver a seamless service and we look forward to making the food at the Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show a centrepiece of the event.’ Paul Valenti, GM of GEMA Group said of the announcement.
Glenn Fenton, Chairman, Flower and Garden Show Limited said ‘GEMA Group and MIFGS have a shared vision for the 2017 show. Innovation and fresh ideas are what bring visitors back year after year, and it was GEMA Group’s ability to understand not only the service and infrastructure aspect of the show, but the changing demographic and need to cater to this more discerning market that impressed us.’
The 2017 Melbourne International Flower & Garden Show will be held at the Royal Exhibition Building and Carlton Gardens from Wednesday March 29th through to Sunday April 2nd.
For further information and media enquiries contact Tamara Valenti P: 0416 245 082
Herald Sun – 28th March 2017
A true partnership, based on a close and cooperative working relationship.