The Southern Hemisphere’s largest and most loved horticultural event, the Melbourne International Flower & Garden Show, returns to the heritage listed Royal Exhibition Building and Carlton Gardens from Wednesday 27 – Sunday 31 March in 2019.
Now in its 24th year, the Show’s immersive Show Garden installations, the vibrant floral designs and innovative gardening products have been a drawcard for tens of thousands of attendees annually. In addition to showcasing industry best retail products and an incredible line up of Australian landscape and floral designers, the 2019 Show will also host a plethora of great features and experiences for all ages.
Fresh flower and plant features, tantalising food experiences and expert presentations will all breathe life into the Carlton Garden and Royal Exhibition Building and promise to be a lavish immersion of all five senses.
Applications for all retail site types are now open via our online application form.
The Melbourne International Flower & Garden Show offers a number of retail site options to suit your requirements ranging from 18sqm indoor sites, outdoor 36sqm ‘all inclusive’ package options up to 100sqm ‘space only’ sites. These sites give you the opportunity to showcase and retail your products and services to 100,000 plus people; an impressive, engaged audience on a unique platform. Please note trading hours for ALL retail sites will be 9am-9:00pm on Friday 29th March for the Gardens by Twilight Event.
|STANDARD PRICE||NURSERY & GARDENS INDUSTRY VICTORIA MEMBERS|
|INDOOR 18m2 RETAIL PACKAGE||$3,200||N/A|
|OUTDOOR 18m2 RETAIL PACKAGE||$4,300||$3,900|
|OUTDOOR 36m2 RETAIL PACKAGE||$7,700||$7,100|
|OUTDOOR 36m2 RETAIL SPACE ONLY||$6,700||$5,900|
|OUTDOOR 60m2 RETAIL SPACE ONLY||$9,000||$7,900|
|OUTDOOR 100m2 RETAIL SPACE ONLY||$11,300||$9,900|
All prices are inclusive of GST.
The Baptcare Shop Window Floral Design Competition is an open competition giving florists, designers, stylists, floristry students, flower enthusiasts and more the opportunity to create a unique floral ‘shop window’ display at the Melbourne International Flower & Garden Show. Your floral display will be seen by more than 100,000 visitors across five glorious Autumn days, from Wednesday 27th March to Sunday 31st March 2019. Presentation and your ability to impress both the public and the judges with your creative flair is the focus.
In 2019 the Baptcare Shop Window Floral Design Competition will be themed around ‘home is where the heart it’. Competition entrants are invited to create a display that represents the significance of home in people’s lives, and what home means to you. This might include, for example, plants that you love in your own garden or flowers you remember from your childhood home – but you’re welcome to be as creative as you like in interpreting the notion of home.
1st Prize $2,500
2nd Prize $1,250
3rd Prize $750
2.5m x 2.0m ‘Shop Window’ space per competitor
Two side & one rear wall (2.4m high)
24th March: From 2pm
25th March: All day
26th March: Until 5pm
Designs will be judged at 5.30pm sharp on 26th March
Take part in this prestigious event and your business will be associated with the sustainability messaging, tradition, quality and all the excitement of a major event which enjoys strong national media attention.
To apply for a catering site at the show please contact Nicole Anderson from GEMA Catering.
Click here to view the 2019 show map.
You are invited to apply for a site at the 2019 Show via the online application form on this website. You will be asked to select your three preferred site locations later in the year once the Show Map and layout has been approved by the City of Melbourne. All applicants will be confirmed (or otherwise) via email by the Show Organisers.
The Show Organisers reserve the right to refuse any application for exhibition space at their absolute discretion. Applicants who have been successful in their application for exhibition space at the Show will be bound by the Show rules and regulations as agreed to in the Exhibitor Terms and Conditions and the Exhibitor Manual.
These documents set forth the terms and conditions of your licence as an exhibitor at the Show and a copy of the Exhibitor Terms and Conditions can be found within the Application Form. The Exhibitor Manual will be available for you to read later in the year.
As an exhibitor of the Show, you are required to have, and provide a copy of your Insurance Certificate to the Show Organiser by no later than Friday 1st February 2019. Please click here to view the insurance requirements.
All successful applicants will be required to pay a 50% deposit upon application to secure the site. This amount will be invoiced once the application has been accepted. You will then be invoiced for the remaining 50% of your site fee due 1st February 2019. Your site fee must be paid in full by Friday 1st February 2019. The Show Organisers may refuse you entry to the venue or Show if your site fee is not paid in full on or before the due date.