Be Bold and Brave and Get Involved

The Melbourne International Flower & Garden Show is on again. Lock in Wednesday 21 – Sunday 25 March 2018, at the Royal Exhibition Building & Carlton Gardens.

All Flowers Victoria members will receive two tickets to MIFGS. Tickets will be posted soon, along with your invitation to the flower industry evening.

MIFGS is more than just an event. This is the industry’s time to shine, put our own brand of expertise and professionalism on display. It also presents a major networking opportunity for Flowers Victoria members and industry colleagues to make new connections to grow your business.

It is so much fun becoming part of the behind-the-scenes MIFGS family.

Off the top, there are three events and activities you can get involved in:

Support an exhibitor: not the creative type but you have amazing product you would like to put in front of 100 000 consumers and the trade…we can connect you and your product with an exhibitor and get it out there – on your terms. Let’s talk!

Contact: Miffy Gilbert
Mobile: 0421 668 007

Industry Event: an exceptional networking opportunity for Flowers Victoria members and across our industry. It is also a great time to see the Show without the madding crowds so come and join the party. Invitation attached.We will also be posting an invitation next week.

Date: Thursday 22 March
Time: 6.30-9.30pm
Venue: Royal Exhibition Buildings
Cost: Members $70; Non-members $80 (10% discount for 10+ bookings apply)
Bookings: VFF Member Services 1300 882 833
RSVP: closes 15 March

Wedding Table Display: Flowers Victoria offers yet another creative and branding opportunity to inspire wedding ideas and wedding bookings for participating stylists/florists. We are looking for bespoke florists and boutique wedding and styling freelancers to set their own on-trend wedding table style by setting a place at the table.The central soul of the table is fresh flowers and each entrant will have 1.5m to set the tone.

Prizes: This is a ‘people’s choice’ award and voting will take place throughout the Show. The prizes are yet to be confirmed however include:

  • Dress the table at Heart of Victoria; the premier agricultural and food event for the Victorian Farmers Federation in conjunction with the Royal Agricultural Show Society; expect 400 people to sit at the table!
  • Branding and public relations package
  • Exposure on Flowers Victoria and MIFGS websites and social media platforms
  • Media coverage in a wedding/events magazine

Entrant Fee: $200 per exclusive table place; only 18 places available.

There are so many ways Flowers Victoria members and your professional network can be involved in MIFGS 2018 – do not let it pass you by.

Connect with me and let’s make this time shine.


Miffy Gilbert
Flowers Victoria Events (MIFGS):
0421 668 007