On Tuesday night, Showtime won ‘Best Wedding Reception Venue’ in Victoria at the Australian Bridal Industry Awards, held at Melbourne Pavilion.
It is the third year that Showtime has won the award, as well as being nominated 5 times in a row. Showtime Event Centre is now a finalist for the National Awards, held later this year on the Gold Coast.
Each year the ABIA host ‘5’ State Annual Bridal Industry Awards (ABIA Awards) across the country. The State Awards announce 30+ Wedding Categories at each Gala Event, ranging from best Wedding Venues, Bridal Make-Up Artists, Wedding Photographers, Wedding Planners, Transport etc. Attracting between 250 – 350 Wedding Industry Professionals at each event.
All ABIA Winners & Finalists across 30+ categories are determined solely based on the ratings provided by the Past Brides & Grooms of Australia –each year the ABIA Awards Program receives 25,000+ Wedding registrations, which are invited to rate & review their wedding vendors in the Quality of Product, Quality of Service, Attitude of Staff and Value for Money.
Showtime Event Centre managed to take the top prize amongst fifteen other finalists. With back to back wins, five consecutive nominations, and an average rating of 98% or above from past clients, and is now invited to the ABIA “National Designer of Dreams Awards”.
Showtime also placed runner up in the ‘Best Function Coordinator’ category, missing out on the top prize by just .02%.
“The Showtime team works incredibly hard to achieve and maintain our high standards, from initial contact right through until the end of the big day. It’s an amazing validation to be recognized for our passion. The big thanks however has to go to the amazing couples we have had through our venue and to all those that voted! We are incredibly excited for the National awards later this year!” – Brad Dabbs, General Manager.
Showtime Event Centre, located in South Wharf, is the flagship event space operated by Showtime Event Group, who specialise in Boutique weddings, and Business events encompassing unique venues and creative conferencing. In February of this year, Showtime Event Group were appointed by the National Trust of Australia (Victoria) as the exclusive caterer to the Old Melbourne Gaol and have also launched an off-site catering arm.