Event Portfolio | Ellerslie International Flower Show Corporate Hosting

By: 360 Degree Events  06-Dec-2011

Event Dates 8 - 13 March 2011 - Event cancelled due to Christchurch earthquake (22 February 2011).
2012 dates TBC
Event Venue Hagley Park, Christchurch
Event Size The Ellerslie International Flower Show is the largest flower show in the Southern Hemisphere
Key Roles 360DE is responsible for all Corporate Hosting at the Ellerslie International Flower Show
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Experience one of the world's most prestigious garden shows!

The Ellerslie International Flower Show is the largest garden showcase event in New Zealand. It attracts the country’s most talented garden designers and aims to deliver the highest standard of exhibition; combining floral art, horticulture, landscape design and construction exhibits.

This esteemed event is where trends are set; worldwide media pay attention and designers are given the opportunity to shine.

Visitors will be inspired by a combination of indoor and outdoor exhibits, retail offerings and world-class entertainment.

The Corporate Village offers VIP guests the opportunity to enjoy all of this and more, as they experience supreme corporate hosting.

THE CORPORATE VILLAGE

Located in an exclusive garden setting, The Corporate Village consists of tastefully dressed marquees; with an outdoor seating area facing onto beautifully designed garden displays. While the buzz of the show can be seen from the Corporate Village, the privacy of the marquees makes this the perfect place to entertain your guests.

Be part of the excitement, glitz and glamour - impress your clients or reward your staff as you indulge in one of the many corporate hospitality packages.

Below are details of the 2011 Corporate Packages.. 2012 packages will be available in due course.


PREMIERE GARDEN PARTY
The premiere garden party is the formal opening of the show. It is a prestigious occasion which enables you to be the first to see the gardens.

You will be greeted at the entrance with a glass of bubbles and have the opportunity to wander amongst the gardens, being the first to see the displays before the event opens to the public. Enjoy canapés and listen to live jazz and light classical music. You will also have the opportunity to meet with the designers and judges and be a part of the brief ceremony to announce the Supreme Winners in each category.

CHAMPAGNE BREAKFAST & GUIDED TOUR
This is the perfect way to start your day at the Ellerslie International Flower Show.

Enjoy a guided tour of the amazing gardens before the show opens to the public, and then relax in The Corporate Village with a glass of bubbles and a sumptuous cooked buffet breakfast.

Package includes:

  • Access to The Corporate Village from 8am to 10am
  • VIP car park close to the show entrance
  • Champagne served on arrival and with breakfast
  • Breakfast buffet– hot and cold selection
  • A guided tour of show highlights
  • Ticket valid for the duration of the day; explore the show at your leisure
  • Official show programme
  • Goodie bag
  • VIP hosting

THE ULTIMATE GARDEN LUNCH
Enhance your visit to the Ellerslie International Flower Show with the ultimate corporate hosting experience. Start with networking drinks and live entertainment in The Corporate Village garden, before enjoying a magnificent three-course lunch. The rest of the day is yours to enjoy the show at your leisure.

Package includes:

  • Access to The Corporate Village from 11am to 3pm
  • VIP car park close to the show entrance
  • Networking drinks upon arrival
  • 3-course lunch
  • Two complimentary bottles of wine per table - cash bar available for additional beverages
  • Live entertainment
  • Ticket valid for the duration of the day; explore the show at your leisure
  • VIP access to all exhibits, enabling you to avoid the queues
  • Official show programme
  • Goodie bag
  • VIP hosting

DINNER AT THE SHOW
Enhance your visit to the Ellerslie International Flower Show with the ultimate corporate hosting experience. Start with networking drinks and live entertainment in The Corporate Village garden, before enjoying a magnificent three-course dinner. The rest of the day is yours to enjoy the show at your leisure.

Package includes:

  • Access to The Corporate Village from 5pm to 9pm
  • VIP car park close to the show entrance
  • Welcome drink upon arrival
  • 3-course full-service dinner
  • Two complimentary bottles of wine per table - cash bar available for additional beverages
  • Live entertainment
  • Ticket valid for the duration of the day; explore the show at your leisure
  • VIP access to all exhibits, enabling you to avoid the queues
  • Official show programme
  • Goodie bag
  • VIP hosting

TWILIGHT COCKTAIL PARTY
Reward yourself at the end of a long day with drinks and canapés served in The Corporate Village garden. This is the perfect environment for hosting clients and staff.

Package includes:

  • Ticket valid for the duration of the day; explore the show at your leisure
  • VIP access to all exhibits, enabling you to avoid the queues
  • Access to The Corporate Village from 5pm to 7pm
  • VIP car park close to the show entrance
  • Networking drinks and canapés served
  • Live entertainment
  • Official show programme
  • Goodie bag
  • VIP hostess

ELITE EXPERIENCE
If the number of people you want to host is small and you want a more informal experience at the Show - then this will impress! Enjoy the very best VIP treatment. Start the day with a tour of the Show highlights and the HORT Galore Marquee before the Show opens to the public, then enjoy a relaxing morning tea in the Corporate Village. Your Elite Experience wristband can then be used for the remainder of the day, giving you VIP access to all exhibits. A gourmet lunch will also be served in the Corporate Village. 

Package includes:

  • Ticket valid for the duration of the day; explore the show at your leisure
  • VIP access to all exhibits, enabling you to avoid the queues
  • Access to The Corporate Village from 8am to 3pm
  • VIP car park close to the show entrance
  • Welcome from the EIFS Senior Management and the opportunity to meet some of the designers
  • Guided tour of the Show highlights
  • Guided tour of the HORT Marquee
  • Morning Tea
  • Gourmet lunch
  • Official show programme
  • Goodie bag
  • VIP hosting

For further information, ticket availability and to customise a package to suit your corporate hosting needs, please contact:
Karen Hamilton
021 967 159 / 03 943 2237


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