Back to Back National Award Winner

Back to Back National Award Winner

On Tuesday 6th August 2019 Showtime Events Centre took home the coveted award of ‘Best Reception Venue in Australia’ at the Australian Bridal Industry Academy (ABIA) National Designer of Dream Awards. The night of nights held at The Star Gold Coast tops off an impressive run for the group having won the national awards previously in 2018 and the Victorian ‘Best Reception Venue’ in 2015, 2017 and 2018.

Voted by wedding couples, the National Designer of Dream Award is a true representation of businesses which continuously deliver a premium product and service. To qualify for the National Award, nominee’s votes are collated over a consecutive 4 year period based on Quality of Product, Quality of Service, Attitude of Staff and Value for Money.

National ABIA Designer of Dreams Awards

Victoria showed that it’s leading the way in weddings with fellow industry peers from Bridesmaids Dressings Room, Zonzo Estate, A Touch of Flash Photography, De Ross Artistry and Andrew Redman Celebrants taking out 1st place awards in their respective categories.

“Having spent the last 6 years as a Wedding Producer with the group, it has been a fantastic ride seeing the wedding business evolve to what it’s become today. Our aim to consistently provide personal and outstanding service from initial enquiry to the day itself remains as strong as ever.” Karinda Mathison – Senior Wedding Producer


Showtime Events Centre Wins National Award at ABIA for Best Reception Venue in Australia 2019
General Manager Brad Dabbs accepting the award

“What a win! This award means so much to the team, with the long hours, late nights and weekends spent producing weddings, it reinforces why we love what we do. We can’t wait to see what 2020 and beyond has in store for the growing team.” Hayley Murnane – Head of Weddings

Showtime Events Centre, located in South Wharf, is the backbone of Showtime Event Group, the original venue where it all began. Recent growth has seen the Group appointed as the exclusive caterer to the State Library of Victoria which is currently undergoing an $88.1 million refurbishment not to mention the launch of an offsite catering arm.

The fabulous Showtime Event Group Weddings Team

“This award is one of the best wins yet! It shows even with the enormous growth the group has experienced in the past two years we haven’t lost the personal touch we so highly pride ourselves on.” – Brad Dabbs, General Manager