The ABIA Awards were set up in 1996 to assist in setting the standards in the free for all wedding market place. Held at The Star Gold Coast, this is the first time Showtime Events Centre has been a finalist at the National Awards, after winning the category at the Victorian ABIA Awards three of the last five years. (Winner 2015, 2017, 2018).
The National awards compile 3,712 businesses rated by 102,293 newlyweds over the past 4 years. ABIA then narrows down that list to 317 finalists, and just 9 National Award winners.
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 Events Centre
61 South Wharf Promenade, South Wharf 3006
Take centre stage at Showtime. An enviable position on the Yarra River including internal and exterior areas, contribute to putting Showtime firmly on the event planners must visit list. Situated a short distance from the CBD with Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre and international hotels on the doorstep, this venue will provide an unbeatable setting for style, service and catering.
A custom designed chandelier bar installation and modern green room facility compliment the original heritage features. Formerly known as Shed 11, Showtime formed part of the dining hall in this historic docking area and continues to drive South Wharf as a destination in excellence in hospitality. Beautiful wooden floorboards and wrought iron wall features pay tribute to its legacy, while an award winning in-house catering and operations team continue to elevate the offering and deliver truly VIP experiences.
Showtime has a character, warmth and feel that is to sure to impress each and every one of your guests.
Seating from 80 to 280 guests banquet-style or up to 1,000 for a cocktail event, The outdoor venue space can be incorporated to produce a precinct party for up to 5,500 guests.
Winner of the Australian Bridal awards ‘Best Wedding Reception Venue’ in Australia in 2018.
Winner of the Australian Bridal awards of best Wedding Reception Venue in Victoria for 2017 & 2018.