NGIQ Annual Dinner

NGIQ held the Annual Dinner on Friday 17 November 2017 at Hotel Grand Chancellor Brisbane. Guest speakers Hilton & Tracy Blake from Garden Retail Success provided entertaining stories and guests heard from new Chief Executive Officer, Ian Atkinson.

Over 100 guests including 5 NGIQ life members enjoyed a delicious 3 course meal followed by music by ‘The Reserves’ after the formalities concluded. On this special evening we recognised long standing members and certificates were awarded to those in attendance. 


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In 2016, the NGIQ Annual Dinner was held on Friday 18 November 2016 at Hotel Grand Chancellor Brisbane.

80 guests enjoyed an evening with industry and heard from guest speaker Dale Arvidsson, Curator of Brisbane Botanic Gardens. The evening was hosted by Hortiman and two NGIQ Life Members were inducted. Renee from Brookfield Garden Centre spoke about the Flower & Garden precinct and EKKA and Dan from Rocky Point Mulching was interviewed after recently being awarded ‘Australian Farmer of the Year’.

Live band ‘Acoustic Moose’ played late into the night after all experienced a contemporary 3 course dinner in a unique designer space with views to Roma Street Parklands.