The Queens Baton Relay is a major highlight leading up to the Commonwealth Games and Valiant Events is proud to have been involved in one of the events along the baton relay route!
Valiant Events supplied event furniture to and styled the Queen’s Baton Relay Cocktail Party which was held at the beautiful new amphitheatre at HOTA Gold Coast (Home of the Arts). It’s an amazing outdoor venue for a momentous event! The striking architecture was a breathtaking backdrop and the glorious lawn was a joy to dress up.
Home of the Arts (HOTA) Gold Coast
The task was to bring out the Gold Coast’s relaxed coastal vibe through lounging and cocktail arrangements for 250 VIP guests, including the Lord Mayor of the Gold Coast Tom Tate and Sports Minister Kate Jones.
View from the HOTA stage
We brought this look to life by creating cocktail and lounging arrangements using white and light coloured pieces in grey and pale blue.Furniture was dressed with the use of fresh greenery and vibrant graphic printed cushions to weave in ocean hues. Décor was kept minimal and elegant.
We created four lounging pods using pieces from our Coastal Collection and from the Calypso lounge set.
Peppered around the space were various sets of bar and cocktail arrangements. We created cocktail dining settings for small groups of 3-4 and larger groups of 8. For those who wished to stand, there were bar tables with no seating scattered between.
In photo: Panel bar with white panels, custom built backdrop with printed decal and florals
To complete the theme, we topped tables with fresh greenery, light timber details, candles, and custom decals for tapas tables. The cushions were a mixture of white, off-white, light blue, and light seafoam green.
The wooden uprights and the unique draped beige ropes perfectly tied in with the coastal theme. It framed the stage area beautifully and was a good focal point.
Photography: Leah Desborough
Staging: Staging Creations
Florals: Stem Design Florals