Bloomex is Official Florist of the 136th Royal Canadian Henley Regatta

St. Catharines, Canada, August 09, 2018 — Bloomex is proud to be Official Florist of the 136th Royal Canadian Henley Regatta hosted by the St. Catharine’s Rowing Club, August 5-12, 2018. Bloomex provided all of the floral provisions for the event including potted mums to decorate the venue, centrepieces for the opening ceremonies and presentation bouquets for the Master’s Division women’s race.

Since its introduction to Canada in 1882, the Henley Regatta has evolved into the top amateur rowing competition in North America attracting athletes from Europe, Australia, Latin America and beyond. Held in the beautiful Port Dalhousie, the Masters competed on August 5, while races take place all week long.

“The Royal Canadian Henley Regatta is a fantastic event and we’re so glad to be supporting it this year,” says Sue McDonald, Director of PR and Corporate Sponsorship at Bloomex Canada. “We wish all the athletes the best of luck.”

Project Manger and Social Strategy Lead for the Royal Canadian Henley Regatta, Kristen Goetz is excited to partner with Bloomex as well. “The Royal Canadian Henley Regatta is thrilled to have Bloomex joining our community partnership,” says Goetz. “As the Official Florist, their beautiful blooms will enhance the atmosphere at our venue, ceremonies, and award presentation. The Regatta is preparing to host over 2500 athletes from across Canada, the US and the world, and we’re so proud to have the support of Bloomex and other partners, coming together for this annual event.”

About Bloomex Canada

Bloomex is the largest florist in Canada. Orders are taken and processed through the company's site or by phone, and then delivered to customers via local courier. In addition to flowers, Bloomex offers a variety of other gift items including plants, gift baskets, gourmet foods, sweets and treats, balloons and other items. The company serves Canada, the US, and Australia.

About Royal Canadian Henley Regatta

The Royal Canadian Henley Regatta began in 1882 and has since become the premier amateur rowing competition in North America.

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