Zoë Gallina was raised in the event industry with parents who flourish in floral design and décor. Their highly coveted successes are only rivaled by their daughter, Zoë, who won an American Floral Society design competition at age 8and is now at the helm of Botanica International Design & Décor Studio as Creative Director.
Recently awarded the Event Solutions Magazine “2011 Rising Star of the Year,” Zoë is a member of the Grace Ormonde Platinum List and is a WeddingWire Bride’s Choice Award™ recipient. She has been featured in Brides Florida Magazine, The Knot National Magazine, Style Me Pretty, Borrowed and Bleud, Elizabeth Anne’s Designs and on TheKnot.com.
Zoë has trained with some of the most reputable event planners and designers and is professionally trained by the Association of Certified Professional Wedding Consultants. She has also been affiliated with Tampa Bay’s leading event industry and charitable organizations including the National Association of Catering Executives, Meeting Planners International and The Junior League of Tampa Bay. She is a speaker on event design and trends, most recently presenting at the Society of American Florists in Palm Springs, CA. Her philosophy is well received as she simply loves the way flowers make people feel throughout transformations in great design.
Zoë attributes her success and knowledge of the industry and all that it entails to the love and support of her family. Her skills have taken her across the country and even to Canada for event design production where her clients fall in love with her kind demeanor, unrelenting creativity, and passion for all things beautiful.
Zoë was born in Rutherglan, Scotland and moved to the United States with her family at a young age. She earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Communications and Advertising at The University of North Florida and currently resides in south Tampa with her husband where she can’t live without non-fat Chai lattes, HGTV and Jo Malone perfume.