Established in 2004, HotHouse Media & Events is a Melbourne based Public Relations, digital and events agency specialising in the industries of food and beverage, lifestyle, fashion, property, art, design and entertainment.

With our experienced team of PR, publicity and event professionals, we provide expert direction, made-to-measure strategies and genuine relationships with media industry contacts to achieve the best possible outcomes for our clients.


JOHN FLOWER (Founder and Director)

John has impeccable credentials in the culinary, wine, fashion and events sectors having owned seminal Melbourne eateries in the 80s and 90s and as a public face, for the media at Australian Fashion Week for over a decade. John has lived and worked in both Sydney and Melbourne and counts senior editorial staff throughout the country as trusted friends.  He is very ‘hands on’ across all HHME clients.


MAREE STARK (Finance and Human Resources)

Maree has been part of the HotHouse team since the company’s inception in 2004. With a long standing career in media and PR finance, Maree is an invaluable part of the HotHouse team.