Glee 2019

10-12 September 2019

NEC Birmingham, B40 1NT, UK 

Tue & Wed 9:00 - 18:00, Thu 9:00 - 16:00

 Glee 2019

10-12 September 2018
NEC Birmingham, B40 1NT, UK

Tue & Wed 9:00 - 18:00, Thu 9:00 - 16:00

Why Exhibit

Glee provides a platform for more than 500 exhibitors to showcase their freshest garden retail products, across our 8 tailored show sectors: Garden Care, Landscaping & Garden Decorations, Food & Catering, Retail Experience & Services, Outdoor Entertaining, Pet Products, Home, Gift & Clothing and Plants. 

Whether you’re a new start up in the industry or an established big brand, we’ve got a spot just for you, and because our carefully curated show sectors offer difference and variety, we know we’ll make the perfect match! 

So, if you have exciting products that are ready to market, Glee can help you take the next steps.


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The perfect platform

With a high spending, hugely influential audience from across multiples, independents, builders merchants, online retailers and industry professionals, Glee is the most crucial garden trade event in any garden industry buyer’s calendar!

Glee takes place at the NEC Birmingham and is easily accessible for any UK or International visitor thanks to its central location. Boasting a train station, airport and excellent motorway links, no matter how our visitors travel to Glee, it doesn’t take them long!

Terrastyle’s journey to success

"The show has been really good and a real success for us. This is our first ever tradeshow and our first year of trading, I think Glee gives off great exposure for brands.”

Jack Nelson, Managing Director, Muztag

Who will you meet

Glee provides the perfect platform for our exhibitors to connect with highly transactional and quality buyers, such as:

Garden Centres

DIY Retailers

Multiple Retailers


Online Retailers

Distributors & Agent

Landscape & Garden Designers


High street retailers


Builders merchants

Multi-channel retailers


"We believe in the personal touch, in meeting customers face-to-face. It’s always the best way and by exhibiting at Glee, we met many customers and made valuable new contacts.”

Andrew Mather, National Sales Manager, Clover Peat

A powerful buying audience

Glee brings the most exciting exhibitors together with authoritative buyers who come to the show not only to place orders, but to source inspiration, discover new and innovative products and benefit from the unrivalled networking opportunities available.

Source: Glee post-show visitor survey, 2017.

Making the most out of Glee

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New Product Showcase awards

The New Product Showcase Awards are the perfect platform for building brand visibility and creating a buzz around your best products. With the opportunity to win a coveted ‘Glee Award’, the categories are judged on innovation, design, promotion and saleability.

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New exhibitor workshops

Aimed at maximising exhibitors ROI before, during and after the show, in our free-toattend workshops, retailers will be sharing more about what inspires them when looking for suppliers and products

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Buyers Connect

Managed by our partners GIMA, the Buyers Connect is a power networking event for selected exhibitors to meet with key industry participants, start conversations and connect with some of the most influential brands in the business.

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International Buyers Connect

Run by our partners Gardenex and PetQuip, the International Buyers Connect is a speed networking event where international buyers and UK and international sellers meet in pre-arranged, 10 minute business appointments.

"We were new to exhibiting so it’s been a great way for us to meet potential buyers that we wouldn’t normally get the ability to see. It’s been a really good opportunity for us to get our name out there.”

Emily Lambet, Co-founder & Head of Sales, Seedball


Supporting you, all-year round

Glee is more than just a three-day show. Discover more opportunities and let our multi-channel marketing campaign work to increase your reach and drive greater exposure before, during and after the show, and the best thing is it starts the minute you book your stand!

Find out more

"The Glee team are very receptive to new ideas and together we produced great results. No surprise that we’ve already re-booked.”

Jackie Eades, Managing Director, Briers

Talk to our team today about exhibiting at Glee



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