15 - 17 September 2020
NEC Birmingham UK

Success Stories

Success Stories

Our exhibitors think Glee is a fantastic platform to connect with high quality buyers from the UK and across the world. Hear from some of our exhibitors and discover why they love coming back to Glee.

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  • 3rd Party Code   Discover: Landscaping & Garden Decoration “I think you can send photo's via email and websites but with the garden industry it's quite a family run industry and it's that human intera ...
  • “Glee is the right place to grow business in this market. It brings the right people together in a great atmosphere for building new contacts and generating sales.”

    Katie Weller. General Manager, The Pot Company

  • "Our time at Glee this year has been great, we've had an awful lot of our customers come on our stand, and we've had a really positive year."

    Chris Trewhitt, Marketing Director, Weber

  • "We've seen some interesting prospective customers and we've seen some existing customers as well. It's been a good show so far."

    Colin Rodger, Managing Director, Carnilove

  • I think it goes back to why Glee's such a great show, because if you're not here you're not getting in front of key stakeholders
  • "Going to Glee was a major investment for a small company like us, but it really paid off. We really enjoyed the show, met great people and when we look at the figures, it's very clear that it was worth all the effort. There was a great buzz at the show and it was brilliant to be part of Glee. So of course we have already re-booked"

    Tara Slinger, Marketing Director, Algon Organics

  • “There are a lot of other exhibitors in our category, so we can continually see what the trends are, new products and get confidence in what we're doing.
  • “The new layout is great and the main walkway provides customers to come routinely throughout the day, so there's no lull periods.” 
  • "I think the industry needs Glee because it is an extremely cost-effective way for companies to get products to market and for retailers to see what is new."

    Jackie Eades, Managing Director, Briers

  • "We consider Glee to be a very worthwhile project. We wanted to start building our profile in this marketplace and to meet potential customers, and we achieved both objectives."

    Nils de Vries, Sales Executive, Terrastyle

  • "Exhibiting at Glee has been a real success and Glee gives off great exposure for brands. It's a really nice show, everyone's been really helpful and I would definitely re-book."

    Jack Nelson, Managing Director, Muztag

  • "It's the best place for our market, so all the garden centres are here but also some multiples as well."

    John Hutchinson, Director, Vitavia

  • "We've been exhibiting at Glee for a total of 15 years, it's a really core part of our annual marketing strategy."

    Jonathan Stobart, Managing director, Smart Garden Products

  • “We launched an up-graded product at Glee 2017 and were overwhelmed by the positive response. We've followed up the leads generated at the show which are now turning into sales.” 

    Pippa Henderson, Marketing Communications Executive

  • “We went with an open mind to Glee and didn't set any targets. I was delighted with what we achieved, both appointments set with potential new customers and raising awareness of Clover Peats high quality products.”  

    Andrew Mather, National Sales Manager, Clover Peat 

  • “If you are a garden centre buyer, Glee is the one show in the UK that you cannot afford to miss. For exhibitors, you have a captive audience with up to 90% of garden centres attending the show. You have to be there”  

    Dubby Klyne, Groups Sales Director, Scruffs®


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