14 - 16 September 2021
NEC Birmingham UK

Success Stories

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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  • “I come to Glee because it gets to my core audience, the whole community is drawn together by Glee.” - James Tweddell, Link Shelving
  • “Coming to Glee, we meet people who we might not necessarily see.” - Chris Campbell, Javado
  • “It’s also an opportunity to showcase all the innovation that we’re doing.” - Mark Portman, Managing Director, Evergreen
  • “The versatility of a show like Glee brings all types of buyers under one roof.” - Nathan Wheeler, Director of Operations (Europe), Broil King
  • “As a supplier, if you didn’t attend Glee, you’d miss out on meeting your existing customers, meeting potential new customers, both international and UK." - Anders Jeppesen, Area Sales Manager, Bergs
  • “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 h ...
  • "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
  • “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 ...
  • "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 E ...
  • "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
  • "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 wor ...
  • “The new layout is great and the main walkway provides customers to come routinely throughout the day, so there's no lull periods.” 
  • “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.
  • "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 ...
  • “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 qual ...
  • 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
  • "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 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 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, Mar ...
  • The garden industry it's quite a family run industry and it's that human interaction which is key for Glee really.” Craig Hall, Marketing Director, Deco-pak

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