15 - 17 September 2020
NEC Birmingham UK

Seminar Programme

Retail Growth Theatre

Glee’s 2019 seminar and content programme has some very exciting topics and panel discussions on the agenda, gain valuable tips and tricks about how to better sell, market and propel your business forward.

Retail Growth Theatre

Pets at Glee

For 2019 the Pets at Glee Hub will be introducing a brand-new interactive workshop space with focussed sessions for pet buyers, as well as a dedicated networking space to meet like-minded industry professionals.

Pets at Glee Theatre

  1. The Main Stage
    A basic rundown on how you can use social media to grow your business
  2. The Main Stage
    You have a solid following and good engagment but how can you increase this and what are the next steps to take your social media to the next level?
  3. The Main Stage
    Learn from Henri Davis about how to get the most out of your supplier negotatiations
  4. The Main Stage
    Henri Davis will take you through the key points you need to consider when buying for new ranges.
  5. Pets Theatre
    Taking the risk out of new stock lines/ section launches
  6. Pets Theatre
    What does a pet store of the future look like?
  7. The Main Stage
    Discover simple and effective ways to make the most from your social media channels
  8. The Main Stage
    Discover creative ways to display products and increase sales
  9. The Main Stage
    Find out how garden centres leading the way in operational sustainaiblity
  10. The Main Stage
    Hear from SEO expert Edwin Meijer from Garden Connect about how Garden Retail is benefiting from SEO
  11. The Main Stage
    Join our panel of key figures from the outdoor and garden retail sector to discover the steps being taken to reduce plastic use.
  12. The Main Stage
    Discover new and innovative ways of getting the best out of your workforce
  13. The Main Stage
    The Buyers Power List is Glee’s own way of celebrating the outstanding talent of buyers in the garden retail industry and their influence on the market.
  14. Pets Theatre
    Discover simple and effective ways to make the most from your social media channels
  15. The Main Stage
    This panel will explore the value of a "community feel" in Garden Centres and how this can translate to commercial success
  16. The Main Stage
    See who has won the Great British Growing Awards
  17. Pets Theatre
    Demystifying pet foods
  18. Pets Theatre
    where to start with your SEO
  19. The Main Stage
    Discover the health benefits, physical and mental to gardening with Life at No.27 Founder Annabelle Padwick
  20. The Main Stage
    What are the latest patterns in consumer behaviour and how will this affect Garden Retail?
  21. The Main Stage
    Understand the key steps to succesfully completing growth projects at your garden centre
  22. The Main Stage
    What benefits and challenges does operating a restaurant bring to your business?
  23. The Main Stage
    Hear from SEO expert Edwin Meijer on how Garden Retail is benefiting from SEO