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11-13 September 2017

NEC Birmingham, B40 1NT

The UK’s biggest and most valuable garden and outdoor living tradeshow

Glee Buyers Power List 2017

Celebrating the talented buyers in the Garden Retail industry at Glee. 

Nominations close Monday 3rd July 2017.


About the Glee Buyers Power List

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.

A prestigious awards ceremony is held annually to identify and reward the individuals and buying teams that make and outstanding difference in the industry, we look forward to discovering new names and see some familiar faces in the coming year.

We ask the industry to help us in our hunt for the best. If you are a supplier, exhibitor, retailer or press we want to know who you think the best buyers in the industry are. 


What is the list?

The Buyers Power List aims to recognise, celebrate and reward the individuals and buying teams that suppliers and peers in the garden retail industry have nominated and voted for as making an outstanding difference and being highly influential in market.

Who can enter?

Anyone can be entered in the competition; it is open to all who work within the garden retail industry. There are several different categories, you can nominate in just one category or all five if you choose. 

The closing date for nominations is Monday 3rd July.

2017 Categories

How do you nominate your favourite buyer?

Nominating your favourite buyer or buying team couldn’t be easier, just fill out the short form below, and remember you can nominate buyers in as many categories as you like!

Can retailers and buyers nominate themselves?

Absolutely! Don’t be shy. The results are peer-voted so this truly meaningful recognition for anyone shortlisted.

How is the winner picked?

The top five nominations from each category will be announced as finalists and will form together the top 25 buyers’ power list. The winners of each category will then be awarded after a process of peer review. All finalists will be asked to rank the other finalists within their category ensuring an unbiased and democratically elected winner!

These winners will be announced at a drinks and awards event on Tuesday lunchtime at Glee, NEC Birmingham.  

What do they win?

All finalists receive exclusive VIP admission to Glee and the awards drinks ceremony on Tuesday 12 September 2017. The Finalists and Winners will also be featured on our website and receive additional publicity through the post show communications to the media. The winners also receive an attractive award for their showcase and to celebrate with their teams.

Glee Buyers Power List

2016 Winners

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2017 Categories

Best Independent Garden Centre

Best Multiple Garden Centre

Best DIY / Builder Merchant Buying Team

Best Online Buyer/ Buying Team

Best ‘Other’ Garden Retail Buyer/Buying Team


You may nominate buyers in as few or as many categories as you'd like.  

Nominations close Monday 3rd July 2017.


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