An exciting new feature showcasing future WGSN trends in products, in-store experience and merchandising, as well as looking at how to engage consumer groups that garden centres are not currently attracting.
Join us on Monday 11th September at Glee, for not one BUT three diverse and exciting 30-minute sessions, led by award-winning Garden Journalist and TV presenter Nick Bailey. Topics include: emerging trends in gardens, how to use garden shows to promote your garden centre, and ways to engage the youth in horticulture.
Join Glee seminars for insight and inspiration at the show. Topics include how to increase garden centre sales, and Amazon’s future in garden retail. Keynotes from WGSN, garden journalist and TV presenter Nick Bailey, and producer/ director Simon King, renowned for World Wildlife.
International Buyers Connect
Gardenex focuses on helping British companies to export and helping international buyers to find garden product suppliers from the UK. Its sister association, PetQuip, also provides export help and advice but additionally provides its members in the pet sector with business support services to help their UK sales expand too.
UK Buyers Connect
UK Buyers Connect puts suppliers directly in front of buyers from key garden retailers in the UK. With controlled, timed appointments, these speed networking events provide you with priceless opportunities to get your products in front of key buyers within the UK garden retail market. Organised by GIMA on behalf of GLEE, appointments are allocated on a first come first served basis.
New Product Showcase
The Glee New Products Showcase will feature over 300 new products from exhibitors at the show. From garden care to gifts, from plants to hard landscaping, if your mission at Glee 2017 is to source new products, the Showcase in Hall 17 is the place to start. On Monday 11th September, a team of experts will judge the entries; the Glee New Product Awards will be presented at 5:00pm.
Buyers Power List
Celebrating the outstanding talent of buyers in the garden retail industry and their influence on the market through a prestigious awards ceremony at Glee Birmingham.
Shortlist announced - Voting is now closed! Winners to be announced during the awards ceremony on Tuesday 12th September.
When you arrive at the show lookout for exhibitor stands with trail cards on display.
1. Creative Britain - Suppliers with contemporary British-designed ranges.
2. Gleexport – Suppliers who are set up and ready to export.
3. Trade – Suppliers who sell to the trade industry as well as retail, quickly and easily.