The GIMA Awards are back for 2024 

Company: GIMA
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The GIMA Awards is a must in the garden industry events calendar, renowned for recognising excellence in new product development, marketing initiatives, and export achievements over the past 12 months.  The results will be announced at the Gala Dinner taking place on 7th November at the five-star Celtic Manor Resort in Newport, South Wales.  The event is an excellent way to close the 2024 season, with a fabulous evening of dinner, drinks and networking.

If you've introduced a ground-breaking gardening product or executed a standout marketing campaign between June 2023 and May 2024, your time has come to shine!

There are 17 categories to choose from, each offering an unrivalled opportunity to get your brand in front of an influential panel of judges, composed of top UK garden retailers and esteemed journalists. This year’s confirmed judges to date include key stakeholders from Haskins, Blue Diamond, Yorkshire Garden Centres, Polhill and Stratford Garden Centres plus top gardening influencer, Mr Plant Geek, and representatives from Garden Trade News publisher, Potting Shed Press.


2023 winners – to name just a few - have included Sipcam Home & Garden, Smart Garden Products, Burgon & Ball, Zest Outdoor Living, Westland, Treadstone Products and CJ Wildlife. All the winners reaped major brand advantages in the form of increased exposure amongst buyers and coverage in trade and consumer gardening press.

New for 2024

New for this GIMA Awards in 2024 are some exciting changes to the crucial marketing categories.  We invite creative businesses and marketing professionals to enter their latest campaigns into the following:

  • Best Point of Sale
  • Best Online or Social Campaign
  • Best Multi-Channel Marketing Campaign



Mark your calendars with the following key dates:

Products and Marketing Awards Deadline: Friday, 31st May 2024

Supplier of the Year and Export Achievement Award Deadline: Friday, 16th August 2024

Entry fees for GIMA members are £60 + VAT per entry, while non-members can enter at £120 plus VAT per entry. The judging venue for this year's awards will once again be the centrally located Warwick Racecourse, situated with the setup and judging processes are scheduled to take place on Tuesday, 9th July, and Wednesday, 10th July.

Early Bird Discount!

If you book and pay for your tickets for the GIMA Awards Gala Dinner by 31st May 2024, you’ll be eligible for a 5% discount on bookings. This is an exclusive offer so make sure you book early to avoid disappointment.

To enter the awards, book your tickets and find out more information, visit:

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