Registration is live for Source Home & Gift

Leading UK sourcing show, Source Home & Gift, will be returning to the NEC Birmingham from the 4-7th February 2024, and you can secure your ticket for free now. Registration is now live. Read more - open to all

Hyve responds to pressure and changes Glee dates

Hyve has moved 2024 trade show from June to September following retailer consultations and pressure from other shows that have also reorganised. Read more - members only

UK pet industry energised by three-day PATS 2024

News that PATS will be a THREE-DAY exhibition in 2024 has delighted UK pet companies eager to showcase their new products to a wider audience. Read more - open to all

Top garden centres back new Garden Centre Expo

There’s a new show in the garden centre calendar for 2024, Garden Centre Expo is attracting leading industry figures as speakers including Alan Roper and Peter Burks. Read more - members only

Almost all stands sold at Scotland's Trade Fair Spring

Scotland’s Trade Fair Spring is almost fully committed after a huge interest in stands from new and established companies. Taking place at the SEC, Glasgow, this show demonstrates that confidence is high after a successful tourist season this summer. Read more - open to all

PetQuip Awards shine as the pet industry celebrates

Last night’s PetQuip Awards hosted a record number of guests as the pet industry convened to recognise excellence and celebrate achievement. Read more - open to all

Gardenex recruits UK exhibitors for National Hardware Show

Gardenex is recruiting for its UK pavilion at the March 2024 Las Vegas show for the lawn and garden, hardware and DIY industries. Read more - members only

Landscape 2023 postponed

The Landscape show scheduled for 27th and 28th September at the NEC has been postponed until the Spring. Read more - open to all

Frustrated exhibitors protest in the aisles at Autumn Fair

Frustration with the ‘shambles’ caused by the Connect appointments system led to a protest by exhibitors in the aisles of Hall 20 and locked doors. Read more - members only

Growers are in a really positive mood

Growers have had a good year says Ball UK at the 2023 Summer Showcase. It has noticed also that retailers and growers are working more together when planning for next year. Read more - members only

PATS Telford set to be biggest with 250 exhibitors

More than 250 pet companies and brands have signed up to exhibit at PATS Telford on Sunday, 1 October, and Monday, 2 October 2023, making it the biggest-ever event in the show’s 14-year history. Read more - open to all

Solex 2023 – Notes from the Aisles

There was a sense of cautious optimism at Solex 2023. With plenty of visitors at the Show on Tuesday, exhibitors were hopeful of strong orders for 2024. Container shipping prices have continued to fall and the recent warm weather has seen a flurry of sales in garden centres. Read more - members only

News from the aisles of Glee 23

Exhibitors say they were pleased with level of interest generated at Glee, though grumbles about the timing of the show persist.  We report on chat in the aisles. Read more - members only

Smart Garden's autumn and harvest range

Glee wins Exhibition Industry Award

The organising team at Glee is celebrating having just been awarded the Best UK Trade Show Award (+8000 sq ft) at the recent Association of Exhibition Awards. Read more - open to all

Autumn Fair announces a host of new and exclusive brands for Home & Gift

Retailers are making a beeline for Autumn Fair this September as it announces a raft of new and exclusive brands to the Home & Gift destinations alongside returning favourites including Hill Interiors, Hanlin, Blooms by Samuel Baker, Jellycat, Malini, McGowan & Rutherford Ltd, Nordic Style, and Rex London. Read more - open to all

Blooms by Samuel Bloom

Nine finalists 9 named for IGOTY 2024

Nine growers from around the world, including one from the UK, have reached the finals for the AIPH International Grower of the Year (IGOTY) Awards 2024. Read more - members only

Spring Fair's community team is your path to meeting new buyers

Spring Fair, the UK's most popular, diverse, and trend led marketplace for home, gift, fashion and everyday, and retail’s definitive wholesale shopping destination, has created a Community Team to serve as a valuable resource for exhibitors and buyers. Read more - open to all

BBC Gardeners’ World Events launches 2024 events

BBC Gardeners’ World Events is thrilled to announce its exciting events calendar for 2024 with news that BBC Gardeners’ World presenter, Adam Frost, will be designing the headline show garden at BBC Gardeners’ World Live. Read more - open to all

Source Home & Gift – 25% bigger

The only international sourcing platform of its kind, February's Source Home & Gift unites global manufacturers with key retailers, brands and contractors. Read more - members only

Giving & Living that little bit more!

2024 is fast approaching, which means that the first gift trade show of the year is just around the corner! Giving & Living takes place from 14-16th January at Westpoint in Exeter. Read more - open to all

Hyve pauses Connect programme after Autumn Fair protests

“It is clear that Connect became a distraction and cause of disruption,” says Nicola Meadows as Hyve abandons the programme for Spring Fair, Autumn Fair and Glee in 2024. Read more - members only

Nicola Meadows divisional MD, Hyve.

PATS Telford to become a THREE-DAY event in 2024

The organisers of PATS, the UK’s National Pet Industry Event, have announced the launch of a THREE-DAY exhibition to take place at the Telford International Centre in 2024. Read more - open to all

Gardenforum are partnering with LANDSCAPE once again!

After 12 years of curating successful exhibitions, LANDSCAPE prevails as the essential industry-leading event that welcomes hundreds of companies exhibiting new products and solutions. LANDSCAPE ensures their wide range of exhibitors represent every corner of the industry. Read more - open to all

RHS unveils first large scale indoor urban show

The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) has announced its plans to hold a new Urban Show in 2024 in Central Manchester.  Read more - members only

Blue Diamond launch a new rose

Blue Diamond Garden Centres and its Fryer’s Roses brand, are to launch a new rose at this year’s RHS Tatton Park Flower Show – rosa ‘Gracious Lady’ on behalf of the well-known Coronation Street actress, Barbara Knox. Read more - open to all

Rosa ‘Gracious Lady’

Dates announced for Scotland's Trade Fair Spring

The Show will feature the best of what Scotland has to offer in terms of gifts, homeware, fashion, textiles, jewellery and crafts. Read more - open to all

BBC Gardeners’ World Autumn Fair returns to Audley End in September

The BBC Gardeners’ World Autumn Fair, in association with English Heritage, returns to Audley End House and Gardens with garden inspiration, take-home ideas and expert advice for the season, and an extended show site. Read more - open to all

Germie crowned 2023 GIMA Innovators Seed Corn Fund winner

As the doors open on another annual Glee exhibition, the GIMA team is busy crowning this year’s winner of the GIMA Innovators Seed Corn Fund (GISCF) – Germie.    Read more - open to all

Gardenforum partners with LANDSCAPE 2023

LANDSCAPE – The Industry Trade Show is bigger and better than ever as it enters its 12th year. With hundreds of exhibitors and more visitors than ever before, the show continues to be the essential trade event within the industry as nothing or no one is left out! Read more - open to all

Network with TV stars and industry professionals at our evening event at Solex!

Summer is a season that is all about fun and enjoyment, and what better way to embrace it than by attending events that allow you to mingle, network, and make new friends. Read more - open to all

Jules Hudson

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