Registration opens for Scotland's Trade Fair Spring

It’s time to register for your free ticket to Scotland’s Trade Fair which takes place from 22-24 Jan 2023 at the SEC in Glasgow. Back to its traditional dates, this Show is Scotland’s only trade gift show so the perfect place to seek out some high quality, creative suppliers. Read more - open to all

Rory Bremner to host 2022 GIMA Awards

Renowned impressionist, comedian, satirist and columnist, Rory Bremner, has been confirmed as the host of the 2022 GIMA Awards. Read more - members only

Rory Bremner

LOFA partners with Perennial to promote health

LOFA pledges £20,000 to Perennial and sponsors an Interactive Health Kiosk offering a Health MOT, an early warning of potential health problems, to visitors at industry events. Read more - members only

Hyve Group launches Source Home & Gift

Hyve Group has today announced the launch of a new responsible sourcing show, Source Home & Gift to be co-located with Spring Fair and Autumn Fair. Source Home & Gift creates a new vision for responsible sourcing, with a focus on every manufacturer offering sustainable, ethical, and inspirational product ranges. Read more - open to all

Glee crowns its first ever ESG Initiative Award winner

Following the first-ever June edition of the Glee exhibition, the show’s organisers have added a new initiative as part of its ‘Power of One’ campaign, introducing the Glee ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) Initiative Award. This new award celebrates those brands that are taking great strides to positively impact these three critical areas of their business. Read more - open to all

Glee EGS Initiative Award winners 2022

The exhibition that's moving with the times

As an association we know there are always new ways of doing things. Sometimes, we have to find new ways to get the job done and sometimes, the old ways are the best! Read more - open to all

Awards for Greener Gardens at RHS Flower Show Tatton Park

The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) has announced The Cotton Traders Greener Future Garden as the 2022 Best Garden on the opening day of the RHS Flower Show Tatton Park (Wed 20 July). Read more - open to all

is Lynn Cordall, overall winner. Credit: RHS / Darren Robinson

PATS Telford set for its biggest ever show

PATS Telford, the UK’s number one pet industry exhibition, will stage its biggest ever show in September. Read more - open to all

Audley End to host brand new BBC Gardeners’ World Autumn Fair 

The stunning setting of Audley End House and Gardens in Essex is the backdrop for a new ‘don’t miss’ event for keen gardeners across the East of England this autumn, the BBC Gardeners’ World Autumn Fair. Read more - open to all

Glee keeps to June for 2023 and will be bigger

As the first Glee to be held in June closes. The view from the floor was that the first two days of Glee was not as busy, but the major buyers were there. Organisers reveal an extra hall for 2023. Read more - members only

New exhibitors join big-name brands at PATS Telford

PATS Telford is the place for pet retailers to see a host of new and international exhibitors as well as the industry’s big-name brands, all of which will be showcasing their launches over two action-packed days on 25-26 September 2022. Read more - open to all

Online appointment booking introduced for Solex

Solex has created an online appointment booking system which allows visitors to book a meeting prior to or during the show with the exhibitor of their choice. Read more - members only

Register now for HTA National Plant Show 2022

HTA National Plant Show is back for its first in-person event in three years at Stoneleigh Park in Coventry on 21 and 22 June 2022. Visitors are encouraged to register now so they can enter the show swiftly and make the most of everything on offer. Read more - open to all

Hillier will not be exhibiting at Chelsea

Having broken their run of 74 consecutive Gold Medal displays at RHS Chelsea, withdrawing last year when the show moved to the autumn, Hillier has decided also not to return this year. Read more - members only

Judy Dench on an award winning Hillier stand

Glee 2022 on track for maximum capacity!

Poised to topple pre-pandemic numbers, Glee 2022 – which is entering a new chapter this year with a move to a late June time slot within the exhibition calendar – is on course to maximise its allocated floorspace with over 85% of the show already occupied and over 400 exhibitors anticipated to be exhibiting this June. Read more - open to all

Westland celebrates with EIGHT GIMA Awards

Sword of Honour in the 2022 GIMA Awards was won by Boost All Purpose Plant Food by Westland, who also scooped 7 other awards. Meadow View Stone retains the Supplier of the Year title. Read more - members only

Westland celebrate receiving the 2022 Sword of Excellence

Excitement builds as PATS Telford gets set to open

Final preparations are being made as the eagerly awaited PATS Telford exhibition gets set to open its doors at Telford International Centre at 9.30am on Sunday, 25th September. Read more - open to all

Scotland's Trade Fair Autumn changes dates

With The Queen’s Funeral will take place on Monday 19th September, Scotland’s Trade Fair Autumn will take place on Saturday 17th & Sunday 18th September at Glasgow’s SEC (instead of 18th and 19th). Read more - open to all

GCA to attend anniversary Four Oaks Trade Show

The Garden Centre Association (GCA) will be exhibiting at Four Oaks Trade Show this month (September 2022) and will be available to meet current and potential new members. Read more - open to all

Tammy Woodhouse, GCA Chairman

Two new sectors for Glee 2023

Glee 2023, 27 – 29 June at the NEC, restyles itself ‘The International Festival for Garden, Leisure and Pet’ with an extra hall and two new product sectors. Read more - members only

LOFA and The Landscape Show team up

LOFA and the Landscape Show have announced the start of a ‘great partnership’ championing the outdoor industry Read more - members only

Autumn Fair 2022 returns with the limelight on sustainability

With the best in UK retail under one roof, Autumn Fair is back shining a spotlight on sustainability, and championing brands who are committed to making positive and impactful changes via its Sustainability Trail which runs across all Home, Gift, Fashion, and Design & Source sectors. Read more - open to all

Stock overhang dominates Solex

Retailers were taking advantage of some great deals at Solex to fund their own summer sales.  Solex 2023 will be in May, or will it? Read more - members only

Awards announced at RHS Hampton Court Palace Garden Festival 2022

Gardens created for a disabled children’s charity; to raise awareness for the conflict in Ukraine and a planting starter kit for home-workers have won awards on the opening day of the 2022 RHS Hampton Court Palace Garden Festival. Read more - open to all

Allensmore Nurseries wins Best Stand Display at National Plant Show

Allensmore Nurseries has been awarded Best Stand Display following the end of the National Plant Show 2022 in Stoneleigh Park, Coventry while Ball won The Visitor Vote. Read more - open to all

HTA President, Boyd Douglas-Davies with exhibitors from Allensmore Nurseries.

Top gardeners take home prestigious awards at BBC Gardeners' World Live

Back and as big as ever, BBC Gardeners’ World Live has kicked off its four-day garden-extravaganza at Birmingham’s NEC with the announcement of the ‘Best in Show’ award winners. Read more - open to all

Frances Tophill holds her award win within her ‘Best Show Garden’, Frances’ Garden

UK companies excited to launch new products at spoga+gafa 2022

The UK exhibitor group at this year’s Gardenex-organised British pavilion within spoga+gafa is offering buyers from across the world a multitude of new product launches at the show. Read more - open to all

Inspiration overload at LANDSCAPE 2022

Join thousands of landscape professionals as they talk, meet, learn, educate, inform, share, debate and connect at LANDSCAPE 2022 in Hall 3 at the NEC in Birmingham on the 28th & 29th September. Read more - open to all

Dobbies embraces ‘green sanctuary’ at RHS Chelsea

Dobbies, is set to mark its return to the RHS Chelsea Flower Show with an inspirational stand that will showcase how to embrace your own green sanctuary as well as sustainable gardening solutions. Read more - members only

Opportunity to show new varieties to 100,000 keen gardeners

Plant breeders and growers can be part of an exciting display of ‘new’ plants in a tribute to Peter Seabrook planned for Gardeners World Live in June 2022. Read more - open to all

 Peter Seabrook with Rachel de Thame

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