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

spoga+gafa adds a ? to Sustainable

Sustainable? Is the questioning theme for spoga+gafa 2022 as it returns after an absence of 2 years in June. Read more - members only

The UK’s Spring pet industry exhibition is just days away

Visitors and exhibitors alike are excitedly preparing for the UK’s Spring Pet Industry Exhibition, which opens its doors this Sunday and Monday. Read more - open to all

Glee Innovators – where are they now?

Launched in 2009, the Glee Innovators Zone has helped hundreds of companies break into the garden retail market.  See where they are now. Read more - members only

Excitement mounts for return of PATS Sandown

UK pet companies are busy preparing for the much-anticipated PATS Sandown exhibition, which takes place on Sunday, 27 March, and Monday, 28 March 2022. Read more - open to all

RHS Malvern Spring Festival 2022 launches the RHS show season

RHS Malvern Spring Festival 2022 kicks off the Royal Horticultural Society’s show season with its greenest ever show celebrating the wonderful worlds of gardens, plants, flowers and food. Read more - open to all

Raymond Blanc

RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2022 is All About Plants

A new garden category, All About Plants, which celebrates the many powers of plants will be the first garden category to feature in the Great Pavilion at this year’s RHS Chelsea Flower Show, sponsored by The Newt in Somerset, 24-28 May 2022. Read more - open to all

Spring Fair announces inspiring Retail Stage Programme

Spring Fair, the UK's most diverse, vibrant, and exciting wholesale marketplace for home, gift, and fashion, has announced the Inspiring Retail Stage content programme which delivers a schedule packed full of incredible speakers, as well as inspiring and informative insights, industry awards, and the essential trends for 2022 and beyond. Read more - open to all

Green & Blacks Jo Fairley

RHS Chelsea Flower Show set to make a wild comeback

Gardens teeming with native plants that benefit wildlife will take centre stage at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2022, sponsored for the first time by The Newt in Somerset. Read more - open to all

Alder Hey Urban Foraging Station

Spring Fair & Moda confidently planning ahead for February show

Spring Fair, the UK's most diverse, vibrant, and exciting wholesale marketplace for home, gift, sourcing and Moda as the fourth fashion destination incorporating footwear and the Jewellery & Watch Edit, confirms it will take place as planned. Read more - open to all

Scotland’s Trade Fair Spring is postponed till March

Following the introduction of new Scottish restrictions for events Scotland’s Trade Fair Spring has been postponed until 27-29 March 2022. Read more - open to all

Spring Fair wins the AEO Trade Show of the Century Award

Spring Fair was presented with the prestigious Trade Show of the Century Award at The AEO (Association of Event Organisers) Centenary Party & Awards on the 10th December in Birmingham. Read more - open to all

Spring Fair team accepts AEO Trade Show of the Century Award

Syngenta Flowers and Florensis cancel participation IPM 2022

In light of the continued concern surrounding COVID-19, the ongoing risk for our customers and employees... Syngenta Flowers and Florensis have decided not to take part in IPM 2022. Read more - members only

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

Expo 2021 Hatay welcomes everyone at its opening ceremony

After postponements due to the global pandemic, Expo 2021 Hatay finally opens in Türkiye with a stunning ceremony to showcase the Garden of Civilisations. Read more - open to all

SOLEX 2022 space is sold out 

We are very pleased to announce that after a two-year covid induced absence SOLEX (The Summer Outdoor Living Exhibition) space has sold out, and there is already an exhibitor waiting list for 2023! Read more - open to all

Forest receives orders for >750,000 fencing panels

Storms Dudley, Eunice and Franklin have ripped up an estimated 1000 miles of fencing over the last week according to Britain’s largest manufacturer of timber fence panels. Read more - members only

AIPH to reunite at 2022 Spring Meeting in Dubai

Following two years of restrictions and uncertainty, the AIPH announces its first in-person event in two years - the 2022 AIPH Spring Meeting, held at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Dubai, UAE. Read more - members only

Expo 2020 Dubai

Spring Fair closes on a high

Over the last four days, the UK’s largest and longest running trade show for home, gift and fashion, has generated millions of pounds worth of business kick-starting and refuelling the retail industry. Read more - open to all

Spring Fair - Curated Meetings

Calls to support Peter Seabrook’s legacy at Floral Fantasia

An industry group is fundraising to secure the future of Floral Fantasia at RHS Hyde Hall, developed, funded and cared for by the late Peter Seabrook. Read more - open to all

Strong bookings for first Glee in June

It's 5 months before the first Glee to be held in June.  Already 80% of stand space is booked, helped by former exhibitors returning and others extending their stand space. Read more - members only

Matthew Mein

What are the prospects for 2022?

Since garden centres re-opened in May 2020, suppliers have enjoyed record sales and orders remain high. We ask garden centres what they expect for 2022. Read more - members only

Regional retail ready for Giving & Living trade show

We are pleased to confirm that the Giving & Living trade show in Exeter is going ahead! The show has always been perfectly timed for buyers looking to get ready for the year ahead. Read more - open to all

The show goes on …

With Christmas 2021 behind us, the UK’s festive and gift industry can start planning for 2022 celebrations with the first port of call, Harrogate Christmas & Gift. Read more - open to all

Mark your diaries – Glee is back bigger & better than ever before!

Hot on the heels of a thriving 2021 event, the 2022 edition of Glee is now just six months away and is set to be the biggest edition of the UK’s leading garden retail exhibition for several years! Read more - open to all

RHS renews contract with BBC for 3 years

The BBC retains its position as the exclusive broadcaster of RHS Chelsea Flower Show as the institutions extend their partnership until 2024. Read more - open to all

Spring Fair - 90% of space sold out

Spring Fair has announced that 90% of its stand space has been sold and its organisers Hyve Group plc are looking to increase the floorplan to accommodate the flurry of new brands keen to join the show. Read more - open to all

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