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

The Newt in Somerset to sponsor RHS Chelsea Flower Show

Th RHS has announced that The Newt in Somerset will be the new headline sponsor of the Chelsea Flower Show and the Charity Gala Preview for the next four years. Read more - members only

Scotland's Trade Fair is back in person

Scotland’s Trade Fair Spring is back in person, in Glasgow from 23-25 January 2022. With a raft of interesting and innovative exhibitors clamouring for stands, this is a not-to-be missed event for retailers north and south of the border. Read more - open to all

The industry stars at Chelsea

5 stars for Dobbies, controversy at the RSS launch, a boost for houseplants from David Domoney and Evergreen, and how a sunken ship inspired the winning sustainable garden product at Chelsea.   Read more - members only

Horticulture director, Marcus Eyles relaxing in the Dobbies garden

UK pet industry excited by return of PATS Telford

The UK pet industry will finally get the chance to meet up again for the first time in 18 months when PATS Telford stages its biggest ever show on 26-27 September 2021. Read more - open to all

Autumn Fair opens in 3 days

With just 3 days until the doors open to this Autumn’s largest and most inspirational Home, Gift and Fashion show, Autumn Fair reveals a host of exciting new Home brands. Read more - open to all

The Glee Connect mobile app is live

Glee has launched its mobile app with a live floor plan and a networking facility for both exhibitors and visitors to initiate appointments. Read more - members only

Momentum builds for Glee

Momentum builds for the first in-person Glee event in two years, with 100 companies never before seen at the exhibition including Altico brought to market by Antony Harker. Read more - members only

Autumn Fair launches remote exhibiting and Shandong Pavilion

Autumn Fair, the leading marketplace for home, gift and fashion has launched a first of its kind ‘Remote Exhibiting’ package created to provide a solution to international travel challenges and enable leading international suppliers to showcase their products to Autumn Fair buyers. Read more - open to all

Longwei Economic and Trading Co

RHS Garden Wisley Flower Show returns for 2021

The RHS Garden Wisley Flower Show is back for 2021 with thousands of beautiful plants for sale, magnificent floral displays to enjoy and an engaging programme of talks and demonstrations in the recently-open RHS Hilltop – The Home of Gardening Science. Read more - open to all

Autumn Fair introduces Covid-19 status checks

Autumn Fair introduces Covid-19 status checks and delivers industry-leading safe & secure guidelines. Read more - open to all

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

EU proposals fail to address NI plant barriers

The HTA says recent proposals from the EU to do not appear to resolve the issues faced by NI growers and retailers sourcing plant stock from GB.   Read more - members only

Excitement builds as AQUA 2021 gets set to open

Final preparations are being made as the AQUA 2021 industry exhibition gets set to open its doors at Telford International Centre at 9am on Wednesday, October 13th. Read more - open to all

The UK’s biggest and best pet industry exhibition is just days away

Visitors and exhibitors alike are excitedly preparing for the UK’s No 1 Pet Industry Exhibition, which opens its doors this Sunday and Monday. Read more - open to all

A quality return by Glee

From the aisles of Glee: projections for 2022, investment, sustainability, launches the Responsible Sourcing Scheme and the most unusual stand. Read more - members only

Glee 2021: COVID-19 measures FAQ

The Glee team answers questions regarding the COVID-19 measures that have been put in place to ensure the event can take place safely and securely. Read more - open to all

AQUA 2021 all set for eagerly anticipated return

AQUA 2021, the UK’s aquatics and water gardening industry exhibition, is ready for an eagerly anticipated return in October with an impressive list of exhibitors showcasing their new products and services. Read more - open to all

TV Dragon Theo Paphitis at the Autumn Fair

Retail entrepreneur, TV Dragon and founder of Small Business Sunday, Theo Paphitis will deliver a keynote conversation on 7th September delving into the evolving shape of UK retail. Read more - open to all

Theo Paphitis at the Autimn Fair

Gardenforum backs the LANDSCAPE Show for its 10th Birthday

Gardenforum is backing the 10th anniversary of the Landscape Show that takes place on Wednesday 3rd & Thursday 4th November 2021, at the NEC in Birmingham. Read more - open to all

Spring Fair announces 4-day show and late-night openings

With input from over 3,500 exhibitors, buyers and partners, Spring Fair, the leading Home & Gift show, has announced that it will become a four-day show. Read more - open to all

Glee to check Covid-19 status of all attendees

Glee safety measures will ensure that everyone participating in Glee 2021 feels both safe and secure onsite.  They include Covid checks, wider aisles and being a mask friendly event. Read more - members only

Get set for the Glee Green Heart 2021

The horticultural hub of Glee, the Green Heart, is making its return later this year and is set to provide one of the first face-to-face networking opportunities for the plant trade sector within the last two years.  Read more - open to all

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