Kimberley and Robbie once again attended the GIMA awards at the Celtic Manor hotel in South Wales – this time as privileged sponsors of the champagne that was given out to the 16 winners.
Aside from handing out bottles of champagne whilst continuously updating the GIMA twitter feed throughout, both also managed to spend quality time with clients Forest, Deco-Pak, DLF/Johnsons Lawn Seed and Briers.
Behind the scenes, two releases went out – one to confirm all the winners announced that evening and the other regarding the total raised for Greenfingers Garden Re-Leaf (a whopping £140,000) and the date for next year’s fundraising day – 17th March.
Robbie with Colin Wetherley-Mein from Vitax/GIMA and delegates from Neudorff, winners of the sought after GIMA Garden Care Award
A full house – 420 people turned out for the awards this year, more than any previously held at Celtic Manor
Can you spot the resemblance?! Kimberley joins Robbie and his father Richard Cumming of Orchard Park Garden Centre
Chris Ramsden (Hozelock) and Jackie Eades (Briers) present a cheque for funds raised at the GIMA Golf Day to John Ashley and LInda Petrons of Greenfingers
The Briers team joined host Tim Vine on stage to pick up their Garden Clothing & Gifts award for their Advanced Gloves
Kimberley and Robbie with the balloons that accompanied each bottle of champagne, handed out to each award winner