And the winners are…..the 40th GIMA Award winners have been announced!

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Earlier tonight the great and good of the garden retail industry came together to celebrate the 40th annual GIMA Awards at a glittering black-tie event, held at the prestigious Celtic Manor Resort. Celebrating the innovation, dedication and passion that goes into everything – from product development, to marketing campaigns and point of sale – the evening saw 17 award winners revealed and was accompanied by a much-needed night of merriment to mark the return of the awards after a two-year hiatus.
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Thank you to the 2021 GIMA Award sponsors

The sold-out 40th GIMA Awards (11th November, Celtic Manor Resort) are set to be glittering night of entertainment and celebration of the best the garden retail sector has to offer. As always, the event is only possible due to the incredible support of the industry it represents, including a host of sponsors made up of manufacturers, suppliers and media representatives. This year, more brands than ever have come forward to show their support for the event through a range of sponsorship opportunities.  Continue reading

It’s a sell out for the 40th annual GIMA Awards

The hotly anticipated GIMA Awards (11th November, Celtic Manor Resort) are set to be a huge celebratory event, especially as it is now officially sold out! Manufacturers and suppliers from across the garden retail sector have been quick to snap up their place at the 40th-anniversary event, with many of them hoping to walk away with one of the coveted awards. Continue reading

Pot-mate™ scoops the 2021 GIMA Innovators Seed Corn Fund

Now in its seventh year, the GIMA Innovators Seed Corn Fund has helped to bring to market a series of brands, many of which are considered key players helping to drive growth and diversification of the garden retail sector. This year’s winner – Pot-mate™ – is set to be an exciting addition to the garden retail sector, helping to provide a solution to an age-old problem whilst offering retailers with a great volume-driven, add-on sales opportunity.  Continue reading

Why buyers won’t want to miss The Real Soil Company at Glee 2021

The Real Soil Company and its hero product – SuperSoil – has been brought to market to enable garden retailers to fill the void felt at the upper end of the growing media product sector. Organic, peat-free and featuring only the best plant-derived matter, buyers visiting the forthcoming Glee exhibition (14th – 16th September, NEC Birmingham) will want to ensure the company is on their list of brands not to miss.  Continue reading

GIMA Innovators Seed Corn Fund

As activity ramps up ahead of Glee 2021, GIMA is encouraging new business and innovators to consider entering the 2021 GIMA Innovators Seed Corn Fund, with this year’s winner being unveiled at Glee, the leading annual exhibition for the garden and outdoor leisure industries (14th – 16th September, NEC Birmingham).    Continue reading