Last chance to enter the 2021 GIMA Awards

Don’t miss the May 28th entry deadline

 Suppliers wanting to gain unrivalled market-wide recognition for their latest product innovation, marketing support or approach to sustainability will want to take centre stage at the forthcoming GIMA Awards (11th November, Celtic Manor). However, time is running out, as the deadline for entering the 2021 event– Friday May 28th – is now just days away.   Continue reading

GIMA launches the UK garden industry’s first ‘Plastic Packaging Pledge’

GIMA – the trade association that represents a wide range of companies supplying consumer products to the UK’s gardeners – has launched the industry’s first ‘Plastic Packaging Pledge’. The pledge is in response to the global impact of plastic packaging usage and the potential environmental damage this packaging can cause as a result of incorrect use and careless disposal. Continue reading

Clear ‘N’ Collect combines functionality and sustainability for the most advanced rake yet!

The world of garden rakes has welcomed a new ‘face’ in the shape of the Clear ‘N’ Collect team. This new concept in garden rakes has been designed to simplify the task of collecting garden debris whilst also minimising the need to bend. Additionally, the range is helping to reduce reliance on virgin plastic material, instead utilising recycled car dashboards and waste electrical goods to create a truly unique material which will spark conversation amongst end-users and within the retail environment. Continue reading

GIMA is pleased to announce that they are hosting a virtual Meet the Buyer session with Homebase to be held on Thursday 25th June 2020.  This speed networking event will allow potential suppliers to meet with key garden retailer buyers in timed 20-minute appointment sessions.  Continue reading

GIMA confirms Consumer & Design Trends webinar series

Due to the Covid-19 lockdown, GIMA’s Consumer & Design Trends seminar was sadly cancelled, however delegates – including GIMA members, non-members and for the first time, retailers – are being offered a second chance to learn more about the trends that are expected to influence consumer shopping decisions regarding interior and exterior products with the launch of GIMA’s new webinar series. Continue reading