2018 Glee New Product Winners – where are they now?

The beating heart of Glee, the Glee New Product Showcase provides a one-stop-shop for all the latest product innovations from around the show. Each year 11 products are selected as winners by a panel made up of leading industry figures and gardening experts. Six months have now passed since the 2018 winners were crowned, making it the perfect time to catch up with some of the brands to find out how the award has helped grow business, and to see what 2019 has in store. Continue reading

Entry to GIMA Awards 2019 now open!

Considered by many within the garden retail sector to be the only awards event that really matters, the annual GIMA Awards will be returning for its 39th year later this summer (4th July, Celtic Manor), with another glittering night of celebrations. Entry to this year’s awards is now open – with suppliers being urged to not miss out on their chance to win one of the industry’s highest accolades. Continue reading

Glee invests in new app facility

Introducing the Grip smartphone application to optimise retailer and manufacturer presence at Glee 2019

 In 2019, Glee joins the digital revolution with the launch of its new exhibition smartphone app, designed to provide an unrivalled matchmaking solution to help suppliers and retailers to get the most out of their time at the show. Continue reading

Garden Re-Leaf Day – where does the money go?

In July 2011, Hillview Garden Store CEO and industry stalwart, Boyd Douglas-Davies announced the inaugural Garden Re-Leaf Day at the Garden Retail Awards in London.  Now in its eighth year, Garden Re-Leaf Day is the biggest charity fundraiser in the garden industry’s calendar and has raised over £600,000, including over £70,000 in 2018 alone.

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