Last chance to book: GIMA Knowledge Exchange Workshop ‘Presentation Skills’

31st October, Horticulture House, Didcot, OX11 0RN

 Forming part of an extensive programme of GIMA Knowledge Exchange Workshops will be a special one-day session entitled ‘Presentation Skills’, focusing on how presentations can become an enjoyable experience, not one filled with nerves and discomfort. With places filling up fast interested parties are urged to book their place now to avoid missing out.  Continue reading

Glee 2018: bolder, brighter and brimming with freshness

Glee 2018 was a thriving hub for the garden retail sector. Featuring a bigger, bolder and brighter event, the visually impactful show welcomed more exhibitors, exciting new content, a new footprint and and a strong visitor contingent that delivered across the board and drew praise from all corners of the sector. To find out more, we catch up with Glee’s Event Director, Matthew Mein, to discuss the vital role Glee plays as both an exhibition, and networking hub for the industry it represents. Continue reading

A look to the future – copper-free fiction materials

In early 2015 an agreement was signed in the USA by automotive representatives, state officials and environmental agencies to reduce the use of copper and other materials in motor vehicle brake pads. The agreement calls for reducing copper in brake pads to <5% (by weight) by 2021, and 0.5% by 2025. In addition to copper, this voluntary initiative reduces mercury, lead, cadmium, asbestiform fibres, and chromium-six salts in motor vehicle brake pads. Continue reading

Woodlodge’s most successful year at Glee

Woodlodge’s phenomenal growth continued at Glee 2018 with the company smashing all targets from previous shows and resulting in an influx of orders with its product lines proving to be an instant hit with garden retailers. With a bigger and more spectacular stand in the heart of Hall 6, new planter designs and an extension of existing popular ranges, Woodlodge cemented its position as the market leader of garden pots by more than doubling its sales from last year’s leading industry event.   Continue reading