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Planned Events for 2019

GIMA is renowned for running some of the sectors leading industry events, bringing retailers and sellers together, and supporting our members with business related speakers and presentations.

These events provide you with excellent opportunities to meet or entertain customers, network with like minded piers within the industry and relax amongst friends and colleagues.


  • 21st May 2019 - 25th May 2019
    8:00 am - 5:30 pm

World-renowned, glamorous and quintessentially British, RHS Chelsea is a truly unique and unforgettable day out.  Open Tuesday to Friday 8.00am to 8.00pm Saturday 8.00am to 5.30pm Further details available from website   (more…)


  • Buyer Connect
    29th May 2019
    9:30 am - 4:30 pm

Our popular speed networking events for buyers and sellers are back again we’re just putting together the final details for all three. The date for the first Buyer Connect of 2019 is 15th May, location to be confirmed, but we are looking to hold in the North of the UK.  The location for the Southern Buyer Connect is (more…)

Event Phone: 01959 564947


  • The GIMA Charity Golf Day
    6th June 2019
    10:30 am - 11:30 pm

6th June, 2019 Telford Hotel and Golf Resort The GIMA Charity Day on the 6th June 2019 celebrates the 10th annual GIMA Charity Golf Tournament and this year includes a Crystal Maze experience for non golfers to take part.  This is a very informal and fun way to spend time with colleagues, customers and friends (more…)


  • 18th June 2019 - 19th June 2019
    9:00 am - 6:00 pm

HTA National Plant Show will showcase the very best of British plant suppliers all under one roof. The Show offers a back to basics approach, focusing purely on plants at the best time of year for retailers to plant their ranges for the following season.  Opening times are expected and not yet verified. For further (more…)


  • 19th June 2019 - 20th June 2019
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm

The GIMA Awards recognise excellence in new products, marketing and export success. How To Enter To enter the awards simply complete an entry form for each product or marketing category you wish to enter. You will be required to submit photos to support your entry, a separate link will be sent to you for image (more…)


  • 26th June 2019
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm

The Day You Discover The Future for Outdoor Living Join us at Dobbies Garden World, Milton Keynes and discover the next lifestyle and outdoor living trends most likely to impact your business.  Hear what the consumers of 2020 want to buy and let them tell you what they want to buy. Full Day Delegate Rate  (more…)

Event Phone: 01959 564947


  • GIMA Awards Gala Dinner
    4th July 2019 - 5th July 2019
    3:00 pm - 11:00 am

Join suppliers and retailers at the GIMA Awards Gala Dinner at the Celtic Manor Resort and see who's won a GIMA Award in 2019. Cancellations or alterations must be notified to us in writing no later than 30 days prior to the date of the event. Where notice of late cancellation is received (i.e. less (more…)


  • 1st September 2019 - 6th September 2019
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm

IGCA Congress 2019 - Windsor UK. The UK welcomes garden centre delegates from across the world to Windsor in September 2019. Visit IGCA site for full details.  The timings give on this site are not verified. (more…)

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