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GIMA Awards Gallery & Results 2017

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The GIMA awards 2017 were announced at another sell-out event (Celtic Manor Resort, Newport, South Wales). The pinnacle of the garden retail industry’s calendar, the event brought together manufacturers, retailers, members of the press and industry figures, to celebrate the 16 highly-deserving winners.

This year Westland Horticulture is the proud winner of the GIMA Sword of Excellence, whilst Smart Garden Products has scooped the GCA Supplier of the Year, and Briers take home the Gardenex Export Achievement Award.  Elho, Burgon & Ball, Hutton Garden and Landscaping Products, Hawkesmill Nurseries, Forest Garden, Horticulture Trade Association, Fallen Fruits, and Gardman complete the winners roster in 2017.

Full details of Winners and Finalists are listed below.

2017 GIMA Award Winners

GIMA Sword of Excellence Winners

Winner
Westland Horticulture
Westland SafeLawn

GCA Supplier of the Year

Winner
Smart Garden Products

Gardenex Exporter of the Year

Winner
Briers Ltd

Garden Care

Winner
Westland Horticulture
Westland SafeLawn

Finalists
Round Up
Round Up Telescopic Weeding Wand
SBM Life Science Ltd
Baby Bio® Feed & Mist for Orchids
Sipcam UK
Ecofective Range

Growing, Planting, Equipment & Sundries

Winner
Elho b.v.
Elho Corsica Door Stopper

Finalists
Hozelock Ltd
Superhoze 30m & 15m
Elho B.V.
Elho Super XXL Grow Table & Lid
FITT SpA
YOYO 2017

Garden Tools, Machinery & Implements

Winner
Burgon & Ball
Ergo Deadheader

Finalists
Burgon & Ball
FloraBrite Range
Spear and Jackson
Select Stainless Steel Allotment Hoe
Scotts Miracle-Gro Company
Evergreen Wizz Year-Round Spreader
Hozelock Ltd
Pico Power, Pico Power Home

Outdoor Leisure

Winner
Hutton Garden & Landscaping Products
Melrose Dining Set

Finalists
Woodlodge Products
Mendip Fire Pit
CPL Distribution Ltd
Homefire Olive Briquettes
Fallen Fruits
Dachshund Bench

Plants, Seeds & Bulbs

Winner
Hawkesmill Nurseries
Salvia Microphylla 'Jeremy'

Finalists
Westland Horticulture
Unwins Sensational Sweet Pea Range
Mr Fothergill's Seeds Ltd
Optigrow Vegetable Seeds
Hawkesmill Nurseries
Victorian Viola Range

Garden Landscaping

Winner
Forest Garden
Forest Decibel Noise Reduction Panel

Finalists
Grange Fencing Ltd
Adjustable Garden Screen
Deco-Pak Ltd
Milano Porcelain Paving
Forest Garden Ltd
Whitby Arch & Arbour Range
Ronseal
Garden Paint 'New Colours'

Gardening, Clothing & Gifts

Winner
Horticultural Trades Association
National Garden Gift Card

Finalists
Crest Garden Ltd
Kent & Stowe Gardener's Clothing/Gift
Burgon & Ball
FloraBrite Range
Crest Garden Ltd
Kent & Stowe Garden Gift

Pet Care, Aquatics & Wild Bird Care

Winner
Fallen Fruits
Best for Birds Range

Finalists
Cadix UK Ltd
Outdoor Statue Bird Bath
Gardman Ltd
Butterfly Glass Bird Bath
Wildlife World
Dewdrop Wildbird Window Feeder

Garden Lighting, Water Features & Ornamentation

Winners
Smart Garden Products Ltd
Eureka! Retro Solar Light Bulb

Finalists
Smart Garden Products Ltd
Illumina Silhouette Table
Smart Garden Products Ltd
The Elvedon Collection
The Solar Centre
Lumify USB Solar Festoon Lights

Best Point of Sale

Winner
Briers Ltd
Kids Range Display Concept

Finalists
Kelkay Ltd
Collections
Smart Garden Products Ltd
Doormats Display
Westland Horticulture
Smart Cover Mega Pallet

Best Consumer Product Packaging

Winner
Westland Horticulture
Westland SafeLawn

Finalists
Wildlife World
Floral Gift Range
Burgon & Ball
Brie Harrison Range
Hozelock Ltd
Superhoze Packaging & DQP

Best Marketing Communication Campaign

Winner
Gardman Ltd
The Royal British Legion Charity Campaign

Finalists
Westland Horticulture
Westland SafeLawn
Hozelock Ltd
Bizzi Marketing Campaign
Wagner System GmbH
Out of Black Forest

2017 Awards Results
Category Result Company Product Name
GIMA Sword of Excellence Winner Westland Horticulture Westland SafeLawn
GCA Supplier of the Year Winner Smart Garden Products
Finalist Decco
Finalist Woodlodge
Gardenex Export Achievement Winner Briers Ltd
Garden Care Winner Westland Horticulture Westland SafeLawn
Finalist Round Up Round Up Telescopic Weeding Wand
Finalist SBM Life Science Ltd Baby Bio® Feed & Mist for Orchids
Growing, Planting,  Equipment & Sundries Winner Elho B.V. Elho Corsica Door Stopper
Finalist Hozelock Ltd Superhoze 30m & 15m
Finalist Elho B.V. Elho Super XXL Grow Table & Lid
Finalist Fitt SpA YOYO 2017
Garden Tools, Machinery and Implements Winner Burgon & Ball Ergo Deadheader
Finalist Burgon & Ball FloraBrite Range
Finalist Spear and Jackson Select Stainless Steel Allotment Hoe
Finalist Scotts Miracle-Gro Company Evergreen Wizz Year-Round Spreader
Outdoor Leisure Winner Hutton Garden and Landscaping Products Melrose Dinning Set
Finalist Woodlodge Products Mendip Fire Pit
Finalist CPL Distribution Ltd Homefire Olive Briquettes
Plants, Seeds and Bulbs Winner Hawkesmill Nurseries Salvia Microphylla 'Jeremy'
Finalist Westland Horticulture Unwins Sensational Sweet Pea Range
Finalist Mr Fothergill's Seeds Ltd Optigrow Vegetable Seeds
Garden Landscaping Winner Forest Garden Ltd Forest Decibel Noise Reduction Panel
Finalist Grange Fencing Ltd Adjustable Garden Screen
Finalist Deco Pak Ltd Milano Porcelain Paving
Finalist Forest Garden Ltd Whitby Arch & Arbour Range
Gardening, Clothing & Gifts Winner Horticulture Trade Association National Garden Gift Card
Finalist Crest Garden Ltd Kent & Stowe Gardener's Clothing/Gift
Finalist Burgon & Ball FloraBrite Range
Pet Care, Aquatics and Wild Bird Care Products Winner Fallen Fruits Best for Birds Range
Finalist Wildlife World DewDrop Wildbird Window Feeder
Finalist Cadix UK Ltd Outdoor Statue Birdbath
Finalist Gardman Ltd Butterfly Glass Bird Bath
Garden Lighting, Water Features & Ornamentation Winner Smart Garden Products Eureka! Retro Solar Lightbulb
Finalist Smart Garden Products Illumina Silhouette Table
Finalist Smart Garden Products The Elvedon Collection
Best Point of Sale Material Winner Briers Ltd Kids Range Display Concept
Finalist Kelkay Ltd Collections
Finalist Smart Garden Products Doormats Display
Finalist Westland Horticulture Smart Cover Mega Pallet
Best Consumer Packaging Winner Westland Horticulture Westland SafeLawn
Finalist Wildlife World Floral Gift Range
Finalist Burgon & Ball Brie Harrison Range
Best Marketing Communication Campaign Winner Gardman Ltd The Royal British Legion Charity Campaign
Finalist Westland Horticulture Westland SafeLawn
Finalist Hozelock Ltd Bizzi Marketing Campaign
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