There are plenty of opportunities to catch up with latest insight, information, case studies, industry experts and peers at an HTA event in 2019.
From the Garden Press Event to Cultivating Retail there is an event to suit all sectors of the industry. 2019 also sees the 10th anniversary of the National Plant Show (18-19 June) – bringing together key plant suppliers from across the UK in Hall 2.
This year the show will be bolstered with a range of trade manufacturers suppliers in the adjoining Hall 1.
27 February – Garden Press Event (HTA and GIMA), Business Design Centre
A unique one day event for companies across the garden industry to put across their stories, themes and new products to the garden media.
2 April – APL Stone Seminar, Horticulture House, Oxfordshire
A one-day technical seminar providing insight into a range of materials and techniques in hard landscaping.
15 March - APL Awards, The Brewery
Celebrating the best in landscaping excellence from APL members
30 April – Sustainability Matters, Horticulture House, Oxfordshire
A one-day conference exploring topical issues around sustainability for the garden industry including plastics, recycling, responsible sourcing and much more.
21-25 May – Helping Children Grow Discovery Zone exhibit - RHS Chelsea Flower Show
25 May – 2 June – National Children’s Gardening Week - https://www.childrensgardeningweek.co.uk/
18-19 June - National Plant Show, Stoneleigh Park – 10th anniversary show!
Bringing together representatives of British Suppliers from across the spectrum including seeds, bulbs and bedding plants through to houseplants, perennials and trees and everything in between. In our 10th year we are delighted to bolster the offering even more now with trade manufacturers and suppliers in Hall 1.
3 July – HTA Catering Conference: A slice of the pie, Horticulture House, Oxfordshire
This one-day event will be held at Horticulture House in Oxfordshire. It is aimed at businesses looking to develop their catering offer to the next stage or introducing catering into the business for the first time.
10-12 September – Retail Lab at Glee
11 September - HTA AGM at Glee
16 October – HTA Marketing Forum, Horticulture House, Oxfordshire
A one day event highlighting tips and case studies of marketing practice from across the industry.
19 November, Cultivating Retail Conference (HTA and GIMA), East Midlands Conference Centre, Nottingham
Strategic garden industry conference and dinner
Running throughout the year is Gardening is Good for You, supported by National Garden Gift Vouchers. This media promotion highlights monthly topics demonstrating the health and wellbeing benefits of gardening. The content and imagery can be used by garden centres in their own promotions. For further details visit https://hta.org.uk/gigfy.html
For further information about any of the events above please visit www.hta.org.uk/events or email firstname.lastname@example.org.