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Benefits of Membership

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Benefits of Membership

Members of Gardenex benefit from discounts at the following trade shows:

Glee is the largest trade exhibition in the UK for the garden retail sector.  It takes place annually at the NEC in Birmingham.  The dates for 2017 are 11-13 September.  Members of Gardenex qualify for a 12.5% discount on stand space at Glee.  
During Glee, Gardenex manages the International Buyers' Centre. We direct buyers to our members' stands, ensure they have a copy of our directory of member companies and provide them with advice on sourcing British products.  For more information about Glee, please see the show website at

Independent Garden Centre Show, Chicago, USA - 15-17 August 2017
The IGC show will take place for the tenth time in 2017. As its name suggests, the show targets independent garden centre retailers. Gardenex members benefit from a 10% stand space discount (first-time exhibitors only). Click here to request more information about this show or visit the show website at

Further discounts are currently under negotiation for shows in 2017-18!

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