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January 8, 2019 - January 10, 2019

Landscape Ontario Congress

Landscape Ontario Congress is Canada’s premier horticulture and green industry trade show and conference.

Toronto, Canada
January 9, 2019 - January 10, 2019

Danish Garden Centre Show

The Danish Garden Centre Show is organised by the national garden centre association and is aimed at buyers from garden centres and florist shops.

Odense, Denmark
January 9, 2019 - January 11, 2019

MANTS

Sponsored by the Nurserymen’s Associations of Maryland, Virginia and West Virginia, MANTS showcases growers and suppliers of associated products.

Baltimore, USA
January 9, 2019 - January 13, 2019

Atlanta Gift Fair

Held at the AmericasMart, the Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings trade show includes garden-related gift items.

Atlanta, USA
January 15, 2019 - January 17, 2019

De Groene Sector

De Groene Sector is a Dutch show for the green space management industry.

Hardenberg, Netherlands
January 18, 2019 - January 22, 2019

Maison&Objet

Maison&Objet is France’s trade fair for the home décor, interior design and lifestyle sectors.  It takes places twice a year, in January and September.

Paris, France
January 22, 2019 - January 25, 2019

IPM Essen

IPM Essen is the leading European and international trade fair for the plant and commercial horticulture sectors.  It also includes related gardening products and floristry accessories. The Commercial Horticultural Association (CHA) organises the UK pavilion at the show.  UK-based suppliers interested in exhibiting should contact Theresa Swann by email for more information.  A limited number of Department for International Trade grants are available for eligible exhibitors.

Essen, Germany
January 25, 2019 - January 29, 2019

Christmasworld + Floradecora

The Christmasworld trade show encompasses seasonal decorations, florists’ accessories, candles/fragrances, ribbons and wrapping.  Floradecora, which takes place concurrently, includes fresh flowers and ornamental plants.

Frankfurt, Germany
February 3, 2019 - February 7, 2019

International Spring Fair

International Spring Fair is the UK’s leading trade fair for the home and gift sectors.  It encompasses a broad range of products from kitchen, dining & housewares, children’s gifts & toys, and greeting cards & stationery to jewellery & watches and health & well-being.  It also has a new Glee at Spring Fair section for garden products.  Garden buyers please note, though, that the UK’s leading garden trade fair Glee, which offers the full spectrum of garden products, will take place as usual in September (10-12 September 2019).

NEC, Birmingham, UK
February 8, 2019 - February 12, 2019

Ambiente

The Ambiente trade fair is organised in three product segments: Dining (from glass and porcelain to kitchen equipment), Living (interior design, furnishings and decoration) and Giving (from gifts and personal accessories to watches and jewellery).

Frankfurt, Germany
February 13, 2019 - February 14, 2019

Garden Retail Experience

Garden Retail Experience is a trade show with a difference.  Exhibitors are each allocated space in a large concept store where they can show how their products and concepts can best be presented and most effectively sold.

Nieuwegein, Netherlands
February 17, 2019 - February 18, 2019

The Hardware Show

The Hardware Show is the leading trade event in Ireland for the home, garden, build and DIY sectors.

Citywest, Dublin, Ireland
February 20, 2019 - February 22, 2019

MyPlant & Garden

MyPlant & Garden is the leading Italian trade fair for the hobby gardening, landscape and nursery sectors.

Milan, Italy
February 21, 2019 - February 23, 2019

Gardenia

The Gardenia trade fair covers both practical and decorative products for the retail sector, along with plants and equipment for growers.

Poznan, Poland
February 27, 2019

Garden Press Event

Taking place in the Business Design Centre in Islington, London, the Garden Press Event is an opportunity for suppliers to showcase their latest ranges to the garden trade press.  Media professionals wishing to visit, should pre-register on the Garden Press Event website.

London, UK
February 27, 2019 - March 1, 2019

Outdoor Dacha

The Outdoor Dacha trade show includes both garden and outdoor leisure goods.  It takes place concurrently with HouseHold Expo at the Crocus exhibition centre on the outskirts of Moscow.

Moscow, Russia
March 2, 2019 - March 5, 2019

International Home & Housewares Show

The International Home & Housewares show encompasses home decor, kitchen equipment and giftware, along with some outdoor living and seasonal goods.

Chicago, USA
March 12, 2019

The Future for International Trade Conference

Three of the UK’s leading trade associations in the garden and leisure, pet product and home enhancement sectors, Gardenex, PetQuip and BHETA, have joined forces to host this conference on The Future for International Trade, ahead of the UK’s departure from the European Union.  The aim is to help UK-based suppliers to understand and navigate the complexities of Brexit and, in addition, to highlight the export support and opportunities available worldwide.  For more information, click here.

Stratford-upon-Avon, UK
March 14, 2019 - March 16, 2019

Hearth Patio and Barbecue Expo

Hearth Patio & Barbecue Expo showcases in and outdoor lifestyle products, with an emphasis on stoves, fireplaces, barbecues and grills.

Dallas, USA
March 22, 2019 - March 24, 2019

Expojardim

Expojardim is Portugal’s national garden trade fair, covering practical and decorative garden products and outdoor leisure.  In 2019 it will move to Lisbon for the first time and will take place concurrently with Frutitec (machinery and equipment for fruit growing and horticulture), Urban Garden (green space management) and Iberopragas (pest control in the agricultural and urban environments).  Expojardim is biennial.

Lisbon, Portugal
March 27, 2019

Gardenex & PetQuip Meet the Buyers event (spring)

An opportunity for UK-based suppliers of garden and pet products to present their company and range to international trade buyers in 25 minute, one-to-one meetings.  This event will take place at the Gardenex office in Brasted, Kent.  Full details will be available in the New Year but to register your interest, please email Eleanor Wigram at Gardenex.

Brasted, Kent
April 2, 2019 - April 4, 2019

Journées des Collections

Journées des Collections (JDC) is the national French trade show for the hobby garden sector.  It includes both indoor and outdoor sections.  Please note that visitor entry is by invitation only.

Marseilles, France
April 20, 2019 - April 22, 2019

Hortiflorexpo-IPM

Taking place alternately in Beijing and Shanghai, the Hortiflorexpo trade fair covers the floriculture, horticulture and gardening sectors.

Shanghai, China
May 7, 2019 - May 9, 2019

National Hardware Show

National Hardware Show (NHS) is the leading North American trade fair for the DIY, hardware, lawn and garden sectors.  Gardenex is organising the British exhibitor group at the show.  Department for International Trade grants are available for eligible British exhibitors.  Click here for more information on exhibiting as part of the Gardenex British exhibitor group.

Las Vegas, USA
May 9, 2019 - May 12, 2019

Malvern Gardening Show

Organised by the UK’s Royal Horticultural Society, RHS Malvern Spring Festival is open to the general public.  It includes all types of gardening accessories, floral/plant marquees, show gardens and seminars.  It is held at the Three Counties Showground in Malvern near Worcester.

Malvern, Worcester, UK
May 21, 2019 - May 25, 2019

RHS Chelsea Flower Show

Organised by the UK’s Royal Horticultural Society and open to the general public, the world famous Chelsea Flower Show features flower and plant marquees, innovative garden accessories and equipment, along with show gardens.

London, UK
May 21, 2019 - May 22, 2019

World of Private Label PLMA

World of Private Label PLMA focuses on bringing retailers, wholesalers and other private label professionals together with suppliers to help them find new products for their private label programmes.  It covers many sectors including both DIY and garden.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
June 5, 2019 - June 9, 2019

RHS Chatsworth Flower Show

RHS Chatsworth Flower Show is the UK Royal Horticultural Society’s new show!  Open to the general public, it includes all types of gardening accessories, along with floral/plant marquees and show gardens.

Chatsworth, UK
June 5, 2019 - June 7, 2019

Global DIY Summit (EDRA/GHIN/Fediyma)

The Global DIY Summit is a world leading networking event for retailers and manufacturers in the home improvement and garden industry.  It is being jointly hosted by EDRA (the European DIY Retail Association) and fediyma (the European Federation of DIY Manufacturers).

Dublin, Ireland
June 11, 2019 - June 12, 2019

National Lawn & Garden Show (NLGS)

The US National Lawn & Garden Show is a forum for suppliers to have pre-arranged, 10 minute, scheduled appointments with North American garden trade buyers.

St Louis, Missouri, USA
June 11, 2019 - June 13, 2019

Greentech

Taking place at the RAI Amsterdam, GreenTech focuses on the early stages of the horticultural chain and production issues relevant to growers.  The UK’s Commercial Horticultural Association (CHA) will organise the British exhibitor group at this fair.  Gardenex provides the secretariat for the CHA.  Department for International Trade grants are available to eligible UK exhibitors.  Please contact Theresa Swann or Pat Flynn by email for more information.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
June 12, 2019

Gardenex & PetQuip Meet the Buyers event (summer)

An opportunity for UK-based suppliers of garden and pet products to present their company and range to international trade buyers in 25 minute, one-to-one meetings.  This event will take place at the Gardenex office in Brasted, Kent.  Full details will be available in early May but to register your interest, please email Eleanor Wigram at Gardenex.

Brasted, Kent
June 13, 2019 - June 16, 2019

BBC Gardeners World Live

BBC Gardeners World Live is open to the general public and features all types of gardening supplies, show gardens, floral marquees, alongside seminars given by celebrity gardeners.

NEC Birmingham, UK
June 18, 2019 - June 19, 2019

National Plant Show

The National Plant Show is a trade event featuring British plant suppliers.  In 2018 it will take place concurrently with the Nursery Supply Show which covers equipment and supplies for growers.

Stoneleigh Park, nr Coventry, UK
June 29, 2019 - July 2, 2019

Tendence

Tendence is an international consumer goods trade fair, focusing on the home and gift sectors.

Frankfurt, Germany
July 2, 2019 - July 7, 2019

RHS Hampton Court Flower Show

Organised by the UK’s Royal Horticultural Society, RHS Hampton Court Flower Show includes floral and plant marquees, show gardens, gardening seminars and much more.  It is open to the general public.

Hampton Court, UK
July 9, 2019 - July 11, 2019

Solex

Solex is a UK trade show for the outdoor leisure sector, including barbecues and garden furniture.

NEC Birmingham, UK
July 17, 2019 - July 21, 2019

RHS Flower Show Tatton Park

Organised by the UK’s Royal Horticultural Society, RHS Flower Show Tatton Park is open to the general public.  It includes all types of gardening accessories, floral/plant marquees, show gardens and seminars.

Tatton Park, UK
August 13, 2019 - August 15, 2019

Independent Garden Center Show (IGC Show)

The US IGC Show is focused on the independent garden centre sector.

Chicago, USA
August 21, 2019 - August 23, 2019

Farwest Show

Organised by the Oregon Association of Nurseries, the Farwest Show targets growers, retailers and landscape professionals.

Portland, USA
September 1, 2019 - September 4, 2019

Autumn Fair

Autumn Fair is an annual UK trade fair for the home and gift sectors.

NEC Birmingham, UK
September 1, 2019 - September 3, 2019

spoga+gafa

spoga+gafa is Europe’s leading garden trade fair.  Gardenex is organising the British exhibitor group at the show.  We have applied to the Department for International Trade for funding to be made available for eligible UK exhibitors.  A decision is expected in January 2019.  Click here for more information on exhibiting as part of the Gardenex British exhibitor group.

Cologne, Germany
September 1, 2019 - September 6, 2019

International Garden Centre Congress

The International Garden Centre Association organises an annual congress and garden centre tour.  In 2019 it is coming to the UK and will be centred around Windsor and London.  For the full itinerary and to book your place, click here.

Windsor, UK
September 3, 2019 - September 4, 2019

Four Oaks

Four Oaks is a long-established UK trade fair for the ornamental horticulture sector.

Macclesfield, UK
September 6, 2019 - September 10, 2019

Maison&Objet (autumn)

Maison&Objet is France’s trade fair for the home décor, interior design and lifestyle sectors.  It takes places twice a year, in January and September.

Paris, France
September 10, 2019 - September 12, 2019

Salon du Végétal

Salon du Végétal is a French trade fair encompassing plants, commercial horticulture, equipment and machinery for municipals parks/green spaces.  Since the show’s relocation from Angers to Nantes in 2017, this has been complemented by a new hobby gardening section.

Nantes, France
September 10, 2019 - September 12, 2019

Glee

Glee is the leading UK trade show for the garden retail sector.  Gardenex manages the International Buyers’ Centre at the show and offers help and advice to overseas trade visitors looking for UK products and suppliers.  It also organises International Buyers Connect at the show, facilitating one-to-one business meetings for international buyers and suppliers.  Please note, new show days!  Glee will take place from Tuesday to Thursday in 2019!

NEC Birmingham, UK
September 10, 2019 - September 12, 2019

Flowers

The long-established Flowers exhibition includes flowers, plants, equipment and technology for floriculture and landscaping.

Moscow, Russia
September 10, 2019 - September 13, 2019

Casual Market Chicago

The Casual Market Chicago trade show focuses on furniture, trends and accessories for outdoor living.

Chicago, USA
September 25, 2019 - September 26, 2019

Elmia Garden

Elmia Garden is Sweden’s leading garden trade fair, encompassing plants, practical and decorative garden products.

Jönköping, Sweden
September 26, 2019 - September 28, 2019

Flormart

The Flormart trade show focuses on plants, flowers, floristry and landscaping materials.

Padua, Italy
September 29, 2019 - October 1, 2019

DIY, Home & Garden

DIY, Home & Garden is Belgium’s biennial trade fair for the DIY, home improvement and gardening sectors.

Kortrijk, Belgium
October 1, 2019 - October 3, 2019

Iberflora

Iberflora is Spain’s leading trade fair for plants, commercial horticultural equipment and some hobby gardening accessories.

Valencia, Spain
October 9, 2019 - October 11, 2019

Sun

Sun is Italy’s leading trade fair for the outdoor leisure sector, also including camping and seaside.

Rimini, Italy
October 9, 2019 - October 11, 2019

Gardex

Gardex is the leading Japanese trade fair for the gardening, landscaping and green roofing sectors.

Tokyo, Japan