Webinar and Q&A: ‘Frictionless Exporting & Easier Selling to the EU’
On Wednesday 15 March at 11h00, Unsworth Customs Brokers and EU tax specialist RM Boulanger will present a webinar and Q&A session, tailored specifically to British suppliers in the garden and pet sectors. It will cover some of the problems currently being experienced when exporting from the UK into the EU. To register, click here.
March 17, 2023 - March 19, 2023
Expojardim & Urban Garden
Expojardim is the national Portuguese trade fair for the garden sector.
March 28, 2023 - March 30, 2023
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.
April 12, 2023 - April 15, 2023
The Flower & Plant Show
The Flower & Plant Show covers the Floriculture & Landscaping sectors, including indoor and outdoor ornamental plants, flowers, and related equipment and technology, as well as seedlings and seeds, exotic trees and Mediterranean plants. The show has been postponed from February to April.
May 5, 2023 - May 6, 2023
International Hardware Fair (Italy)
International Hardware Fair (Italy) will take place for the first time in May 2023. It is arranged by Kölnmesse, organisers of the long-established International Hardware Fair in Cologne. The list of product categories includes Outdoor & Garden.
May 11, 2023 - May 14, 2023
RHS Malvern Spring Festival
Organised by the UK’s Royal Horticultural Society, RHS Malvern Spring Festival includes floral and plant marquees, show gardens, gardening seminars and much more. It is open to the general public.
Malvern, Worcester, UK
May 12, 2023 - May 14, 2023
Darzs Flora is the Latvian exhibition for the garden sector. It is open to both trade visitors and the general public.
May 23, 2023 - May 27, 2023
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.
May 23, 2023 - May 24, 2023
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 13, 2023 - June 14, 2023
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.
Rosemont, Illinois, USA
June 14, 2023 - June 16, 2023
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 jointly hosted by EDRA (the European DIY Retail Association) and fediyma (the European Federation of DIY Manufacturers).
June 15, 2023 - June 18, 2023
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, 2023 - June 20, 2023
spoga+gafa is Europe’s leading garden trade fair. Gardenex organises the UK pavilion at the show. Please contact Emma Brazier at Gardenex if you would like to take part in 2023. Click here for details of British suppliers who exhibited on the UK pavilion in 2022.
June 20, 2023 - June 21, 2023
National Plant Show
Organised by the UK’s Horticultural Trades Association, the National Plant Show features all types of plants from bedding plants, perennials and house plants through to trees.
June 27, 2023 - June 29, 2023
Glee & Pawexpo
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. Gardenex also organises International Buyers Connect at the show, facilitating one-to-one business meetings for international buyers and UK suppliers.
NEC Birmingham, UK
July 4, 2023 - July 9, 2023
RHS Hampton Court Palace Garden Festival
Organised by the UK’s Royal Horticultural Society, the Hampton Court Flower Show includes floral and plant marquees, show gardens, gardening seminars and much more. It is open to the general public.
East Molesey, Surrey, UK
July 10, 2023 - July 12, 2023
Solex is a UK trade show for the outdoor leisure sector, including barbecues and garden furniture.
NEC, Birmingham, UK
July 12, 2023 - July 16, 2023
The Atlanta Market encompasses gift, decor and lifestyle products including outdoor and seasonal.
July 19, 2023 - July 23, 2023
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.
Knutsford, Cheshire, UK
August 23, 2023 - August 25, 2023
Organised by the Oregon Association of Nurseries, the Farwest Show targets growers, retailers and landscape professionals.
September 3, 2023 - September 6, 2023
Autumn Fair is an annual UK trade fair for the home and gift sectors.
NEC Birmingham, UK
September 5, 2023 - September 6, 2023
Four Oaks is a long-established UK trade fair for the ornamental horticulture sector.
September 7, 2023 - September 11, 2023
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.
September 20, 2023 - September 22, 2023
Flormart covers the horticulture, associated machinery/equipment, and landscape/urban green sectors.
September 26, 2023 - September 28, 2023
Elmia Garden is Sweden’s leading garden trade fair, encompassing plants, practical and decorative garden products.
October 3, 2023 - October 5, 2023
Iberflora is Spain’s leading trade fair for the flower, plant and associated technology sector.
October 11, 2023 - October 13, 2023
Sun is Italy’s leading trade fair for the beach and outdoor lifestyle sectors.
October 11, 2023 - October 13, 2023
Gardex is the leading Japanese trade fair for the gardening, landscaping and green roofing sectors.
November 23, 2023 - November 25, 2023
Gardenia is a Polish trade fair encompassing horticulture, gardening and landscape architecture.
Sponsored by the Nurserymen’s Associations of Maryland, Virginia and West Virginia, MANTS showcases growers and suppliers of associated products.
January 18, 2024 - January 22, 2024
Maison&Objet is France’s trade fair for the home décor, interior design and lifestyle sectors. It usually takes places twice a year, in January and September.
January 23, 2024 - January 26, 2024
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. For details of participants at the 2023 edition, please click here.
January 26, 2024 - January 30, 2024
Home of Consumer Goods
Three of the leading consumer goods fairs, Ambiente, Christmasworld and Creativeworld, will be held together under the name ‘Home of Consumer Goods‘. Creativeworld will start one day later than the other two on 27 January 2024.
February 4, 2024 - February 7, 2024
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.
The Inspired Home Show encompasses home decor, kitchen equipment and giftware, along with some outdoor living and seasonal goods. This fair used to be known as the International Home & Housewares show.
March 26, 2024 - March 28, 2024
National Hardware Show
National Hardware Show (NHS) is the leading North American trade fair for the DIY, hardware, lawn and garden sectors. Please note, change to March in 2024.
Las Vegas, USA
May 7, 2024 - May 10, 2024
Interzoo is the world’s leading pet trade fair. Gardenex’s sister association, PetQuip, will organise the UK pavilion at the show. Please contact Emma Brazier at Gardenex & PetQuip by email for more information.