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GLAS Learning Theatre to double in 2018

Dr Clare Sampson during her presentation on 'Smart, Safe, and Sustainable Pest Control' at GLAS 2017. Photo: Joe Keogh.

Proudly sponsored by Bord Bia and Teagasc, the Learning Theatre at GLAS will expand to two Learning Theatres in 2018; bringing the very best from the expanded horticulture world to provide key, focused discussions and presentations on the pressing issues, and solutions, that face the industry today.

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28 March 2018 | 0

In 2018, the Garden Landscape and Amenity Sportsturf (GLAS) trade show’s successful Learning Theatre will expand to two theatres for the first time – increasing capacity for the trade show’s attendees, as well as providing greater knowledge and insight into the issues facing the horticulture world.

2018’s GLAS Learning Theatre 1 will be proudly sponsored by Bord Bia and GLAS Learning Theatre 2 will be proudly sponsored by Teagasc.

The high quality of speakers at GLAS 2017 have driven the need for an expanded Learning Theatre offering at GLAS 2018 and the GLAS team, together with Bord Bia and Teagasc, are delighted to provide the increased offering.

The Learning Theatre at GLAS 2018 will once again bring the very best from the expanded horticulture world to provide key, focused discussions and presentations on the pressing issues, and solutions, that face the industry today.

Exhibitors at GLAS 2017, pictured with one of Bord Bia's 'The Thinking House' stands. Photo: Joe Keogh.

Exhibitors at GLAS 2017, pictured at Bord Bia’s ‘The Thinking House’ showcase. Photo: Joe Keogh.

In 2017, Bord Bia brought its ‘Thinking House’ to GLAS to show visitors how its state-of-the-art consumer research and market insight centre can assist in maximising profitability for the sector. Bord Bia staff were on hand throughout the day showcasing the valuable facilities available to the industry to access the latest global trends, research, consumer insights and industry innovations, on specially formatted touch screens.

In the specially designed Learning Theatre, Dr Clare Sampson and Neill Helyer discussed the crucial topic of Smart, Safe, and Sustainable Pest Control; Grace Binchy from Bord Bia provided an invaluable insight into consumer behaviour attitudes and influences, which drive their decisions around the purchase of plants and garden products, in Ireland today.

Lastly, the Learning Theatre came to a close with Joe O’Meara from Groundwater Dynamics discussing 21st century drainage solutions for greenkeeping professionals

Attendees to GLAS 2018 will be able to pre-register their interest to attend a presentation with the speakers to be announced shortly.

Attendees to GLAS 2018 also have the opportunity to conduct confirmed business meetings with any of the exhibitors at the show – facilitating the opportunity for businesses in the expanded horticulture sector to continue to grow strong.

You can find all of the exhibitors at GLAS 2018 here with many more exhibitors added each day. Simply select the ‘meeting request’ option located beside the exhibitor to ensure you get the most from GLAS 2018.

Planning on visiting GLAS 2018? Avoid disappointment by pre-registering here.

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