Glee latest exhibitor bulletin
2 August 2017 | 0
You will find some of the latest exhibitors below!
- In September, Peacock Garden Supports is exhibiting at the Glee retail buying event in Birmingham. We will proudly present our extensive product range there and introduce our novelties to the UK-market. More than a decade ago, our Pinnups plant supports won the Glee Award for the best new product. Nowadays, we offer all imaginable solutions for stopping plants falling over in the garden, and it is our mission to make plant supports an important product category for garden centres. At the Glee, we want to take the opportunity to convince buyers of the profitability and importance of plant supports being present at the shop floor.
- Quotable (stand 19C67) is a New York based card and gift company http://www.quotablecards.com/
our-products/ exhibiting at Glee for the first time this year.
- Whitco will be once again returning to Glee, bringing with it its complete range of foodservice products and support. One happy customer – Kim Bellis, Managing Director, Tropical Butterfly House Limited recently said about Whitco: “We reunited with Amanda (from Whitco) at the Glee show last year, who we had worked with previously many years ago on another project, she has an abundance of catering knowledge and experience along with some brilliant ideas. The whole project of Lottie’s Coffee Lounge ran smoothly and on schedule from start to finish and the outcome definitely exceeded our expectations, Amazing! We will definitely be calling on Amanda and her team again for future projects that are in the planning.”
- Garden Connect
- Kelkay will be building on its success from last year’s show, demonstrating how customers grew outdoor and landscape category sales in 2017. They’ll be showing innovative and inspirational merchandising solutions and exciting new range extensions across its best-selling aggregates, paving and water features.
- Vivagreen will be returning to Glee following the huge success they had at last year’s exhibition where they were awarded the GIMA Seed Corn Fund Innovators Fund. The company’s successful MossOff product will be featured on a larger stand in Hall 18 where visitors can discover other innovative products, including exciting new developments for 2018.
- This year Cadix will have an increased presence at the show, with a larger stand and as the main sponsors of the Retail Lab. The innovative lightweight polyethylene pots and planters specialist will be entering new innovations into the Glee New Product Awards, as well as adding new products to complement existing ranges.
- Off the back of a Glee New Product win in 2016, Deco-Pak will be looking to focus on the needs of retail customers by launching improved packaging and POS, whilst also launching new decorative birdhouses and feeders, as well as several new growing media lines being added to the Chelsea Garden Range. There will also be some brand-new pebbles and cobbles to further bolster retailers’ landscaping ranges.
- Leading British brand Hozelock is excited to make its biggest ever statement at Glee this year, according to UK Marketing Manager, Carol Wright. There will be complementary range additions to 2017’s hugely successful Superhoze launch, and more innovation in the garden watering and aquatics range to whet the appetite for further retail success in 2018.”
- Think Outside will be returning to Glee with a new direction for the range, which creator Aaron Jackson says is likely to surprise and delight visitors to the show: “We’re unveiling a new line exclusively at Glee which reveals a new direction for the Think Outside range. I’m confident we have a winning entry for the Outdoor Living category of the Glee New Product Awards, which we are anticipating will steal the show this year!”
- Johnsons Lawn Seed will be launching a new lawn seed product, marketed as a lawn thickener, from the leading grass seed manufacturer’s handy central bar providing drinks and snacks.
- Organic feed, weed and control products specialist Neudorff plan to unveil an exciting new range at Glee, with high hopes of winning a Glee New Product Award for the first time.
- Tildenet’s presence at Glee has grown year on year with Bosmere, Haxnicks and Mainframe brands adding significantly to the Tildenet Gardenware portfolio. Following another year of significant investment in company infrastructure, the 2017 stand will showcase refreshed branding, consolidated ranges and improvements to packaging and merchandising solutions which have been developed in response to customer feedback.
- Elho’s manifesto for Glee 2017 is to bring nature closer to everyone – especially those in urban areas. The focus remains on leading innovations, and providing outstanding support for garden centres, according to the synthetic planter manufacturer, who will be ‘Giving room to Nature’ at Glee 2017…
- Garden tool and accessory manufacturer Burgon & Ball will treat visitors to brand new problem-solving tools and a first look at the new Brie Harrison collection of bright and botanical gardening gifts and homeware. Also debuting at the show will be a new collection of indoor pots and quirky cactus vases, gorgeous new Sophie Conran products and the unveiling of lots of stylish new designs in a completely revamped Enamelwares collection. After awards success in previous years, there will be hopefuls entered in the Glee New Product Awards, and if the excitement gets too much, there will be an on-stand café offering refreshments and a chance to have a break or chat to the team.
- Briers will be showcasing new designs, and a fresh promotional programme that will feature new glove styles and offer an attractive sales opportunity for retailers. Bestselling favourites, such as the Kids range, will be on show – as will the full range of licensed giftware. A new addition, the Pantone giftware range will also be launched to compliment the William Morris and Julie Dodsworth Ranges.
- Ecoegg are a new GIMA member exhibiting for the first time at Glee this September. The team will be bringing along their range of cleaning, laundry and household products including innovative new product launches, as well as brand new FSDU solutions for retailers to see in person.
- Planning specialists Malcolm Scott Cons
ultants is advising nursery and garden centre owners across the UK to consider releasing surplus land as local authorities seek to comply with national requirements to identify more land for housing and commercial development, Chris Primett said that on-going pressures on Local Planning Authorities to provide such land continues to create opportunities for garden centre and nursery owners to release land for such uses. He and the Malcolm Scott Consultants team will be offering advice to owners at Glee in September, at stand20G50-H51.