GLAS: Ireland’s Largest Horticultural Trade Event is only 6 weeks away
GLAS: The ‘Main Event’ for Ireland’s horticulture, sportsturf and related industries returns to Citywest on Thursday 20 July 2017
8 June 2017
GLAS, the annual one-day event on July 20th, is Ireland’s ‘main event’ in the trade calendar. With the full support of Bord Bia, GLAS 2017 offers a unique opportunity for professionals in Ireland’s horticulture, sports turf and related industries.
Featuring over 140 exhibits from some of the most important suppliers in the sector – showcasing the latest products and services on the market right now. As well as a new-look layout, key features at this year’s event include a newly-designed New Product New Plant Awards Showcase. As visitors arrive they will walk through the showcase area where the judges will have awarded the winners in each category – over 30 new products and new plants will feature.
The Retail Merchandising Showcase will promote displays and promotional materials that will enhance any horticulture retail location. The Irish Institute of Sports Surfaces Sports turf Village and Machinery Park features over 30 exhibitors specialising in this sector. While the Bord Bia Learning Theatre will host a selection of talks, including the results of Bord Bia’s latest Behaviour & Attitudes research, as well as talks from NAD & Garden Connect. Attendance is free, but pre registration is essential and will go live on the GLAS website next week.
For 2017, along with its core focus on amenity horticulture for the retail and landscaping sectors, GLAS continues its expansion into forestry, greenkeeping, sportsturf and retail. There is an A-Z Exhibitors list live on the show website here, with the facility for you to send meeting requests in advance to help you plan and get the most from your visit.
With the active support of Bord Bia, a visit to GLAS offers you and your business a real return on your time. This is our industry’s annual event, all under one roof, on one day. The venue, a purpose-built exhibition centre adjoining Dublin’s Citywest Hotel, is easily accessible from all major routes into Dublin and via the M50. Facilities at Citywest include free parking and plentiful hotel accommodation.
Attendance is free to trade visitors, you and your colleagues can register at the door when you arrive, or if you prefer, you can pre register on the GLAS website where your badge will be posted to you in advance for speedline access on the day – just click here.
Interested in exhibiting? The show floor is almost sold out, but click here to find out what is available.
So add July 20th to your calendar and see you at the show!