GIMA to hold day conference

Poplars Garden Centre in Bedfordshire will host a GIMA event featuring Achica, Gardenex, GIMB and Aspin.

The event, on 26 November, will addressing topics such as how to maximise export opportunities, as well as advice on how to enter new markets, and also demystifying new technology.

Speakers confirmed for the event include Simon Woolgrove from Achica, Amanda Sizer Barrett, director general at Gardenex, GIMB’s David Arnold, and Doug Mendes from Aspin. Additional speakers are to be confirmed.

GIMA director Vicky Nuttall said: "Our day conferences are designed to combine unrivalled networking opportunities with advanced business building and educational content.  The forthcoming event at Poplars Garden Centre has been developed to showcase the range of opportunities that are out there for manufacturers and suppliers to take advantage of, helping them to grow and further develop their business offering.  I’ve no doubt it’ll be yet another great day, and I look forward to welcoming all those that join us."

GIMA's last day conference was at Dobbies in March.

Meanwhile, the British Home Enhancement Trade Association (BHETA) is holding its next member forum on November 18t, featuring Paul Emslie, commercial director of Homebase at Federation House in Birmingham with a start time of 10am. 

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