Notcutts' suppliers back vision conference

Notcutts garden centres has hosted an annual conference and awards dinner to recognise team and business achievements as it celebrates its 120th anniversary.

The conference, held in Marlow, featured interactive learning sessions and focused on the vision of the company as it progresses with its five-year development plan. The event was sponsored by suppliers including Esprit, Hozelock, Bidvest, Briers, Mr Fothergills, Kettler, Gardman, Stanley Bragg, Scotts, Paddy & Scott’s, LeisureGrow, MJ Media and Talk Talk.

After the conference, an awards dinner took place with categories including ‘Best Garden Centre Performance’, ‘Best Visual Merchandising’ and ‘Best Restaurant Performance’. ‘Frontline Hero’ awards were also awarded to one outstanding team member from each of Notcutts’ 18 centres. Frontline Heroes are those people who, in the eyes of their closest colleagues, consistently go the extra mile to help both customers and colleagues alike.

Chief executive Nick Burrows said: "This event was an opportunity to celebrate success and thank all of our teams for their hard work and dedication. We’d also like to say express our gratitude to all of our wonderful sponsors, as without their support this event would not have been possible."

Notcutts is investing into its future by implementing a £45m five-year investment plan to update and reposition its garden centres within their respective markets.


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