Four Oaks Trade Show 2009: Seminar programme

A full list of seminars at 2009's Four Oaks Trade Show, which takes place at Four Oaks Nurseries in Macclesfield, Cheshire, on 8-9 September.

TUESDAY 8 SEPTEMBER

RETAIL DAY

10am-11am
Marketing in 2010  — The Way Forward
John Stanley, John Stanley Associates

11am-11.45am
Tell them your Story
Miriam Young, Planting Stories

11.45am-12.30pm
Five Things the Retailer Would Like to See Improved in the Supply Chain
Neil Grant, Ferndale Garden Centre

Five Things the Grower Would Like to See Improved in the Supply Chain
Bruce Harnett and Mark Taylor, Kernock Park Plants

12.30pm-1.15pm
Providing Excellent Customer Service is the Key
Frank Newberry

1.15pm-2.15pm
Marketing in 2010 — The Way Forward (continued)
John Stanley, John Stanley Associates

2.15pm-3.30pm
Debate on the future
Chaired by John Whitehead

 

WEDNESDAY 9 SEPTEMBER

LANDSCAPE DAY

12pm-12.45pm
Surviving the Recession
John Gillan, Premier One (Land Services)

2pm-2.45pm
Winning with BALI
John Gillan, British Association of Landscape Industries

 

Subscribe to Horticulture Week for more news, more in-depth features and more technical and market info.

 


Have you registered with us yet?

Register now to enjoy more articles and free email bulletins

Sign up now
Already registered?
Sign in

Read These Next

Trees and Shrubs - Planting benefits

Trees and Shrubs - Planting benefits

The message that health, the environment and business all benefit from trees is finally getting through, but are nurseries seeing an upturn? Sally Drury reports.

Arbutus

Arbutus

These evergreen trees and shrubs have decorative bark and can flower and fruit simultaneously, says Miranda Kimberley.

Four Oaks Trade Show 2018 - Product Solutions

Four Oaks Trade Show 2018 - Product Solutions

The latest products have all been designed to make growing more productive and to help sell more plants, says Sally Drury.


Opinion... Democracy is a hindrance to good place making

Opinion... Democracy is a hindrance to good place making

A farmer close by the small village of Green Hammerton in North Yorkshire is promoting his farm as a site for 3,000 new homes. It is slap-bang in the middle of the countryside at the mid-point between York and Harrogate.

Opinion... How to increase UK plant supply

Opinion... How to increase UK plant supply

Why don't UK growers produce more of the plants that the UK market demands?

Opinion... Co-operation is industry's best card

Opinion... Co-operation is industry's best card

What a great trade this is when one of us needs help. "The Container Revolution" co-operative exhibit at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show is a good example.


Follow us on:
  • Facebook
  • LinkedIn
  • Twitter
  • Google +
Horticulture Jobs
More Horticulture Jobs

Horticulture Week Top 60 Ornamentals nurseries

See our exclusive RANKING of ornamentals nurseries by annual turnover plus the FULL REPORT AND ANALYSIS

Tim Edwards

Boningales Nursery chairman Tim Edwards on the business of ornamentals production
 

Read Tim Edwards

Pest & Disease Tracker bulletin 

The latest pest and disease alerts, how to treat them, plus EAMU updates, sent direct to your inbox.

Sign up here

Are you a landscape supplier?

Horticulture Week Landscape Project Leads

If so, you should be receiving our new service for Horticulture Week subscribers delivering landscape project leads from live, approved, planning applications across the UK.

Peter Seabrook

Inspiration and insight from travels around the horticultural world
 

Read more Peter Seabrook articles