'GARDEN 360' CONFERENCE 

The Horticulture Week Garden 360 Conference is the leading knowledge and networking event for garden industry executives seeking to connect with the best professionals, be briefed on the brightest innovations, and prepare for the challenges ahead.

Horticulture Week Summer Conference 2018 

Explore how to cut plastics, build the best business and prepare for Brexit at Garden 360, 13th June, Birmingham Botanical Gardens

Explore how to cut plastics, build the best business and prepare for Brexit at Garden 360, 13th June, Birmingham Botanical Gardens

'How can the garden industry cut the use of plastics', 'What lies behind the success of the fastest growing garden retail outlets', and 'How can plant suppliers and buyers together meet the Xylella challenge' are just some of the big questions that will be tackled at Garden 360 - the must attend conference for the UK garden industry.

Garden Retail Summit 2017

Be brave and bold say successful independent garden centres

Be brave and bold say successful independent garden centres

Be bold was the message from those at the helm of three independent garden centres who have seen their businesses boom after being brave and investing big in new buildings.

Dobbies CEO John Cleland reveals vision at Garden Retail Summit

Dobbies CEO John Cleland reveals vision at Garden Retail Summit

Best for plants and gardening, and a restaurant for all, are two key priorities for Dobbies, delegates at the Horticulture Week Garden Retail Summit heard.

Delegates hear call for collaboration in face of Brexit challenges

Delegates hear call for collaboration in face of Brexit challenges

Greater collaboration between suppliers and retailers, with the "pain" of inflationary pressures shared between all parties, is likely to offer the best defence against the potential impact of Brexit, a panel session at the Garden Retail Summit heard.

"Stand out from the crowd" says Newman as he unlocks drivers behind garden centre sector's investment boom

"Stand out from the crowd" says Newman as he unlocks drivers behind garden centre sector's investment boom

Andy Newman from retail consultants mdj2 highlighted the ongoing need to "stand out from the crowd" in a presentation that unlocked the drivers behind the energy in today's garden centre sector which lies in sharp contrast to the "soul searching" on the high street.

What do retailers really want from UK growers?

What do retailers really want from UK growers?

Blue Diamond's Alan Roper, Newbridge Nurseries' Nigel Wait, Dobbies' Steve Guy and Ian Riggs from Jersey Plants Direct discussed how UK growers can exploit post-Brexit changes, at the Garden Retail Summit.

Garden retail trends, education and working with the locality key as Coolings looks to the future

Garden retail trends, education and working with the locality key as Coolings looks to the future

Horticulture Week's Garden Retail Summit 2017 heard Coolings chairman Paul Cooling's insights into how his multi award-winning garden centres have earned their success - and his plans for the future.