Glee to run study tour

Neil Gow offers Glee study tour this September

Neil Gow
Neil Gow

Glee has confirmed details for an international and UK retailer pre-event study tour, designed to demonstrate retail best practice showcasing products throughout the Midlands.


The 12-15 September tour runs alongside Glee (14-16 September NEC Birmingham).

The tour will visit multiple chain operators, ‘shed’ outlets such as DIY and garden retailers, plus the Garden Retail award-winning Planters Garden Centre and the independent, family run Pacific Nurseries.


Glee special projects manager Neil Gow said: "Delegates taking part in the pre-Glee tour will gain valuable insights into a cross section of UK garden retailers and the products and services they offer from catering to composts. Spaces are limited so we urge interested parties from both the UK and abroad to book their place now to avoid missing out."
 
Glee event manager Matt Mein said: "This is the first year that we have run the Pre-Event Study Tour and we’ve no doubt it’ll pay dividends for those that attend.  The programme has been designed to pack in as much as possible, combining visits to top local retailers with evening workshops and networking opportunities, and even more excitingly, access to Glee.  Together this will arm all delegates with a wealth of valuable information – from market insight and retail best practice, to product inspiration, innovative thinking and profit boosting opportunities – all things that will help them to develop their business ahead of the 2015 season.  I look forward to welcoming the tour to Glee later this year."
 
The tour costs  £480 (+VAT) including accommodation.  Contact neil.gow@i2ieventsgroup.com or by telephone on +44 (0) 7812 031281.


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