Get set for the Horticulture Week Business Awards, Custodian Awards and Parks & Gardens Live

Horticulture Week welcomes professionals from all corners of the horticulture industry this week to three great events; the inaugural Horticulture Week Business Awards, the Custodian Awards 2018 and Parks & Gardens Live 2018.

The Horticulture Week Business Awards 2018 taking place at the prestigious London Marriott Hotel Grosvenor Square on Thursday 28th June is the only event in the horticulture calendar bringing the entire commercial industry together to honour the achievements of the outstanding businesses driving today's vibrant and vital UK horticulture industry. 

The shortlist for the Business Awards includes leading businesses from garden retail, landscape design, build and maintenance, ornamental plant production, fruit growing and arboriculture. View the full Business Awards shortlist here.  Winners of the New Generation Awards will also be presented on the night. 

Meanwhile on Wednedsay 27th June the Horticulture Week team looks forward to welcoming parks and gardens professionals to two great events taking place at the fabulous Woburn Abbey House & Gardens: The Horticulture Week Custodian Awards 2018 honouring the achievements of parks and gardens professionals (view Custodian Awards shortlist here) and Parks & Gardens Live, the only dedicated showcase for the sector featuring kit demos, product tours, expert seminars and more. See What's On at Parks & Gardens Live here.  

Commenting on the upcoming events, Horticulture Week editor Kate Lowe said: "Everyone at Horticulture Week is hugely excited to be welcoming so many professionals from across all corners of the UK professional  horticulture world to our three major industry events this week.

"The high quality of entries in both the inaugural Horticulture Week Businsess Awards and the Horticulture Week Custodian Awards, now in its third year, speaks volumes about the extraordinary talent and achievement of the professionals leading today's best horticultural enterprises and teams."

"We are very much looking forward to revealing the names of this year's magnificent winners, and beginning a year-round programme of activity to ensure their achievements are showcased before customers, stakeholders, partners and peers." 

"We are also looking forward to a great day of learning and knowledge sharing with our brilliant line up of speakers and exhibitors taking part in this year's Parks & Gardens Live." 

The Horticulture Week Awards are supported by industry sponsors Solex, Modiform, ICL, HTA, IWS Solutions, Bord na Móna, NFU, Christie & Co, WonderWall and Sinclair.  

Exhbitors at Parks & Gardens Live include Rigby Taylor, Tudor Environmental, John Chambers Wildflower Seed, Kerston, Lubbe & Sons (Bulbs), British Sugar Topsoil, King Feeders, RootWave, TH White Machinery Imports (Spider), Professional Gardeners Guild and the Professional Garden Consultants Assocation who will be running an Advice Hub. Workshops speakers include Alan Sargent and Neil Huck.  

Charity partner for the three events is industry charity Perennial.  

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