Among the events on 24 January, Ian Boardman will review audited centres and Roger Crookes will look at Ruxley Rose plant area retailing. Liz Hutson will give results of the new Home Living and Christmas display competitions. After the associates' night there will be a dinner, at which Alan Titchmarsh will speak.
On 25 January, the RHS will report on its new retail strategy and Christine Walkden will give her views on garden centres. BDO retail head Don Williams and Risk Capital Partners chairman Luke Johnson will speak at the annual dinner to close the event.