Two weeks to enter the Horticulture Week Business Awards 2019

Retail, landscape and production businesses have two weeks to enter the Horticulture Week Business Awards 2019 and open the door to new customers and industry recognition for their teams.

2019 scheme open for entries
2019 scheme open for entries

The 2019 scheme includes the following year-round promotional benefits for winners:  

  • Multiple opportunities throughout the year to share your achievements on Horticulture Week’s print and digital platforms, enabling you to highlight your achievements to a 120,000-strong monthly audience.  This includes editorial on your achievements immediately after the awards presentation, an editorial follow up profile 6 months on and inclusion in social media campaigns. 
  • A permanent place in Horticulture Week’s online Business Leaders Gallery, ensuring lasting recognition for your achievements.
  • An exclusive opportunity to participate in Horticulture Week Business Leaders’ Round Tables throughout the year. 
  • The opportunity to take part in the leading national awards event for the UK horticulture industry, where you will benefit from networking with the leading businesses in the industry. 

New for this year all shortlisted entrants will receive editorial coverage immediately after judging take place in the Spring. 

Entry Deadline for the 2019 Awards: 28th February 2019

The 2019 Horticulture Week Business Awards are open to all businesses operating in the horticulture market including commercial production, garden retail, landscape and more. 

Winners will be announced on the 27th June 2019 when the presentation of the Horticulture Week Business Awards 2019 returns to the fabulous London Marriott Grosvenor Square for the biggest pan-industry gathering and celebration of the best of the UK horticulture industry.

General Business Categories include: 

  • High Growth Business of the Year
  • Employer of the Year
  • New Business of the Year
  • HW Most Admired Business Leader Award
  • Consultant of the Year 
  • Innovation of the Year
  • New Generation Award

Specialist Business Categories include: 

Retail Business Categories

  • Best New-Build, Refurbishment, Refit or Extension
  • Garden Centre Outlet of the Year (Small to Medium)
  • Garden Centre Outlet of the Year (Large to Destination)
  • Garden Centre Group/Multiple Garden Retail of the Year
  • Service Excellence/Innovation Award
  • Retail Sales Campaign/Initiative of the Year

Landscape Business Categories

  • Landscape Contractor of the Year
  • Landscape Design/Architecture Practice of the Year
  • Arboriculture Contractor of the Year
  • Grounds Maintenance Contractor of the Year
  • Landscape Design of the Year
  • Landscape Build of the Year

Production Business Categories

  • Nursery Stock Grower of the Year
  • Protected Ornamentals Grower of the Year
  • Best Ornamental Plant Introduction
  • Top Fruit Grower of the Year
  • Soft Fruit Grower of the Year
  • Salad Grower of the Year
  • Best New Edible Crop Variety
  • Best Sales or Marketing Campaign

The Entry Deadline for the Awards schemes is 28th February 2019. 

Category criteria & How to Enter

For full details of category criteria and how to enter, please go to:

General enquiries

For general enquiries about the awards please contact awards event manager Kate Collins at: or 0208 267 8188.

For advice on category selection, please contact HW editor Kate Lowe at:

Our partners

Horticulture Week is delighted to have the support of ICL, Sinclair, Modiform, Cocogreen and WonderWall as our sponsor partners for the Horticulture Week Business Awards 2019.  We are also delighted to welcome on board Perennial as our awards charity partner. 

Become a Horticulture Week Business Awards Sponsor

The Horticulture Week Business Awards offers businesses multiple opportunities to engage with the professionals most important to them — not just on the day of the event but throughout the year.

To discuss the opportunities please contact sales manager Gabriella Lee on: or 0208 267 4085.

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