Diary

August 2020
4 - 6 Aug
2020 China International Floriculture & Horticulture Trade Fair (Flower Expo China 2020)
As a leading flower expo in the country, Flower Expo China 2020 is keeping making history with 30,000 sq.m. exhibition area, 300+ exhibitors and 11,000+ professional buyers, providing you with over 600 varieties around the world.
Location: Guangzhou International Sourcing Centre
4 - 6 Aug
The 12th Guangzhou Int’l Garden Machinery Fair (GMF 2020)
As a leading garden machinery expo in China, GMF 2020 is keeping making history with 30,000 sq.m. exhibition area, 300+ exhibitors and 11,000+ professional buyers.
Location: Guangzhou International Sourcing Centre
11 - 13 Aug
POSTPONED IGC Chicago
No other show delivers a more concentrated and cost-effective opportunity to present your entire line, attract new customers and close sales.

 

Location: Chicago’s Lakeside, McCormick, Chicago, IL
12 Aug
PetQuip Meet the International Buyer event
PetQuip will be running a Meet the International Buyer event with Whesco Trading, a wholesale business supplying exclusive products for pet stores, dog salons and veterinarians in Denmark.
Location: Virtual
18 Aug
GIMA Buyer Connect
GIMA along with buyers from the UK’s second largest garden centre chain, British Garden Centres, will be hosting a special virtual Buyer Connect event.
Location: On-line
19 - 23 Aug
Pet Fair Asia 2020
Pet Fair Asia is the benchmark exhibition for pet supplies in Asia-Pacific. The event gives a significant importance to Asian markets and proposes a wide coverage of the supply chain and sourcing needs.
Location: Shanghai World Expo Exhibition & Convention Center
20 - 23 Aug
CANCELLED BBC Countryfile Live
BBC Countryfile Live will have a change of location in the south next year. After four very successful years at Blenheim Palace in Oxfordshire, the event will move to WINDSOR GREAT PARK in Berkshire.
Location: Windsor Great Park, Berkshire
26 - 27 Aug
Groen-Direkt Autumn Fair
30x a year GROEN-Direkt presents the latest range of plants from hundreds of growers at its trade fairs. You can see, feel and smell the plants yourself at the fairs
Location: Groen-Direkt Boskoop BV, Noorwegenlaan 37 Hazerswoude-Dorp, 2391PW Nederland
26 - 28 Aug
CANCELLED Farwest 2020
Farwest is the largest green industry trade show in the West USA. No other show offers nearly everything the industry has to offer under one roof, AND the ability to source plant material in the heart of nursery country.
Location: Oregon Convention Centre, Portland
26 - 28 Aug
Plantarium
Plantarium is the leading international tree nursery trade fair.
Location: Plantarium Italielaan 4 2391 PT HAZERSWOUDE-DORP Postbus 107 2770 AC BOSKOOP
September 2020
1 - 3 Sep
RESCHEDULED Superzoo 2020
Connect with thousands of buyers from across the World and every segment of the pet industry. The rescheduled date has been confirmed for Tuesday, August 17 – Thursday, 19, 2021 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center.
Location: Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
1 - 3 Sep
National Hardware Show 2020
The National Hardware Show continues to provide an unmatched experience for industry professionals with access to the latest innovations, retail trends & business solutions.
Location: Las Vegas Convention Centre
2 - 6 Sep
CANCELLED RHS Garden Hyde Hall Flower Show
The show provides a fabulous day out for family and friends with specialist nurseries, gardening sundries, expert advice, craft and gifts, live music and tasty food and drink, as well as the chance to explore the garden in full summer bloom.
Location: RHS Garden Hyde Hall, Creephedge Lane, Rettendon, Chelmsford, Essex, CM3 8ET
6 - 8 Sep
CANCELLED Spoga+gafa
Collect ideas, groom contacts, harvest success: The leading companies of the international garden industry know why they choose to present their company and products at spoga+gafa every year.
Location: Cologne
6 - 9 Sep
CANCELLED - Autumn Fair
Autumn Fair is your platform for trade and sourcing. Featuring a new layout, new sector and new outlook, Autumn Fair is truly the UK’s all-encompassing sourcing marketplace for the season.
Location: NEC, Birmingham
6 - 9 Sep
CANCELLED BBC Countryfile Live
BBC Countryfile Live is coming north to Castle Howard on 6 - 9 September 2020.
Location: Castle Howard, York, YO60 7DA
7 - 9 Sep
POSTPONED Farm Shop & Deli Show 2020
At Farm Shop & Deli Show you'll find all the big ideas, innovative suppliers and exciting products you need to make 2020 a year to remember! POSTPONED UNTIL 12 – 14 April 2021 AT NEC BIRMINGHAM.
Location: NEC, Birmingham, B40 1NT
8 - 10 Sep
Salon du Végétal
The biggest trade show in France, dedicated to the whole sector of plants & flowers, gardening and landscaping.
Location: Angers
8 - 9 Sep
Four Oaks Trade Show - CANCELLED
Four Oaks is a commercial horticultural show which celebrates its 50th year in 2020. The exhibition covers an area of 17,000m² under glass with additional outdoor areas.
Location: Farm Lane, Lower Withington, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK11 9DU
8 - 13 Sep
CANCELLED RHS Garden Wisley Flower Show
Our late summer show at RHS Garden Wisley features spectacular floral displays, outstanding shopping, the National Dahlia Society Show, expert advice and much more.
Location: RHS Garden Wisley
10 - 15 Sep
CANCELLED RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show
Bringing a colourful festival of summer and flowers to the grounds of the palace with a selection of thought-provoking gardens, abundance of plants, culinary experiences, workshops and much more.
Location: Hampton Court Palace, East Molesey, Surrey, KT8 9AU
11 Sep
London Stationery Show 2020
The London Stationery Show provides you with the opportunity to showcase your products in front of 2,000 writing and paper product buyers.
Location: Business Design Centre, London
13 - 15 Sep
Top Drawer - Autumn/Winter is now a Virtual event
We can now confirm that the A/W20 edition of Top Drawer will be held virtually. A perfectly curated platform for both UK and international lifestyle brands.
Location: Olympia, London
15 Sep
AIPH Virtual International Conference
Recovery from crisis – the future for Ornamentals.  A one-day virtual conference for anyone involved in the supply chain for plants and flowers.
Location: Online
15 - 17 Sep
CANCELLED - Glee 2020
Glee is the UK’s leading garden and outdoor living trade show, attracting over 7,000 highly transactional buyers across three days of selling, sourcing and networking.
Location: NEC, Birmingham, B40 1NT
15 - 17 Sep
CANCELLED - Pawexpo
Pawexpo is a newly launched pet focussed trade exhibition brought to market by the team behind Glee.
Location: NEC, Birmingham, B40 1NT
15 - 17 Sep
GIMA - Buyer Connect at Glee
Meet with buyers at Glee ready to present ranges for Spring 2021.
Location: NEC, Birmingham
15 - 17 Sep
International Flora Expo 2020
Exhibiting at IFE puts you face-to-face with serious, qualified decision makers from the mass market, wholesale and retail florist sectors.
Location: Miami Beach Convention Center, Miami, FL
18 - 20 Sep
CANCELLED - Harrogate Autumn Flower Show
CANCELLED due to Coronavirus... Join us for the 2020 Harrogate Autumn Flower Show at our fabulous new venue, Newby Hall & Gardens.
Location: Newby Hall & Gardens, North Yorkshire
18 - 20 Sep
CANCELLED RHS Garden Rosemoor Flower Show
The show highlights the very best the South West has to offer in nurseries, atmosphere and local fare, all set against the stunning backdrop of the 26ha (65 acres) garden. 
Location: RHS Garden Rosemoor, Great Torrington, Devon, EX38 8PH
18 - 20 Sep
The Game Fair
Europe’s best loved and largest countryside festival. Entertainment, ideas, expert advice, country pursuits, shooting, loads of dogs and tons of shopping.
Location: Ragley Hall, Warwickshire
20 - 21 Sep
Scotland's Trade Fair
Come and see the very best products from Scotland and beyond that will light up your shop for Christmas.
Location: SEC, Glasgow
22 - 23 Sep
Postponed - The Landscape Show
Postponed till Spring 2021 - LANDSCAPE provides the ideal platform for organisations to showcase leading trend products, new services, key skills as well as being the perfect environment for visitors to discover the newest and most innovative products and solutions to help them in their designs and projects.
Location: Battersea Park, London
24 - 25 Sep
lunch!
lunch! is a truly unique trade show that brings together the entire food-to-go industry under one roof. Packed full of everything you need to take your food-to-go offering to the next level.
Location: ExCel, London
24 - 26 Sep
APF 2020
The APF Exhibition is the UK’s largest forestry, woodland, arboriculture, fencing and biomass show.
Location: Ragley Estate, Alcester, Warwickshire
25 - 26 Sep
Chartered Institute of Horticulture Conference
We are delighted to announce that we will be hosting our 2019 Conference at the stunning venue of “Farmers and Fletchers in the City”.
Location: Royal Botanic Gardens, Arboretum Place, Edinburgh, EH3 5NZ
26 - 27 Sep
RHS Malvern Autumn Show
A fun-filled weekend of home-grown family fun, with award-winning nurseries, animals galore and the incredible UK National Giant Vegetable Championships.
Location: Three Counties Showground, Malvern, Worcestershire, WR13 6NW
27 - 28 Sep
PATS Telford CANCELLED
If you are serious pet products, only PATS has all the brands under one roof.
Location: Telford International Centre
30 Sep - 1 Oct
Elmia Garden
Scandinavia's most important meeting place for the garden trade.
Location: Jonkoping, Sweden
30 Sep - 2 Oct
GrootGroenPlus
GrootGroenPlus offers the visitor a huge number of suppliers and other participants. Moreover, GrootGroenPlus offers excellent networking opportunities.
Location: Zundert, the Netherlands
October 2020
7 Oct
Cancelled - South West Growers Show
The South West Growers Show has taken the difficult decision to cancel this year’s show, the South West’s ONLY trade event that is aimed at growers and plant buyers from local authorities, garden centres, retail outlets and the landscaping industry.
Location: Matford Centre, Exeter, Devon
13 - 15 Oct
IFTEX 2020
IFTEX is the leading global event for the Floriculture industry, presenting a diverse range of flowers grown in Kenya.
Location: Oshwal Center, Westlands, Nairobi, Kenya
14 - 16 Oct
GARDEX/EXTEPO 2020
Japan's largest garden industry trade show covering all kinds of horticultural and landscaping products.
Location: Makuhari Messe, Japan
15 Oct
Perennial Festival Dinner 2020
Join us for our annual black tie Festival Dinner to celebrate another year of helping people in horticulture.
Location: One Whitehall Place, London
18 - 23 Oct
IGCA Congress 2020
The IGCA is an independent non-profit organization committed to the continuous improvement of the garden centre industry worldwide.
Location: Johannesburg & Cape Town, SA
22 - 23 Oct
National Fruit Show 2020
Dedicated to showcasing the best of British fruit for over 80 years, the National Fruit Show is going from strength to strength.
Location: Kent Showground, Detling, Maidstone, Kent ME14 3JF
24 - 25 Oct
Countryside Live
Celebrating the very best of the countryside, this two-day event is mostly undercover so you’ll have fun whatever the weather!
Location: Great Yorkshire Showground, Harrogate, HG2 8NZ
24 - 25 Oct
Mediterranean Autumn Garden Fair
This annual Autumn Mediterranean Gardening Fair will this year be open two days.
Location: FISSUL Exhibition Centre, Silves
29 Oct - 1 Nov
Ideal Home Show Scotland
New Dates Announced: 29th Oct - 1st Nov, SEC Glasgow. All tickets already purchased for this year's show will be automatically transferred to the new dates.
Location: SEC, Glasgow
29 Oct - 1 Nov
Eat & Drink Festival
Eat & Drink Festival Scotland was postponed in June but will return to the SEC Glasgow 29th October until 1st Noember with even more mouth-watering Food and Drink from the very best local producers!
Location: SEC, Glasgow
November 2020
4 - 5 Nov
IOG Saltex
SALTEX is one of the fastest growing trade shows in the UK. It is the annual one-stop-shop for thousands of individuals working to install, manage and maintain the UK’s outdoor leisure spaces.
Location: NEC, Birmingham
4 - 8 Nov
Trade Fair Aalsmeer (TFA)
Product launches, demos, sustainable developments and all that surrounded by a range of colors and smells. Are you curious about the latest developments in the floriculture industry? Then visit the Trade Fair Aalsmeer 2020, 4, 5 and 6 November!
Location: Royal FloraHolland AalsmeerLegmeerdijk 3131431 GB AalsmeerThe Netherlands
5 Nov
GroSouth
The GroSouth Horticultural Exhibition is the premier exhibition in the South of England for the horticultural Industry.
Location: Roundstone Nurseries Ltd, Pagham Road, Lagness, Chichester, West Sussex, PO20 1LL
11 - 15 Nov
Country Living Magazine Christmas Fair - London
The fair offers a unique opportunity to showcase your products to our eager high-end visitors ready to get involved in our shopping experience.
Location: BDC, Islington, London
13 - 14 Nov
Food Matters Live
Food Matters Live is the UK's only cross-sector event bringing together the food and drink industry, retailers, foodservice providers, government and those working in nutrition.
Location: O2 InterContinental, London
17 - 18 Nov
Futurescape Expo 2020
The UK’s must-attend landscaping trade event. Make strong and valuable connections for the future development of landscaping, landscape and garden design and grounds maintenance.
Location: ExCeL, London
19 - 22 Nov
Country Living Magazine Christmas Fair - Glasgow
The fair offers a unique opportunity to showcase your products to our eager high-end visitors ready to get involved in our shopping experience.
Location: SECC, Glasgow
25 - 28 Nov
Growtech Eurasia
The world’s biggest exhibition in greenhouse industry. This year’s show will bring together hundreds of exhibitor companies from 40+ countries and ten thousands of agriculture professionals from 130+ countries.
Location: Antalya Expo Centre
25 - 29 Nov
Ideal Home Show at Christmas
The Ideal Home Show Christmas kick-started a jolly and merry beginning to the season, transforming Olympia London into a festive wonderland.
Location: Olympia, London
25 - 29 Nov
Eat & Drink Festival
The UK’s favourite indoor food festival - celebrating the best in modern cuisine, mixology and independent produce all under one roof.
Location: Olympia, London
27 - 29 Nov
The Christmas Shopping Fayre
Every year our incredibly diverse range of exhibitors come from far and wide to take part. They transform Westpoint into an Aladdin’s cave of wonderful gift ideas and essential Christmas items.
Location: Westpoint, Exeter
28 Nov - 6 Dec
National Tree Week
National Tree Week is the UK's largest annual tree celebration, marking the start of the winter tree planting season (November to March each year).
Location: National
December 2020
3 - 6 Dec
Country Living Magazine Christmas Fair - Harrogate
The fair offers a unique opportunity to showcase your products to our eager high-end visitors ready to get involved in our shopping experience.
Location: Harrogate International Centre (HIC) King's Rd, Harrogate, North Yorkshire. HG1 5LA
4 Dec
BALI National Landscape Awards 2020
The BALI National Landscape Awards welcomes over 1,000 BALI members, guests and VIPs annually. Now in its 44th year, the awards have gone on to become the landscape industry's premier event.
Location: Grosvenor House, Park Lane, London
25 - 26 Dec
Christmas Day and Boxing Day
January 2021
10 - 12 Jan
Top Drawer
See over 800 leaders in UK and international design at Top Drawer. We select only the best suppliers - the ones combining great design with commercial appeal for easy buying.
Location: Olympia, London
10 - 13 Jan
Harrogate Christmas & Gift 2021
Recognised as the leading event for the Christmas, festive and allied markets Christmas & Gift Harrogate gives the retailer everything for the perfect Christmas.
Location: Harrogate International Centre (HIC) King's Rd, Harrogate, North Yorkshire. HG1 5LA
12 - 14 Jan
SIVAL
SIVAL, as a platform and crossroad for innovations and concrete solutions, is the perfect location for discussions and future challenges.
Location: Angers, France
17 - 19 Jan
Giving & Living
Giving & Living is the largest gift and home trade show in the south west, and covers more coast than anyone else.
Location: Westpoint Exhibition Centre, Exeter, EX5 1DJ
19 - 21 Jan
BIGGA Turf Management Exhibition (BTME)
The biggest names in turf management will come together for Europe's premier exhibition and educational conference.
Location: Harrogate International Centre (HIC) King's Rd, Harrogate, North Yorkshire. HG1 5LA
24 - 26 Jan
Scotland’s Speciality Food Show
The only trade show in Scotland for the speciality food and drink sector.
Location: SECC, Glasgow
24 - 26 Jan
Scotlands Trade Fair - Spring
Breeze into 2020 with the very best products from Scotland and beyond...
Location: SECC, Glasgow
24 - 27 Jan
The January Furniture Show
January Furniture Show is the UK's must-attend furniture and interiors event.
Location: NEC, Birmingham
26 - 29 Jan
IPM Essen 2021
The world's leading horticultural trade fair revolves around solutions and innovations in the green sector.
Location: MESSE ESSEN GmbH Norbertstraße 2 45131 Essen
29 Jan - 2 Feb
Christmasworld
Christmasworld is the world’s biggest trend and order platform for the international seasonal and festive decoration sector.
Location: Messe Frankfurt GmbH Ludwig-Erhard-Anlage 1 60327 Frankfurt a. M.
29 Jan - 2 Feb
Floradecora
New ordering platform for fresh flowers and ornamental plants.
Location: Messe Frankfurt Exhibition GmbH, Ludwig-Erhard-Anlage 1, 60327 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
February 2021
7 - 11 Feb
Spring Fair
Spring Fair is the UK’s all-encompassing sourcing marketplace - facilitating connections between retailers, exhibitors and marketers.
Location: NEC, Birmingham
10 - 11 Feb
The Source Tradeshow
The 2021 Source trade show provides the perfect mix of passionate producers, alongside the hottest hospitality and catering companies, and the freshest food service.
Location: Westpoint Exhibition Centre, Exeter
14 - 15 Feb
PATS Sandown
The number of visitors to PATS has continued to grow since the show launched in 2009.  A total of 4096 pet retailers attended both PATS Sandown and Telford 2019.
Location: Sandown, Esher
14 - 21 Feb
National Nest Box Week
NNBW takes place each year from 14-21 February, and after more than 20 years it is now an established part of the ornithological calendar.
Location: National
15 - 17 Feb
Myplant & Garden – International Green Expo
The most important and complete b2b trade fair for horticulture, landscape and garden
Location: Milano, Italy
19 - 23 Feb
Ambiente 2021
Ambiente sets the pace for the world of consumer goods. The unique diversity in the Dining, Giving and Living areas offers a comprehensive overview and shows the innovative capacities of this pulsating sector.
Location: Messe Frankfurt Exhibition GmbH, Ludwig-Erhard-Anlage 1, 60327 Frankfurt am Main
24 - 26 Feb
Global Pet Expo
Global Pet Expo, presented by the American Pet Products Association (APPA) and Pet Industry Distributors Association (PIDA),  is the pet industry's largest annual trade show featuring the newest, most innovative pet products on the market today.
Location: Orange County Convention Center Orlando, FL
March 2021
3 Mar
Garden Press Event 2021
The Garden Press Event is the only event of its kind aimed specifically for the industry to showcase the latest products and stories exclusively to the key names in the garden & home press and media.
Location: The Business Design Centre 52 Upper Street, Islington, London
3 - 4 Mar
Expowest Cornwall
Expowest Cornwall is a crucial event on the business and social calendar. If you want to get straight to the heart of the Cornish business community then this is the one trade show you cannot afford to miss.
Location: Royal Cornwall Showground, Wadebridge, Cornwall
7 - 8 Mar
Fine Food Show North
Fine Food Show North is an essential industry event for genuine buyers who are looking to source the very best in speciality food & drink.
Location: Yorkshire Event Centre, Harrogate, HG2 8QZ
10 - 12 Mar
World Floral Expo
The US cut flower indsutry trade show!
Location: acob K. Javits Convention Center, River Pavilion, 2655 W 34th St New York, NY 10001, USA
14 Mar
Mothering Sunday (Mother's Day)
16 Mar
Futurescape Spring
Welcome to the Spring edition of FutureScape, here to kick-start the season. Following the success of previous FutureScape events, FutureScape Spring is back for 2021 and will take place on the 16 March 2021.
Location: Sandown Park Racecourse, Esher
19 Mar
Garden Re-Leaf Day 2021
Garden Re-Leaf Day is Greenfinger Charity's national fundraising event and it's held every year.
Location: National
19 - 21 Mar
Salon du Jardin
Come to show your know-how, showcase your latest products and meet the French consumers!
Location: Parc des expositions de Bordeaux
April 2021
4 Apr
Easter Sunday
7 - 9 Apr
JdC Garden Trends
JdC Garden Trends, The European trade show for gardening, landscaping and outdoor living, is back from 7th to 9th of April 2021.
Location: Marseille, France
20 - 22 Apr
Traffex 2021
We have confirmed the dates of the next Traffex as 20 - 22 April 2021 and would encourage you to register your interest.
Location: NEC, Birmingham
22 - 25 Apr
Harrogate Spring Flower Show
We welcome over 500 top class exhibitors offering thousands of garden-related products, services and entries at our shows.
Location: Great Yorkshire Showground, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, HG2 8NZ
May 2021
3 May
Early May bank holiday
17 - 19 May
ISF World Seed Congress
We have made the decision to postpone the ISF World Seed Congress 2020 in Cape Town, therefore no ISF World Seed Congress will take place this year. The next ISF World Seed Congress will be held in 2021 in Barcelona, Spain.
Location: Barcelona, Spain
22 - 23 May
Homebuilding & Renovating Show - Glasgow
The Scottish Homebuilding & Renovating Show is the go-to exhibition for self builders and renovators.
Location: SEC, Glasgow
31 May
Spring Bank Holiday
June 2021
1 - 4 Jun
Interzoo 2021
Interzoo, whose original date of May 19-22 2020 was postponed because of the coronavirus pandemic, has now been rescheduled for June 2021.
Location: Nuremburg, Germany
8 - 9 Jun
International Sports Convention
London is the choice city for ISC 2021 taking place June 8 -9, 2021. ISC 2021 will have a fresh, innovative and new approach for it’s 2021 edition to ensure the ultimate delegate experience.
Location: Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, London
15 - 16 Jun
Exclusively Housewares and Exclusively Electrical 2021
The UK's premier showcase of preparation, cook, table and serve ware will be found at Exclusively Show 2021.
Location: London Design Centre, Islington, N1 0QH
August 2021
18 - 20 Aug
Farwest Show 2021
The Farwest Show, the biggest green industry trade show in the West and will work hard to make the 2021 show even more exciting and useful.
Location: Oregon Convention Center in Portland, Oregon
30 Aug
Summer Bank Holiday
September 2021
5 - 8 Sep
Autumn Fair
Autumn Fair is your platform for trade and sourcing. Autumn Fair is truly the UK’s all-encompassing sourcing marketplace for the season.
Location: NEC, Birmingham
7 - 8 Sep
Four Oaks 2021
The dates of Four Oaks 2021 will be September 7-8th when we will be able to celebrate the 50th anniversary in style.
Location: Cheshire UK
14 - 16 Sep
Glee 2021
Glee is the UK’s leading garden and outdoor living trade show, attracting over 7,000 highly transactional buyers across three days of selling, sourcing and networking.
Location: NEC, Birmingham, B40 1NT
22 - 24 Sep
Flormart 2021
Flormart is a business, education and training event that involves all the sectors related to the green world enhancing awareness of the green heritage of our planet.
Location: Padova, Italy
26 - 27 Sep
PATS Telford
If you are serious pet products, only PATS has all the brands under one roof.
Location: Telford International Centre
October 2021
13 - 14 Oct
AQUA 2021
The market-leading showcase for the UK’s aquatics and water gardening industry, will be returning to the Telford International Centre on Wednesday 13th and Thursday 14th October, 2021.
Location: Telford International Centre
December 2021
27 - 28 Dec
Christmas and Boxing substitute days
May 2022
9 - 12 May
Zoomark International
The International Exhibition of Products and Accessories for Pets is the trade event the global pet supplies market is awaiting to show off, a powerful networking platform.
Location: BolognaFiere S.p.A. - Sede Legale viale della Fiera 20 40127 Bologna, Italia