Diary

January 2021
19 - 21 Jan
CANCELLED - 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 - ON-LINE
The only trade show in Scotland for the speciality food and drink sector.
Location: SECC, Glasgow
24 - 26 Jan
Scotlands Trade Fair - Spring - ON-LINE
Breeze into 2020 with the very best products from Scotland and beyond...
Location: SECC, Glasgow
26 - 29 Jan
CANCELLED - GCA Conference 2021
Our conference is attended by a majority of our garden centre members, therefore it is the ideal opportunity to meet new and existing customers and speak to the decision makers.
Location: Mercure Bristol, Grand Hotel, Bristol, BS1 2EL
29 Jan - 2 Feb
POSTPONED 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.
February 2021
8 - 10 Feb
VIRTUAL Spring Fair
Spring Fair provides a key hub for industry professionals in the UK and around the world.
Location: On-line
8 - 10 Feb
Spring Fair @ Home
This year the show will be going virtual. Designed to bring the industry together, even when we remain apart, Spring Fair @ Home will provide a key hub for industry professionals in the UK and around the world.
Location: On-line
9 - 11 Feb
Grow21 Festival
The new virtual event for the horticulture, gardening and landscaping industry is powered by Kekkilä-BVB, the European leader in horticulture.
Location: Online
10 - 11 Feb
The Source Tradeshow - POSTPONED
The 2021 Source trade show provides the perfect mix of passionate producers, alongside the hottest hospitality and catering companies, and the freshest food service. POSTPONED UNTIL JUNE 2021
Location: Westpoint Exhibition Centre, Exeter
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
POSTPONED 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
27 Feb - 3 Mar
Harrogate Christmas & Gift Fair 2021
The show, which is the highlight of the year for buyers from numerous sectors is recognised as the leading event for the Christmas, festive and allied markets.
Location: Yorkshire Event Centre (YEC)
March 2021
3 Mar
VIRTUAL Garden Press Event 2021
The organisers of the Garden Press Event have today confirmed that next year’s exhibition will be replaced by a virtual event on 3 March 2021.
Location: The Business Design Centre 52 Upper Street, Islington, London
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
9 - 10 Mar
Food Matters Live - DIGITAL
Food Matters Live 2021 portfolio of events will take place live, in a digital environment, and incorporating physical experiences where possible.
Location: Digital
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
13 Mar
APL Awards 2021
APL Awards 2021 is due to run virtually on Friday 12 March. Attendees will be able to log in from 4pm, with the Ceremony beginning at 6pm.
Location: Virtual
14 Mar
Mothering Sunday (Mother's Day)
16 Mar
Futurescape Spring
Following the success of previous FutureScape events, FutureScape Spring is back for 2021 and will take place on the 16 March 2021 at Sandown Park Racecourse, Esher with doors opening at 9am.
Location: Sandown Park Racecourse, Portsmouth Road, Esher, Surrey, KT10 9AJ
19 Mar
Garden Re-Leaf Day 2021
Garden Re-Leaf Day is Greenfinger Charity's national fundraising event. 2021 marks a very special occasion as it celebrates its 10th anniversary!
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
24 - 26 Mar
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
April 2021
3 Apr
Easter Sunday
6 - 8 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
8 - 10 Apr
RHS Spring Launch & Orchid Show
Join us as we kick-off our 2021 show season celebrating early-flowering plants alongside orchids from around the world.
Location: RHS Garden Hyde Hall
16 - 19 Apr
International Consumer Goods Show – Special Edition
The Ambiente, Christmasworld and Paperworld shows will run as a joint event for the first time ever in Frankfurt am Main: the International Consumer Goods Show – Special Edition.
Location: Messe Frankfurt Exhibition GmbH, Ludwig-Erhard-Anlage 1, 60327 Frankfurt am Main
19 - 21 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
20 - 21 Apr
London Stationery Show 2021
The UK’s only trade event dedicated to stationery.
Location: Business Design Centre, London
21 - 24 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
22 - 24 Apr
At Home Show - Virtual
The inaugural At Home Show will be taking place virtually from 23-25 April 2021 to inspire visitors on improving their lives and discovering new ways of living well.
Location: Virtual
24 - 27 Apr
The January Furniture Show
January Furniture Show is the UK's must-attend furniture and interiors event.
Location: NEC, Birmingham
May 2021
2 May
Early May bank holiday
5 - 8 May
RHS Malvern Spring Festival 2021
Set against a backdrop of the magnificent Malvern Hills, our spring festival is packed with flowers, food, crafts and family fun.
Location: Three Counties Showground, Malvern, Worcestershire, WR13 6NW
9 - 11 May
Giving & Living 2021
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
10 - 11 May
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
16 - 18 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
17 - 21 May
RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2021
The world's greatest flower show reveals cutting-edge garden design, fabulous floral displays and simply the best shopping.
Location: Royal Hospital, Chelsea, London, SW3 4SL
17 - 22 May
RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2021
The RHS has announced its plans to safely run the 2021 RHS Chelsea Flower Show with many new precautions due to coronavirus to protect everyone at the Show.
Location: Royal Hospital, Chelsea, London, SW3 4SL
18 - 19 May
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
21 - 22 May
Homebuilding & Renovating Show - Glasgow
The Scottish Homebuilding & Renovating Show is the go-to exhibition for self builders and renovators.
Location: SEC, Glasgow
29 - 31 May
SPOGA+gafa
The diversity of the garden at spoga+gafa is unique worldwide.
Location: Cologne
30 May
Spring Bank Holiday
31 May - 3 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
June 2021
1 - 3 Jun
IFTEX 2021
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
7 - 8 Jun
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
7 - 8 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
8 Jun
GIMA Charity Golf Day 2021
This year’s GIMA Charity Golf Day on 9th June is being held at Belton Woods hotel and golf course.
Location: Belton Woods, Belton, Grantham NG32 2LN
10 - 10 Jun
SGD Awards ceremony 2021
The SGD Awards is supported by a number of generous sponsors without whom the Awards scheme could not run.
Location: The Landmark Hotel London
14 - 15 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
17 - 19 Jun
Royal Three Counties Show
The Heart of England’s premiere celebration of the countryside and rural life. It’s a hearty feast of farming, food and family entertainment.
Location: Three Counties Showground, Malvern, Worcestershire, WR13 6NW
20 Jun - 24 Jul
RHS Flower Show Tatton Park
A fabulous day out bursting with colourful gardening inspiration, fun family activities, have-a-go workshops and boutique shopping.
Location: Tatton Park, Mereheath Lane, Knutsford, Cheshire
21 - 22 Jun
HTA National Plant Show
The HTA National Plant Show will be taking place on Tuesday 22 and Wednesday 23 June 2021 at Stoneleigh Park, Coventry.
Location: Hall 2 Stoneleigh Park, Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire, CV8 2LZ
24 - 26 Jun
RHS Garden Harlow Carr Flower Show
A flower extravaganza in the most northerly RHS Garden. Expect specialist trade stands, expert advice and fabulous floral displays.
Location: RHS Garden Harlow Carr, Crag Lane, Beckwithshaw, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, HG3 1QB
28 - 29 Jun
Food Matters Live - DIGITAL
Food Matters Live 2021 portfolio of events will take place live, in a digital environment, and incorporating physical experiences where possible.
Location: Digital
July 2021
5 - 7 Jul
SOLEX
SOLEX (The Summer Outdoor Living Exhibition) is the Trade Show organised by LOFA is an annual 3-day event attracting national and international retail/contract purchasing directors and managers.
Location: NEC, Birmingham, B40 1NT
5 - 10 Jul
RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show
A celebration of late summer that’s packed with gardening inspiration, stunning floral displays and workshops in a majestic setting.
Location: Hampton Court Palace, East Molesey, Surrey, KT8 9AU
14 Jul
GIMA Awards Gala Dinner 2021
Join suppliers and retailers at the GIMA Awards Gala Dinner at the Celtic Manor Resort and see who’s won a GIMA Award in 2021.
Location: Celtic Manor Resort, South Wales
22 - 24 Jul
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
August 2021
3 - 7 Aug
RHS Garden Hyde Hall Flower Show
Specialist trade stands, expert tips and mouth-watering food all to be enjoyed in the stunning summer surroundings of our Essex garden.
Location: RHS Garden Hyde Hall, Creephedge Lane, Rettendon, Chelmsford, Essex, CM3 8ET
12 - 14 Aug
RHS Garden Rosemoor Flower
This mid-summer flower show is packed with gorgeous floral displays, national nursery and trade exhibitors, expert advice and much more.
Location: RHS Garden Rosemoor, Great Torrington, Devon, EX38 8PH
16 - 18 Aug
Superzoo 2021
SuperZoo is more than just a tradeshow, it’s a marketplace at the crossroads of pet culture and pet business.
Location: Mandalay Bay Convention Center
17 - 19 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
29 Aug
Summer Bank Holiday
September 2021
4 - 7 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
6 - 7 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
6 - 11 Sep
RHS Garden Wisley Flower Show
Spectacular displays, specialist nurseries and colourful artwork at our flagship garden brings the show season to a close.
Location: RHS Garden Wisley
13 - 15 Sep
Glee 2021
Glee is the perfect platform to meet with the garden community and showcase new products. Connect with quality buyers, nurture existing relationships and grow new ones at the UK's leading garden and outdoor living trade show.
Location: NEC, Birmingham, B40 1NT
13 - 15 Sep
Pawexpo
The premium pet trade show for pets, people & the industry.
Location: NEC, Birmingham, B40 1NT
21 - 23 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
25 - 26 Sep
PATS Telford
If you are serious pet products, only PATS has all the brands under one roof.
Location: Telford International Centre
October 2021
12 - 13 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
13 Oct
Perennial Festival Dinner 2021
Join us for our annual black tie Festival Dinner to celebrate another year of helping people in horticulture.
Location: One Whitehall Place, London
November 2021
3 - 4 Nov
Saltex 2021
The one-stop-shop for thousands of individuals working to install, manage and maintain the UK’s outdoor leisure spaces.
Location: NEC, Birmingham, B40 1NT
3 - 5 Nov
Trade Fair Aalsmeer (TFA)
Trade Fair Aalsmeer, the Netherlands' largest international floriculture trade fair.
Location: Royal FloraHolland AalsmeerLegmeerdijk 3131431 GB Aalsmeer The Netherlands
16 - 17 Nov
Food Matters Live - DIGITAL
Food Matters Live 2021 portfolio of events will take place live, in a digital environment, and incorporating physical experiences where possible.
Location: Digital
24 - 28 Nov
Ideal Home Show at Christmas
From inspiring ideas, to amazing gifts and on-trend festive solutions for your home, the Ideal Home Show Christmas brings together over 600 companies.
Location: Olympia, London
24 - 28 Nov
The UK’s favourite indoor food festival- celebrating the best in modern cuisine, mixology and independent produce all under one roof.
Location: Olympia, London
26 - 28 Nov
Christmas Shopping Fayre
Every year our incredibly diverse range of exhibitors come from far and wide to take part transforming Westpoint into an Aladdin’s cave of wonderful gift ideas and essential Christmas items.
Location: Westpoint, Exeter, EX5 1DJ
December 2021
27 - 28 Dec
Christmas and Boxing substitute days
January 2022
11 - 13 Jan
SIVAL 2022
SIVAL, as a platform and crossroad for innovations and concrete solutions, is the perfect location for discussions and future challenges.
Location: Angers, France
25 - 28 Jan
IPM Essen 2022
The world's leading horticultural trade fair revolves around solutions and innovations in the green sector.
Location: MESSE ESSEN GmbH Norbertstraße 2 45131 Essen
February 2022
6 - 10 Feb
Spring Fair 2022
Spring Fair is the UK’s all-encompassing sourcing marketplace - facilitating connections between retailers, exhibitors and marketers.
Location: TBC
May 2022
8 - 11 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