Diary

October 2020
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 - VIRTUAL
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 - CANCELLED
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 - CANCELLED
This annual Autumn Mediterranean Gardening Fair will this year be open two days.
Location: FISSUL Exhibition Centre, Silves
29 Oct - 1 Nov
CANCELLED 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
CANCELLED 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 goes Virtual
The UK’s must-attend landscaping trade event is now Virtual due to Coronavirus. 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
21 - 21 Nov
SGD Autumn Conference 2020

Garden Design in an Era of Climate Crisis

Location: TBC
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
POSTPONED - 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
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
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.
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
11 - 12 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
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
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
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
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
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 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
9 - 11 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
17 - 20 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
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
21 - 22 Apr
London Stationery Show 2021
The UK’s only trade event dedicated to stationery.
Location: Business Design Centre, London
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
6 - 9 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
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
18 - 22 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
18 - 23 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
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
30 May - 1 Jun
SPOGA+gafa
SPOGA+gafa is moving to a new time of year, in late spring. From 2022 on, the exhibition will be held in mid - late June.
Location: Cologne
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
2 - 4 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
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
9 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
11 - 11 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
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
18 - 20 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
21 Jun - 25 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
22 - 23 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
25 - 27 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
July 2021
6 - 11 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
15 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
23 - 25 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
4 - 8 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
13 - 15 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
17 - 19 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
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
7 - 12 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
14 - 16 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
14 - 16 Sep
Pawexpo
The premium pet trade show for pets, people & the industry.
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
14 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
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
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