Garden Retail Summit


Connecting the best professionals, sourcing the best ideas, building the best industry.

The Garden Retail Summit 2017 is set to be the most exciting yet, bringing together garden retail’s brightest minds and boldest leaders to connect, inspire and advance the garden retail industry.


Launched in 2015, the Garden Retail Summit has swiftly established itself as the leading knowledge and networking event of the year for the industry’s top executives.


Attendees at this year’s event, brought to you by the leading independent industry brand Horticulture Week will hear:

  • Leading executives, from national chains to major independents, outline their vision for the future of thier business - and the wider garden retail industry.
  • A specially convened Brexit panel examine how garden centre executives can manage the potential impact on their businesses of price increases in imported goods, changes in economic conditions, pressures on key supply chains and more.
  •  Insight into business opportunities arising in 2017 from: 

    Fresh strategic approaches being implemented by a new cadre of corporate garden retail leaders 
    A confident independent sector investing in new builds and market leading centre developments on the back of two years of double-digit growth

  • Inspiring presentations and contributions on the future of the garden retail industry, emerging trends and best practice case studies 


PLUS attendees will enjoy unrivalled peer-to peer networking and have the opportunity to share insights with leading executives from all parts of the garden industry.


The end result will be a day of inspiration, dialogue and debate around how the industry can ensure their businesses from what will be a pivotal year.

Keynote speaker announced: John Cleland, CEO at Dobbies


Early bird - single ticket (Valid until Thursday 12 January)

Standard - single ticket (From From Friday 12 January)

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