The HTA is looking forward to welcoming members at Glee which takes place at the NEC from 10-12 September on stand 19N50-P51 (along with Greenfingers and GCA). As well as being a key partner in the Retail Lab feature, HTA staff will be on hand to provide the latest updates along with members of its Preferred Partners scheme.

Returning for the third year to Glee, the Retail Lab feature explores market insights and how retailers can engage with different consumer groups whilst inspiring, educating and wowing visitors. This year’s feature, which has the theme of The Greatest Garden, focuses on garden centres entertaining and engaging their customers through their retail environments. This connection can come through the use of ambience, emotion, sound and activity that engages a customer and gets them in the mood to buy. Daily tours of the Retail Lab take place at 11am, 1pm and 3pm, so come along and find out more.

We would like to thank Retail Lab contributors: -
1 Tree Cards, Air So Pure, Allensmore, Apta Ltd, Craigmarloch, EKJU, Evergreen Garden Care, Gardener’s Kitchen, Fidelity Systems Ltd, Florna Plants, Frobishers, Hozelock Ltd, Husqvarna UK Ltd, Hygeia Chemicals Ltd, Ivyline, Kelkay Ltd, Key Essentials, Laurica Plants, Linkshelving Ltd, Lowaters, Meadow View Stone Ltd, Pentik, Pershore College, Premier Decorations, Protek, Pure Accessories, Scheurich GmbH & Co., The Barking Bakery Ltd, Thompson & Morgan,  Verona, Vitavia, Weaver Green, Wildlife World, Wonderwall, Woodlodge Products and Wyevale.

On the HTA stand (19 N50-P51) there will be the opportunity to meet with members of the HTA Preferred Partners Scheme – highlighting exclusive benefits available to HTA members.

Businesses taking part include: - 
Alpha Packaging, Citation, HTA Insurance, HTA Utilities and Lloyds.

Over the space of the three days these Partners will be available to meet with members and discuss what they have to offer. There will also be the opportunity to find out more about the HTA Marketing Forum, taking place on Wednesday 16 October, and Cultivating Retail (in association with GIMA), taking place on Tuesday 19 November.

The HTA AGM also takes place at Glee. HTA members are invited to attend the meeting at Concourse Suite 30, NEC, Birmingham, B40 1NT on Wednesday 11 September commencing at 8.30am (refreshments from 8.00am). AGM papers are available to members to view at http://www.hta.org.uk/agm2019.

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