Posts tagged with ‘GIMA’

  • Last chance to enter the 2021 GIMA Awards – Don’t miss the May 28th entry deadline

    By GCU on May 24, 2021
    Suppliers wanting to gain unrivalled market-wide recognition for their latest product innovation, marketing support or approach to sustainability will want to take centre stage at the forthcoming GIMA Awards (11th November, Celtic Manor). However, time is running out, as the deadline for entering the 2021 event– Friday May 28th – is now just days away.   Recognising excellence and innovation the […]
  • GIMA 2021 New Product Digest now live

    By GCU on November 2, 2020
    The annual showcase of innovation from GIMA members – the GIMA New Product Digest – is now available, providing retailers with a comprehensive guide to the latest product innovations, point of sale and marketing initiatives ahead of the 2021 spring/summer season.   For the first time, the GIMA New Product Digest will be available as a digital e-catalogue and e-newsletter, […]
  • In a socially distanced world, it’s never been more vital to harness the power of technology to keep communication flowing

    By GCU on August 24, 2020
    A blog by GIMA director Vicky Nuttall As we all get to grips with the new world of ‘virtual meetings’, often carried out from the comfort of our homes, it begs the question of how suppliers are going to effectively present their new season’s offerings to retail buyers. Technology such as Zoom may have saved the day when it comes […]
  • GIMA confirms Consumer & Design Trends webinar series

    By GCU on May 22, 2020
    Due to the Covid-19 lockdown, GIMA’s Consumer & Design Trends seminar was sadly cancelled, however delegates – including GIMA members, non-members and for the first time, retailers - are being offered a second chance to learn more about the trends that are expected to influence consumer shopping decisions regarding interior and exterior products with the launch of GIMA’s new webinar series.
  • GIMA welcomes government-backed trade credit insurance guarantee

    By GCU on May 15, 2020
    Earlier this week, the UK government confirmed that it will step in to prop up the trade credit insurance market, bringing welcome relief to GIMA members and other suppliers within the garden retail sector.
  • Gima awards cancelled

    By GCU on March 30, 2020
    The 40th Annual GIMA Awards have been cancelled due to the Covid-19 crisis.
  • GIMA launches Knowledge Exchange programme

    By GCU on January 3, 2020
    GIMA’s Knowledge Exchange programme will begin 2020 with the return of the ‘Developing Selling Skills’ session. 
  • GIMA reveals 2019 award winners

    By GCU on July 9, 2019
    The Garden Industry Trade Association Manufacturers Association (GIMA) held its annual awards event on July 4, announcing 16 winners from across the garden industry at the event. This year, Primeur with its Tierra Verde Recycled Rubber Planters, walked with the coveted GIMA Sword of Excellence, whilst Smart Garden Products scooped the GCA Supplier of the Year accolade. Smart Garden Products […]
  • Entries for GIMA Awards 2019 now open

    By GCU on March 15, 2019
    The annual GIMA Awards will be returning for its 39th year later this summer (July 4, Celtic Manor), with another glittering night of celebrations. Entry to this year’s awards is now open – with suppliers being urged to not miss out on their chance to win one of the industry’s highest accolades. Recognising excellence and innovation the GIMA Awards have […]