GIMA Awards entries open for 2024

Now open for entries, the GIMA Awards recognise excellence in new product development, marketing initiatives and export achievements over the past 12 months.

GIMA Awards 2023

Businesses and marketing professionals can now enter their latest campaigns for the 2024 awards, the results of which will be announced at the Gala Dinner taking place on 7th November at the Celtic Manor Resort in Newport, South Wales.

2023 winners included Sipcam Home & Garden, Smart Garden Products, Burgon & Ball, Zest Outdoor Living, Westland, Treadstone Products and CJ Wildlife. All the winners reaped major brand advantages in the form of increased exposure amongst buyers and coverage in trade and consumer gardening press.

For 2024 there are 17 categories, each judged by as panel of judges composed of UK garden retailers and journalists including representatives from Haskins, Blue Diamond, Yorkshire Garden Centres, Polhill and Stratford Garden Centres, Garden Trade News publisher and Potting Shed Press. The marketing categories have been expanded to include awards for Best Point of Sale, Best Online or Social Campaign and Best Multi-Channel Marketing Campaign.

The deadline for the Products and Marketing Awards is Friday, 31st May 2024. The deadline for the Supplier of the Year and Export Achievement Award is Friday, 16th August 2024.

GIMA is a membership organisation of around 170 companies representing suppliers and manufacturers operating within the UK gardening industry, accounting for an estimated £ 4 billion in annual trade. GIMA’s goal is to promote the commercial, trading and industrial interests of its UK and EU-based members supplying the UK garden retail industry.

For all the details on how to enter, conditions, tickets for the awards and further information we refer you to the GIMA website.

Best of luck to all entrants.