Upcoming Events

In line with Government advice, ACID is cancelling all outward facing events and exhibitions but will continue to raise awareness and share information about webinars/podcasts/news during this crisis. If you have any you would like to publicise, do please let us know! They don’t have to be IP related, they can be about design in general.


Social Media: Building a Content Strategy – Webinar with Autumn Fair

Wednesday 20 May, 2020 – 11:00AM

Engaging your customers and followers with fresh and interactive content is a fantastic way to showcase your brand and encourage interaction with customers old and new. Finding the right content can be tricky though, This session will run you through the do’s and don’ts of online content and help you form a coherent content strategy.

Register here

Tune in to further webinars over the next few weeks from Autumn Fair here

Open for Business: Lessons learned from lockdown, and the first week of trading – Webinar from GLEE

Thursday, 21st May 2020 at 17:00

With news of garden centres allowed to re-open in the UK, we’ve added a brand-new webinar this week, Open For Business: Lessons Learned from Lockdown and The First Week of Trading.

Register today and join us on Thursday, 21st May 2020 at 17:00 as we talk to garden centre owners and industry leaders as they recount their experiences and share their stories from this period.

During a crisis, creativity and invention can often present interesting opportunities, and we’ll be touching on what they have learned about their own businesses during this period and an honest account of what the first week of trading has really been like.

Tune in and take part with any questions you may have that could help you overcome any challenges you are facing right now.

Host: Trevor Pfeiffer, Director, Garden Trade News

Panel: Boyd J Douglas-Davies, Director, British Garden Centres & President of the HTA
Mike Burks, Managing Director, The Gardens Group & Chairman of the GCA
Adam Wigglesworth, Director, Aylett Nurseries
Will Blake, General Manager, St Peters Garden Centre

Register here