What To Expect on the Day

Location

The show is held at our facilities at Newlands near Chichester. This is conveniently located just off the A27 on the South Coast of Sussex.

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Parking

There will be designated FREE ON SITE parking for all exhibitors.

Dates and Times

The show will be held on Thursday 7th November 2019, doors open to visitors at 9.00am. Exhibitors can access the site from 10am on Wednesday 31st October. Earlier access is available upon request.

Show Floor Plan

Stand bookings tend to occur very early but there are still a few stands available, please call for availability.

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Nursery Tours

There will be two tours this year conducted by Stuart Whitman and Mark Wallis.

These will take place at 12pm and 2pm.

We advise that everyone that books onto these tours meet at the information point 15 minutes prior to the start time.

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Refreshments

There will be onsite refreshments to cater for all your needs and will be offering a range of hot meals, soft drinks and a place to rest your feet! For Exhibitors our friendly team will be visiting you throughout the day offering tea, coffee and biscuits. A Bacon butty breakfast will be available from 8am. Exhibitor lunches will be provided and delivered to your stand in a timely manner!

Seminar / Workshop

Seminars

10.00am Fargro Senior Technical Advisor Chris Dart

New developments in the control of whitefly and aphid
With Integrated Pest Management now a requirement this talk will review current available biological, biopesticide and chemical pesticides for control of aphids and whitefly and concentrate on recent changes.

11.00am Andrew Gaunt: Plant Health and Seeds Inspector

Andrew Gaunt

With Brexit upon us (maybe) its all change for plant health. Andrew Gaunt will be on hand to provide up- to -the minute information on plant health and in particular how leaving the EU affects plant movements across Europe. Andrew Gaunt presentation is always worth listening to but on this occasion, this is one seminar you can’t afford to miss!

2.00pm Fargro’s Growing Media and Fertiliser Specialist Sean Whitworth

Taking a fresh look at plant nutrition
In this session, Sean will look at a range of innovative ways of delivering plant nutrition to ornamental crops. He will discuss the role organic fertilisers can play in improving plant quality and their environmental impact.

 


Workshop

1.00pm Growtrain’s Managing Director Graham Bryant

Graham Bryant

Whether you first entered as a school leaver, went to college to study horticulture or are setting out in a new direction, there are career opportunities for everyone. Graham Bryant’s talk will discuss ways to maximise your potential and will suggest pathways to achieving career development.

 

 

 


Further topics to be added….
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Contacts

Your main points of contact will be Sarah-Jane. She will be available to answer any questions or queries leading up to the show and on the day.

Tel: 01243 755949

e-mail: info@grosouth.co.uk

On the day there will be designated telephone numbers for exhibitors to contact a member of staff if they require assistance.