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BPOA 2023 conference Wednesday 1st February

The BPOA 2023 conference will be held at the NFU conference centre, Stoneleigh Wednesday 1st February 2023 Technical conference ticket prices: Early bird in-person/virtual (offer ends 06.01.23) – £50+VAT In-person/virtual – £60+VAT (In-person ticket sales close 25.01.23) Dinner tickets for Tuesday 31st January 2023 at the Woodland Grange, Leamington Spa – £40+VAT (ticket sales close…

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Brian Crosby 1935-2023

We are sad to advise members of the death of Brian Crosby, in January. Brian was always a keen supporter of the BPOA through its many incarnations beginning with the foundation of the Bedding Plant Growers Association in 1979. He was the chairman in 1983 and vice chairman over several years and was instrumental in…

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Taking place Tuesday January 24th 2023 , 7-9pm at NFU Skelmersdale. A chance to meet and discuss the latest news. Please book your free ticket using Eventbrite to provide us with an estimate of numbers in attendance. Volmary the Past Present and Future A presentation by Nigel Johnson your local Volmary representative. Volmary GmbH is…

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Will it affect you? It might if you: supply packaged goods to the UK market under your own brand package goods for another UK organisation (this includes putting plants in pots) use ‘transit packaging’ to protect goods during transport so they can be sold to UK consumers ( delivering plants in trays or boxes) import products in…

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Ball Colgrave 2023 Spring Showcase

We will be holding our 2023 Spring Showcase (see below) which is strongly focused towards spring flowering Annual and Perennial varieties in retail inspired displays. These include ‘Trends’ colour themed Danish Trolleys, Garden Centre bench presentations and mixed planting combinations. A great opportunity for Growers and Retailers alike to start thinking about their variety promotions…

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The BPOA Annual General Meeting is taking place on the 31st January 2023 in person at 4.00PM at the Woodland Grange Hotel, Leamington Spa, CV32 6RN as well as via Zoom, book your place HERE. Copies of the agenda and associated reports have been sent out to members along with proxy voting forms. For proxy…

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CANCELLED – Tuesday 6th December 2022 Unfortunately we have been unable to reach the numbers required for this event to go ahead and have had no option but to cancel the event. A general knowledge Quiz night to be held at NFU Skelmersdale regional office 7.00-9.30pm. Open to all members. Full details as per the…

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