Speakers announced for the 2014 BPOA conference

In the continuing series of meetings under the BGLA (British Growers Look Ahead) banner, BPOA Marketing seminar_275_330the BPOA is delighted to announce the list of speakers at their 2014 event, a one day conference entitled- Vision 2020- the near future for ornamentals.

The event will be held on the 29th October between 9am and 4pm at the NFU Conference Centre, Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire, CV8 2LZ

This year’s conference will help you to answer the questions what will we grow; how will we grow it and where will we sell it.

A wide range of interesting speakers has been selected to present the information that you require about plant science; growing techniques, market needs, routes to market and working through the value chain, including:

Minette Batters– Deputy President NFU

David Arnold– Project Manager GIMB

Graham Dunn— MD Cresco Horticulture Ltd

Alistair Griffiths — Director of Science RHS

The full programme is to be released very shortly. In addition, we already have a number of other speakers on a range of technical and marketing subjects.

The event will be free to members of the BPOA plus one guest and there is a nominal charge of £30 per head for non-members. To make your booking please complete this flyer and return it to the BPOA office.