Builders' Merchants News

Pay a visit to BALI next June

Published:  12 August, 2010

COVENTRY: The British Association of Landscape Industries (BALI) has joined forces with professional event organisers Brintex, to launch a major landscaping event for architects and designers, contractors, specifiers and procurement professionals.

BALI 2011 - the Landscaping Show - takes place on a three-acre open space in front of the association's headquarters at Stoneleigh Park on 21-22 June 2011. This new annual event will feature three key elements: an exhibition for suppliers to showcase their products and services to an exclusively professional audience; demonstration areas for machinery, product installations and landscaping skills; and a two-day seminar programme with CPD-accredited sessions delivered by key industry speakers in the adjacent Warwick Conference Centre.

The decision to launch the event was taken following consultation with BALI supplier members.

A major objective of the event is to provide opportunities to increase visitors' skills and knowledge base. An additional highlight of the event will be the finals of the WorldSkills UK Landscape Gardening Competition where teams of trainee landscapers will construct identical gardens to be judged by a team of industry specialists.

The opportunity to exhibit will be available to BALI members and, space permitting, to established, reputable suppliers who are not currently members. The event is free to attend for all landscape industry professionals.

For further information contact Ray Baxter at Brintex on 020 7973 4695 or email,