“gardiente has been a format for the specialist trade right from the start! In addition to its compact size and a well-assorted selection of brands, the trade fair is above all a very high-quality networking format for the industry! All the decision-makers are there and the atmosphere is very relaxed and informal. With the new date in September, gardiente will offer us an ideal opportunity to finalize our product range planning for the coming season. We welcome this development and look forward to the upcoming trade fair.”
Peter Ludwig, Gartenmöbel Ludwig in Hannover und Hamburg
“For years, gardiente has been an important format for us to view the new products for the coming season. The short distances, a great atmosphere and the consistently high-quality brand portfolio make the trade fair a real “place to be” for the industry. In addition to a well-assorted core range, the trade fair also offers us an overview of the trends and tendencies relevant to the specialist trade and therefore space for inspiration.”
Daniel Schott, Möbel Schott Tauberbischofsheim
Even though we would have liked a little more footfall overall, we are very satisfied with the quality of specialist retailers. Compared to other industry-relevant trade fairs, gardiente has a much more intimate character thanks to its compact size. This is also reflected in the more personal interaction you have with your customers.
Robert Eickhoff, Sales Force and Key Account, KETTLER
We are very satisfied considering it was our first time at gardiente. For us, both the visitor footfall and the quality of the trade fair visitors were very consistent. We were even able to win over new customers. All in all, the trade fair was a success for us and we’ll be happy to be back next year.
Roland Müller, Sit Mobilia
Based on the current economic situation, we can be very satisfied with this year’s trade fair result. We also had very good contacts, especially on Monday. As always, there was a very welcoming atmosphere – a top service in a top atmosphere. You feel comfortable and we also get this feedback from the customers.
Jan Kurtz, Jan Kurtz
All in all, this year’s gardiente has been quite positive for us. As expected, Saturday was rather quiet, but Monday was by far the best day for us. We thought it was great that visitors and exhibitors were taken care of so well. The atmosphere was fantastic, with a very relaxed character. When it comes to the target group, we had exactly the right customers.
Detlef Schultze, Sales Management, Rösle
We are not only newcomers to gardiente, but are also presenting our own product for the first time. We rather stand out here at the trade fair and have a very good footfall. Undoubtedly, gardiente is characterised by the diversity and colourful mix of brands and product groups. Here you will find not only well-known and traditional names, but also newcomers like us. We were very pleased with the quality of the trade fair visitors and were even able to take the first orders for our product.
Sascha Appel, Beachflow by MiP
We really like the gardiente concept with its focus on high-quality products with the corresponding target group. We were able to have interesting discussions that also had potential for us. Overall, we were very well received and felt comfortable.
Klaus Peters, Managing Director, Bogason
We generally had very good discussions at the trade fair and were able to ideally present our new products to specialist retailers. One or two new customers will certainly have been among them. What we always enjoy at gardiente is the welcoming environment, where you can get talking to your customers. There is an interesting atmosphere here, the conversations are often very relaxed and personal and not as rushed as in large exhibition venues. It’s always nice to come here.
Marco Hammes, Sales, Solpuri
As expected, Saturday was somewhat quieter, but we had good footfall on the other two days. What was very positive is that we also had potential new customers at the stand, especially on Sunday and Monday. We are always happy to come to gardiente. The atmosphere is completely different than at larger trade fairs. This is also reflected in the customer relationships, where we can have much more intensive discussions. For us, gardiente is the perfect market in the perfect size. That’s why we like to come back every year.
Thomas Goupil, Head of Sales/Marketing, Schaffner