The world’s leading trade fair for horticulture
The international trade fair for plants (IPM ESSEN) is the world’s leading trade fair for horticulture.
It is the only specialist trade fair of its kind to cover the entire value chain of plants, including production, technology, floristry, garden features, and the point of sale. No other plant fair offers trade visitors such a comprehensive market overview and so many multifaceted novelties.
The 33rd edition of the world’s leading trade fair for horticulture breaks new records in 2015: more than 1.600 exhibitors from around 50 nations present the newest botanic displays, innovative technology, and trendy floristry.
The international trade fair for plants is represented with additional events in Dubai, Beijing and Bangalore. The next IPM ESSEN takes place from 26 to 29 January 2016.
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Hortiflorexpo IPM Shanghai 2015: More exhibitors and areaChina's largest horticultural fair will take place on the new fair site, the Shanghai New International Expo Centre. Over 600 companies from 24 countries will present themselves on 25,000 square metres. That will correspond to an increase of 45 percent in the number of exhibitors and an increase of nearly 39 percent in the area.»
Second European Nursery Reception at IPM ESSENAfter its successful premiere in 2014, the European Nursery Reception at IPM ESSEN went into the second round. On the booth of Bund deutscher Baumschulen e. V. (BdB - "Federation of German Nurseries"), the President of the European Nursery Association Tim Edwards, the BdB President Helmut Selders and the CEO of Messe Essen Oliver P. Kuhrt greeted nurserymen and nurserywomen from all over Europe.»
IPM Innovations ChosenThe winners of the IPM Innovation Showcase have been finalised. Heinrich Hiep, Chairman of Bundesverband Zierpflanzen ("Federal Association of Ornamental Plants"), and the German Flower Fairy 2014/2015, Christina Aumann, handed over the certificates within the framework of the opening ceremony of IPM ESSEN.»
INDEGA IPM Innovation Award PresentedNo fewer than two projects received this year's IPM Innovation Award which INDEGA ("Representation of interests of the German horticulture industry") presented within the framework of the opening ceremony of IPM ESSEN 2015.»
33rd IPM ESSEN has startedToday, IPM ESSEN began at Messe Essen. It was opened by Dr. Robert Kloos, State Secretary in the Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture. The world's premier horticultural fair is regarded as the leading meeting place of the international green sector.»
FDF Flower Talk Shows at IPM ESSEN 2015Experts from fashion, floristry and marketing will provide information about trends and floristry in the FDF Flower Talk Shows at IPM ESSEN. No fewer than two informative discussion circles will take place in 2015. In each case, the meeting place will be the FDF Florist Event Centre.»