April 13 will be the Plant Day. There are enough reasons to appreciate flowers, herbs, bushes and trees. They do ensure a feel-good climate in the cities, bring colour into your own four walls and please their owners with delicious fruits. There are around 300,000 different plant species on Earth. Every year, breeders develop numerous new variants worldwide. Most plant innovations can be seen at the world's leading fair for horticulture, IPM ESSEN, which takes place annually in January.
Horticultural know-how for one of the largest future markets in the sector: From April 20 to 22, 2019, Hortiflorexpo IPM Shanghai will open its doors in the Shanghai New International Expo Center. Around 900 exhibitors (a plus of more than ten percent in comparison with the last fair in Shanghai) will present their innovative new products for the green sector to the trade public at the 21st edition of the fair.
IPM ESSEN 2019 can look back on four successful fair days. From January 22 to 25, 2019, 1,546 exhibitors from 46 countries showed their new products and innovations along the entire value added chain in horticulture.
The world's leading fair for horticulture IPM ESSEN is continuing its international growth: From September 18 to 20, 2019, Ornamental Plants & Flowers MÉXICO powered by IPM ESSEN (OP&F) will be open in Mexico City. The new fair in the Centro Citibanamex will be organised by AM Expo & CEPOMAC with Messe Essen as the cooperation partner.
Belgium will be the partner country of the world's leading fair for horticulture IPM ESSEN in 2019. As is well-known, the partnership was put under the motto 'Rooted in Craftsmanship Together'. The words have now been followed by deeds within the framework of a tree planting event.
From January 23 to 26, IPM ESSEN was once more the top address for the international green sector. At Messe Essen, 1,564 exhibitors from 45 countries presented new products, strong sales concepts and innovative technology along the entire value added chain to the expert world.
In 2018, IPM ESSEN will once again have a partner country at its side: Denmark. Under the motto of "Let's Go Green - Together!", the Scandinavians who will be strongly represented, above all, in the Flowering Pot Plants area will be at the centre of the world's leading fair for horticulture. Royal guests will also be expected at Messe Essen on the occasion of the festive opening ceremony on the first day of the fair.
Under the creative management of Romeo Sommers, a green stylist and trendwatcher from the Netherlands, hortivation will take place as a trend hotspot during IPM ESSEN for the first time.
The modernisation of the fair site in Essen is resulting in a few new features in the area allocation plan for the world's leading fair. For the first time, parts of the New Messe Essen including the Glass Foyer East covering 2,000 square metres will be put into operation.
In 2018, hortivation will take place as a hotspot at IPM ESSEN at Messe Essen from January 23 to 26. Now, the subject has been decided:
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