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:
What had already been emerging long before the fair was confirmed in an impressive way: Hortiflorexpo IPM Shanghai was able to register not only increases in the number of exhibitors and the area but also a considerable plus with regard to the visitors.
For decision takers from garden centres, market gardens with retail operations and the specialised retail trade, IPM ESSEN 2017 will open up unique access to the entire green range and to shop fitting.
Total Flower Power with real flowers in your hair. The initiative “Flowers - 1,000 Good Reasons”, celebrated a fabulous flower festival with over 50,000 visitors to the Parookaville Music Festival in Weeze.
Landgard CEO Armin Rehberg comments on this year's world's leading trade fair for horticulture: "IPM ESSEN is the Most Beautiful Trade Fair in the World." The International Plant Trade Fair in Essen (IPM) has once more proven that it is an indispensable inspiration, communication and ordering platform for the global green sector.
"Let's look for solutions together!" Oliver P. Kuhrt, CEO of Messe Essen, opened the information event entitled "New Diseases and Pests: Consequences for the Green Sector" with this trendsetting sentence.
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