China’s largest horticultural fair, Hortiflorexpo IPM Shanghai, opens today in the Shanghai New International Expo Center. Hortiflorexpo IPM Shangahi is expected to see some 900 exhibitors from 31 countries.
Until its conclusion on April 22, the trade public will find novelties and innovations from the Plants, Horticultural Technology, Floristry and Garden Features areas here. The visitors will not only gain a complete overview of new products and trends. A multifaceted supporting programme will invite them to exchange ideas and will impart the newest horticultural knowledge. The Chinese horticultural sector is becoming increasingly significant. In comparison with the preceding event in 2017, the exhibition area at Hortiflorexpo IPM Shanghai has been enlarged by nearly 25 percent to 50,000 square metres.
Major players in the sector such as EverGreen, Gavita, Dümmen Orange, Zimex, Danziger, Anthura, Deroma, Selecta, Compo, Klasmann-Deilmann and many others are expected to be part of the event. In total, 31 (in 2017: 30) exhibitor nations will be represented at Hortiflorexpo IPM in Shanghai this year: Australia, Belgium, Canada, China, Colombia, Denmark, Ecuador, Estonia, Ethiopia, Finland, France, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Kenya, Latvia, the Netherlands, Poland, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Taiwan, Turkey, the UK, the United Arab Emirates and the USA. Official joint booths will come from Germany, the Netherlands, Ecuador, Colombia and Taiwan.