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The World Floral Expo returns to New York for its second straight year. In early December, the show had booked 35 exhibitors from about a dozen countries.

The show will run at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. March 13-15, according to Jasper van Dijk, marketing manager for the sponsor, HPP Exhibitions in Holland. The Javits Center has about 48,000 square feet of exhibit area.

“The trade show is set up for all buyers of fresh-cut flowers, foliage and potted plants; from importers to wholesalers to retailers,” said Mr. van Dijk in a statement. “Exhibitors will be suppliers, from growers and exporters to floral hard goods suppliers to transportation companies, but also breeders and other indirect suppliers to the world of floral goods and floriculture.”

Last year the show returned to New York, where it originated in 1999. After the Sept. 11 terrorist attack in New York in 2001, the show moved to Miami for the next 10 years. Last year’s show, also held in March at the Javits Center, draw 104 exhibitors from 13 countries.