More than 200 exhibitors are expected to show their wares at the FlorEcuador show Oct. 3-6 in Quito, Ecuador, according to a news release from the organizer, HPP International in Amsterdam. The show is also known as Agriflor 2012.
The exhibitors list, updated June 6, totaled 163 firms, including a handful from the United States. Other countries represented by exhibitors were China, Colombia, Ecuador, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Kenya, Mexico, Russia and Spain. Things are likely to be different with buyers. At the last Florecuador in 2010, U.S. firms were heavily represented with about 250 buyers out of a total of 613.
The business-to-business, trade-only show will feature a competition among growers and breeders judged by an international jury of experts. The show also offers half-day grower tours of flower farms near Quito. The official opening is noon Oct. 3.
The exhibit hall at the Cemexpo will be open daily from noon to 7 p.m. A buyers and vendors international flower party will be held the evening of Oct. 6.