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IPM Essen 2019 hosts 17 countries from around the globe

Seventeen countries will again elevate the global significance of IPM ESSEN as the leading trade show in the international plant sector. Visitors appreciate this format because they can obtain information about country-specific products from several companies in a quick and efficient way.


Belgium (Hall 2, Hall 6, Hall 8)

The partner country of IPM ESSEN 2019 will be represented with no fewer than three joint booths. In the joint booth in Hall 2, 22 Belgian ornamental plant exhibitors will primarily show young plants, including chrysanthemums, garden plants and house plants. The Belgian tree nurseries will be represented with 13 exhibitors in Hall 6 and with three companies in Hall 8. They will present laurels, trees, forest and hedge plants, roses, ornamental bushes and young rhododendrons. These displays will include hardy container plants as well as plants with root balls or bare-root plants. On all the days of the trade show, there will be lectures on topical subjects in the joint booth in Hall 2.

China (Hall 8B, Booth 8B17)

IPM ESSEN will be an important trade show for the Middle Kingdom too. The Chinese joint booth will represent seven companies. They will show accessories for the green sector. These products will include weed mats, plant covers made of fleece, frost protection made of fleece, LED lamps, bamboo canes and pots.

Costa Rica (Hall 1, Booth 1B17)

Under the auspices of Consorcio Green Plants, seven firms will present themselves in the joint booth of Costa Rica. The available selection will include ornamental plants such as aglaonemas, figs, dragon trees, crotons, yuccas or bromeliads. In-vitro plants will play a great role. For example, Consorcio Green Plants will cooperate with companies in order to be able to offer a large number of plants cultivated in this way. An in-vitro laboratory will be displayed in the joint booth. There will also be a large exhibition of in-vitro plants.


Denmark (Hall 6)

After the modernization of Messe Essen, Hall 6 will be the new home for the Danish joint displays. Approximately 50 exhibitors will show the plant selections of their countries under the auspices of Floradania Marketing. These products will include house and garden plants as well as new plant concepts and innovative accessories. One major trend will relate to air-improving plants and flowers which ensure a healthy indoor environment. In the joint area, these products will host their own plant lounge.

France (Galeria / Hall 7, Booth 7B16)

“Grown in France, Grown with Love” — the representation of French exhibitors will bear this motif. Under the auspices of Val’hor, over 20 companies will present themselves in two joint booths. In the Galeria, attendees will find producers of flowering potted plants, seeds, bulbs and vegetables. The exhibits here will include special tomato varieties for the terrace, new fuchsias, chrysanthemums and roses. The booth in Hall 7 will be represented by producers of garden roses, trees and bushes. High-value camellias with small blossoms and new pittosporum varieties will be the particular focus of attention there.

Great Britain (Hall 3, Booth 3B37 / Hall 7, Booth 7A24 and 7B24)

The Commercial Horticultural Association will gather the British exhibitors in two joint booths. Technical solutions will be shown in Hall 3, while plants grown in Great Britain will play the leading role in the booth in Hall 7. These twelve companies will include not only rose breeders, but also producers of agapanthuses, clematises or grasses. In the technology area, attendees will see maintenance-free LED lighting, packaging solutions, tree care products made of recycled plastic and many more innovations.

India (Hall 8B, Booth 8B22 and 8B39 / Hall 4, Booth 4C17)

The Coir Board of India, which is organizing the Indian joint booth is expecting around 30 participants. They will show how coconut fiber products can be utilized. Products on display will include coconut fertilizers, grow bags and accessories for greenhouses. The key advantages of these products are that they are environmentall- friendly and biodegradable.

Israel (Hall 2, Booth 2B15)

Five companies will participate in the Israeli joint booth. Attendees will see new and exceptional breeds from the Mediterranean country, such as lavender varieties, as well as, large selections of heat and drought-resistant plants and vegetables. For example, exhibitors will display not only grafted chilis, but also trendy sweet potatoes and other new horticultural breeds.

Mexico (Hall 1, Booth 1D12)

Producers from the federal states, Morelos and Mexico, will show their goods for export in the joint booth of their country. These products will include cut flowers, green plants and other varieties. Attendees will find the Mexican exhibitors in the area of the BGI Trade Centre where they will interact with international purchasers.

Netherlands (Hall 1)

The Netherlands will be among the largest exhibitor nations at IPM ESSEN, with two or more umbrella associations organizing joint booths.

Royal Flora Holland will be present with 35 exhibitors. The future of the plant sector will be the center of attention here. In addition to flowers and plants, the companies will also bring packaging solutions and digital services with them to Messe Essen.   Supply chain and logistics innovations will be shown too. In the sales and marketing area, there will be information on account management, channel marketing, consumer marketing and sales management.


Holland (Hall 8)

BIZZ Holland will invite visitors to its joint booth for the seventh time. The booth design will be based on a structure consisting of pallets and will have a natural, fresh aura. 58 participants will display a large selection offered by the Dutch tree nurseries from raw materials via cuttings right up to optically attractive products- and from avenue trees and perennial plants via conifers and roses right up to ornamental bushes. The participants will join together from the tree nursery regions Boskoop, Opheusden, Venlo and Zundert, among others. These companies will present their innovations and the currently-available realm of garden plants and trees for 2019. The nominations for the “Show Your Colors Award” at IPM ESSEN 2019 will be exhibited in the booth and visitors will be able to vote for their favorite plants.

Poland (Hall 6, Booth 6E33)

The Polish Nurserymen Association and the Agencja Promocji Zieleni are organizing the Polish joint booth. The exhibitors will include tree nurseries and trading companies. They will offer a wide spectrum of plants from trees via bushes, to climbing and fruit plants. The young tree nursery goods will have been propagated in vitro too. The plants will be available in various sizes from C2 to C200. The climate in Poland is ideal for robust tree nursery goods. The plants are hardy and frost-resistant.

Portugal (Hall 6, Booth 6C25)

There will be a Mediterranean ambience to the Portuguese joint booth. The exhibitors will bring high-value products from the region with them including climbing plants, bushes, grasses and succulents. These items are particularly popular: dipladenias, bougainvilleas, oleanders, hibiscuses, lantana camaras, polygalas, bindweeds and lavenders.

Spain (Hall 6)

Organized by the FEPEX association, over 30 companies will participate in the Spanish joint booth which will encompass over 1,000 square meters in 2019. The exhibitors will originate from the following regions: Valencia, Catalonia, Galicia, Andalusia and the Canary Islands. All of them have specialized in the production and export of ornamental plants and Mediterranean horticulture. Among other products, attendees will see palms, oleanders, olive trees, hibiscuses, dipladenias, stephanotises and allamandas.

Sri Lanka (Hall 4, Booth 4A09)

Products made of coconut fibers will play the leading role in the joint booth from Sri Lanka. It is being organized by the Coconut Development Authority and will encompass seven participants. The coconut fiber products can be utilized in horticulture, greenhouses, agriculture and private gardens.

Taiwan (Hall 1, Booth 1B36)

The Taiwanese joint booth will be characterized by the queen of flowers: orchids. The exhibitors will show not only the filigree beauties, but also the material necessary for the breeding.

Hungary (Hall 7)

Hungary will also be represented at IPM ESSEN 2019 with a joint booth.

USA (Hall 2, Booth 2A31)

Since the EU is one of the most important export markets, the USA will be represented with a pavilion. The majority of the exhibiting nurseries will come from the southern states.

The joint booth is being organized by the Southern US Trade Association (SUSTA), a non-profit agricultural export association under the Department of Agriculture in Washington.

The selection offered by these companies will include hibiscuses, liriopes, tropical plants, bougainvilleas, as well as raw materials and much more.

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