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IFTEX ramping up for 8th edition of Kenya’s Flower Industry Trade Show

From June 5-7, 2019, the next edition of IFTEX will take place in Kenya’s capital, Nairobi. IFTEX will be held in the same location, The Oshwal Center in Westland — a beautiful location in the heart of Nairobi, where Kenya’s flower industry will showcase its best and latest varieties of flowers — ready for the world to buy.

kenya Producers from a.o. Ethiopia, Rwanda, Uganda, South Africa, Zimbabwe and other African countries have found IFTEX as a crucial place to meet existing and new buyers from an increasing number of visiting countries.

Almost all growers in the area will exhibit and the ones who are not, will be walking the aisles. Attendees can also find flowers and producers from other countries at the show, as well.

For more information, please visit: https://hppexhibitions.com/iftex/latest-news/

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