Young plants and new breeds will be the special field of the 34 exhibitors from Flanders. The region in the northern part of Belgium will be represented at the world's premier fair with two cooperative booths. In Hall 2, the main focal points will be ornamental and young plants as well as the export trade. In Hall 12, the exhibitors
will predominantly be tree nurseries. Flanders is one of Europe's top regions with regard to the production of young plants and has already been represented with a
cooperative booth since the beginning of IPM ESSEN. In 2014, the exhibitors will
bring with them not only product lines from tree breeding but also, above all, azaleas,
rhododendrons, flowering house plants, laurel and chrysanthemums.
(Hall 2, Booth 2B25 / Hall 12, Booth 12C15)
Already for the fifth time in succession, Costa Rica will be represented at IPM ESSEN
with a cooperative booth. In 2014, ten exporters will introduce selected green and
flowering plants. They will display, amongst other items, ornamental plants such as
dragon trees, bromeliads, rubber plants, palm trees or aglaonemas and tropical flowers such as heliconias and ginger. The objective of the joint appearance will be to secure a stronger position for themselves in the market. For the participating companies, IPM ESSEN is the most significant fair in their sector.
(Hall 1, Booth 1D21)
On the two British cooperative booths for which the Commercial Horticultural
Association will be responsible, it will be possible to see innovative products and services for the worldwide horticultural industry. Experts for professional fertilisers
and non-toxic pest control will exhibit their products in the Technology section in
Hall 3. One of the leading designers and manufacturers for garden centres, large capacity halls and greenhouses will also be a new exhibitor. The world's largest breeder of English carnations, one of the world's largest clematis breeders, an
internationally well-known rose breeder as well as a manufacturer of root control
systems will be amongst the exhibitors in Hall 10.
(Hall 3, Booth 3B37 / Hall 10, Booth 10C13)
Over 100 exhibitors at IPM ESSEN 2014 will come from Italy. Around 80 of them will
occupy the whole of Hall 6. Liguria will again present itself there with a cooperative
booth as well as the numerous Italian tree nurseries from all over the country. For the
first time, the Associazione Piante e Fiori d’Italia (A.N.P.F.I.) will present producers of
cut flowers. The portfolio will be rounded off by various plant pots and terra-cotta
containers. In addition, around 20 exhibitors from Italy will show their products in Halls 2, 3 and 8: Young plants "Made in Italy" will await the visitors in Hall 2 and companies will present products from greenhouse construction and agricultural technology in Hall 3 and 8.
(Hall 6 / Halls 2,3 and 8)
The Netherlands will also be represented at the leading marketplace in the green sector with two coopertive booths. In Hall 1, breeders of ornamental plants will present house plants, garden plants and cut flowers. The appearance will be organised by FloraHolland, the world's largest marketing organisation for flowers and other plants. The “Stichting Vakbeurs voor de Boomkwekerij” (Proba) will be responsible for the second Dutch cooperative booth in Hall 12. Here, plant experts
from all parts of the country will show, above all, ornamental shrubs, road trees as
well as water plants.
(Hall 1, Booth 1A20 / Hall 12, Booth 12A13)
14 plant growers will present their products and services on the two Polish
cooperative booths. They are members of the "Polish Nurserymen Association", the
largest tree nursery organisation in the country. Conifers and deciduous trees will be
on display. These will include, for example, heather growths from the ericaceae family, evergreen cypress growths such as the "Occidental Tree of Life" (Thuja occidentalis), Colorado spruces or various pine genuses. It will also be possible to see: innovative breeds of the flowering climbing plant clematis.
(Hall 9, Booth 9A53 and Booth 9B60)
After the successful premiere last year, South Korea will once again present itself at
IPM ESSEN with a cooperative booth. The Korean Agricultural Machinery Industry
Cooperative (abbreviation: KAMICO) will show their portfolios in Hall 3. KAMICO
was founded in 1962. In the meantime, 480 South Korean companies are organised
under the auspices of KAMICO. The exhibits offered on the booth will include
products for the cultivation of plants in greenhouses such as air circulation fans, air
dehumidifiers, LED lamps as well as switch buttons and geared motors.
(Hall 3, Booth 3E33)
The two Spanish cooperative booths at the world's premier fair will encompass
Mediterranean plants from small ornamental plants right up to large solitary plants.
Winter-hardy plants which are intended to appeal to purchasers from more northerly
climes in particular will form one main focal point in 2014. The around 50 exhibitors
in Halls 9 and 12 will reflect the diverse Spanish flora: The exhibitors from Galicia
located in the north will bring with them camellias, magnolias and bamboo growths
and the exhibitors from all around Barcelona will present, above all, flowering plants.
The Valencia region will be represented with citrus fruits, oleanders, small spice plants
and palm trees typical of the Mediterranean. Almería in the south will show a
selection of its nurseries. Otherwise, the range offered by the Spanish exhibitors will
be characterised by solitary plants such as olive trees, fig trees and grapevines.
(Hall 9, Booth 9A11 / Hall 12, Booth 12D11)
The Asian island state will be represented at the world's premier fair for plants and
horticulture with a booth in Hall 8. The Sri Lanka Coconut Development Authority
whose task is to develop and promote the coconut industry in Sri Lanka will be
responsible for the appearance. Various products made of coconut fibres for the
green sector (including climbing aids, plant pots and compost) will be presented on
the two booths.
(Hall 8, Booth 8B13)
Plants, flowering potted plants and cut flowers will play the leading role on the
Taiwanese cooperative booth in Hall 8. There, orchids of the Oncidium genus which
are typical of the country and are one of Taiwan's floral export hits will also await the
visitors. The cooperative booth will be organised by the Taiwan Floriculture Exports
Association whose member firms will present their products there.
Once again, the USA will present itself at IPM ESSEN with two pavilions. One
cooperative booth will be organised by the Southern US Trade Association (SUSTA).
Above all, companies from the south of the country will show their "green" products
there - these will mainly be young plants and growths from tree nurseries.
AmericanHort will promote the second US cooperative booth in Hall 8. The
association formerly known as the Association of Horticulture Professionals (OFA)
has merged with the American Nursery & Landscape Association (ANLA) and is now
called the American Horticultural Association (abbreviation: AmericanHort).
(Hall 2, Booth 2D13 / Hall 8, Booth 8B40)
The following countries will also be represented at IPM ESSEN 2014 with cooperative
booths: Denmark, France, Hungary and Japan.