On September 13, the VIII International Exhibition of Flowers and Plants FlowersExpo'2018, an important business forum and a major project for the flower business of Russia, completed its work at the Crocus Expo IEC in Moscow. The exhibition halls, where flowers from all continents of the world were presented, all 3 days were filled with visitors. They were in a hurry to meet with customers and partners, meet new participants, see new varieties and plants, learn about the latest technologies.
The exhibition presented all sections of this important sector of the domestic economy. Flower production - 50%. Seeds, planting material, nursery products - 24%. Floristics and landscape - 11%, Technologies and equipment - 8%. Related products -7%.
In 2018 420 companies from 30 countries took part in the exhibition. The products and services were represented by 5,000 domestic and international professionals and experts. Success showed 190 Russian companies, which is 12% more than in the previous year.
The national collective expositions of their countries were represented at the exhibition by Holland, Germany, Colombia, Ecuador.
The largest number of participants was from Holland - 52 companies that presented flowers, planting material, nursery products, greenhouse technologies and equipment. From Ecuador 49 companies participated. They represented not only their famous roses, but also other varieties of cut flowers. Colombia was represented by 20 companies. The main products are roses, carnations, chrysanthemums, alstroemeria.
Representatives of the Russian market showed great interest in the products of companies from England Italy, Poland, Kenya, and France. Denmark, Israel, China, Korea, UAE, Serbia, USA, Sri Lanka, Ethiopia and other countries.
For the first time participated in the exhibition professional associations of producers and exporters of flowers of Japan and Thailand and suppliers of flowers from Venezuela and Malta.
More than 200 breeding innovations at the exhibition were demonstrated by leading breeding companies of the world: Rosen Tantau, Kordes Rosen - Germany, Meilland, NIRP, Cayeux, Renault - France, Florein gerbera's, Royal de Roiter, Deliflor Chrysanten and Dekker Chrysanten - Holland, David Austin Roses - England.
47 business events were held, including the 19th Russian Floristry Championship, the Day of the Association of Plant Growers Manufacturers, the Flowers CONF conference on marketing and business processes in the flower sector, a seminar on innovations in the organization of garden centers from renowned expert John Stanley Australia.
Great success enjoyed floristic events. In the non-stop mode on the main stage with floristic shows and master classes, along with Russian masters, eminent masters of floristics from Germany, Holland, Latvia and other countries performed. So, the exhibition "FlowersExpo" appeared not only as a sea of flowers, but also as a sea of floristics.
In total, 3500 specialists and business representatives took part in the events of the Business Program.
85 winners of the contest in the "New Year" and "Best Product Quality" nominations left Moscow with the medal "Laureate of the Exhibition Flowers Expo'2018".
The exhibition "FlowersExpo'2018" is over and the preparation of a new one has begun. Participants expressed gratitude for its good organization and high commercial results and left applications, having reserved the necessary areas for 2019.
See you on September 10 - 12 at the exhibition "FlowersExpo'2019"!