The International Fair of flowers, plants equipment and technology
for floriculture and landscape design
FlowersExpo’2019 – Successful Finish
Post event Press Release
The 19th International Fair “FlowersExpo’2019”, IEC “Crocus Expo”, Moscow, completed its work on September 12. An important business forum and the major project for flower business in Russia has demonstrated a record growth this year.
456 companies from 30 countries demonstrated their best products including cut and pot flowers, nursery products, seeds and planting stock, equipment, the latest trends in breeding, floristics and design, innovative solutions and developments.
This year the fair has expanded its borders and geography by 15%. Among its exhibitors there were participants from Russia, England, Belgium, Byelorussia, Venezuela, Holland, Germany, Denmark, Israel, Italy, Iran, Spain, Kenya, Korea, Colombia, China, Lithuania, UAE, Poland, the USA, Serbia, Singapore, Thailand, Turkey, Uzbekistan, France, Sri Lanka, Ecuador, Ethiopia, and Japan.
The Russian flower market was particularly widely displayed. The number of Russian participants has increased by 18% this year. It confirms the successful recovery from the crisis of recent years and the further strengthening of the market.
Products were displayed by producers from 35 Russian regions including the largest flower complexes from Moscow region, St. Petersburg, Kaluga, Krasnodar, Penza, Orenburg, Yaroslavl, Adygea, Buryatia, Mordovia and Udmurtia. Their floral products were no way inferior to the world samples.
The best local nurseries, the largest seed companies, developers of IT technologies, suppliers of fertilizers, grounds and products for floristics and landscape were also among active participants of the fair.
National Pavilions of the world leaders: Holland, Germany, Colombia and Ecuador, demonstrating a complete product range oriented at the Russian market, were in the spotlight of professionals.
The number of participants from Belgium, Poland, Israel, Italy, Kenya, France and Japan increased significantly in 2019. Participants from Spain, Singapore, Uzbekistan, Sri Lanka and Ethiopia were newcomers to the fair.
The world leading breeding companies Rosen Tantau, Kordes Rosen, Benary - Germany, Meilland, NIRP, Cayeux, Renault - France, Florein Gerbera's, Royal de Roiter, Deliflor Chrysanten and Dekker Chrysanten- Holland, and David Austin Roses, England, Farao – Italy demonstrated innovative novelties and breeding trends at the fair.
The exhibition business program included 68 business events with over 3000 participants.
Such topical issues as “Russian flower market. Opportunities and prospects”, “Novelties and innovations in the nursery sector”, “How to develop garden centers for successful future”, “World novelties of flower breeding” and other important issues were discussed with great interest.
Special attention of the professional community was focused on the 20 th the Championship «Russian Florist CUP'2019» held by the National Guild of Florists within the frameworks of the fair. As a result of the intense competition, the jury awarded the title of champion of Russia 2019 to Yulia Smolkova (Moscow). Vadim Kazansky (Novosibirsk) took the second place. Olga Sharova (Moscow) was the third and also received the audience award.
Floristic events enjoyed great success. Russian and well-known florists from Holland, Germany, Italy, Spain and other countries conducted master classes non stop during exhibition hours.
The participants were also interested in the competition program held at the fair. Over 300 sample were presented at competitions “Best Product Quality”, “Novelties of the Year” and “Best Innovative Solution”. Representatives from 90 companies left Moscow with medals “Winner of “FlowersExpo’ 2019”.
The relevance of the project "FlowersExpo’2019" and its importance for business was confirmed by 12,000+ visitors who came to the fair from 368 Russian cities and towns. 88% of the visitors were businessmen, distributors, buyers, owners of companies and enterprises taking part in decision making.
Great attention to the fair, and hence to the promising Russian market, was shown by foreign specialists who came to the fair from 40 countries, including all CIS countries.
To the fair on an official visit came Governmental delegation of Venezuela and Delegations of floral associations of India and China also visited the fair and expressed their readiness to take part in the project in 2020.
For all participants and visitors, the fair became an important business forum, an effective platform for business development, networking and companionship.
The fair announced about holding a new, the tenth, project, 8-10 September, 2020.
The participants expressed their gratitude for good organization of the show and successful commercial results; and booked over 60% of the exhibition space for 2020.
See you in Moscow, 8-10 September, 2020 at the
International Fair “FlowersExpo’2020”!