FlowersExpo'2018 - a good finish
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"!
Do not miss it!
The most beautiful show of the Moscow autumn “FlowersExpo” once again invites green sector specialists to Moscow. Dates: 11-13 September. Venue: International Exhibition Center “Crocus Expo”.
“FlowersExpo’2018” is a B2B class fair, an important business forum and a successful business project for the Russian market and all international community.
The high level of the event is confirmed by the sign of the Russian Union of Exhibitions and Fairs as an evidence of a special significance of the project for the Russian economy. And it also received a status of the “UFI Approved Event” as confirmation of the international recognition and its importance for the world market of flowers and plants.
Even under difficult circumstances of 2018 “FlowersExpo” is still an important business event for the largest local and foreign market leaders who have created its representative display.
Among exhibitors of the forum there are 420 companies from 30 countries, more than 5 000 world professionals and experts.
Practically all sectors of this important industry of the national economy are presented at the fair. The largest section is Floral Products, over 50%. Seeds, Planting Stock, Nursery Products section holds the second place, 25%. Floristics and Landscape are growing sections, 11%. The section of Technology and Equipment accounts for 8%. Accompanying products - 6%.
Interest to the fair of the Russian participants increases each year indicating successful recovery of the sector from the crisis of recent years. In the Trade Fair "FlowersExpo'2018" 190 Russian companies participate, which is 12% more than in the previous one.
Among national participants there are the largest cut flowers producers from different Russian regions, seed companies, nurseries, flower market operators and wholesalers, suppliers of floristic and landscape products, equipment for greenhouse production and garden centers, and IT developers.
Holland, Germany, Colombia and Ecuador, the world market leaders, are again pleasing us with their large and interesting National Pavilions.
Holland is the largest exhibitor with 52 participating companies. They display not only flowers but also planting stock, nursery products, greenhouse technology and equipment. But flowers of course come first. Russia is among top ten countries in import from this country.
Latin America is represented by Ecuador and Colombia, the largest flower suppliers of the Russian market (about 50%).
Ecuador supplying 60% of roses to the Russian market is represented by 49 companies among which there are a lot of new plantations and suppliers. They display their famous roses and other high quality cut flowers.
20 companies came from Colombia (Russia is the fifth in import from this country). Its main products are roses, carnations, mums and alstroemeria.
Products displayed by exhibitors from Germany, Italy, Poland, Kenya and France are in high demand on the Russian market.
For the first time this year among exhibition participants there are professional associations of flowers producers and exporters from Japan and Thailand, and suppliers from Venezuela and Malta.
Russian consumers oriented products are presented by Denmark, Israel, China, Korea, UAE, Serbia, the USA, Sri Lanka, Ethiopia and other countries.
Traditionally, the leading companies: Rosen Tantau, Kordes Rosen (Germany), Meilland, NIRP International, Cayeux , Sauve-Guitte, Renault (France), Florein Gerbera's, Royal de Roiter, Deliflor Chrysanten and Dekker Chrysanten (Holland), widely display their breeding novelties at the show.
The exhibition business program includes conferences on topical issues of the sector, lectures of known Russian and foreign specialists, presentations, workshops, round tables, educational programs.
Among important events there is Day of the Association of Planting Stock Producers, conference “FlowersConf” (marketing, business processes, technology, innovations), workshop on innovations in organizations of garden centers conducted by John Stanley, well-known expert from Australia, presentations of international and Russian flower companies.
And of course one cannot imagine a flower show without flower arrangement and design. For three days running “FlowersExpo’2018” will turn into a real floral Mecca. The 19th Championship on Professional Floristics «Russian Florist Cup’2018», will be held on the exhibition site. Its winner will receive the right to represent Russia at the world and European Championships.
On Russian Floristics Day the known domestic masters, Russian and European champions will present the national floristic school.
Floral shows will be held both by Russian and foreign masters from Germany, Holland, Latvia and other countries.
A distinctive feature of the fair is that it attracts professional visitors even from the most remote places of Russia. In 2017 the fair was visited by 15 000 businessmen from 200 Russian cities and towns.
Great interest to the fair is shown by foreign specialists. Annually the fair is visited by businessmen from over 40 foreign countries including CIS countries.
Demonstrating progress of the world and local floriculture, gardening and landscaping “FlowersExpo’2018” provides its participants with an excellent opportunity to promote their products and services on the capacious Russian market.
FlowersExpo'2018 is getting ready to meet
On September 11-13, 2018 in the Crocus Expo IEC one of the most colorful events of the autumn will take place again - the Trade Fair “FlowersEkspo”, the world flower industry show, a successful business project for green sector professionals.
Successfully formed the exposition of the new season. Expected more than 400 companies from Russia and numerous foreign countries.
The section of cut flowers and potted plants will be presented most extensively. As in previous years, this section will take at least half of the exhibition space.
Seeds, planting material of flower and ornamental crops, production of nurseries, equipment and technologies for greenhouse production, products for floristry and landscape design, IT-technologies, logistics and related products will be widely represented.
The leaders are again the main players of the world market Holland, Germany, Colombia, Ecuador, France, who will present national pavilions of their countries at the exhibition.
Companies from England, Belgium, Belarus, Hungary, Denmark, Israel, Italy, Japan, Kenya, Korea, China, the United Arab Emirates, Poland, Slovenia, Finland are also participating. This is confirmation of their interest in the presence on the Russian market.
The exhibition is distinguished by a unique representation of Russian flower producers from different regions of Russia, who will present the magnificent domestic products of floriculture.
Among the Russian participants are also seed companies, nurseries, operators and wholesalers of the Russian flower market, suppliers of floristic products, equipment for greenhouse production and garden construction
An extensive business program on the current problems of the industry is being prepared. Numerous presentations, conferences, seminars, round tables, master classes will be held.
Floral shows and meetings with leading Russian and foreign designers, the Russian Florist Cup'2018 Russian Floral Championship, organized by the National Guild of Florists are planned.
According to the forecasts of "FlowersExpo'2018" no less than 15 000 specialists from numerous large and small cities of Russia who are interested in business relations and business development will visit.
The sea of flowers and plants, participants from all over the world, the current business program, bright, unique floristic events, professional visitors from Russian regions and foreign countries - this is the portrait of the "FlowersExpo" project of 2018.