The International Association of Horticultural Producers (AIPH) is running two conferences as part of its 69th Annual Congress taking place in Taichung, Chinese Taipei on 25-29 September 2017. Delegates from the ornamentals industry in the following countries are already confirmed: USA, Canada, Netherlands, UK, Brazil, Myanmar, Japan, China, India, Turkey, Indonesia, Vietnam, Malaysia, Thailand, Germany, Korea, Kenya, Italy, Australia, The Philippines, Iran and Hungary.
Ornamental Horticulture in South East Asia Conference
Expert speakers from Indonesia, Thailand, The Philippines, India, Malaysia, Vietnam and Singapore will present the changes in their country for the sector and will cover issues including: state of industry, size of industry, growth areas, decline areas, trends, consumer interest in ornamentals, current export/import market and potential for future. This event will be valuable for anyone with an interest in ornamentals in this rapidly growing region of the world.
AIPH International Horticultural Expo Conference
This conference is designed for anyone with an interest in International Horticultural Exhibitions. This time there will be a special emphasis on short-term shows with speakers from around the world including Philadelphia Flower Show (USA) as well as speakers on attracting visitors and engaging the private sector. The conference will include updates from Expos in preparation including Taichung (2018), Beijing (2019), Bologna (2019), Sydney (2020), Yangzhou (2021), Hatay, Turkey (2021) and Almere Netherlands (2022).
Delegates will also benefit from two days of professional visits within the ornamental horticulture industry in Chinese Taipei.
AIPH Secretary General, Tim Briercliffe said “This congress provides a unique opportunity to learn about the rapidly developing ornamentals industry in Southeast Asia as well as sharing innovations and ideas with industry peers from around the world. Thanks to the support of Taichung City Government and TFDA Chinese Taipei we can offer this fabulous event”.