AIPH Exhibition Categories

AIPH recognises five different categories of Horticultural Exhibitions.  The following table summarises the main differences between each of them.

Categories Official Name Duration Minimum Exhibition Area Application
A1 Large International Horticultural Exhibitions 3 – 6 months 50 Ha 2 – 6 years before

(BIE recognition required)

A2 International Horticultural Exhibitions– Short Duration 8 – 20 days 15,000 m2 More than 4 years before
B1 Horticultural Exhibitions with International Participation – Long Duration 3 – 6 months 25 Ha 7 – 3 years before
B2 Horticultural Exhibitions with International Participation – Short Duration 8 – 20 days 6,000 m2 More than 2 years before
A2/B1 Horticultural Exhibition with International Participation – Long Duration 3 – 6 months 25 Ha 7 – 3 years before