AIPH International Horticultural Expo Conference

Part of the AIPH 69th Annual Congress
Taichung, Chinese Taipei
27 September 2017

Delegates will be able to share best practice and ideas with other expo organisers.  This year the conference includes a session specifically covering short-term expos as well as expert advice on preparing the expo legacy and creating the perfect visitor attraction.  Organisers of upcoming expos will also present their progress reports.

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INSPIRATION AND BEST PRACTICE FOR EXPO ORGANISERS

Part of the AIPH 69th Annual Congress
Taichung, Chinese Taipei
27 September 2017

PROGRAMME

09.00 Welcome and introduction – Tim Briercliffe, AIPH Secretary General

09.10 How to organise a successful short-term International Horticultural Exhibition

Philadelphia Flower Show (USA) –  Sam Lemheney, Chief of Shows and Events, Pennsylvania Horticulture Society will share his experiences and lessons learned including how to use Flower Shows to impact the whole community

International Orchid Show (Chinese Taipei) – Chen, chen chung, President of TOGA will share the secrets of success from an event that attracts 248,000 visitors.

AIPH support for Short Term (C Class) ExposMr. Tim Briercliffe, AIPH Secretary General will explain how to obtain AIPH approval for short-term expos and the benefits of approval.

10.30 Coffee break

11.00 Attracting visitors with the right visitor experienceMr. Tony Sefton, Leisure Strategy Consultant and CEO of VisionXS will use his vast experience of supporting leisure attractions worldwide to explain how to develop your Expo Business Plan based on preparing the best possible visitor experience.

12.30 Lunch

14.00 Expo progress reports

The organisers of upcoming International Horticultural Exhibitions will provide updates on progress.

  • Taichung 2018/19 (Chinese Taipei) A2/B1
  • Beijing 2019 (P. R. China) A1
  • Bologna 2019 (Italy) B
  • Sydney 2020 (Australia) B
  • Yangzhou 2021 (P. R. China) B

15.30 Tea break

16.00 Progress reports continued

  • Hatay 2021 (Turkey) B
  • Almere 2022 (Netherlands) A1
  • Greentech 2018 (Netherlands) D

Closing remarks – Mr. Kevin Chung, Chairman AIPH Marketing & Exhibitions Committee

17.30 Close

18.30 Dinner

SPEAKERS

Philadelphia Flower Show (USA) –  Sam Lemheney, Chief of Shows and Events, Pennsylvania Horticulture Society will share his experiences and lessons learned including how to use Flower Shows to impact the whole community

International Orchid Show (Chinese Taipei) – Chen, chen chung, President of TOGA will share the secrets of success from an event that attracts 248,000 visitors.

AIPH support for Short Term (C Class) ExposMr. Tim Briercliffe, AIPH Secretary General will explain how to obtain AIPH approval for short-term expos and the benefits of approval.

More information on our speakers to come