Structures, Committees, Charter & Regulations

AIPH was established in Switzerland in 1948

In 2013, AIPH was incorporated in Brussels as an international non-profit association.

General Meeting


Structural decisions regarding AIPH are made at the General Meeting (GM) to which all members are invited. Elections and nominations for the President and Vice-President of AIPH, as well as for Committees Chairs and regional representatives all take place at the GM. There are up to two GMs a year.

Board


The Board is formed by the President, the two Vice-Presidents, the chairs of each Committee, and representatives of the following member regions:

  1. The United Kingdom (Representative), Denmark, Finland, Ireland, Sweden
  2. The Netherlands (Representative), Belgium, Germany, Italy, Switzerland
  3. Hungary (Representative), Czech Republic, Poland, Greece
  4. Canada, USA, Mexico
  5. Brazil (Representative), Colombia
  6. Turkey (Representative), Qatar, Pakistan
  7. P. R. China (Representative), Chinese Taipei, Japan (Representative), Rep. Korea
  8. Indonesia (Representative), Australia, Thailand
Board of expos

The Executive Committee


The Executive Committee is formed by the President, the Secretary General, and Vice-Presidents who are responsible for the day to day management of AIPH.

The Committees


All members have the right to sit on a Committee.

The Standing Committees include:

Green City Expos Ornamentals Production

Specialists Groups function for:

Novelty Protection Environment and Plant Health Flower Auction Markets.

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Strategic Plan 2020-2023


The 2020-2023 Strategic Plan focuses on the following key outcomes:

  1. Stimulate increased demand for ornamental trees, plants and flowers worldwide
  2. Protect and promote the interests of the industry
  3. Be an international hub for industry information and knowledge exchange
  4. Lead best practice in ornamentals production
  5. Strengthen national grower associations

The Strategic Plan identifies objectives and activities and sets Key Performance Indicators for monitoring progress.

Charter & Regulations


The diagram illustrates the position of each of the cited documents which form a chain that needs to be clearly understood by the Expo Organizers, in order to distinguish between regulatory and advisory mechanisms set up by AIPH.

EXPO CONTRACT

Legally binding for AIPH and Expo Organizers

EXPO ORGANIZERS GUIDE AND GUIDES BY FUNCTIONAL AREA

Knowledge exchange and advice

AIPH EXPO REPORTS AND VALUATION QUESTIONNAIRES

An obligation for Expo Organizers