Bidding Process


A1 – World Horticultural Exhibitions

A1 exhibitions can be approved 6-12 years before the opening date. * 

According to the regulations specified in the BIE Convention, a gap of two years between A1 expos should be respected. Only one A1 Expo can be held in one year.

World Horticultural Expos of A1 category should not be held in the same years as other World Expos approved by the BIE, i.e. in the years ending in 0 or 5.

An A1 Expo can only be held in the same country if a period of 10 years between 2 Expos is observed.

SWIPE
Europe
Asia
Africa & Middle East
North America
South America
Oceania
2022 Floriade, Amsterdam Almere Expo, the Netherlands Floriade, Amsterdam Almere Expo, the Netherlands Floriade, Amsterdam Almere Expo, the Netherlands Floriade, Amsterdam Almere Expo, the Netherlands Floriade, Amsterdam Almere Expo, the Netherlands Floriade, Amsterdam Almere Expo, the Netherlands
2023 Doha Expo, Qatar Doha Expo, Qatar Doha Expo, Qatar Doha Expo, Qatar Doha Expo, Qatar Doha Expo, Qatar
2024Not available Not available Not available Not available Not available Not available
2025Not available Not available Not available Not available Not available Not available
2026Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed
2027World Horticultural Exhibition Yokohama, Japan World Horticultural Exhibition Yokohama, Japan World Horticultural Exhibition Yokohama, Japan World Horticultural Exhibition Yokohama, Japan World Horticultural Exhibition Yokohama, Japan World Horticultural Exhibition Yokohama, Japan
2028Not available Not available Not available Not available Not available Not available
2029 Open till Mar 2023 Open till Mar 2023 Open till Mar 2023 Open till Mar 2023 Open till Mar 2023 Open till Mar 2023
2030Not available Not available Not available Not available Not available Not available
2031Open till Mar 2025 Open till Mar 2025 Open till Mar 2025 Open till Mar 2025 Open till Mar 2025 Open till Mar 2025
2032Open till Mar 2026 Open till Mar 2026 Open till Mar 2026 Open till Mar 2026 Open till Mar 2026 Open till Mar 2026
2033Open till Mar 2027 Open till Mar 2027 Open till Mar 2027 Open till Mar 2027 Open till Mar 2027 Open till Mar 2027
2034Bidding opens Mar 2022 Bidding opens Mar 2022 Bidding opens Mar 2022 Bidding opens Mar 2022 Bidding opens Mar 2022 Bidding opens Mar 2022
2035Not available Not available Not available Not available Not available Not available

B – International Horticultural Exhibitions

B exhibitions can be approved between 3-10 years before the opening date.

AIPH may approve up to 3 B category Expos per year.  There should be an interval of at least 3 months between respective opening dates when they take place on the same continent and at least 3 weeks on different continents. Their opening dates must not clash.

SWIPE
Europe
Asia
Africa & Middle East
North America
South America
Oceania
2021EXPO 2021 Yangzhou Expo 2021 Hatay
2022ClosedClosedClosedClosedClosedClosed
2023ClosedExpo 2023 Suncheon, South Korea EXPO 2023, Kahramanmaraş, Turkey ClosedClosedClosed
2024 Open till September 2021 Expo Chengdu 2024, China Open till September 2021 Open till September 2021 Open till September 2021 Open till September 2021
2025Open till September 2022 Open till September 2022 Open till September 2022 Open till September 2022 Open till September 2022 Open till September 2022
2026Open till March 2023 Open till March 2023 Expo Izmir 2026, Turkey Open till March 2023 Open till March 2023 Open till March 2023
2027Open till March 2024 Open till March 2024 Open till March 2024 Open till March 2024 Open till March 2024 Open till March 2024
2028Open till March 2025 Open till March 2025 Open till March 2025 Open till March 2025 Open till March 2025 Open till March 2025
2029 Open till Mar 2026 Open till Mar 2026 Open till Mar 2026 Open till Mar 2026 Open till Mar 2026 Open till Mar 2026
2030Open till Mar 2027 Open till Mar 2027 Open till Mar 2027 Open till Mar 2027 Open till Mar 2027 Open till Mar 2027
2031Open till Mar 2028 Open till Mar 2028 Open till Mar 2028 Open till Mar 2028 Open till Mar 2028 Open till Mar 2028
2032Bidding opens Mar 2022 Bidding opens Mar 2022 Bidding opens Mar 2022 Bidding opens Mar 2022 Bidding opens Mar 2022 Bidding opens Mar 2022
2033Bidding opens Mar 2023 Bidding opens Mar 2023 Bidding opens Mar 2023 Bidding opens Mar 2023 Bidding opens Mar 2023 Bidding opens Mar 2023
2034Bidding opens Mar 2024 Bidding opens Mar 2024 Bidding opens Mar 2024 Bidding opens Mar 2024 Bidding opens Mar 2024 Bidding opens Mar 2024
2035Bidding opens Mar 2025 Bidding opens Mar 2025 Bidding opens Mar 2025 Bidding opens Mar 2025 Bidding opens Mar 2025 Bidding opens Mar 2025