WESTLAND, Netherlands: AVAG, the Dutch glasshouse construction and equipment sector body has partnered with World Horti Center, the international hub for horticultural research, innovation and education.
Both partners will enter this collaboration for three years effective 1 October 2020. World Horti Center and AVAG have been working together on more and more occasions; World Horti Centre facilitated various hybrid events and meetings for AVAG Greenhouse Technology Centre. This collaboration led to the mutual desire to strengthen the relationship and make their partnership official.
AVAG is the branch organisation where Dutch companies collaborate on integrated growing systems, components and associated services. Many companies that are affiliated with AVAG are also a partner of World Horti Centre. The new partnership will strengthen and extend this shared network for both parties.
“World Horti Center is the main knowledge and innovation centre of the international greenhouse horticultural sector and is, therefore, the perfect place for AVAG to connect with our members and the field. The move to World Horti Center gives us the opportunity to jointly strengthen the leading position of the Dutch greenhouse technology sector in the world”, Annie van de Riet, President of AVAG, explains.
In World Horti Center, AVAG will find many facilities alongside an international network. Apart from the possibility to organise meetings, socials and hybrid events for up to 5,000 online visitors, World Horti Centre will also become AVAG’s postal address. In addition, AVAG can start using the other facilities in the Horticulture Clubhouse such as the reception and the restaurant.