QUITO, Ecuador: Event organiser and trade body Expoflores is getting ready for the second edition of Expo Flor Ecuador, the nation’s premier horticultural event, to be held between 5- 7 October 2022.
More than three years after its last edition at Quito’s Metropolitan Convention Centre (on the grounds of the capital’s former airport), Expo Flor Ecuador will be held in the same venue.
Alejandro Martínez, chief executive of Expoflores is truly excited about the three-day event that is finally back in the starting blocks after a long delay due to Covid-19. He promises an unforgettable experience.
FCI: What can we expect from this year’s Expo compared to 2018?
Martínez: “The Expo is happening at the same Convention Center where it was held in 2018. What’s different for 2022 is that we are expecting more visitors. In 2018, 1740 people joined us. This year we are expecting around 2,000 industry professionals from 42 countries.
“I’m also pleased to say that, just as in 2018, our stands for the Expo are 100% sold out. We’re really looking forward to seeing the stands that the exhibitors, flower growers, logistics companies, and more have to share with us. It’s always an impressive and unforgettable experience.
“Expo Flor Ecuador has also enjoyed the long-standing support of companies and local authorities who have trusted our project since the beginning.”
What are the benefits Expo Flor Ecuador offers to its visitors?
“Well, we have an agreement with 18 hotels in and around Quito that offer attractive prices for all our participants. We also provide daily transportation from these hotels to the Expo and vice versa.
“For 2022, another positive change is that we’ve improved the registration process to make it easier and less time-consuming for our visitors to get into the Expo when they come.
“We also are taking health concerns and COVID prevention seriously. As a visitor, you have access to voluntary medical insurance. Although almost 80 per cent of Ecuador’s population is vaccinated, we’re doing everything we can to assure minimal risks for our visitors.
“I’m also very pleased to say that we already have 1,300 pre registered visitors from dozens of countries. Don’t hesitate to contact us if you have questions or need support to register yourself. We’re here to help you have a great experience at Flor Ecuador 2022.”
If you haven’t registered yet, please make sure you do: https://ferias.expoflores.com/wpregistroparticipante.aspx
You can also email the event organiser at: [email protected]