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This is the final call for entries to the International Association of Horticultural Producers (AIPH) International Grower of the Year Awards (IGOTY) 2017. Growers of ornamentals worldwide have until 14 August 2016 to submit their entries.

The awards, sponsored by Headline Partner Royal FloraHolland, are a valuable opportunity for ornamentals growers of:

  • Cut Flowers
  • Young Plants
  • Finished Plants and Trees

For Costa Farms, IGOTY Winner 2016, the awards were particularly motivating tells Justin Hancock, Consumer Marketing and Digital Specialist at Costa Farms, “The greatest benefits were the extra motivation it brought to our team and reinforcement of our corporate image. It reinforces the image of excellence and leadership we strive to portray to our customers.”

The awards also highlighted a number of business strengths for Costa Farms including, “Our team, our culture, and the comprehensive solutions we offer—from R&D and Marketing to IT and Business solutions.”Costa Farms continues to recognise that there’s always room for improvement in the business, “we’re always actively striving to achieving improvements,” and is currently seeing the expansion of its perennials business. Justin Hancock encourages other businesses to enter the awards, “There are many benefits to achieving the IGOTY award – it’s well worth entering.”

Growers are reminded that its free to enter, with a simple application process.

Each finalist will receive two free tickets to the IGOTY Awards ceremony and gala dinner to be held in January at the Colosseum Theatre in Essen, Germany. Plus two free tickets to IPM Essen 2017, the world’s leading horticultural trade fair.

Entry forms must be submitted by 14 August 2016 – visit   [vc_button2 title=”Back” align=”left” style=”square” color=”sky” link=”url:%2Flatest-news%2F|title:Latest%20News|””>

Rachel Wakefield

Communications Executive and Associate Editor
United Kingdom