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AIPH International Horticultural Expo Conference
Congress Centre
Expo 2016 Antalya, Turkey
28-29 September 2016

The AIPH International Horticultural Expo Conference takes place on 28-29 September 2016 at the Congress Centre, Expo 2016 Antalya, Turkey – the six-month long AIPH-approved A1 International Horticultural Exhibition, and will include an expo tour alongside the conference.

Anyone with an interest in organising an International Horticultural Expo, supplying product to an expo or currently involved in organising one, will find this event to be invaluable as a source of inspiration, ideas, best practice and genuine solutions.

Speakers include:

  • Pietro Galli, former General Manager of the successful World Expo in Milan in 2015 (Italy), who will share his experiences of how to maximise visitor numbers and secure international participation.
  • Mucahit Sengul, the Deputy Secretary General of Expo 2016 Antalya (Turkey), will give a review of the expo and the lessons learnt.
  • The huge hospitality company Rixos (Turkey) will present its thoughts on how to best use the landscape to enhance the experience of visitors.
  • An expert panel will debate how to secure international participation in horticultural expos.
  • Delegates will also receive progress updates on International Horticultural Expos in development including in Taichung, Chinese Taipei (2018), Beijing, P. R. China (2019) and Almere, Netherlands (2022).

Commenting on the programme AIPH Secretary General, Tim Briercliffe, says: “For anyone with an interest in horticultural expos this conference will provide valuable and detailed information and guidance. Nowhere else will so many experts on this subject come together to share their ideas. So whether you are organising an expo now or considering one for the future then please come and join us for what will be an unforgettable and extremely valuable event in the beautiful surroundings of Expo 2016 Antalya.”

This event is taking place during the AIPH Annual Congress.

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Rachel Wakefield

Communications Executive and Associate Editor
United Kingdom