Just one week remains to book tickets for the International Grower of the Year Awards (IGOTY) 2019 until ticket booking officially closes at midnight (GMT) on Monday 14th January 2019. The IGOTY Awards, the most prestigious award ceremony for the ornamentals industry, will be held on the evening of Tuesday 22nd January 2019 at the IPM Fairground in Essen, Germany. It will be the tenth IGOTY Awards to take place to celebrate best practice and reward excellence in ornamentals production.

The awards event consists of a drinks reception, gala dinner, award ceremony and live musical entertainment from Fresh Music Live. The event ticket price also includes admission to IPM Essen – the industry’s largest international trade fair.

The IGOTY Awards 2019 will be presented for four categories; finished plants and trees, cut flowers and bulbs, young plants and sustainability. One category winner will be crowned overall AIPH International Grower of the Year 2019 and receive the ‘Gold Rose’ – the most coveted prize of the evening.

The IGOTY 2019 jury, consisting of a panel of six internationally renowned industry experts, have shortlisted 9 finalists from Belgium, China, Denmark, Kenya, the Netherlands and Poland. The winners will be announced live on the evening.

The IGOTY Awards 2019 Finalists are:

Butterfly Garden, Denmark
Clematis The Source of Good Climbers, Poland
Fujian Hongzhan Landscape Engineering Co. Ltd. China
Gediflora, Belgium
Inner Mongolia M·Grass Ecological Environment (Group) China
Jiangsu Zhonghe Flowers Co.Ltd. China
OK Plant, the Netherlands
Oserian Development Company Limited, Kenya
Sichuan Colorlink Co.Ltd, China

The AIPH IGOTY Awards are proud to be supported by Headline sponsor Royal FloraHolland, venue sponsor IPM Essen, founding partner FloraCulture International and further sponsors: Poppleman, Kuehne+Nagel, Florensis, Flormart and GreenTech.

Tickets for the IGOTY Award 2019 cost €225 per person and €205 per person for groups of ten.

Book you tickets today





Rachel Wakefield

Communications Executive and Associate Editor
United Kingdom