India's largest exhibition on floriculture, nursery & greenhouse technology -- the 14th International Flora Expo 2019 -- is all set for its gala opening in Pune, with over 50 global breeders of flower and plant varieties displaying their choice varieties. The top companies would put up their display either directly or through their Indian associates.
The expo will serve the entire landscape & green industry and trade stakeholders through its offers backed by domestic market support with a focus on high quality export oriented flower production. It will showcase new products, techniques and devices.
Some of the big names listed for participation at the three-day event are: Holland Flower Market, Albani E Ruggiero, Anthura, Armada, Ball Colegrave, Barberet & Blanc, Bartels, Benary, Briercross, Bromeliaceae, Corn Back Bv, Dalina Genetics, Darwin, Dekker, Drawin Plant, Dummen Orange, ECKE Ranch, EP Bromeliaceae, Fides, Floranova, Florist Holland B.V., Gebr. De, Goldsmith Seed Inc., Graff Breeding, Hibisqs, Hybrida, Jong, Kieft Seed, Konst Alstromaria, Kp Holland, Kultana Orchids, La Villetta, Montiplanta, Moralia, PanAmerican Seed, Perennials, Princettia, Queen, Red Fox, Rijnplant, Rose Forever, Royal Van Zanten, Sakata Seed, Corporation, Santamaria, Selecta, Syngenta Flowers, Taiwan Orchid, Nursery, Takii Seed, Tezier, Van Der Zon, VCI Nederland and many more.
India is emerging as one of the fastest growing markets in the South Asian countries and the demand of flower and plant consumption is increasing by around 20% every year.
Apart from catering to the demands of the emerging concepts and displaying innovative products of the country, the Flora Expo event series will have displays of products from Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Myanmar, Bhutan, China, Gulf countries and many others. "Seeing the profitable growth of India, this series has made itself the proven platform for International suppliers to meet and trade with all importers, buyers, retailers, garden centres and florists at one place," said S. Jafar Naqvi, President, iFlora.
India has emerged as a major hub for international breeders, planting material suppliers and the ultra-modern tissue culture labs for floriculture and horticulture industry and lots of new investments are taking place in greenhouses, hydroponics, solar energy utility technology, plant technology, biotechnology & automation and much more. Recently Ricardo Monzón, Area Manager Asia/Product Specialist Carnation, Dümmen Orange said, "India is an important market of the future with ample potential as the consumption market has developed, as seen in the present days. The market is sustainable all-year around."
A concurrent event, the 11th International Horti Expo 2019 will present a professional spotlight, revealing each of the sectors relating to farming, greenhouse and automated farm equipment.
The new concepts of green living entailing innovative landscaping and vertical gardening systems is shaping up in India, promoting a cleaner and greener environment around us. Therefore, with this objective of promoting landscaping and gardening activities, an International Conference & Networking Meet on Green Living Concepts "Plants, Places & People" is being organized on 23rd February 2019 at Messe Global Convention Centre, Laxmi Lawns, Magarpatta, Pune.
Indian Flower and Plants Industry Excellence Awards
In order to recognize flower & plant industry organizations and leaders who have made a lasting impact on the green industry, an effort is being made to honour and to appreciate the growth story of those leaders. Indian Flower & Plant Industry Excellence Awards is also being conducted on 23rd February 2019, Pune, India.
Networking & trading opportunities
The expo series, 14th International Flora Expo 2019 concurrently with 11th International Horti Expo 2019 will facilitate diversification of Indian floriculture industry along with the agriculture industry, and make it ideally suitable for farmers, industry people and other stakeholders to increase and branch out their activities.
Several varieties of plant technology, biotechnology and greenhouse technology will be on display. The expo series is anticipated to highlight various facets of development, thereby, focusing on the aspects devoting to display of farm machinery, greenhouse production, automated and agri-processing technologies across the country.
The 14th International Flora Expo 2019 and its co-events are to be held on 22-23-24 February 2019 in Pune at Messe Global, Exhibition & Convention Centre, Laxmi Lawns, Magarpatta, Pune, India.
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